length: 5 m; weight: 300 kg; production season: favorite subject of underwater hunting from spring to late autumn.
Widely distributed in Europe and Asia. It inhabits the basins of the North, Baltic, Black, Caspian and Aral sea. From southern Sweden and Finland to Turkey. However, it is not the Mediterranean basin.
Wels catfish is a large freshwater predatory fish accesata. Has a soft, fatty meat and white meat.
Long anal fin, adipose fin absent, unpaired fins have no spines. Spawning in spring in the littoral zone among the aquatic vegetation. The female lays eggs in the nest, which the male guards. Sexual maturity usually in the fifth year of life. Mainly a scavenger, but can eat quite large fish, known attacks on waterfowl and domestic animals. Catfish caught mostly on carrion or spoiled products. Continue reading
For all Pets, big role in health and a full life is played by the correct chosen food. Aquarium fish is not an exception. Therefore, the feeding of aquarium fish should be balanced and focused on the type and age of the fish. Because the material for the skeletal structure and the formation energy of fish are exclusively supplied from forages.
In the natural environment of each species of fish adapts to eating a certain type of feed produced in these circumstances.
Food preferences of adult fish
Small invertebrates (mostly aquarium fish). Smaller fish (predatory fish). Vegetable food. Misc food.
The composition of the fish diet in nature varies depending on the environmental conditions of their residence. In need of fish may well compromise in their preferences and is a favorite forage to consume what is available.
This adaptive capacity of fish usually are widely used by aquarists, is a variety of food, having a place in the natural ponds, giving the fish the same kind of food. Continue reading