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TOP 10 most popular aquarium fish species

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

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[edit]

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.[1] 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

The most interesting and large aquariums in the world

The aquarium in Atlanta, USA

The Georgia aquarium (Georgia Aquarium), the largest aquarium in the world, located in the U.S. city of Atlanta. Opened in 2005, the total volume of water in the tanks of the aquarium – with more than 32,000 cubic meters.

The Oceanarium is divided into 60 thematic sections which are home to around 120,000 sea creatures, belonging to more than 500 different species.

The most interesting inhabitants of the aquarium of Georgia can be considered as four huge whale sharks, two Beluga whales and two manta rays.

The aquarium has not only closed reservoirs, but the reservoirs where the inhabitants can touch, for example, a small pond with stingrays.

The aquarium in Atlanta is not only a scientific and educational institution, but also a serious research centre, where scientists study marine life.

The aquarium in Okinawa, Japan

The aquarium is the Okinawa churaumi aquarium (Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium) is one of the largest aquariums in the world, opened in 2002, on the Japanese island of Okinawa. A Japanese aquarium is the second largest in the world, after the aquarium in the U.S. city of Atlanta. Continue reading

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