Almost any person will not mind having in their own house or apartment at least a small petting zoo – tiny underwater world aquarium. Observing and considering the inhabitants of the aquarium – a person is resting, both physically and mentally. It is interesting and surprising to observe the colorful underwater creatures. Psychologists believe that watching aquarium fish even 10-20 minutes a day, people restores emotional balance, reduces stress, normalizes blood pressure.
At first the discus were introduced into Europe in 1914
Among the countless different types of aquarium fish, it is especially possible to allocate a fish called discus . These fish are magnificent and varied coloring, they possess a Majesty and grace, and truly admire a person with their unique mating courtship. And owing to these characteristic qualities of discus called the Kings of aquariums. These fish discoid, almost circular body, in the natural world-the body of the discus may reach 30 centimeters in diameter. In the aquarium, discus fishes can grow to a maximum of 20 cm. Continue reading
Underwater world conceals many mysteries, and the moon mankind has learned better than the bottom of the oceans. Blue in the water column live amazing marine life. The biggest, strongest and most poisonous animals live under the water and not on land.
Russian photographer Alexander Semenov spent hundreds of hours filming and documenting the lives of monsters from the depths of the oceans. Sea butterflies, marine worms, sea angels and many other inhabitants of the underwater world in today’s report.
He is a graduate of the Department of Zoology of the Moscow state University named after M. V. Lomonosov and underwater photographer.
Angelfish in the White sea, Russia. Sea angels is a type of gastropod shellfish. Predatory organisms that specialize in feeding “the sea devils”:
The lion’s hairy mane or Cyanea — the largest of all known species of jellyfish:
Marine worm off the northeast coast of Queensland, Australia. Continue reading
The Barracuda is very similar to the pike, however, a large Barracuda (Sphyraenidae) and is called a sea pike for her appearance and hunting habits. It is the same long, agile and voracious freshwater predator. Its a bird elongated snout armed with powerful teeth, and front – clico prominent.
These fearsome marine predators are kept in small flocks. Dark back and light belly helps them to blend well even without shelter. Waiting for prey, they often hang at the edge of the coral reef. Hiding, almost not moving, only slightly moving his caudal and ventral fins. Approached the flock of fish barracudas will attack with lightning speed. Each predator chooses only one victim, not paying attention to the others. You can often watch from the water after the fish jump out of the sea pike. After a quick meal of Barracuda once again take a wait.
Barracudas belong to the order of kefalovrisia. Can reach lengths up to 3 m, but usually their size does not exceed 1 m Rod one – barracudas (Sphyraena). There are about 20 species in tropical and subtropical waters of the World ocean. In the Russian seas meet representatives of the two species. Continue reading