For anybody not a secret that the home aquarium is not a cheap pleasure. Today many fans of home waters do not spare money on beautiful and safe decoration, expensive fish, aquariums and more. We offer to your attention the TOP 10 most popular types of pet fish in 2011.
Let’s start with one of the most famous fish – parrot fish. This fish got its name due to the resemblance of the beak on your bird. Many varieties and colors of marine parrots even more emphasize their analogy with parrots-birds. Its powerful beak for crushing corals, in search of the small invertebrate that fish eat parrot. Most of the sand near coral reefs is the result of the search for food of this fish. Having pinched off a piece of coral, parrot fish, crushes his powerful jaws, eating invertebrates, calcium and spitting the debris out.
Our next fish with a very unusual name surgeon fish . After the release of the animated film “finding Nemo”, children call these fish “Dory fish”. “Dori” belongs to the family Hirurgiya fish, which have sharp retractable small plate near the caudal fin, used for protection.Guiding your “scalpel” in the direction of the enemy they, therefore, attempt to get rid of the conflict. This is a very beautiful coral fish, mainly feeding on algae. Some representatives of the numerous “surgical” family eat plankton and detritus. Continue reading
Goldfish Scientific classification Kingdom: Animals Type: Chordata Class: Bony fish Order: Cypriniformes Family: Cyprinids Origin: Goldfish Species: Carassius auratus subspecies of the goldfish Latin name Carassius auratus auratus (Linnaeus, 1758) wikispecies: Wikispecies Taxonomy on the
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ITIS NCBI 163350 145527 goldfish (lat. Carssius auratus auratus) subspecies of the freshwater fish of the genus carp. One of the first domesticated and one of the most popular aquarium fish. Contents [remove] 1 Etymology 2 origin 3 Description 4 3.1 Color terms of maintenance and reproduction 4.1 Feeding 4.2 Reproduction 5 In the aquarium and pond farm 6 Cm. also 7 Literature 8 notes 9 References Etymology
The name “Golden fish” due to the first major mutation in coloring that domesticated aquatic pet red-Golden color, and the best of which was worth its weight in gold. Origin story
The ancestor of the goldfish is goldfish. First domesticated in China, then been bred several different breeds of goldfish, which vary in size, body shape and eyes, as well as the color. Continue reading
What is life in the dark, deprived of light the depths of the ocean? The deeper one penetrates into the sea the daylight is, the faster it weakens. A traveler in the depths of the ocean V. Beebe writes that the water in the upper 50 m green color, at the depth of 60 m is greenish-blue or blue-green, 180 m in her clear blue color, at 300 m is a weak blackish-blue. Even at a depth of 580 m Bib caught the last traces of light. Various devices with photographic plates, and more precisely with the help of photomultiplier cameras detected that the light penetrates into the ocean to a depth of 1500 m. Deeper no devices it not get it. But animals and deeper 1500 m. They exist here in complete darkness, in which only here and there the glimmer of ghostly lights cold “living light”. Even on the biggest depth of about 11 thousand m — you can find animals. At this depth, they feel a tremendous pressure.
Life on the sea bottom at a depth of 3-5 m In the center — luminous brittle star hitching a ride, a spider crab and cancer munidopsis. For them. — animals leading a sedentary lifestyle, sea feathers. Top left — red crustacean shrimp. Continue reading