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
These creatures are perfect, relentless and always hungry. They never sleep, and roam at night sea water, such as homing torpedoes. In this article I will tell you the most famous species of shark, and white shark,the most fearsome of the sharks that live off the coast of South Australia and South Africa
We already wrote about the most unusual of sharks is the Shark-Goblin. Now came the turn to tell about other species of sharks. Let’s start with the White shark. It has been the reputation of the most dangerous sea predator, however, they are also the most important nurses of the ocean. They attack from the bottom to the researcher that floats on the surface
White shark can high jump out of the water, as if hovering above the surface of the ocean
Remember the old horror movie called Jaws… Imagine a huge sea monster emerges from the depths of the ocean:
The tiger shark is the fourth largest predatory shark. Continue reading
Aquarium cichlids or Cichlidae is a family of fish squad okuneobraznyh, in which more than 1,300 species, of which 600 live in aquariums and have at least 100 different color forms.
African cichlids of lake Malawi
In addition to the small species of cichlids aquarium, which will be discussed below, the larger species, like the Mozambique tilapia in Africa and the Indian etroplus, grow big, up to half a metre. Cichlids species which reach such dimensions, valuable as a food fish in their places of habitat. The body length of different species ranges from 5-70 cm In nature, they inhabit mostly freshwater, although some species live in salt water seas, easily changing environment. Some of them feed on algae, other worms, mollusks and insect larvae. Many species, growing up, become predators. Cichlids aquarium is very interesting for its color, originality of forms and complex behavior. They’re great parents and grown offspring selfless and original. So some features of the contents of these fish will be interesting for both beginners and experienced enthusiasts. Continue reading