In all developed cultures of the world there is the concept of the garden – places where people can briefly get away from the reality, to be alone with your thoughts, to step back from everyday problems. Different peoples gardens, respectively, have some special features. But all of them are created from almost same components – vegetation, stone, earth and water. Moreover, it is water, sometimes, is a key part of the garden. Therefore, creating a pond in the garden – a process of special importance, which is key in garden composition.
Features garden pond will depend on the style of garden, the topographical features of the area, and of course, the wishes of the owner. Someone important to have turbulent water flow, moving along the bed of the stream in the natural style. Some are prone to seeing the smooth surface of the water. And someone wants to be the owner of the complex composition of water, with cascades and waterfalls. 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
Goldfish: the life or painful death?. speaking about the conditions of the fish, did the emphasis on fish of Asian origin.
To avoid repetition, I will quote the conditions of trouble-free living goldfish in aquariums just a thesis.
1) How can a larger aquarium. The concept of “too much tank” for Asian goldfish can not be in principle – remember that these fish – out pond a priori.
2) the Aquarium should be biologically stable, soil-living (a must!!) plants, powerful filtration system and water aeration.
3) the default mode for the substitution of water – a quarter of the volume per week, do not get involved with massive changes, confusing them a little, and the result (the split fins and osmotic stress) is unlikely to please the aquarist. Continue reading