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 millions of people from all over the world.
In the exposition of the aquarium is the whole World ocean in miniature. For underwater inhabitants here the most suitable living conditions, it is possible to build in an artificial environment.
The exhibition takes up four halls with a total area of about 720 m2 and includes 2 large outdoor pools: one (sea water capacity of 150 tons) — Central hall, second (freshwater with a volume of approximately 20 tons) — in the lower hall.
The aquarium gives a glimpse into the exciting and challenging life of the Kingdom of Neptune. Currently there are more than 180 species of animals: invertebrates (sea anemones, sea urchins, arthropods, sea stars), sea and tropical fish, and always the mesmerizing sight of the reptiles (turtles, snakes, lizards and crocodile). Continue reading
Fish of the red sea: food, toxic and dangerous underwater inhabitants
The main commercial fish of the red sea, the waters of Egypt: Wahoo (king mackerel), Barracuda (sea pike); Tuna (frigate, Bonito and yellowfin); Saransk; Dorado; the heavenly Emperor; Grouper (rock, coral perch); Sardines; garfish
Barracuda ñ a sea pike, a fish has an elongated body, powerful jaws. Extremely active marine predators, scurrying from the coral reef to other reef in search of prey. A lure is tough, can eat dive-Board or half-and-half steel line. The process of landing a Barracuda while trolling difficult and interesting. If caught a large sample, without assistance not to manage. Fresh Barracuda meat is tasty, almost no small bones, like a pike. In the Red sea Barracuda well caught while trolling all year round, best in fall and winter months. Barracuda eats without nzbora all she gets in the way, so you can attack any bait, but there are more successful baits. Barracuda is one of the few fish that are attacking their own kind, i.e. as bait may serve as Barracuda small size (25-30 cm). Continue reading
Known to aquarist John Tullock in his book “Your first marine aquarium” gives five basic tips, or principles, based on which, you can create a wonderful aquarium of sea creatures.
1. Strive for simplicity.
Very often new aquarists think that the harder and more expensive the equipment will be in their “Bank to the sea”, the better and more freedom will feel the fish. Unfortunately, it is not. Even the super advanced equipment can not provide the care that must be performed by the owner of the aquarium. Place greater emphasis on maintaining good water composition, nutrition of fishes and the question of expensive equipment decide after you learn how to keep the aquarium in good condition without sophisticated equipment. In this case, you will be able to accurately determine whether you need additional equipment to get more satisfaction from your hobby. Continue reading