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“Fish farm” in your own garden

Who of us at least once in your life nalyubovatsya the beauty of the water surface at sunset or sunrise? Water attracts, fascinates. But not everyone can boast of a nearby lake, river or even a sleepy pond. In this case, the only way to enjoy the contemplation of the water world — to build on the site of the fish pond.

There are several types of artificial water bodies:

decorative ponds

functional pools

“live” or “fish” ponds

The most diverse decorative ponds. They may have different sizes and shapes. For decorating ponds of this type use stones, small architectural forms, arrange fountains and flower beds.

Functional pools extremely practical. They can be used for swimming, ensuring the safety of the country house or to carry any other function. When the device of the ponds of this type the focus is not aesthetic issues, and convenience of use. Continue reading

Install and run marine aquarium

Installation of the aquarium takes approximately six to ten weeks (4-6 weeks during the chemical way). The process can be accelerated by adding live rock and live aragonite sand. This will only accelerate, not replace, bicikl.

The addition of fish. When the level of ammonia and nitrite at zero you can add fish. Remember a simple rule is 2.5 cm of fish per 10 liters of water, 5 cm – 15 liters and 10 cm – 35 litres of water. Unlike freshwater, most marine fish live alone. If you want to have multiple fish of one species or several species similar in color and size – they sit down in the aquarium at the same time. Otherwise the fish stuck in the aquarium, just kill the newcomer. This rule is especially true for zabrosom, clowns and some other fish species. Fish should be added in small groups so as not to trigger a rise in ammonia levels. If you add more than one fish at a time, the ammonia level will rise.

Feeding. It is best to feed the fish twice a day. Live food is not necessary for most fish species. A combination of frozen shrimp and formula 2 (food-based algae) is fine. The use of several types of frozen feed to provide the fish a varied diet is to be welcomed, as well as supplementing the diet with salad “Romen”or “lettuce”, as well as spinach. Dry food should be used carefully with hardy marine fish. Continue reading

Pond and lake fish farming

Our country has many natural and artificial lakes, ponds and other fresh bodies of water, many of which organized commercial cultivation of common carp, grass carp, silver carp, trout.

Carp grow quickly, are hardy, can live in stagnant water, unpretentious to the stern. He is prolific, and feeds on plants and invertebrates. In the third year of life the body weight of carp reaches 1.5-2 kg. Domesticated carp derived from wild carp living in the lower reaches of our rivers emptying into the southern sea. Bred several breeds of carp. In fish farms most often bred scaly, carp mirror and naked.

White Amur and silver carp is a herbivorous fish. White Amur feeds on various aquatic plants, rubbing their serrated teeth. The silver carp feeds mainly on plant plankton. These fish inhabit the ponds, which are rapidly overgrown with algae and other water plants. Especially promising is the cultivation in ponds-coolers at thermal power stations, reservoirs, irrigation canals, deltas and rivers. White Cupid and a silver carp is a large fish. They grow up to a meter (carp) and more than a meter in length (white Amur). Before these fish in our country could be found only in the waters of the Far East. Continue reading

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