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The water temperature for aquarium fish

Have you ever wondered why different fish need different temperature? And what is the impact on them of the discrepancy? And how they are sensitive to changes? Quick changes in temperature aquarium fish suffer badly, this is one reason, from which newly purchased fish die. To fish accustomed, they need to acclimatize.

Simply put, the higher the water temperature, the faster fish grow, but also age faster. We have collected some of the frequent questions about the temperature for aquarium fish and tried to answer them in an accessible form.

Fish cold-blooded?

Yes, their body temperature depends on the ambient temperature. Only a few fish, for example, some catfishes, can modify body temperature, and even sharks maintain a body temperature several degrees higher than the temperature of the water.

This means that the water temperature directly affects fish?

Water temperature affects the rate of physiological processes in the body of the fish. For example, in winter, the fish of our ponds are inactive, because the metabolism drops significantly in cold water.

At high temperatures, the water holds fewer dissolved oxygen, and fish is very important. That is why in the summer we often see how the fish rise to the surface and breathing hard.

Bystryanskaya temperature aquarium fish suffer badly, this is one reason, from which newly purchased fish die. To fish accustomed, they need to acclimatize. Continue reading

Marine aquarium – bonding, Assembly

The first work – bonding of sump

The Assembly of the aquarium I started with SAMP. Wanted to kill not just two but several birds with one stone. First, saving money, as the volume of cans was not small, and making the most of your own hands, you can save additional money on high quality equipment and aquatic organisms. Secondly, I wanted to check if I am able to do everything myself. Thirdly, and if I can, then: how will be glued is large and heavy aquarium. This should be checked. So took the glass thickness 8 mm – for the sake of experiment.

Looking glass led to the website of Crystal that cut glass on the laser machine and cut the edge. But the most interesting is the price, it was similar to an ordinary glass cutter. In General, called the office, learned what they need to know for the order, I printed your schematic and on the way to work drove to their office. Custom designed for 40 minutes we discussed all the details thoroughly, talked on related topics. Issue price turned out 2 300 – 2 400 RUB (or rather not remember). After 4 days I called and was told that you can take the glass. Stunned! Everything was Packed in thick cardboard, and if packable 2-3 leaves, all padded with additional cardboard. Sizes are met perfectly…

Buy aquarium sealant and masking tape took place without problems in the near Chkalovsk. And then began the most interesting – we had all the mess and neatly glued together. Wanted the clearances were exactly 1 mm. this value was calculated from all the walls and internal partitions. Two nights was meditating on improvised material – it was necessary to collect a frame (frame), which would allow appending to withstand the required geometry. Continue reading

Nature and wildlife in Turkey

The ecological diversity of Turkey are not observed in any other country in the world! Combining the features inherent in the three ancient continents – Europe, Africa and Asia – Turkey landscapes like a beautiful Turkish carpet with its unique ornament. You will win the beauty of the majestic mountains of Taurus, the foot of which is covered by dense shrubs lemur, Laurel trees and thyme.

In the forests of Turkey comes one of the most poisonous snakes in the southern regions of the state often come across Scorpions. For the protection and conservation of fauna and flora in Turkey had established the National parks and reserves, the main ones are: Olympos-Beydaglari Karatepa-Aslantaş, Dilek-Yarimadasi, Uludag.

Fauna in Turkey

Wildlife in Turkey is very diverse, there are deer, bears, jackals, wild boars, leopards, lynx and wolves. Particularly impressive is the variety of birds across the landscape caught nightingales, swallows, and large birds of prey living in the steppes: eagles, falcons, hawks. Many aquatic birds such as herons, pelicans, and ducks. The shores of the Aegean and Mediterranean sea it is possible to see flamingos, which nest here.

Flamingos on the Aegean and Mediterranean build their nests in the river valleys, and winter is carried out on salt lakes of the foothills. On the South coast, timid and cutest in the world of sea turtles every year, lay eggs, giving life to a new generation. Continue reading

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