How many teeth does a shark?
The most terrible weapons of the shark is its teeth. Although there are species of sharks, such as basking sharks, which do not have teeth. While tiger and white sharks-hunters.…

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Dangerous sea creatures
Hunters sand shark sometimes instead off the hook gray, or, as it is called by the Americans, brown shark (Carcharhinus milberti), which is larger in size than sand. Grey sharks…

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Feeding the fish in your pond
Of course running into the pond carp and carp need to feed periodically. Though water in the small pond provides some natural food base in the form of Daphnia, bloodworms…

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The Sevastopol marine Aquarium-Museum. Attractions

The Sevastopol marine Aquarium-Museum is one of the oldest public aquariums in Europe, was founded in 1897 in the Sevastopol biological station, Russia’s first scientific institution to study the flora and fauna of the sea.

The Sevastopol marine Aquarium-Museum is one of the oldest public aquariums in Europe, was founded in 1897 in the Sevastopol biological station, Russia’s first scientific institution to study the flora and fauna of the sea.

The idea of the Aquarium creation belongs to the first Director of the Sevastopol biological station of the academician A. O. Kovalevsky. During the opening of the Aquarium had the only room where was shown the inhabitants of the Black sea.

After the establishment of Soviet power in Crimea in 1920, despite the lack of funds at the biological station, conducted regular work on updating of collections and the breeding of fish. Continue reading

Shanghai Maritime Aquarium

Feeling tired from working everyday life it was decided to visit the fishes! One of the few places in Shanghai where you can do it – Shanghai Maritime aquarium (Shanghai Ocean Aquarium).

This place is the opportunity to see the representatives of the water world, collected from different parts of the world, “every creature on the pair”. One of the favorite places of children and tourists. But more, of course, children. Anyway the people there are always a lot, so be prepared, if noted in the list of attractions and Shanghai marine aquarium. All in good time.

Before you get to the aquarium, I shook the outskirts of town, where, in fact, have the opportunity to see what is outside of “downtown”. The answer is utterly simple – nothing is, roads, construction, transport interchanges, used every day in Shanghai attracts a huge number of cars and other vehicles, as well as people. Continue reading

Catfish, pygmy Corydoras pygmaeus

Catfish-the pygmies (pygmaeus Corydoras, Catfish black) – tiny members of the family kellytoy kgs.

The natural habitat of the tributaries of the Amazon river. Hold usually silted, slow-flowing and stagnant waters.

The appearance and behavior. The name catfish was due to its small size (not more than 3 cm in females, 2.5 cm – males). The body elongated, sides covered with bony plates. Color – greenish-gray, breast and belly are whitish and shiny. Along the body is a black band running to the caudal fin base and terminating in a spot. The fins are transparent. On the upper and lower jaws there are 2 pairs of antennae. Females are larger and broader than males.

Catfish-the pygmies – fish schooling. Live in benthonic layer of water. Curious and agile, but can be virtually invisible in the aquarium. Their favorite activity is to dig in the soil or hide during the days and rest on the leaves and the grass. Occasionally there may appear a flock in the water column. Continue reading

Diagnosis of diseases of aquarium fish
How do you know that fish is sick? Regularly observe Your fish, learn their normal state. If You do not know what is normal, You will not be able to…

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The Sevastopol marine aquarium – the oldest in Europe
The Sevastopol marine aquarium Museum, founded in 1897, is one of the oldest marine aquarium in the world and the oldest in Europe. Over the years it was visited by…

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