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
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
Throughout the contents of a marine aquarium, you will have to experiment on your own risk.
There is a lot of literature and other information sources on this topic. I would not want to go into detailed details of numerous biochemical processes, especially when you consider that this novice aquarists do not understand. I will allow myself to be limited only to a writing of basic instructions for beginners, in order to warn them from the fatal mistakes and to save the innocent from death Zinger.
Before you decide to have a saltwater aquarium, you need to realize how much you really want it. Seascape is primarily responsible and painstaking daily work, which in the end is rewarded with a beautiful contemplation and unique observations. You need to consider their financial capabilities, as in our time, a saltwater aquarium is not cheap.
The main financial investments You expect in preparation. Here is a partial list of the minimum units for marine aquarium:
Equipment required: Continue reading