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Shark catfish

Miniature logo people use floats in my aquarium. Pulls its huge eyes, cuts smooth water surface with a sharp fin. Charming quirky! Like the shark, and there seems little aquarium fish. And it is the same bizarre: pangasius shark catfish.

What kind of fish and how to treat it?

Eat with the zucchini, cheese and carrot, served with mayonnaise sauce with sweet peppers and pineapple, with vegetables and rice. Fish is actually very tasty and almost boneless. But now we will talk about shark catfish as aquarium pet. but not dishes for dinner.

Pangasius originating from Thailand, are common in Southeast Asia and Indochina. In their family there are about 46 species, some specially bred on fish farms, Vietnam. But because the size of most fish are too big and in nature they grow up to 2.5 meters, to contents in the home are only two species of shark catfish: vysokoplastichnyh and ordinary (Siamese). They are perfectly adapted to our climate, each year gaining more and more popularity as aquarium fish.

The content

For the content of shark catfish preferred a large aquarium with a volume of 300 liters. Warm often changes of water they grow fast. Vysokoplastichnyh pangasius per year can reach half a meter in length, if I have space, so this ekzempleroj a lot of space. Continue reading

Sharks, shark species

The shark is a collective name. There is a white shark, blue, tiger, cat, soup, mackerel, shark-Fox, nurse shark, hammerhead shark. Scientists consider 350 species of these fish. And only 27 of them are accused of attacks on humans. And a few that occur only once.

There are very small sharks the size of a pencil and weighing about 200 grams, and there are huge – up to 20 metres in length. The weight of these giants reaches 20 tons.

The biggest sharks – two species of whale and a giant, never attacking the person. They feed on plankton and small fish, straining out the water through thousands of tiny teeth. Aggressive and dangerous is the white shark. It reaches 5 – 6 metres long, rarely up to 12. But the white shark is a rare fish.

How often do sharks attack people. No, rarely. However, over the last 50 years such cases have become frequent. This is due to the emergence of a large number of sea divers, who, not knowing the habits of sharks and not knowing how to handle them, by their conduct provoke their attack. Actually sharks are scary little shits. People they fear and try to stay away from them. So says the expert on the biology and behavior of these fish American scientist, Professor Eugene Clark, who throughout his life devoted himself to the study of sharks. Many times she put on scuba gear, descended into the sea and swam with the sharks. Watched them day and night and also in the Oceanarium. Continue reading

How to choose fish for your aquarium types

The right choice of underwater inhabitants – it is very important, because it really will save you from many problems. And so inspired by the newcomers occasionally pop into the pet store, choose fish pokrasochnyh and go away, without thinking that those bringing the newest pet in many hardships. And so what kind of fish to choose? What properties own perfect inhabitants for your first aquarium? Probably, we will understand.

Simplicity

Of course, a temptation to acquire beautiful clown or a mysterious cichlid tie does occur, however think about the fact that any desire to have the aquarium will be lost if extremely soon, your Pets, unwillingness to die. And so also, it will be to ruthlessly towards them. And so leave the clowns, butterflies, Aravan, piranhas and Labe experienced enthusiasts, and for the base focus in guppies, swordtails, platies, tetras, rainbow fish or mollies – that’s who with ease will forgive mistakes! Continue reading

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