Buying gourmet sole, you can fall into the trap: instead of this tender and tasty fish sellers often slip cheaper Pangasius
Sole or European solea – a fish flatfish family unit of salts. He lives only in marine waters, mainly in tropical and subtropical seas.
Outwardly, this fish is very similar to flounder: it has the same flattened laterally body structure (only more elongated) and both eyes, like flounder, are located on one side. Sole characterized by relatively modest dimensions: its average height is 30 cm. The color of his scales – grayish brown with dark spots on the top and lighter underneath. Since the body of this fish is “dressed” in melkocheshuychaty cover, it is sufficiently stiff to the touch. And because of the similarity of sole with the shoe soles of the people it is called “salt fish” – from the word Sole, which is present in the names of flatfishes.
This inhabitant of the sea belongs to the category of delicious fish. Once upon a time it was only available aristocracy, and nowadays sole worldwide considered synonymous with fine dining. To us it is a treat brought mainly from Vietnam in various forms – frozen, fresh, smoked or salted dried. Vietnamese manufacturers are also made from sea language various canned and semi-finished products. Continue reading
Breeding carp in the garden pond
Every caught carp was caught in its own way the time sweeps were individual for each individual.
Implement feeding carp must not more than 2 times per day, limited doses because an overabundance of food will create the conditions for the decomposition of organic matter, leading to algal pond. If the cold period of the inhabitants remain in the water, they need to stock up on nutrients, to spend the winter, as well as the coming of spring they need to recuperate. An artificial pond needs to be built by all the rules. Acne is a predatory fish with a long body, eats other fish eggs, small fish, frogs. In addition, the fish in the country by mid-summer next to nothing to eat.
Of course, to ensure that the fish most suitable living conditions they need to feed. If you prefer to see them on the dining table, you should run them in a big pond: there eating forage and filamentous algae, they rapidly grow. Sometimes these rods are left in the water, that they during the freezing of the pond, the oxygen transmissibility. And if I have something to seduce, it’s Crucian carp – my favorite fish, it is, if it is shown on the logo. Wintering carp pond in the holiday, the most sensitive issue, the main problem of the Continue reading
10 myths about saltwater aquariums
Not so long ago to observe the marine life, sitting in a comfortable chair, could afford to, is that Jacques Cousteau, and then through the glass window. The idea of the contents of the house saltwater aquarium then seemed to most people something out of science fiction. However, over the past few decades in the field of aquarium engineering took a quantum leap, giving the green light to all who wish to arrange a reef saltwater aquarium in his house.
While the technique its way, marine aquariums have time to acquire a large number of myths. We want to publish the most popular delusion, to debunk them once and for all.
Myth one: to start a new saltwater aquarium need to wait about six weeks, until a biological filter will go into operation.
Fact . today the launch of new techniques allow the aquarium to form microflora (in particular the culture nitrobaktery) in just one week.
Myth Two: The only way to reduce the level of nitrates in the aquarium is – water replacement.
Fact: There are various methods to not only reduce the concentration of nitrate without changing the water, but also to prevent their further occurrence.
The third myth. The ideal water temperature in the reef aquarium – 25 ° C.
Fact: The majority of coral were brought from regions of the ocean where the water temperature is above 25 ° C, but does not exceed 29º C.
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