How and what to feed tropical fish

Living in the wild tropical fish are not spoiled by an abundance of food, and therefore can long without it. But during the rainy season, forage is enough, this time the fish reach maturity and spawn. In favorable conditions the young grow up without any problems and becomes sexually Mature. The main task of the aquarist is to find a substitute for natural forage, To determine the correct composition of the diet have to be able to distinguish three fish groups.

a) fish feeding on plant food (herbivores)

b) fish feeding on small aquatic fauna, zooplankton and bentoel and plant food (omnivorous)

b) the fish, feeding at an early age small, and later a major animal food and fish (carnivores).

In the natural environment with an abundance of food a certain kind of fish chooses the one that fits him best, and in captivity, fish are totally dependent on what they will offer. So among aquarists can often hear that this or that kind of got used to the unusual stern. However, this can be hidden tricky, because the fish can take the feed of hunger and the addiction to food can lead to later health problems. Good food and regular feeding is especially important for young and breeding fish (manufacturers). Giving the fish a natural food, we thereby satisfy their needs in proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, mineral homestake. Different is the case with artificial food, which is slowly but surely becoming the predominant element in the diet of aquarium fish. It would have been useful information manufacturer about the components of the feed mixture. Continue reading

Killer jellyfish

The legend of the Gorgon says: once lived on earth three sisters, – Euryale, and Medusa Spheno. Older sisters could not be killed, and only Medusa was mortal. They lived close to the gardens of the Hesperides, in an island in the ocean where no one knows the road.

The audacity and vanity of the sisters were cursed by the gods, who turned beautiful women into winged monsters. Instead of hair on the head of the Gorgon writhed and hissed venomous snakes. their bodies covered scales, and from his mouth protruded fangs. They look awful turned anyone into stone. Gorgon continually floated through the air, and tore everyone in sight to pieces.

The gods came to help Perseus, when he went to get the Gorgon’s head. Hermes gave him his sword, and Athena gave the hero a brilliant copper shield. Once the head of the Gorgon was Perseus, her sisters wanted to avenge the Jellyfish. But thanks to the magic helmet, bestowing its possessor invisibility, Perseus disappeared.

In marine waters inhabited by many creatures, which, unlike mythical creatures represent a very specific threat to health and life. One of these creatures – jellyfish, the sea wasp killer. And in fact, to touch it is like to see the Gorgon’s head.

How dangerous is sea wasp?

The poison of this creature of nastolatki that with one dose can kill 60 people. Usually the sea wasp strikes its victim at once, to paralyze her and cause extensive contamination. This inhabitant of the seas far more dangerous shark because after seeing sharks, people sometimes survive. And the poison of the jellyfish killers and modern medicine is powerless. Continue reading

What is more useful sea fish or river

First, of course, the seafood are valuable sources of useful protein. This protein is easier to digest than meat, quicker to digest. If on the digestion of beef, our body spends 5-6 hours, the fish is digested for 2-3. This is because muscle tissue is more delicate fish, rich in water, which is retained during cooking, leaving the fish in the juice.

Fish protein rich in essential amino acids, without which the human body cannot function properly. Among amino acids — tryptophan, lysine, methionine, and the most useful — taurine.

The most rich in taurine squid, shrimp, krill, sea bass, cod, tuna and other oceanic fish.

Secondly, fish and seafood is low in calories, which means that they can have losing weight and overweight. Women in Japan rarely suffer from overweight, because they eat little beef, replacing it, and other meat animals on the fish.

However, followers of Japanese cuisine you have to understand that one is not going to make their weight ideal. The fact that the Japanese also eat very little, and balanced, of particular importance are the appearance, the aroma, the taste of the dish and the portion size is minimal. Whereas in the West people are used to consume sushi in tens, arguing that they still do not get fat. Meanwhile, in large Kolichestvennaya carbohydrates — rice and salmon fat can cause weight gain. Be consistent until the end — let Japanese lunch will be limited to a bowl of miso soup, one portion of land (2-4 pieces), and a salad, for example, from seaweed. In this case, the extra weight really does not appear. Continue reading

Sea secrets
12. What is the jellyfish, common in the Black and Azov seas, burning like nettles? ( Kornerot, or Hrizostom .) 13. What Medusa has much more victims than any shark?…

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Sea secrets
12. What is the jellyfish, common in the Black and Azov seas, burning like nettles? ( Kornerot, or Hrizostom .) 13. What Medusa has much more victims than any shark?…

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Features of sea fishing.
This year I had spring fishing in Cyprus. In may here have begun the tourist season and already swimming in a sea of tourists. But, even passing a number of…

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