Aquarium marine or freshwater
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…

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Equipment for ponds
Current equipment for ponds and fountains give you the opportunity to complete the project reservoir at various levels of complexity. Previously, when the device of the reservoir used crushed clay,…

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About garden ponds
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…

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The inhabitants of the sea

In a note to privodyatsya folk omens associated with the inhabitants of the sea.

About 15 hours before the storm jellyfish hiding in the rocks; tiny crustaceans called sea fleas, long before the storm leaves coastal rocks and climb away from the water.

But in Burma the fishermen don’t trust the weather forecasters, since the error in the forecast is costly for fishermen who go to sea far away. Therefore they always take with them in the boat Python. A few hours before the inclement weather Python crawls out of the boat and swims to shore. The fishermen only to hastily follow him.

Observations of fishermen and whalers show that the ability to react to upcoming weather changes have many marine animals. Dolphins swim in the shelter behind the rocks, the whales go away from dangerous reefs and shores to the open sea. Small crustaceans before the storm come ashore — away from dangerous waves. Continue reading

Goldfish in the pond

In the first place. conceived as a small pond? If its depth is less than 50 cm, it will quickly heat up, the fish will suffocate from lack of oxygen. Or water you have to aerate more (it generally somehow have to aerate – e.g., mini-fountain). The minimum depth 80 cm Depth for the winter: about 2 meters depending on the region and the average thickness of the ice. Although in your case this is not true – telescopes and red beanie winter will not survive.

Secondly. need to peruse the issue with the water parameters. Apartment in the aquarium they are alone, in an open pond with a different water source might be completely different. If the difference is too big – fish stress, sores and even the threat of death.

Thirdly. what is the anticipated bottom of the pond? Natural or artificial (film, plastic, concrete, etc.). I think the second option? Get ready for a difficult (and fairly common) procedure, clean the bottom from silt and other kaki, to purchase powerful external biofilter, which will run constantly and eat electricity, to protect your fish from birds and cats and so on and so forth. Continue reading

Planaria in aquarium

Often together with live and ice cream feed, snails and plants in the aquarium water are worms that have a pink and white color and the triangular front part. They are called planaria and can be dangerous to the health of the shrimp. Often these worms belong to the species Dugesia gonocephala or other varieties of flat worms that live in fresh and marine waters worldwide. Most often they are found in the soil column, but often planarians can be seen on the surface of the water, moving with the help of special cilia on the body. Because of this, they are also often referred to as the ciliary worms.

Planaria is a typical hermaphroditic, so after internal fertilization without the participation of other individuals on light appears fully viable offspring. The planaria eggs are resistant to high and low temperatures, so get rid of them is quite difficult. These worms there is no one specific organ of respiration, the aeration process occurs with just the skin. Continue reading

Aquarium marine or freshwater
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…

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Breeding fish in the pond
Well maintained pond in a country house or summer cottage is undoubtedly the pride of the owner. First, the owner of all of these admires, gets moral satisfaction, but there…

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