For the complete range of fish in country pond, its depth should be not less than 1.8 m. At lower depths the fish to hibernate outside of the pond, otherwise it will die. The danger to fish in a pond can make birds and cats, fish for them — the subject of hunting. To protect pond fish from birds, there are special floating pyramids or you can tighten the space above the pond grid. Obstacle cat will be a decorative fence (minimum height 150 mm), usually used for fencing flower beds. Feed the fish in the garden pond need a special food diet, depending on species. The number of feedings is determined based on the water temperature.
It is not recommended to feed the fish at a temperature of +10 C° intervals from +10 to +18C° should be fed once a day at temperatures of more than +18C° – several times a day. Feed in such amount that the fish would eat it within 5 minutes. For feeding in your absence, there are special automatic feeder.
Fish, like all living beings susceptible to various diseases. One of the main causes of outbreaks of disease in fish is stress that affects the immune system and reduces resistance to disease. Some causes of stress (examples) the carriage or transportation of fish -a temperature variation of, for example, in spring and autumn -ispoganili fish, for example, because soderzhaniia wrong species or because of the constant struggle of the hierarchical -frequent work in a pond, for example, redevelopment and reconstruction is the lack of a pond cover for fish -too strong excitement of water -unsuitable water parameters -incorrect use of chemical reagents Continue reading
Two types exist in nature: pond and river. These species have noticeable differences from each other. First, pond carp has darker scales, and secondly, larger rivers, broader and also has a kind of hump, that is, a pronounced transition from the back to the head. Moreover, all States that pond look thicker and movable, produced significantly more offspring, and river a brother on the contrary is cunning, so to talk about fish. By the way, it should be noted that river and much faster growing, and are considered to be stronger. Pond carp is not just a certain fish.
These individuals have different forms and scales. The last species is considered the most beautiful of all. It is covered with scales of Golden hue, tall and long body, a broad fin on the back gray. Has a large caudal fin brownish, and the lower fins are mostly grey, less common purple. Eyes also differ in color Golden and black pupils. It is a bit like carp, but You will immediately see the difference, because on the lips of carp has a small mustache, and the body is longer in contrast all from the same carp.
In his pharynx has pharyngeal teeth, five on each side, katariinankatu carp for grinding the food. If You caught the lighter an individual, then it is a young fish that are not yet fully formed. The young differs in having a more hump back, a little skinny. Continue reading
To skorinova fish, is a few dozen genera, including several hundred species. Almost all skorinova – benthic fish. The shape of their body is very diverse.carried how many soft rays. In the anal fin 2-4 strong spines with venomous glands. One poisonous thorn in the pelvic fins. Most of the dorsal spines is also equipped with poisonous glands. Most coastal species active at night, hiding during the day in shelters. Coloring is a warning, for example, poisonous lionfish.
The inhabitant of the sea, the fish, the lionfish, immediately attracts attention because of the bright color. Despite the name, she can’t fly. It is nicknamed the fish because of the large pectoral fins, a bit like wings. Other names lionfish — Zebra fish or lion fish. First she got because of the wide grey, brown and red stripes that are located throughout the body, and the other required long fins that make her look like a predatory lion.
Is fish lionfish the family scorpaenidae. The body length reaches 30 cm and a weight of 1 kg. Colour is bright, which makes the lionfish visible even at great depths. The main decoration lionfish — long ribbon dorsal and pectoral fins, imennoi and resemble the lion’s mane. These luxurious fins lurk sharp poisonous needles that make the lionfish one of the most dangerous inmates of the seas. Continue reading
This is a very cute fish coal-black with neon spots all over the body in “infancy”. But growing up, she becomes totally black leads nocturnal and exhibits an irrepressible aggression towards other dogs.
catfish brocade — decorating Your aquarium
Brocade appearance is the different colors, from green and black to orange and even yellow. With time, it changes not only the size of the fish, but the picture of the body.
Oblate top body reminiscent of the famous all river catfish. Yes and it stands out among the other inhabitants of the aquarium. Growing, though slowly but surely. To three years reaches six inches, and by the end of his life (10-15 years) can grow up to half a meter.
He has a beautiful yellowish-brown color, resembling old gold. An interesting feature is their ability to breathe oxygen, which they seize with the mouth, and acquire rear the gut. Body movement are the thorns on the pectoral fins. Very interesting to watch, as these fish gather in groups on the sandy shallows and crawl from place to place. In captivity, Golden catfish does not grow more than 7 cm. Continue reading
Body soma is elongated, in front rounded, posterior – laterally flattened, without scales, with soft skin, mucus secreting. Eyes small, located closer to the head. Snout broad, flattened, rounded. There are front and rear nostrils, separated from each other. Mouth wide, lower jaw slightly curled up, as slightly longer than the upper. Teeth soma and resemble brushes are in the sky and jaws. On the upper lip of the fish grows 2 large moustache, extending to end of pectoral fin. Chin soma there are 2 pairs of short whiskers, with whiskers in front three times shorter than the back. The body is very dark on the back, on the sides dark green with spots on the belly light. It is interesting that in large bodies of flowing water, the color is lighter catfish, in ponds with muddy stagnant water is almost black. The fin on the back short, close to head, is over the pectoral fins. Anal fin rather narrow, but long, connected to a rounded tail. In the pectoral fins of the outer beam is converted into a prickle, sometimes with a notch.
Som is growing rapidly, particularly in the southern river deltas. To 1 year in the Delta of the rivers Volga and Ural catfish reaches a length of up to 45 cm and weigh up to 600 grams, to 10 years — 125 cm and 18 kg, respectively. Continue reading