Aquarium fish
For the past few years it is fashionable to purchase in a flat or house Pets. It can be various hamsters, cats or dogs with parrots and Guinea pigs. The…

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Diet fish
The diet of any person, except, perhaps, strict vegetarians, is impossible without animal products. Along with meat, eggs, dairy products, fish is a major source of protein. It is believed…

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Animals and marine life of Cyprus

Mouflon – wild sheep is sufficient large animal and is found mainly in the mountains

Cyprus has a rich flora and marine world. In the mountains and on the plains you will meet many small and large animals, and in the sea to admire the marine fauna.

One of the brightest representatives of Cyprus is famous moufflon or wild sheep. This is a beautiful and proud animal. As in ancient times on a mouflon hunt taken.

Generally hunting is a common hobby in Cyprus. Hunters go hunting and extract the mouflon, wild boars, hares, but most of the game.

Donkey in Cyprus, it is very favorite to all animal

The symbol of Cyprus after cats called donkeys. Donkeys are found mostly on farms and in rural houses – and use them as labor force. And on farms for tourists satisfied with game – donkey riding followed by dinner with suvai. The perfect tour after which you will have rights to manage a donkey! Continue reading

The black sea region

The black sea is an inland sea basin of the Atlantic ocean. Interestingly the origin of the name Black sea. Throughout its history it has changed names several times. The ancient Greeks called it the “hospitable sea”, Pontos euxeinos. The Russians called it “Russian” or Partskim. Then for centuries it has been rather eloquent title: the Cimmerian, Holy, Blue, Scythian, Inhospitable, tavryches’ke, Ocean, Tamaron, etc.

About his name there are several hypotheses. I believe that this name was given by Turks: Karaden guise or Black, that is inhospitable. So they called him because of the fierce resistance of the local population, who lived on the black sea coast, which the Turks tried to conquer. Possibly, the Black sea was named because of its characteristic severe storms, during which the sea darkens.

The black sea is one of the almost uninhabited land, on the seas. Life in the sea is concentrated in a narrow coastal strip at shallow depths. Two hundred meters below, water freezes. And yet, in Black sea you can find many interesting creatures. Continue reading

Do fish drink water?

Though marine fishes drink a lot of water, their freshwater relatives don’t drink nearly anything. The root of this difference lies in the needs of fish to maintain a normal balance of salt and water in the body.

The water in the ocean three times saltier than its own liquid environment living in the ocean fish. As a result of a natural process known as osmosis, water body sea fish rushes out through the skin and gills. To compensate the lost liquid, saltwater fish forced to consume large quantities of sea water.

The concentration of salt in the body of freshwater fish exceeds its content in the surrounding water, which is why freshwater fish do not drink, like a sea, and constantly absorb water through the skin. The excess liquid they secrete in copious urination. Continue reading

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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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Apistos: aquarium fish at all times!
Not all aquarium fish (and especially cichlids) so tolerant of their neighbors as ramirezi apistogramma and other dwarf American cichlids. Livable but not their only advantage, they are also very…

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