Marine aquarium
The content of the fish in a saltwater aquarium can be very challenging. Maintenance of the necessary salinity of the water and a sufficiently high oxygen level in it even…

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The unusual inhabitants of the deep sea
World Maritime day has been celebrated since 1978 in the last week of September. This international holiday was created to draw public attention to the problems of pollution of the…

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Five classes of most common species and breeds of fish

Viviparous. These kinds of bright and unpretentious. They hold the palm of popularity among aquarists for several decades. The main secret of its popularity are viviparous their size, colour, simplicity and ease in keeping and breeding. Formed birth to live fry, bypassing the stage of eggs is the main feature of the viviparous. After the birth of the fry, adult fish, you need to isolate, as adult viviparous individuals can take the fry for live food and destroy the hatchlings. To save fry, landed in the corners of the densely growing aquatic plants.

Guppy. This is a favorite of aquarists and children. Guppies — the most common viviparous. They are found in most aquariums. Males have more popularity than females because of their iridescent coloring. Almost all the male guppies have large bright tail fins, which may surpass in size all the fish. There are breeds with ball tail fin and long dorsal fin (it hangs on its side in the form of a tape). Interesting is the forked form of the tail in which the upper and lower rays abruptly lengthened relative to the middle of the tail. Breeders was bred breed guppies with elongated lower beam tail. But the female guppies prakticheskimi colored, dull and not have a significant diversity of colors. Continue reading

Aquarium fish and plants

A huge mistake beginner aquarists is the desire to acquire a goldfish . Yes, indeed, this representative of the carp family looks very impressive in the aquarium. But it’s just as capricious. Not having the relevant experience in maintenance of aquarium fish you can easily lose your pet. On this before you make a striking and beautiful instance and maybe a couple to learn the specifics of caring for them.

Where did Gold fish

The first aquarium goldfish appeared a long time ago, about a thousand years ago. Domesticated, this species of carp the Chinese. And the ancestor to modern beauties was an ordinary goldfish. Bred by artificial breeding of fishes were very valuable not only from a species standpoint, but also with the material. Then they cost a lot of money. This was especially true of rare species. Continue reading

Garden ornamental pond

Even it is surprising that our household plots and gardens, in the recent past, have been deprived of such a miracle, as an artificial pond. Quiet water surface, babbling brook, or, or rapid waterfall with a pearl spray – it always gives the garden a special flavor, fills it with sounds and a rainbow on a Sunny day. Any owner of a garden, with the help of modern materials, and with minimal effort and cost, to create any water.

In their household plots or private gardens, the owners prefer to make garden ponds . the shape and size of which depend on the means and style of landscape.

Today, there are several ways the device for a garden pond . Recently, ponds were built using monolithic materials, using, most often, concrete. But, the way the pond is not practical, and time-consuming. Deformation of concrete, and further leakage can occur due to specific climate conditions. On a monolithic device of a pond requires physical and financial costs, as in the beginning of construction and during operation and reconstruction of the reservoir. Continue reading