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
What is a water garden?
Ponds, fountains, streams, waterfalls, cascades, rocker bridges of the chain of ponds that is called a water garden, these structures, you can draw attention to your site. Positioning the water garden preferably in the monitored location. Of course, from an economical point of view, these water gardens better to arrange on barren land.
How to make a plot a natural pond?
Modern technologies and materials allow to make the ponds, the bottom of which is covered with clay or plastic film. With concrete bottom to make the streams, and there to wash the gravel, and you will feel that at the water’s rocky bottom, and even with a running light streams. Don’t forget that ponds require constant attention and care. But if on your site the river flows, then you should sugarcoat it and clean, where you can make a deck over the river, backlight, as well as in the gazebo. Swipe the lights under the water and you will have a inner glow water. Can make the backlight on the water, for example, a floating glowing orbs, they look like water lilies, when the breeze, that will randomly move, it looks very impressive. Continue reading
Black seahorse (Hippocampus guttulatus) is a wonderful creation of nature. In previous years this extraordinary creature could easily be seen in the coastal areas of the Crimean beaches of the South-Western part of the Black sea and the Kerch Strait, most of the Crimean coast. Exotic look of a sea horse was the cause of its almost complete disappearance, because only a very lazy Spa visitor didn’t take home a fun souvenir of the black sea. And the demand gave rise to increase the production of souvenir…
Now the status of a sea horse, by which he dwells in the red book of Ukraine – a vulnerable species. In 1980-90-ies were caught with hundreds of thousands of individuals skate, recreational areas almost disappeared, so in 1994 the black sea seahorse included in the Red book of Ukraine, its catch was forbidden.
If you look at mythology, we can see that the sea God Neptune rode in a chariot drawn by sea horses. “Horse” he was small in stature – not more than 30 centimeters, and the dwarf members of this genus have long, or tall, just 3 inches. The unusual body shape of this creature actually resembles a horse, but rather the figure of a horse from chess. Continue reading