In the life of 37-year-old teacher of Latin American dances Jack Heathcote one, but a very big passion. He “fell ill” with aquariums nearly three decades ago, when 9-year-old boy visited the aquarium in Blackpool.
A couple of years ago, Jack bought a 5 bedroom house in Nottingham and he built in the basement of the largest in the UK home aquarium. The aquarium is right under the living room and has the same size as the room: 3.75 x 3.8 meters and a height of 2.1 meter. Three walls are the walls of the Foundation of the house, and the fourth, made of very strong glass, serves as a viewing window through which you can admire the underwater world of Jack Hickok.
All of them, as the selection, inhabitants of tropical seas and rivers. In the pool Jack prehosted two catfish, three 60-inch PACU, a few pangasius, the pale tussock is very harmful, two alligatorfish pike, 8 huge manta rays and two turtles decoratig. In the very near future he is going to buy two silver arowan considered the most, perhaps, a beautiful aquarium fish.
Underwater world – this is the world Jack Hickok. He lives alone, he does not even have TV. Jack replaced his exotic fish, which he is ready to watch for hours.
Fish needs careful care. Approximately, every two weeks, Jack puts on a mask and fins and down through the hatch in the floor of the living room, makes cleaning in the pool. Since feeding problems – he feeds them every 2-3 days. The hardest to change, cityvarsity pool water. Of course, Jack doesn’t change all of 22 thousand liters of water, which holds the aquarium, because it will take even with its special high-pressure hose is not less than a day, but in parts. Continue reading
But did you know that today there are over 300 breeds of cats, each of which has its own unique appearance, color, coat length, personality?
Saw luxurious fluffy Persian cat, and now imagine that there is the same miracle, but only hair he has curly, almost like a llama. This breed is called “Bohemian Rex” is a gentle and docile cat. According to preliminary data, this breed was developed in Czechoslovakia in 1989.
Another of the rare breeds of curly – “German Rex” – originates from a kitten with curly hair, who was born in Germany in 1930. First cat “German Rex” was presented at the exhibition in Berlin in 1970, and finally recognized as a breed in 1983 FIFE. They quickly become accustomed to owner, good with kids and Pets, easily trained.
Recently bred species of “Ojos Azules” (translated from Spanish – “blue eyes”). Its origin is from cat tortoiseshell with bright blue eyes.
In 1995 in the USA was bred another breed – “highland lynx cat”. Characteristic features are rounded and slightly curled back ears, fur between the toes and “leopard” color. Representatives of this breed have spokoynyy nature, get along well with other Pets. Currently the breed is listed in the register of rare and exotic species. Continue reading
The U.S. postal service (USPS) will release a series of stamps with Pets. A booklet entitled Pets will immortalize 20 of the most popular animals, birds, fish and reptiles living in American homes and apartments.
The production of the booklet was preceded by extensive research on the subject, what kind of “smaller brothers” give preference to residents of the USA. Let us dwell on each animal that had the honor to get on a postage stamp.
Puppies – stamp the puppy symbolizes the centuries-long attachment to the American dogs. Many families take home puppies that grow up with children, and eventually become full-fledged members of the family.
Betta Fish is one of the most popular aquarium fish in North America, with a graceful tail and fins, exotic coloring. These fish generally are imported to the U.S. from Asia, and then multiply under the control of the most experienced ichthyologists.
Iguanas – Mexican lizard, which is the ancient symbol for the entire continent. These reptiles were considered sacred creatures. The Indians were convinced that they bring good luck and help to win over the enemies.
Hamsters – hamsters Americans love and are trying to create for them the best living conditions. If the Soviet hamsters lived in a three-liter steklyannaya, American brothers built palaces with numerous rooms and passageways. Continue reading