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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

Our unique Black sea

Our city Odessa is located on the best sea in the world. There are living animals that can’t cause great harm, it’s just not natural cataclysms.

Lovingly the black sea washes the shores of Russia, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey and Georgia. It is connected with other seas through the Bosphorus and Dardanelles and the sea of Azov – Kerch Strait.

Our sea is not too big (in the world), but that is not the last place. With a total area of 422 000 km from North to South the sea stretches for 580 km and from East to West 1150 km, the biggest depth – 2210 m, the average – 1240 m.

The length of the coast around the Black sea – 3400 km Into the sea fall into 3 major rivers: the Danube, Dniester, Dnieper.

Known than the Black sea?

First, one of its exclusive feature is the total absence of life at depths greater than 150-200 m (although there are a few anaerobic bacteria), due to the fact that at this depth the water is saturated with hydrogen sulphide. Continue reading

How to breed fish in ponds

Pond fish farming is the breeding of commercial fish in specially adapted or constructed for this purpose reservoirs. Farms can be full (full system) or incomplete (napolnitelem). In full system retailing the fish grow from egg stage to marketable, and in breeding — pedigree producers for full-cycle hatcheries and commercial farms.

Not in full-cycle farms planting material is grown marketable fish. They are of two types. The widest form of fish farming is feeding the carp fish farm . Spring here are imported from hatcheries to fingerling of carp weighing up to 30 grams, put them in the fattening ponds,in the fall catch of marketable fish with an average weight of from 500 to 800 grams. To grow fish in feeding the economy easy and accessible to everyone farming.

Fish farming in ponds

Carp is a widespread inhabitant of warm-water ponds. For several hundred years, farmers brought from the wild carp are some of the cultural breeds of carp that have fast growth rate and high fecundity. Widely known scaly, mirror, naked and ramcity carp, but most are bred the first two. Continue reading

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