Aquarium fishes – a complete encyclopedia beginner aquarist

Encyclopedia aquarist: My Pets – aquarium fishes- the Russian version is very easy to use, detailed and informative guide to the content of aquarium

Amazing electronic encyclopedia containing detailed information on nutrition and care of aquarium fish, with descriptions of fishes, with advice on maintaining the health of plants and fish, recommended requirements and conditions necessary for cultivation in house conditions even the most delicate and demanding species in your aquarium.

Aquarium fish – download encyclopedia of aquarium maintenance, feeding, care, health, breeding.

Electronic encyclopedia aquarist, which can be downloaded by the links below can be a great Advisor and teacher not only for aspiring owners of fish tanks, plants, shells, etc. and for experienced aquarists who already have their own experience in the aquarium maintenance and breeding of aquarium fish. Continue reading

Goldfish in the pond

Goldfish (lat. Carassius auratus auratus) subspecies of the freshwater fish of the genus carp. Her ancestor was domesticated by the man in the VII century ad, and is one of the most popular aquarium fish, presented to a group of breeds of domestic aquatic animals, obtained as a result of centuries of hybridization and directional selection individuals with certain accidental characteristics, resulting from mutations. One of the obsolete naming all home and pond “goldfish” was “gold carp”, derived from General scientific systematic names, Carp.


The history of breeding goldfish Asia has at least a Millennium and originated from children’s hobby to collecting in which the housing was offered and developed in cages, in pens, in wells, in tubs and barrels for all small and medium animals — as the first kind of Pets at home. Continue reading

The structure of the pharynx, the feeding of fish.

The structure of the pharynx is also closely linked to feeding habits of fish. As indicated, the number and structure of Gill rakers may be very different — from a few small hard bumps predatory fish to a complex network of frequent rakers in silver carp — Hypophthalmichthys molitrix (Val.), litumelo planktonic algae. The mullets — Mugili – dae — muscular throat adapted for crushing lisovogo clump, consisting of detritus and vegetation. Some fish developed teeth on the pharyngeal bones. Some they are on top – and ninepatch bones, as, for example, wrasses — Labridae, or only ninepatch, as, for example, cyprinids — Cyprinidae.

Haeckel (1843) divides nizhnelomovskie teeth of cyprinid by the nature of the structure related to their function into four types:

1) hollowed — excavati, a type of Longhorn beetle,

2) chewing — mastic torii, a type of carp, Continue reading

The inhabitants of the Mediterranean sea
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Edward R. o Ricciuti, ichthyologist-lover, scuba diver, author of several popular science publications, a former employee of the new York Zoological society, introduces readers to marine and river animals and…

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