According to foreign media reports on the South West coast of Australia once again have a case of shark attack on humans. On the morning of November 23, 2013 on the beach near the city of Greytown (state of Western Australia, 270 km from Perth) found the body of 20-year-old surfer, with the wounds left by the teeth of the shark (or sharks).
Those who have seen the shark, floating in the silent and majestic blue sea or ocean, forever remember that monumental sight, causing and admiration and fear at the same time.
There is something supernatural in the sudden appearance and graceful gliding in the water. The shark, like the Queen of the underwater ballet, twist around your conscience is the web beautiful, and at the same time, frightening force.
Here is a mixture of ritual death, beauty, perfect body proportions, and chilling horror of despair, when the predator unexpectedly and confidently head in your direction. 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
Symptoms: scales are sometimes swells, it forms a swelling, sometimes bleeding, is darkening of the gills. The behavior of the fish are restless.
Cause: the maximum allowable values of oxygen in the water, which in the blood vessels of fish, released in the form of bubbles and thereby clog blood vessels, protrudes under the skin in the form of bubbles.
The increase of oxygen in the water may occur when replacing the water, (not pooled water), if excessive evolution of oxygen by plants in photosynthesis.
Treatment: to create a blackout in the aquarium, turn off the compressor, to lower the oxygen content in the water by replacing the old pooled water.
Symptoms: fish are anxious, to swim at the water surface, Gill filaments pale and covered with mucus. With the lack of action, fish are dying.
Reason: exceeded the maximum allowable concentration of chlorine in the water, i.e. 0.05 mg/l or more.
Treatment: replace water with appropriate indicators for this type of fish. Continue reading