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Aquarium fish in the garden pond

Ornamental pond with beautiful fishes and aquatic plants adorns our garden.

Believe that tips for building a pond and settling pond garden fish from the aquarium will be interesting and useful to other gardeners.

Our site is an agricultural Association “Aleshinsky gardens”, which forty years ago was created at Moscow Alechinsky peat bogs.

Much time and effort it took back then our parents, and all members of the partnership, to first drain their six acres, and then begin to develop the area.

Several decades later we inherited this garden plot and decided to create this Beauty…

The idea to organize in the garden decorative pond have not found the delight of our suburban neighbors – is it necessary to put so much effort into draining the swamp, then “back to normal”?

But we already felt!

In total, it took three years for us to convince your neighbors that garden and six acres pond has the right to life…

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How to make a pond with his hands

The ancients said that there are two things you can watch endlessly: the fire and water. Making a garden pond, you will enjoy the play of light and shadow on the surface. In addition, the pond will settle a variety of small animals: insects, microscopic crustaceans. You can look a variety of fish and plant plants. Evaporation leads to the fact that the reservoir is established a special microclimate, so the banks can grow moisture-loving plants.The appearance of the pond depends primarily on its location, size and shape. If you correctly identify the three main parameter, the pond will be in harmony with the rest of the garden.

The choice of location for the pond.

If you are planning to keep fish or grow water lilies, the pond needs to be in the sun for at least five hours a day. In other cases, the location of the ponds is determined by the slope of terrain and the style of the garden. The most organically will look in the reservoir, arranged in the bottom of the plot. However, if you wish, you can make it in any other place where it will look good. If you want to make a fountain or a cascade or set a filter, it is most convenient to place the reservoir near the source of electricity. Continue reading

Carp – the carp species

Carp (fish), carpia, Korop, carp (Cypriuns carpio), fish herewith. Cyprinidae (see), characterized by little oblate body covered with large scales, a blunt rounded snout, and 4 thick tendrils and serrated on the rear edge of the third ray of the dorsal and anal fins. Found in rivers throughout Europe, Asia, and divorced in the North. America, also in the Azov, Black and CASP. seas at the mouth of the rivers; reached. length from 30 cm-1 m, rarely up to 1.5 m with a weight of 15-20, and up to 35 pounds. There are several varieties (Royal Hungarian K.). In Europe everywhere is bred in ponds where live 100 to 200 years, and feeds on vegetable and animal food.

Cyprinids (Cyprinidae), a family of bony otkratougolnah (Physostomi) fish. Numerous (up to 2 thousand species) members of this predominantly freshwater family are characterized by the absence of oral teeth, which is to soften food, there are several rows of teeth on ninepatch bones. Common everywhere except Rep. America, Australia and polar regions. Males during the breeding season are the so-called. marriage dress, reflected red or pink coloration. Many are commercial fish; to K. are: carp, carp, gudgeon, roach (roach, roach), tench, nase, bitterling, Sopa, vimba, bleak, Shemaiah, sabrefish. (Encyclopedic dictionary of Brockhaus and Efron).

Carp is the flagship of the family Cyprinidae. But first, we are not talking about him, and about his ancestor — the common carp. This river carp, or carp,is very beautiful. It is covered with unusually large dark Golden-yellow scales, which on the back of it, with a bluish tinge, and the belly lighter; it seems as if the Golden field he is all strewn carnations with copper hats. Continue reading

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