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
If you’re going to have aquarium fish, but the experience you have, then you will find useful my list of the most unpretentious fish, well-bred at home.
In the first place unpretentiousness and simplicity of the content, in the opinion of many aquarists, it is possible to put such a tiny, but very beautiful and colorful guppies .
Males of these fish have very bright coloration of the tail and fins.
Females look a lot more modest, so for decoration you can keep more males and females only for breeding.
Guppies are live-bearing fish, so trouble their progeny you don’t deliver. Simply isolate the pregnant female in a separate tank where she can safely give birth and the fry will grow enough to be transplanted in a common aquarium .
The simplicity of these tiny fish is that they can withstand even heavy conditions for living, as it is not maintaining temperature, inadequate aeration of the aquarium and poor nutrition.
I do not urge to mock the fish are not feeding them and not watching the aquarium, but the fact of the increased survivability of these fish is undoubted. Continue reading
Tourists sing the Red sea, because it is famous for its pure and pleasant spaces for each climate. That is why to him in Africa people come from all sorts of countries.
And although tourism in Africa is developing and progressing, it should be understood that the depths of the sea pose all sorts of danger for holidaymakers. In particular, it is a dangerous fish in the Red sea, which is so attractive as it is poisonous.
In the Red sea knowingly develops diving, as there are stunning underwater scenery – endless coral reefs, white Sands and colorful local inhabitants. And if to observe the flora is nice and secure, certain representatives of fauna can turn the vacation into a prolonged sick leave, and even lead to tragedy. So every trip to an exotic country must be accompanied by a careful study not only of local customs and natural conditions and dangers.
Yet it should be understood that not so many large sharks will be able to bring fear to the rest, how many smaller fish that will serawat between the reefs and in the sand, and not far from the shore. They are usually much more dangerous, since attracted by the beautiful color and are found near the beaches. Continue reading