Dangerous animals of the Black sea
In the Black sea there are just a few of the inhabitants, dangerous to humans. They need to know. You must also know how to avoid them and what to…

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The largest catfish in the world, a freshwater fish predator
In March of 2011 Italy was caught the largest catfish in Europe. It weighed 114 kg and was 2.5 m. Robert godi, the angler who caught it, fought with it…

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aquarists

The overflow system for the marine aquarium T-004

Overflow system for a saltwater aquarium is required for circulation of water between the aquarium and sump (technical capacity for filtration and the maintenance of regenerative processes of water circulated in the system). Made of high quality food-grade, chemically-resistant material, not susceptible to UV degradation.

All, both novice and experienced lovers of the marine aquarium when you install a marine aquarium one way or another faced with the problem of the choice of system overflow, and usually the choice is not too large, either the so-called “mine”, the overflow through the top of the aquarium, etc. We do not claim that spillovers are bad, not at all, fine, BUT! all these systems have a major drawback — external unattractiveness. And always a way out, as they say — next.

We have designed a overflow that allows you to organize reliable and noiseless circulation of water between the aquarium and sump, while maintaining the aesthetics of the interior of the main tank. Continue reading

Academic – aquarium fish and plants

Types of terrariums

And quarium is a world with its own laws, its people, its landscape. It can be sea and river, it can be populated with exotic fish and a strange shrimp, it can doze sunken Galleons and the lure of the mysterious caves. The aquarium is an entire ecosystem, the knowledge which is infinite, the study of the universe.

Challenging the laws of life behind the glass walls of the aquarium can change depending on what part of the world brought your Pets, which plants planted in the aquarium, which matched the landscape. Some fish species can’t get along among themselves, a difficult combination of conditions, suitable for fish and shrimp. It is not always possible to combine the desirable flora of the aquarium and its population – for example, some plants and fish need water of different hardness, some predators may nibble plants… a Balanced ecosystem – a clear, thoughtful mechanism, and it is not so easy to create!

And the design of the aquarium has its own rules. The background it would look better this or that type of fish? How to design harmonious aquarium? How to combine colors and shades the soil, reefs, plants, fish? Much of the complexity of creating the perfect world! Continue reading

The popular live-bearing aquarium fish

One decade is of interest to aquarists is one of the most popular groups of fishes viviparous toothcarps of the family poeciliidae.

This is the most diverse group, from all available, including a huge number of species, differing in their simplicity to the content, bright color, peculiar behavior, and, of course the birth.

All this makes the fish attractive and interesting. They are recommended to beginners to gain skills in keeping and breeding. Viviparous fish in natural conditions there are about 200 species that live in both fresh and brackish water in Central and South America.

Some species are found in the Asian part of the Eurasian continent. Today, there are and plenty of types, obtained by artificial selection. The most popular among aquarists are considered as Swordtails, Guppies and Mollies. Continue reading