Modern freshwater aquariums can be as ordinary ponds, and a fully-planted aquariums, in which fish if they are present, play only a role of scenery.
Freshwater fish aquariums differ mainly by the type of Pets they contain.
Aquarium for predatory fish (ziggidy, catfish, piranhas and other freshwater predators)
Classic aquarium (small schooling fish)
Pseudo – (often the undemanding cichlids or other fish)
This is the aquariums, which can often be found in homes. They are so popular and easy to care for, because most freshwater species are characterized by amazing simplicity. Continue reading
Snorkeling – recreational sports activities that can be practiced at any age. Snorkelling in Egypt is the easiest and most affordable way to see fish and corals of the red sea, the transparency and purity of water which is created for such classes. This requires only a mask, snorkel and fins.
Snorkel – eng. the term originally defined the device in submarines, which replenished the stocks of air to periscope depth. These submarines existed during the Second world war, followed by boats of other generations, this device was not used.
In modern understanding, the Snorkel is a plastic tube that allows a swimmer to breathe freely in the water face down, lowered for viewing the underwater world.
Below are tips on selection of equipment, technique, navigation, safety measures, information about dangerous fish and other dwellers in the Red sea, described the best places for snorkeling in Hurghada, Egypt . Continue reading
Mysterious beast Barracuda.
Many consider the Barracuda as dangerous as sharks, piranhas and eels. Fortunately, this fish species live exclusively in tropical and subtropical waters of the World ocean, therefore we encounter very rarely.
The most ominous feature of the Barracuda – powerful lower jaw, far coming from the top. Jaws equipped with fearsome teeth: a series of small, razor-sharp canines dot the jaw outside, and inside there are several large teeth like daggers. The largest Barracuda caught by the man, was a little more than two meters long, and weighed almost 50 kg!
The great Barracuda has a reputation as a voracious predator. All the sea creatures, inferior to her in size – fish, squid, large prawns and even other Barracuda can become its prey. Usually, these evil fish lie in wait for their prey in ambush among stones, rocks or in thickets of underwater vegetation. In addition, quite often they attack shoals of small fish, gathering in small groups. If Barracuda large size – it does not need a pack and prefer to hunt alone. Continue reading