In recent years, and especially in the last two years, there has been increased attention of buyers to this specific form of koi carp as a “veiltail” carp. Its other names – “Ghost”, “butterfly”, “Voile”, “dragon” and so on. In our newsletter we decided to devote special attention to this specific form of carp.
In order to properly “place” such an interesting fish to a buyer, it is worth to mention the problem of its origin. Traditionally it is believed that the “veil” carp is a hybrid of a goldfish, especially comets, carp and traditional koi different variations.
We do not know reliably, what is the situation in Ukraine and on the territory of the Russian Federation known positive experiments of this crossing. However, to receive the intelligible F2 generation of such offspring is impossible, the fish loses the specific characteristics of the species, externally, it’s not like the “veil” of carp, lose the mustache, “leaves” in carp and gets symptoms of degeneration. There are also quite a scientific concept of the origin of the veiltail forms within species through a long process of breeding selection. However, it suffers from incompleteness – the real “veil” carp in the dynamics of its development resembles the traditional carp, the development and selection forms must remind razvijenog. Continue reading
Today, many garden and suburban areas dug ponds. And not only fire ponds, and ornamental ponds.
The pond at the cottage, in addition to the practical value (supply of water for irrigation or for poganyj needs) and has an important aesthetic value. In addition, the pond with his own hands made, and there will be a subject of pride of owners and envy of neighbors. Garden pond is not difficult. It is important only to observe some rules and to follow this interesting subject – the pond with their hands.
Unlike earth, where all the time something changes: planted new plants, are made of ridges, flower beds, Alpine slides, etc. to the pond does not reach the hands, he lives his life. And how does she live? He, like soil, have their indicators, their “pests”, “weeds” and “plants”.
That’s about them, about indicators, and how they can change and improve, and we’ll talk. What would a pond with his own hands made please you for many years. Continue reading
Pond garden can become not just a highlight of your garden, living as isolated life, it can be the heart of the whole garden composition, around which grow the elements of the landscape, complementing it. It is such and are natural waters, when particular species of plants and animals, and frequently the landscape changes appear as a consequence of the special environment of the pond. To create a garden suitable streams even the most gentle slopes, and any large lawn can be revived by using the water flow and the bounding plant. Where the slope is steep enough, a rapid cascade garden or even real, the majestic waterfall among the rocks could be used to grow a wide variety of plants, including Alpine species that can be planted in dry areas along rocky shores. The fountains add to the garden, noise, movement and sparkling streams. They look great in both natural and ornamental ponds, but more consistent with the style decorative pond. Garden fountains are very diverse – a large bowl with water falling from one Cup to another, or simple trench, producing the soft sound of water flowing in the ballot box. In addition to the many freestanding decorative fountains there are fountains made in natural style, when the water is flowing directly from pebble, milling stones or rocks.
Today, more and more owners of gardens seek to include in the plots planirovochnoj water composition. If this task is included in your intentions, it is important to choose a certain style, and your perception of the reservoir, and other Continue reading