The sound of water in the garden, warm, but bright colors water lilies and hyacinths, a flicker of brilliant backs of the fish among the greenery – all this guarantees a lot of pleasure from the hours spent at the pond.
Having made the decision to create a garden pond, you need to pay attention to some components that will help in creating a cosy corner.
The first thing that you need to pay attention, this is the cover of the pond. You can use concrete, flexible waterproof coating, the finished semi-rigid structures, the latter made of fiberglass or polyvinyl chloride, are famous for their strength, available in different sizes and shapes. Just wanted to draw Your attention to stations for mechanical water purification. all the details about which You can read by clicking on the link.
Flexible waterproof covering made of polyethylene of varying thickness. Some of them have the UV protection that prolongs material lifespan. The advantage of this coating is that you can create a pond of any shape and size. Continue reading
Nothing livens up an artificial pond, floating like a bright fish. In addition to aesthetic pleasure from the contemplation of them, communicating with them and feeding the fish bring practical benefits, destroying mosquito larvae at their country house.
How to breed fish in the pond?
First, we must determine the species of fish intended for breeding. There is need to consider the size of your pond. Such large breed as carp, Koya, paint, IDE need a fairly large and deep ponds with a volume of 8-10 m 2 and more and a depth of 1.5-2m. Medium ponds 4-5 m2 with a depth 1.2 m suitable for cultivation Orgy, verkhivka, bleak. For small water bodies suitable goldfish. It is quite hardy and undemanding. In General, the calculation of such that 10 cm 2 of water surface shall be 2. 5 cm body length of fish.
The preference is to give fish a bright color (yellow, red) and those livelihoods which are visible to the naked eye. There are bottom dwellers such as tench, crucian carp, which are virtually never seen. Continue reading
Before every novice aquarist that decided to save on diving and make your home a magical underwater world, the question is: marine aquarium or freshwater. On the one hand, freshwater aquarium is a simple and inexpensive maintenance, to keep it can not only fish, but also snails and even freshwater shrimp. However, Maritime aquarium at first sight striking in its beauty: fabulous fish and exotic corals and other creatures of the sea – to resist it is impossible. However, both of these aquariums have their advantages and disadvantages.
First, when making your choice, keep in mind that having a saltwater aquarium in your home costs 3-4 times more expensive. Continue reading