Emerald brohis was introduced to Europe in the nineteenth century from Peru. In nature, these fish are found in waters of Ecuador, Peru and the Amazon headwaters. It is the oldest member of this species of fish living in home aquariums. These fish have become very popular among aquarists because of their activity, they exhibit in the aquarium, and the adaptability under any conditions. Fish have a size of up to 8.5 cm long.
Emerald brohis has a large head with relatively high trunk that gradually decreases to the tail unit. The flat sides of the fish are covered with two rows of hard plates that perform a protective function against the encroachments of predatory fish. Bladed tail unit. Boca fish have a greenish brilliant color, a bright yellow belly and back is pale brown with a slight tinge of green. Unlike the male has a tapered female dorsal fin, except that it is smaller in size and its abdomen less rounded than in females.
As with all types of catfish brohisy are nocturnal. They are very mobile and swim in small groups, so it is desirable to keep their flock of several fish, with a greater proportion of males. Fish swim in a substantially lower water layer, occasionally rising to the surface in order to swallow a bit of air. Brohisov can be kept in community tank with the same peace-loving fish, as they are.
To keep the aquarium for a spacious capacity of 100 liters, densely planted with plants, including floating. There must be a large number of shelters in the form of snags, rocks and caves. As the soil is desirable to use sand or gravel wiped. In the aquarium should not be any sharp objects, as Fish digging can damage his mouth. Continue reading
Breeding of common carp and crucian carp in the suburban pond
Is it possible to breed carp or carp ponds in the country? The answer is yes! Breeding these fish are quite realistic, even if the artificial pond at the dacha of small size.
Carp and carp fish are unpretentious. which are adapted to the nature of existence in small ponds. Pond for these fish to be warmed and how neprotochny and oblong form. For these purposes, can best approach is already available at the cottage fire pond or dam at the mouth of the stream, you can use peeled and enclosed drainage channel. If it does not, you can hire diggers and they will throughout the day dig its own artificial pond at the dacha. It can be taken as a basis for the dimensions: width of 4 meter length of 6 meters and a depth of 1 to 1.7 meters. When such basic dimensions of the water temperature in the pond in the summer will warm up to 23-25 ° C, a temperature that is favorable for the life of carp and goldfish. Such a small pond suitable for the existence of several dozen fish average weight of 150-350 grams or ten pair of goldfish and carp small.
Before “zarybit” pond. gradually align the water temperature in the vessel used for the transport of fish, water temperature in your artificial pond. This should be done gradually – about 1-2 ° C for one hour. Keep in mind that the difference
heat just 2-3 ° can cause thermal shock and your fish can die literally within days. Continue reading
Interesting facts about the sea creatures crawling and flying
In salt water seas and oceans inhabited by hundreds of species of animals. Living creatures found even near the hot thermal springs and submarine at the bottom of the deepest ocean trenches. Below are some interesting facts about marine life, mysterious and amazing facts of life is not similar to each other Aboriginal oceans.
Interesting facts about the different kinds of marine life
• Trees on land must be hundreds of years to grow to several tens of meters. Some species living in seawater kelp grow up to 200 meters per year. Their growth rate – 60 centimeters per day. But there are also tiny, free-floating in the water almost all the oceans unicellular algae such as diatoms. Even 1kub.sm Antarctic ice can be up to 30 thousand
• Some semblance ancestors flatworms, known to all parasites – is living in the sea vetvistokishechnye worms. Marine flatworms are predators and very interesting the way they hunt. Roth vetvistokishechnyh worms located on the belly, and is equipped with a gut-wrenching throat. When sliding on the surface of the submerged rocks, sea worm finds, for example, sitting on it barnacles (small crustaceans), it just pulls it Continue reading