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Marine fish, family holidays by the sea

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

Golden pond fish

Fish farming, practiced in Ancient Egypt, as evidenced by the sources dated about 2000 BC, over four thousand years ago. In Mesopotamia, in temples the priests kept the fish in ponds. Fish were kept in ponds in ancient Rome and Greece.

But only in China began to engage in purposeful breeding of different breeds of fish, which we know under the name goldfish.

To the right is a detail of a mural in Egyptian tomb, which depicts a pond with fish

Goldfish is the usual subspecies of the goldfish ( Carassius auratus ). It is assumed that the subspecies living in China, was separated from the rest of toothcarps formed millions of years ago mountains. This subspecies, which is West of the Himalayas is not found, when it was developed ornamental goldfish.

Left – map showing the distribution of toothcarps ( Cypridontae ), to which the goldfish belongs, and the primary habitat of a goldfish. In the wild this fish niceley rivers, lakes, ponds and all dents filled with water. Carp undemanding and can live in flowing and stagnant water. In nature, fish may have different color variations, depending on ambient conditions. The most important of these conditions is light. Continue reading

MARINE AQUARIUM

Sea aquariums has recently become increasingly popular.

In Europe and America marine aquarium, a phenomenon long familiar, and Russia, the level of development of the marine aquarium, a little ahead of Ukraine.

Although, in fairness, it should be noted that the oldest existing public marine aquarium is located in Sevastopol. Now, the presence of a marine aquarium at home or office likewise the statement that “life is good”.

To have a marine aquarium is prestigious and beautiful, and, finally, very, very interesting. Marine aquarium you can simply admire, and can be observed to the limit of detailed, complex and fascinating world of the coral reef.

But there are a number of factors that hinder the development of this area of the aquarium. And it’s not just a financial issue. Although the creation of a marine aquarium is an expensive enterprise, but the main factor, in my opinion, is the lack of information on the merits. Tell friends about your desire to start a marine aquarium and you’ll probably hear something like: “But it’s so hard.”, “Here’s so-and-so did and, as a result, all fish died, corals missing…” etc., This reaction is quite understandable. The unknown is always, to put it mildly, alarming. Continue reading

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