Type of feed fish are divided into four groups:
– benthos feeders — fish, feeding on small organisms living on the bottom or near the bottom (benthos), sturgeon, grayling, bream, ruff, etc
– planktology — fish feeding on organisms living suspended in the water column (plankton), Zope, sabrefish, bleak, verhovka, etc.
– mixed feeding — fish feeding on organisms such as benthos and plankton, — roach, bream, IDE, Dace, etc.;
predators — fish that feed on other fishes or animals of their own species — pike, pikeperch, perch, Chub, burbot, catfish, trout, salmon of the Danube. Continue reading
Piranhas have long been known for their predatory and aggressive nature, which has been covered not only in educational programs about animals, but also art films. Such ruthless behavior piranhas greatly exaggerated bloody scenes in the movies, but nonetheless, piranha – carnivorous fish. Piranha means “tooth – fish”, you can guess what the name of this fish was due to its razor-sharp teeth. Today, fans of exotic aquarium fish often acquire piranhas in their aquariums.
In natural conditions, predatory fish piranha live in river waters of South America and Africa. Fish of this family are rather large and reach 30 cm as aquarium fish are the species, the size of which does not exceed 10 refer To these species include: slender piranha, red bellied piranha, piranha flag, dwarf piranha, etc. the Most popular one, among fans of exotic fish became red bellied piranha, due to its bright appearance. Continue reading
In our world there are about 25 thousand species of fish, but only some of them really fascinate us with their beauty. Today we want to present you our selection of the 10 most beautiful fish in the world.
1 Imperial angels
Imperial angels belong to the species of marine tropical fish and are considered some of the most beautiful individuals. Their coloring has a kind of uniqueness: it is able to change during the life of the black with blue and white stripes in young fish to a bright purple body with yellow-orange stripes in adults. With age the head becomes emerald green color, and around the eyes forms a characteristic mask.
2 Mandarin ducks
Mandarin is an extremely colorful fish of small size. The name they were given because of the color, which is very similar to the robe-the robe of a Chinese Mandarin. This species inhabits coral reefs at the bottom, mainly in the Pacific ocean. They like being protected from marine inhabitants of the lagoon, at the slightest danger, the body secretes poison. Continue reading