Catfish lane
Catfish lane (lat. Corydoras arcuatus) is one of the most common types of aquarium fish. Has a calm disposition and a very good capacity for acclimatization. In natural conditions it…

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Aquarium fish
Fish are the most ancient animals on Earth: they appeared more than half a million years ago. However, the first ocean fish was different from today, as they were deprived…

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Interesting facts about Black sea
Was time to leave, but many are now interested to learn something new about our beautiful Black sea. Here are some facts. The black sea is inhabited by 2500 species…

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Com — the largest predator of freshwater bodies

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

These amazing fish

In the World ocean inhabits 180 thousand kinds of animals

According to scientists, man eating fish and other marine animals that uses only 0.02% of the primary production of seas and oceans.

Blood pressure in arthropods 5-10 mm Hg. article on the green frog – about 40, active fish – 65-75, birds and mammals – 120-180.

In rivers of Central Europe is inhabited on average 40-50 species of fish in the Danube – about 70 species, while the Amazon is more than 1 thousand kinds of all kinds of fish.

Many animals are very demanding in terms of ambient temperature. For example, Antarctic fish Trematomus lives at water temperatures of 1.9 O. temperature Fluctuations in their habitat at all times of the year do not exceed 0.1 A. Already at +60 the fish dies. Continue reading

Rare fish with amazing behavior and unusual appearance

Today discovered and described about 30 thousand species of fish . Some of them can boast of such unusual appearance that it is hard to believe that it is really fish. Some other representatives of these aquatic vertebrates are so rare that they know very little.

The most unusual and rare fishes are often found at great depths (sometimes 300-500 meters under water) and never rise close to the surface. Underwater world conceals many mysteries, many of which have yet to be disclosed .

Blind fish, rock-climbing

Gross sticky lower surface of its large fins allows the fish to climb slippery rocks and held them in conditions of fast currents and even scrambling under waterfalls !

Catfish that lives without water

Donnadoobie from the group of sea devils have a very long lure . which can be up to 10 times longer than the body of the fish. Interestingly, all these creatures swim upside down . but so far none of the scientists really can’t say why. Continue reading

Fishing for carp on a pond feeder
Good day, dear fishermen! In this article I want to share with you my impressions from one of my fishing trips, which took place last summer at a pond near…

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Marine aquarium on Clean ponds
Good lessons different from all the others important feature: if the child looks at an object of study, can touch, hold in your hand and taste, useful information is absorbed…

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