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
Big catfish weigh over a hundred pounds, and fish weighing thirty to forty pounds are not uncommon.
There are people the idea that som fish dirty, eats only carrion. No, catfish is a predator. Yes any and its main prey — fish. Do not hesitate to take it and frogs, leeches, crayfish and river shells, with pleasure eats any animals trapped in the water. Often had to meet som floating birds in the stomach. Although likely, the fish were caught by hunters wounded weakened birds. But on any other river you will hear stories about the huge predators living here in this concrete pit and simply packs feeding domestic geese and ducks.
Beginning with the warming water catfish actively feed on fish, especially the ROE ceiling. Thus, reward yourself for a long post.
A predator usually hunts from an ambush without attacking actively, as perch or pike, and just sucks in the little thing swirling around it. It is equipped with magnificent control devices — mustache. Thanks to them he can find food and darkness, and even in very dirty water. And if it does reciprocos, lightning-fast and very short, never the pursuit of prey after a miss. Continue reading
Catfish has a long body with rounded front, compressed laterally, and with a rear-naked with a large number of mucous glands and soft skin. Large fish head compressed, the eyes are small and close to the occipital part.
The catfish has a big mouth. the lower jaw exceeds the upper in length and slightly curled up. On the jaws there is a huge amount metkovich teeth. Is a pair of long whiskers on the upper lip, two pairs of short – on the chin.
Body colour black catfish on your back turns into dirty white on the belly. There is a small feature, the slower the flow in the habitat of the fish, the darker its color.
Another characteristic feature of the soma can be called the dorsal fin. It is very short and rather strongly shifted to the head. In most reservoirs the size of the fish up to five feet in length with a weight up to fifty pounds.
The soma area in Russia serve as basins of the Neva (Ladoga, Ilmenite and lake Onega), Kuban, Dnieper, Terek, don, Ural and Volga. This fish cannot be found in Levitanovskoy the pool and in the upper reaches of the rivers. Continue reading