Aquarium fish is not only an object of care and the “home therapy”, is also a source of aesthetic pleasure. Aquarium fish is extremely beautiful creatures, and then, as they say, “the taste and color of comrades” – aquarist favorites. But some types of fish are a special beauty and brightness.
For example, the koi fish is a decorative carp freshwater. Brought these fish in Japan, where farmers bred carp in ponds. Was sometimes a fish with “non-standard” colouring – and they ate, and were kept separately. Gradually the breeding of colored fish evolved from peasant savy in the hobby noble people. Today there are many varieties of koi carp of various colors – often red, orange, black, brown, rarely purple, yellow, green. For these fishes characteristic patterns in the form of colored spots. Especially prized fish with clear and clean boundaries spots and balanced, proportional figure (the larger the fish, the larger must be the picture). Continue reading
Spinning the main catch of predatory fish, and thus this type of fishing requires the angler some skill and a good command of the tackle. High level of skill can be achieved through systematic long training, which will be solely cast the lure right on target. Because of this, spinning tackle is the most sporting.
To start using weights is recommended with the arrival of the spring season in small rivers, creeks and backwaters, as there the water warms up and brightens earlier than in other fishing areas. Remember that in reservoirs and lakes spinning tackle can only be used two weeks after spawning. The most intense biting, in practice, falls on the evening and the morning. In the summer of predatory fish remain in shaded places.
Their ambush arrange in shallow weedy bays. In fast water, especially at high shoals, hunting for prey only Chub and ASP. In the evening and early in the dawn, and enough cool days to come to the shallows to hunt and pike. Continue reading
Second name aquarium fish South American family of Kalligrafie – armoured catfishes (for dense bone “shell” of the plates almost rectangular, covering all their body in two rows). These aquarium fish are popular among aquarists because of its ability for a long time to swim along the bottom and clean it from the smallest of dirt, thus creating a comfortable life for their neighbors. The most striking example of such behavior are catfishes of the genus Corydoras . The armor, consisting of thick bony plates covering their body is short, compressed in front, and the back arched. On both lips include antennae, and a mouth that opens downward. Dorsal (fatty and membranous) and pectoral fins with long bony rays connected with poisonous glands. For humans the venom of these catfish is not life threatening, but causes redness, intense burning and swelling.
Marriage courtship lies in the movement of the male and female, holding on to the pelvic fins. Throwing eggs is adhesive on the substrate, after which the males fertilize it. In pet stores you can find 35 species of fish this kind of. In recent years they have become very popular. Catfish Panda appearance, namely the spotted coloration, reminiscent of a large Panda. Their bodies are short and stocky, slightly compressed on the sides (typical body structure for this kind). Pretty big mouth with a pair of antennae. Beige colour, the back darker and the belly is lighter. Continue reading