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Decorative catfish – your humble bottom friend for long years

Spotted catfish is the most popular decorative representative large-scale armored catfish. This is a very hardy, strong and peace-loving fish-worker, which is easily diluted.

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The history and description of the breed

The content of fish in the aquarium has continued for a century. For the first time this breed was registered in Paris in 1876. Remarkably, this pet was the first of those who are able to build and start to keep in captivity. In nature these fish live in shallow water, near coastal strip. They do not like fast currents and depths.

Comfortable conditions for fish are in the presence of a velvety silty soils and relatively high temperature environment. The traditional Constitution of the body – surround convex back and flat abdomen.

Bone specimens are in the form of plates, resembling shingles, which are flush with each other. That is why the breed belongs to the family of crustacea. The vast majority of this breed of fish is missing scales. Continue reading

Seahorses

Amazing sea horse swims vertically in the water holding on or slowly crawling along the seabed. Nature has protected his little body bone outer shell, supplied prehensile tail, marsupial pouch, eyes that can move independently from each other.

Seahorses go swimming only in those cases where there is no foothold.

Seahorses are the indigenous inhabitants of salt water. Most species live in warm tropical seas. Vast underwater meadows growing higher algae with small flowers and long green ribbon-like leaves. In these thickets gracious host to many species of marine fauna, leading a sedentary life – sponges, bryozoans, ascidians and Hydra. In the midst of algae for seahorses always covered with a generous buffet and there is a safe haven.

Seahorse is one of the few fish, leading a sedentary life.

PROTECTION

A favorite habitat of seahorses is a coastal algae in seas of the temperate and tropical zones. Continue reading

Not a predatory fish

Not a fish of prey differs from predators power and speed in the water. Not a predatory fish of course inferior in speed to the raptors, but it is more maneuverable in water because it has a flat body. These fish are more peaceful and you can catch all grass, worm, maggots, grasshopper,etc., and still eat grass and plankton in the pond where they live. Head, fins, tail these fish are different, but as I wrote above they have one big similarity is their flat body.

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Carp is smart and very strong, not a predatory fish . with a length of 1 meter, the weight can be more than 15 kg. Carp love warm and fresh water, but sometimes can get caught in salt water. To spawn this fish begins when the water warms up to about +17 degrees. Carp have very good eyesight, he notices everything that gets in the water (even the small bait). Basically his diet consists of worms, bloodworms, molluscs, young reeds (in the spring it can be found in the reeds), best fishing for carp after spawning at a water temperature from +20 to +25 degrees. Continue reading

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