Kuzovok longhorned yellow (fish-cow) – Lacloha cornuta or Ostracion cornutus – fish funny rectangular unit Iglobryuhoobraznye, family Kuzovkov (Ostraciidae or Ostraciontidae). Family includes 14 genera and 30 species. Body Kuzovkov longhorned yellow in section is almost square. It is protected by armor, consisting of a solid bony plates. The plates usually have a hexagonal shape with holes for the eyes, mouth, fins, anus and gill slits. Fins have Kuzovkov longhorned yellow, very small. No pelvic fins, and dorsal presented only mild back. Kuzovkov eyes are large and highly elevated.
At the front of the head are hornlike protuberances. Kuzovok longhorned yellow reaches a length of 10 to 50 cm, but the aquarium is rarely more than 6-8 sm.Dlya protection from predators Kuzovok longhorned yellow thrown into the water a strong poison – ostratsitoksin produced its tissues. Fish-cow lives in shallow coastal areas with sandy or pebbly bottom. She leads a territorial way of life. Sometimes Kuzovkov occur in the open ocean, getting there by strong currents. In nature Kuzovok longhorned yellow bottom feeders invertebrates (holothurians and other echinoderms, sponges, crustaceans), some species supplement their diet with algae. Food Kuzovkov mined as follows: running water, they wash the sand from the bottom of the lagoon, revealing small bespozvonochnyh.Kuzovok longhorned yellow (fish-cow) provides spawning at night, eggs float freely in water. Habitat: Representatives of the family Kuzovkov prevalent in tropical and subtropical waters of the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans.
Habitat Kuzovkov longhorned yellow – Red Sea, Indo-Pacific, Great Barrier Reef. Content in Alushta aquarium: Because of the toxins that allocates Kuzovok longhorned yellow, many hobbyists are afraid of wind the fish. In a small volume of the aquarium dedicated Kuzovkov poison will destroy all the inhabitants. In Alushta aquarium uzovok longhorned yellow contained in a spacious tank with a water temperature of 26 C, illuminated by fluorescent lights. The aquarium should not be a strong current. Making an aquarium can be a mixed coral and algae. Fish-Cow peacefully coexist with non-aggressive fish of other species, other than its food competitors. Kuzovkov not tolerate damage to the skin pokrovov.Kuzovok longhorned yellow omnivorous. In our aquarium, it feeds different animals fed with meat of marine invertebrates. For the full ration is also necessary to give plant food.
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