Food for carp
One should distinguish between foods used for fish production in ponds and in the so-called industrial environments (fish tanks, pools) where fish are kept at the super-dense plantings (up to…

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How to inhabit the aquarium: fish-neighbors, fish single fish predators
So, you have chosen an aquarium. set it up at home and filled with water. After about three or four days, after the water a bit crap, the time will…

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Lewicki – crucians
A third of all Israeli Mediterranean catches of fish occurred in 2004, members of the family sparovek ( Sparidae ). He also owns 85% of the volume of our sea…

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THE BIGGEST CATFISH OF MODERNITY

Long gone are the days when the hundred-kilogram catfish was considered a normal catch.

In the late twentieth century desyatikilogrammovy “somenos” (A. Sabaneev) – a significant event in the life of a fisherman. Therefore still affects the success of the Italian Armando Frisaro, which was caught in a small lake in the North of Italy catfish weighing 150 kg.

The area to the North of Italy – pool rivers and Adige, dotted with small, but clean and deep lakes, which are famous for their catfish. Instances up to 50 kg are not uncommon, and previous personal record Armando catfish weighing 85 kg. In addition, in the early 90’s in the network of local fishermen, Industrialists got 200 -killogramovy kgs! So the Italian success was not accidental. Anyway, in preparation for fishing, fisherman hoped for a “serious” fish: a special rod for fishing, 300 meters strong fishing cord with a diameter of 0.6 mm, a 100-gram sinker. And tempted com monster dead fish on the rope. “Fish” was the sardine with a length of 30 cm. Armando says that large catfish only take on the big bait, before he used a carp with a length of 40 cm, or 25 cm roach Continue reading

Relocation of aquarium fish in the pond

It all started with the fact that I had a broken fire acrylic bathtub, corner shape, the depth of nearly 60 inches and a capacity of 300 liters. After not artful manipulations for the installation of a pond at sunken place in advance, I patched with silicone unnecessary holes and cracks plastic tanks. Don’t get bogged down in the appearance of the pond, will focus on the construction of the reservoir. More than two dozen algae were launched with a variety of ponds and rivers. Snails – pond, of the coil. Frogs and common scoter, as it turned out later hatched out from eggs on the plants. Emergent plants – rushes, sedge, coin, with roots planted in pots with sand. The water in the pond had to be refilled on average in 2-4 days no more than 10 liters, and the normal from the tap, a little chlorinated. In June the water temperature even at night does not drop below 15-18 degrees Celsius. Continue reading

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Catfish - aquarium residents
About two thousand species of catfish inhabit the fresh water of the world. This is one of the most ancient fishes of the planet, their fossil remains discovered in sediments…

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Sharks in the Black sea!
Perhaps it may excite anyone after the events in Egypt. The Crimea, the Caucasus, Turkey is the favorite recreation of many. And because the surge of interest in the inhabitants…

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