Diseases of aquarium goldfish
Beauty is always fragile. Perhaps this may explain that the Queen of aquaria — gold fish — quite often sick. They can get as common to several species infection. and…

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Compatible fish in the freshwater aquarium
Before you start different kinds of fish in one aquarium, make sure that these fish can peacefully co-exist together, if you want your aquarium to look beautiful and was in…

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Shells in the aquarium
Shells in the aquarium cannot be considered a suitable decoration, as they are almost 100% composed of calcium carbonate (like chalk or limestone), the presence of which in the aquarium…

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COMMON CARP

Carp — cultural form of carp, bred by man in the ponds, lakes, and reservoirs. Carp are bred mainly in southern and Central Russia, Ukraine, the North Caucasus. Some species of carp were able to acclimatize in the Northern areas (near Petersburg, in Novosibirsk oblast, Krasnoyarsk Krai).

Carp have unusually wide dorsal fin at the front is equipped with a sturdy saw-tooth serrated beam. The same beam and have found podrostkovogo fin.

Carp grows quickly. By the end of the first year of life its length for about 10 cm with a weight of 25-30 g. In favorable conditions, by the end of the second year it weighs 450-500 g, and in the third year (sexual maturity) it weighs 2 kg.

Carp is very similar to carp and also how he is unpretentious: content minor content of oxygen in the water, that is not very afraid of water pollution by sewage and, most importantly, unpretentious in nutrition. A juvenile common carp feeds on plankton and benthos. Adult carp — a real “pig” among fish: it feeds on worms, insect larvae and insects, various crustaceans, molluscs, therefore, will be very useful to feed him special fish food designed for him. Continue reading

Can I eat fish?

Both children and adults it is known that fish products should be included in the diet. You cannot refute the fact that eating fish brings to the human body of useful trace elements. Fish contains a special amino acid – taurine. She has a very positive effect on the heart and nervous system. Fish proteins are easier to assimilate than those contained in the meat. B vitamins will support Your emotional stability will have a beneficial effect on the skin and nails, vitamin E will contribute to the deceleration of the aging process. That is why lovers of seafood have better health than meat eaters. Not only what farm is complete without fish and seafood.

Is it possible to have fish for nursing mothers and pregnant women? After research of the U.S. Agency for environmental protection, it became known that some part of the Earth population do not eat fish or want to limit its use. For example, pregnant women and children not to consume more than 400 grams of fish a week. And in such popular fish as salmon, American scientists have found toxic chemicals that cause the formation of cancerous tumors and only a few decades ago were used in industry. Continue reading

Ten of the most bizarre fish in the world

Their unusual appearance sometimes brings a smile and surprise, and sometimes just shocked and terrified, so nervous and impressionable better the pictures look.

1. The Ambon Scorpion is difficult to confuse with other species of fish. It can be easily recognized by the unusual growths above the eyebrows. In addition, fish is able to perfectly camouflage themselves, changing color under the environment. Was opened in 1856 and is a well studied fish species. (Roger Steene/Conservation International)

2. Another exotic species of the deep sea — a psychedelic fish-frog. An unusual variegated colour, no scales, fancy curved body and unusual for the fish method of movement is jumping. Looking at this “miracle of nature” and do not understand who you’re before. (David Hall/EOL Rapid Response Team)

3. The master of underwater camouflage – the rag-picker, living in the depths of the Indian ocean. Whole body of small fish covered with spikes, simulating algae. (lecates/Flickr) Continue reading

Sea Scorpion fish (Scorpaena porcus)
In the Black and Azov sea and the Kerch Strait, you can see an interesting fish called a sea-bristle brush or small Scorpion. It is interesting to observe, but it…

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The most useful fish
Fish – this is the rare product that contains a huge amount of essential substances. It almost has no cholesterol, but contain vitamins and amino acids, so the one who…

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