The long-awaited relaxation of mind and body vacation. You go to sea, to warm side, to enjoy the sea climate. But remember that the sea is not so safe place to stay. Sea creatures every year manage to spoil the rest 160 million people. They do not spare the health of neither women nor children nor the elderly.
The further South you go, the more dangerous jellyfish
The most harmless jellyfish that “the Russians” and “Ukrainians”. Stinging nettle is not the strongest and highlighted them mucus harmful only if it enters the eyes. In the coastal waters of the Canary Islands waiting for the unwary bathers pirate – Portuguese boat, a very beautiful jellyfish with a red crest and multicolored bubble-sail. Many jellyfish live in the coastal waters of Thailand. The Australian sea wasp kills with a light touch tentacles, which, by the way, can wander in and of themselves, without losing the murderous qualities. Pay for familiarity with the sea wasp, at best, severe burns and lacerations, at worst – life. “Kiss” tropical jellyfish spoil your appearance for 5-6 weeks. The affected area should be lubricated with food vinegar and to remove adherent tentacles. In the future the affected area to lubricate sintomitsinovoy emulsion. In severe cases need injection obezbolivauschaya. As a prevention you should know that the jellyfish after a storm beaten shore. Continue reading
Some of the most popular among fans — the family Pomacentridae. This reef inhabitants of subtropical and tropical seas. Look these fish are thick and sturdy, they have a very bright color. But a real favorite of aquarists is a clown fish due to its small size and high resistance to harmful factors and diseases. It draws the family and its unusual behavior. For example, a clown fish can coexist with poisonous polyps. The reasons for this cohabitation still remains a mystery to scientists.
Clown and anemone form a symbiotic relationship. At first the fish allows itself a little sting, and then produces a protective substance and lives near poisonous
clowns in anemones
polyp without fear of predators. The clown “cares” for his Actinia, removing remnants of food, mellowing, water and even attracting other animals to food to the polyp. So anemone and clown fish provide mutual protection and benefit. The clownfish eats zooplankton and algae.
Another amazing present to view orange amphiprion. It is a bright fish in a large orange and white stripes. In one pack there is always only one breeding pair and several smaller males. They are not able to reproduce and still not clear of their role. Continue reading
Anyway, anyone to have at home a saltwater aquarium, is faced with a huge amount of frightening information. Basically, talk about the difficulties. They say that the sea is very expensive, the care of marine aquarium is like art, where you can rely on the experience and intuition that literature about marine aquariums do not find that the amount of reef “banks” starts from 400 litres, which required a huge amount of complex equipment, and so on. Let’s try to understand what is myth and what is reality.
The concept of nano-reef implies a marine reef aquarium in ultra low volume. Usually, under this category fall the aquariums of 50 to 150 liters. It is best to use cubic aquariums. This form of “banks” provides good visibility and a large area of the water surface to maintain active gas exchange with the air. So, the aquarium in the form of a cube with sides of 50 cm is quite suitable for creating a nano-reef and will give us a useful volume of about 100 liters. Continue reading