Describe the shape of the body resembles a roach. Scales large, shiny, silvery color with a greenish tint. Caudal, anal and pelvic fins are bright red, the dorsal and pectoral fins are transparent, white. In the middle of the body from head to tail passes merges with the general background of the green strip at the base of the tail that becomes a black spot, which has the form of an elongated diamond. Adult females reach a length of 10 cm, males are much smaller and have a slimmer body. Painting of males and females are quite similar.
Contents: Tetragonopterus – fish is very unpretentious, gets along well with other fish, especially when growing with them. Under normal conditions, the best temperature is 18-20 ° C, during the spawning temperature should be raised to 22 ° C. It enjoys a spacious aquarium, part of which should be densely planted with plants. Hold tetragonopterusy flocks, all while on the move. At the slightest fright whole flock hidden among thickets. Food likes alive, especially Daphnia, bloodworms thrown enough until he falls to the bottom, from the bottom of the food reluctantly accepts, and so it is best to give joker in floating motylnitse through which it gradually creeps into the water and gradually eaten. If a lot of plants in the aquarium, and it is well lit,
the additional water aeration tetragonopterus requires. Continue reading
Go for asp!
Among the inhabitants of the underwater world, especially among predatory fish, there is a striking resemblance habits, characters with representatives of the animal kingdom. Thus, the largest freshwater predator – catfish, like the bear is omnivorous, and will not disdain carrion, all the warm season batten, but in the winter as in the den, falls into deep pits koryazhistye.
Fanged perches like a family flocks of wolves at night, mercilessly destroy the fish trifle. Only cold lighteneth moonlight pearlescent eye will give walleye, robbed on the sandbar. Perches during Jora, like a pack of jackals, draped defenseless fry, knock them into a dense flock and begin not knowing measures carnage – overeat, vomit and again thrown into the midst of boiling “pot”. Well, carp, carp and bream as wild boars, plow bottom silt, but feed on the young shoots of underwater and do not skip past unwary fry.
The reasons for the failure of many annoying inexperienced spinnings rooted in ignorance of the habits of the asp, and the related specific features hunting him.
At the site of the reservoir, where the Predators found themselves bursts, it is worth while to observe the water surface. It turns out that the “fight”
asp is almost in the same field through strikingly regular intervals. Such places can be a little. This suggests that each predator has its own territory within the strict limits on which it runs along the same route. If the waters of the visible hunt a few fish, the picture is more complex, but it is quite readable. In calm, no wind, weather, you can trace the path of each predator: moving near the surface of the water, asp driving in front of a clearly visible waves or visible light that moves on the water surface ripples; sometimes it appears like a shark’s dorsal fin. Continue reading