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Breeding fish in garden ponds or fishing for carp

Breeding fish in garden ponds or fishing for carp

If you have seriously decided to breed fish in a garden pond on his summer cottage, it is necessary to consider not only the size and features of your pond, but also the opportunities. After caring for a habitable pond it requires time and specific knowledge in fish farming.

Beauty?

Would you like to have a fish pond in the holiday for the sake of aesthetic pleasure, such as the Japanese carp (koi) or decorative carp? Excellent choice! During the summer, they are best kept in shallow waters at a constant filtration, watching their smooth movements at the water surface. A flock of goldfish veiltail frolicking among aquatic plants, will revive his presence of small decorative pond on the terrace.

In the large garden ponds wild-type overgrown with aquatic plants such fish simply get lost in the expanse of water, depriving you deserved pleasures of contemplation.

Or use?

Another thing – fishing for carp or carp baked in cream! And if you’re going to breed animals in your garden pond is not only out of love for the beautiful, the species of fish listed above will provide you and then, and more.

For breeding in ponds on the plot often use two varieties of carp – silver and gold. Both species are very unpretentious, prefer well-silted ponds,  because natural conditions feed on benthic organisms that live in the mud, as well as phytoplankton and zooplankton: duckweed, algae, daphnia and bloodworms. Continue reading

Emerald catfish BROHIS or GREEN

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

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