Phractocephalus red (Phractocephalus hemiliopterus), redtail Catfish or a Red tail catfish – aquarium fish of the family Pimelodovye or flathead catfish.
In Nature, Red tail catfish lives in South America, in the Amazon basin. Such fish often lead the lovers of big fish, also trigger them in public aquariums to attract the attention of visitors. In their homeland, in Colombia and Brazil, this fish is called perrera. These catfish are also bred in commercial purposes for food, although their meat has a dark color.
Appearance and sex differences
Phractocephalus red – very attractive aquarium fish. Its oblong body is a large flat head with large eyes, wide mouth and three pairs of whiskers, two of which adorn the lower jaw of the fish and one upper. In this case two pairs of antennae have long red-tail catfish. Continue reading
Portrait Krylatov the mass consciousness of the part of the public aquarium, which has so far avoided a direct clash with the sea, entrenched two extreme view on the sea aquarium. The first one is insanely difficult and scary. The second is the amount of salt dissolved in water can not change anything seriously. However, as always, lies somewhere in the middle and is similar to the following:
Marine aquarium itself isn’t much more complicated freshwater. Both can be practiced at the elementary level, and climbing up into the jungle.
Marine aquarium is fundamentally different from freshwater and freshwater mechanical transfer of concepts, skills and techniques in the marine aquarium leads to fatal consequences.
A saltwater aquarium requires much more powerful, complex and expensive equipment, more complicated and expensive materials than freshwater. Continue reading
Croatia is a beautiful country. Besides, today it is considered one of the safest countries in Europe. Both flora, fauna, climate, and population, are unlikely to cause trouble for the tourists, but still some features of this country, you should learn more before you travel. “Forewarned is forearmed”…
Rest for many of us is the most anticipated and important event of the year. We go to hot countries or cultural trip, to forget about everyday troubles, to change the boring work environment, gain new experiences and strength. It is therefore essential that the holiday was a success and was not marred with troubles and health problems.
Dangerous creatures in the Mediterranean sea that can damage the person, unit, anyway, much less than in tropical seas. Threat to meet up with a shark so rare that for many years none of the areas of the Mediterranean, even in the most solitary places, none of descending under the water did not see any. However, sometimes even quite innocent looking animals may pose a danger to humans.
To exaggerate this danger, we will not, but will try to familiarize you with the problems that can occur when too close contact with sea inhabitants. Continue reading