With age the fish get some “life experience”, which helps one to escape from enemies (anglers and predators), others of the predators to successfully hunt. Predatory fish, for example, invented different ways of fishing, your “jigs” and “spinners”. One such angler fish – marine fish-mouse – directly under the mouth is kind of “telescopic fishing rod” (Illicium), equipped with “mormyshka” – a brush of dark and Ryabykh skin outgrowths. Pulling a “lure”, the fish-mouse attracts curious victims to the jaws and grasp them with lightning speed.

Pike looks for food mostly by seeing it, her eyes are on the top of the head on this pike sees forward and upward. However, a pike and a sensitive olfactory apparatus. Thanks to the power of the body and jaws, great view of pike can eat almost everything, even carrion, which is especially important to learn for catching big pike!

Unlike many animals, who throughout life eat and live in a single biological niche, regardless of age and size, the pike during the growth shifts from one niche to another. In the process of growing the pike is changing the pattern of hunting and habitat in the reservoir (as well as most predatory fish).

Look for grayling should be open, shallow stretches with pebbly bottom between the rapids and shoals,where the grayling occupies a fossa near any shelters. Grayling lives in small groups, large specimens are kept more than alone. In addition grayling may indicate their presence, jumping out of the water for no apparent reason very highly. Need to behave as quietly as possible, especially on the rocky shore. On quiet evenings, when the air rises, the innumerable army of moths, mosquitoes and midges, grayling come out of the pits and cover the open space above the shoals, at the head of Islands and channels, to the banks with overhanging trees water and grass. Continue reading


Monkfish belongs to delicious fish with great taste, great protein content, unsaturated fatty acids omega -3 and vitamin D. people are known to one party and one family of this species of fish – utilstore. Among them are the two most common types – far Eastern and American monkfish monkfish. In 2010, the organization “Greenpeace” has made in its red list seafood (Greenpeace International Seafood Red list). In this list are entered all commercial species of fish under very high threat of extermination because of the many catches. These fish are long – lived, their age can reach 30 years. The torso of the deep sea devil is so flexible that it can swallow prey twice more than he.

Far Eastern monkfish or angler of the far East (lat. Lophius litulon) is a marine fish of the family odinstaluj squad udenstvertne. The fish has a head greater than his body is wide and flat. The body length may reach 150 cm In contrast to many of the far Eastern fish of the sea devil has the lower jaw 1 or 2 rows of teeth. Of the terrible head and the presence of teeth in the fish called monkfish. Although there are legends that the fish called the sea devil for what he with his strong jaws he bit lockie sailors drowned them.

Despite the terrible head, fish has a very smooth skin on the torso. Back and sides monkfish with light brown spots, lower part of the trunk light.

Far East angler lives in the sea of Japan off the Korean coast, in the Gulf of Peter the Great, and near the island of Honshu. It occurs also in the sea of Okhotsk, Yellow, along the Pacific coast of Japan, East China and South China seas. Continue reading

Saltwater aquarium

The sea aquarium . unlike freshwater, has such a wide distribution. In most cases, people can afford it is quite wealthy and he is a status character. Even in organizations are more common in freshwater aquariums. The most famous large Oceanarium and Dolphinarium, designed to display marine life and scientific research. In the absence of much experience in keeping house freshwater pond to take on its Maritime variant is quite risky.

Problems with self-placement, this aquarium houses several. The cost of hydrobionts for it greatly exceeds freshwater counterparts and their death in the absence of experience can seriously damage the wallet. The minimum size of a marine aquarium are also impressive, it is at least 200 liters, at lower volumes simply cannot maintain a biological balance. To put this aquarium on the Desk will fail. Essential requirements and to the quality of the aquarium. Given the large volumes it should be as reliable. Aquariums with metal frames are best avoided in salt water corrodes metal very quickly, poisoning the water of harmful compounds.

The cost of equipment for marine aquarium, and the minimum required amount, also significantly greater than for freshwater. Even need the sea salt makes its correctives water change. The capacity of the biofilter should be several times (in some cases up to 10 times) more than for a freshwater aquarium of the same volume. This will allow, in particular, to reduce the volume of water changes. The amount of available information in print and online, as well as experience of aquarium lovers compared to freshwater aquariums is much less, which inevitably increases the number of mistakes of beginners. Continue reading

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