What food chain is the black sea? Questions about fish
The flora of the sea includes 270 species of multicellular green, brown, red benthic algae (Cystoseira, Phyllophora, zoster, kladofora, Ulva, enteromorpha, etc.). In the composition of phytoplankton in the Black…

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Diseases of aquarium fish guppies
Aquarium fish guppy (Poecilia reticulata or Lebistes reticulata) are considered to be strong enough and healthy fish, so rarely get sick. But still at the wrong conditions of keeping and…

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Catfish-the Changeling (Synodontis nigriventris). Description in the aquarium, spawn

Catfish-the Changeling (Synodontis nigriventris)

Continent: Africa

Prevails in the regions: the basin of the Congo

Body length: 10 cm

Food: carnivorous fish

Habitat: fresh water

Catfish-shifter, or synodontis nigriventris, belongs to the family mochokidae. The homeland of this species is Africa, and to meet him in the natural environment, it is necessary to visit the Congo basin. Shifters reach a length of 10 cm inhabit fresh water and belong to the group of predatory fish.

In Europe the catfish-the shapeshifter first appeared relatively recently – in 1950 in Amsterdam. In our days the activity of this species, both in captivity and in natural conditions, are poorly understood. Continue reading

Sea dragon, sea dragon, Scorpid

Sea dragon — Trachinus draco

Dragon, Scorpid, dragon (no.)

Sea dragon – Trachinus draco

Sea dragon is the only representative of the family of the Drakensberg (Trachinidae) in the Black sea. Characterized by low elongated body covered with dense small scales. On the head of a sea dragon there are several spikes, the largest of them is located on the operculum and sent back. The first of two dorsal fins with a black spot, short, and consists of 6-7 spiny rays. The body color is gray or yellow with oblique bands on flanks, fins greenish, the tail on the falling edge of almost black. In the Black sea dragon lives everywhere known cases of arrest in the Kerch Strait. In the coastal zone of the Crimea the sea dragon is most common from may to November at depths up to 20 m, deeper in winter is kept. Continue reading

Plants for pond

The new pond at first looks deserted. And its banks are unsightly and lifeless.

And immediately arises the necessity to equip your new pond. Bring beauty. Of course, as time passes, and the life in your pond will begin to boil.

Will croak of a frog. Yes, Yes it happens.

Will grow plants. Some will come to you, some will bring birds.

But something will get you.

But how does it happen? Want now and today.

There is a solution: let’s put aquatic plants for the pond.

First let’s find out, and what plants need the water? Because in addition to decorative function, plants for ponds are a very important element in the complicated internal life of the aquatic environment. Continue reading

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Sea catfish
Ordinary som is one of the largest freshwater fish. Inhabits Europe in the basins of the Caspian, Black, Azov and Aral seas, and here in the basin waters of the…

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Dangerous animals of the Black sea
These prickly predators lurk among the rocks, under the seaweed, and, like all bottom fish, change color to the color of their environment, can quickly lighten or darken depending on…

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