During the construction of an artificial pond, you must define its location and shape. In most situations, the pond give the correct geometric lines. It can be round, oval or square. When choosing a place, you need to find the site, which does not have a fully open site, and was missing a large amount of green space. You should avoid sudden changes of terrain.
Getting to the digging of the pond, it is necessary to provide, for what purpose you will use it. If he will perform only a decorative role, and fish are there to be found will not, then you need to take into account the depth of the freezing water. It is approximately 80-100 cm is why a fish pond must have a depth of about 2 meters for 30% of its surface area. In other cases the ponds deep digging impossible. They must have a depth of about 80 cm. the reason is that a large amount of water will adversely affect the film, and that of the high pressure will be torn. Continue reading
I think that every lover of the beautiful there in my dreams to dive into the exotic underwater scenery of the coral reef. Transparent crystal water, enchanting design of the marine landscape and fantastic forms and colors of underwater inhabitants. But this dream can be realized, not necessarily go scuba diving and go far enough to find some space in the apartment for aquarium marine type. As in freshwater aquarium, it is difficult to create such vivid and unusual setting. Though this beauty is significantly more expensive, complex and requires constant care. Marine life is more gentle to the environment, quality and composition of water, its temperature parameters.
Types of marine aquariums
The most affordable option – aquarium for small aquatic animals such as clowns, chrysiptera, thalassoma. These fish coexist peacefully in a single vessel. This “Sea pond” with its calm and bright colors. Continue reading
Starfish is a wonderful marine animals that have a variety of color, shape and volume, although they are all similar in appearance to a star. Some of them smooth, some with spines all over his body and smooth cock from the back side. If you look at the star from below, become visible its tubular legs. Learn more about these interesting animals!
I. Starfish- not a fish
Sea stars live underwater, but they are not fish. They lack the Gill and fins, and they move differently. Fish move with the help of the tail, and the stars help little feet-tubes, helping them to navigate the bottom.
II. Sea stars are echinoderms marine animals mind
This means that they have something in common with sea urchins. All echinoderms have the shape of a star, i.e., its body is divided into 5 rays, located around the center.
III. There are thousands of varieties of sea stars
Know about 2000 species of sea stars. They live in tidal areas or at great depths in the tropics or colder regions. Continue reading
My first aquarium, or Why broke ampulyarii.
The aquarium I didn’t like never. Liked fish but did not consider them suitable Pets for me. They’re boring. But once in the store saw a round aquarium, and the idea to make a beautiful aquarium with some fish inside. Read about fish on the Internet, I realized that 7-liter Cup will be enough. Then I remembered that the wall got a spare shelf with dimensions of about HK(LxWxH). I looked on the online store, an aquarium with similar dimensions, and, lo and behold, found it. The aquarium was small — just 15 litres. But decided that is enough to start with and such.Went to the store. It turned out that these aquariums is long gone, and the cheapest is 10 liters 2500r. To surrender is not wanted. I was determined to. Went to the bird, it is not very far away. Aquarium with the correct size wasn’t in there too. I looked at the others. And my choice fell on an aquarium of 25 liters all for the same 300 rubles. More I did not buy anything, because in your pocket only had the money. Continue reading
The birthplace of Elodea canadensis, as its name suggests, North America . Is one of the most popular in the world of aquatic plants. In the last century, the Elodea has been introduced and acclimatized in many countries of Europe. In Russia it is widely distributed in European Russia and Western Siberia in stagnant and slowly flowing waters. Plant, because of its ability to grow very quickly and create a dense cluster, hindering navigation and fishing, also known as “the plague water” or “water infection”.
Long, threadlike stems of Elodea is covered in long, transparent sheets, bright green color up to 1 cm in length and 0.5 cm in width. The plant stems can grow up to 3 m long and form a powerful thickets. Grows floating freely in the water column throughout the year.
Elodeja canadian very undemanding plant . Just feels better in moderately warm and cold-water aquariums. Tropical aquarium plant long to grow. The recommended water temperature 16 – 24 °C. tolerates a long period of temperature decrease to 12 °C. Stiffness and active reaction of water to Elodea do not matter, it grows well and is very soft and in hard water. But it is necessary to consider the characteristics of water when you move plants from one tank to another. Continue reading