Australian bull shark (Heterodontus portusjacksoni)
Australian bull shark (Heterodontus portusjacksoni) with a glance at her, or rather on her face that produces an even more sinister impression than the white or tiger sharks. However, the…

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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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The denizens of the deep. Octopus
Since ancient times the world goes a lot of scary stories about a giant octopus, or octopus, which is not only dangerous to humans, but can even sink the whole…

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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. This volume is enough for two pairs pairs of guppies, and 4 catfish.

Question: which fish is best to have a novice aquarist?

Answer: it is best to start with the same catfish or guppies. These two types can live together and not very demanding environmental conditions. Most importantly – don’t forget to feed the fish once a day and periodically changing the water in the aquarium.

Question: what is best to feed the fish?

Answer: on this question my answer is this – though they are fish, but nevertheless, also like variety. Therefore, alternate feed: one or two days feed dry food, then one day feed live food. Continue reading

The denizens of the deep. Octopus

Since ancient times the world goes a lot of scary stories about a giant octopus, or octopus, which is not only dangerous to humans, but can even sink the whole ship! Actually is a charming, intelligent animals with developed intelligence and exceptional parental instinct. It owes its name to numerous

tentacles. In some species there are more than ten. Octopus or octopus (Octopus vulgaris) belongs to the class Cephalopoda and is a highly developed mollusk. Has oblong-rounded body without fins. Eight tentacles of an octopus is very flexible and agile, function as “hands”. “Hands” are connected by a thin membrane and provided with suction cups in two rows. The body length of the octopus with the “hands” from a few cm

up to 6 m. the largest specimens of octopus found off the coast of British Columbia. In the West of Canada was discovered octopus weighing 272 kg, and the length of the arms was 9.6 m! Continue reading

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 largest catfish in the world
Catfish is the largest freshwater fish. Only the larger members of the family of sturgeons (such as Beluga – up to 1.5 tons), but they are strictly freshwater. Sturgeon are…

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