species

“Veiltail” carp

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

Garden ponds

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

Aquarium fish: How to choose and contain?

Have you tried to meditate? Not necessarily so, as do the followers of Eastern practices. Meditate on the fire, the water, the sounds of the forest and… aquarium fish! Experienced breeders of these water claim that their Pets relieve stress as well as any Spa treatments or massage . Do not fish themselves, of course, and the enchanting and soothing sight that can be observed in slightly illuminated aquarium in the evening. But aquarium fish – care. The article gives tips who want to create a aquarium.

Home aquarium: advice on the content of fish

I dream to have aquarium fish, but do not know how to do it correctly? Tips look for the article!

Keeping and breeding fish were doing in Ancient China. There is aquariums used outdoor pools where the carp were located. Today, fish farming can afford one only under one condition: this person has a strong desire to spend time on fish and care for them. However, it became much easier. The fact is that in specialized shops not only sells everything you need, but are selected, assembled, transported and installed. New owner of a fish only feeding and caring for the aquarium. Moreover, if desired, and atomea can help. Continue reading

"Veiltail" carp
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…

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How fish care for their young
Fish reproduce by laying eggs, from which soon there are young fish. The number of eggs, put in various kinds of fish, are very different: from several units up to…

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Goldfish
The Carp Family (Cyprinidae). Gold, or Chinese, crucian carp (Carassius auratus) found in the wild in Korea, China and Japan. This crucian carp in nature has a Golden hue, especially…

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