Fish or fishes?
Fish enliven the garden pond and justify their presence in it that eat mosquito larvae and other insects. However, the presence of fish in the pond is desirable, but not…

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Amazing creatures of the seas and oceans
1. Spotted dolphins . Bahamas. The comment of the photographer: "Night of spotted dolphins swim from the shores of the Small Bahamian banks in the deep water of the Gulf…

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The basking SHARK (Cetorhinus maximus)
There is evidence that specimens of up to 15 metres in length, however, evidence of the existence of such giants among scientists yet. At the same time, instances caught a…

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The most unusual inhabitants of the deep sea

Lionfish;

In sea and ocean depths, there is a huge number of various creatures that amaze with their sophisticated protective mechanisms, ability to adapt, and, of course, of its kind. It’s a whole universe that is not yet fully understood. In this ranking we gathered the most unusual representatives of the deep, fish with beautiful coloration, to creepy monsters.

Opens our rating of the most unusual inhabitants of the deep and dangerous at the same time, amazing lionfish, also known as striped lionfish, or Zebra fish. This lovely creation is long about 30 inches most of the time among the corals in a stationary state, and only from time to time, swims from one place to another. Thanks to the beautiful and unusual color, and long fan-like pectoral and dorsal fins of this fish attracts attention, both people and marine life.

However, for beauty of coloring and shape of her fin and hidden sharp poisonous needles, which it protects itself from enemies. The lionfish does not attack first, but if a person accidentally touches it or steps on it, from one injection that needle he has dramatically worse health.

Seahorse

It is a small sea contestara family of marine needles of the needle-like detachment. Seahorses have a sedentary lifestyle, they are attached flexible tails to the stalks of plants, and because of the numerous spines, spines on the body and iridescent colour — fully merge with the background. So they are protected from predators and camouflaged while hunting for food. Skates feed on small crustaceans and shrimp. Tubular snout acts as a pipette — extraction is drawn into the mouth along with water.

The body of seahorses in the water is non-traditional fish vertically, or diagonally. The reason for this is relatively large swim bladder, most of which is located in the upper part of the body of a sea horse. The difference seahorses from other types is that their offspring carrying the male. On his stomach he has a special brood chamber in the form of a bag

FAQ for aquarium fish
In this article I will try to answer the most asked questions aquarists-beginners. So, here we go. Question: what should be the minimum size of the aquarium? Answer: 20-30 liters.…

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Leafy sea dragon
At first glance it's hard to imagine that this is not a plant, but a real fish. An amazing feature of this animal is almost transparent tentacles, which are very…

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