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Fun facts about clownfish

Pez PayasoIn warm waters, 20 meters and between corals and anemones it is inhabited by clownfish, family Pomacentridae. This species of fish uses anemones for protection and pose no risk to them, provided they get a compatible with your anatomy and thus avoid being eaten.

Here are all you need to know the clownfish:

Color: Attractive and bright. These vibrant colors serve as camouflage with coral where it hides and vary from red, hot pink to orange and yellow. His body is divided by white stripes with black edge that distinguish it from other species.

Behavior and coexistence: This species is very active, restless, curious and observant. They can coexist with other fish but with age becomes territorial and rejects his kind that are not part of their colony.

Sexuality: The female is the dominant thanks to its size and the second largest is the breeding male. The clown fish is a hermaphrodite species, males are born and evolve the female die transform and change sex to ensure reproduction.

Maintenance: As a saltwater fish aquariums should simulate their natural habitat. The temperature should be maintained between 24 ° C and 27 ° C. and 150 liters of water.

Although not essential in captivity, to optimize reproduction and the fish feel more comfortable, you can incorporate acuarioanémonas Heteractis or Stichodactyla.

Food: The clown fish is omnivorous. Although primarily eat meat also needs some vegetable intake as chard or spinach cooked. Administránpequeños he crustaceans, mussels, peeled shrimp, squid and chicken livers.

These fish are very colorful and attractive filled with fish tanks and habitats where they develop. Dare to have it as a pet.

Source: EM

Is Your Cat Stressed Out?

Cats StressWhen a cat suffering from stress their behavior changes, you can begin to mark territory, hiding under furniture or excessive preening

It is important to determine why the feline stress, as this can damage your skin causing injuries. If your pet has any of these symptoms, you should go to the vet, because that anxiety can compromise their welfare.

For this reason we present the main factors why cats can become stressed.

Fear of another animal

Fights between cats is common and frequent, this usually occurs to mark territory invaded by another animal, which leads him to suffer from stress.

Arrival of another pet

Although cats do not show are very possessive, and when it reaches your home a new animal, especially when they are not used to them can cause much anxiety.

Changes or removals

"Cats are very sensitive to changes in their environment; any change can become a source of stress that harms their well-being, "says research conducted by the University of Ohio, United States. When remodeling the home, the cats suffer from stress because they feel they "lost" their territory.


One of the main symptoms of cats with stress or anxiety is to make their needs outside the litter box. "Fear or anxiety is one of the main causes of a cat urinates or defecates outside the litter box," explains veterinarian and animal behavior expert Rachel Casey.


Both cats and dogs suffer from anxiety and fear when they are repressed by their owner. These punishments are not solving the problem, since often the cats can develop problem behaviors.

"The cats do not respond well to punishment: instead of learning what not to do, retaliation usually get the cat out running, scared," says the Association Against Cruelty to Animals.

Source: EME


Guide to Caring for your newborn pet


Perro CachorroCaring for a pet should be performed since they are in the womb, currently veterinarians perform checks periodically to pregnant pets, to verify that everything runs properly. At delivery if you can not take your pet to the veterinary clinic you must request assistance from the doctor and follow his instructions, so that the procedure is adequate

When the eggs hatch ideally put a special space for them. The chosen area must be where they can not be bothered, sheltered from sun and rain. The room should have ventilation without drafts, with a nice warm temperature (28 ° approximately).

If it is too cold it is advisable to put bottles of warm water around the nest or thermal blankets. The nest should not have contact with the ground directly, you can isolate it with cardboard and towels to be changed regularly. The space must be well defined so that no breeding quit and left behind mother and siblings.

Every week:

The first week newborn pet is deaf and blind, so uses smell and temperature sliding to the mother and feed. Maternal stimulus need to urinate and defecate. If the mother can not be with the young owners must feed every 3 hours 24 hours a day, milk replacer indicating the veterinarian and stimulate with a damp cotton rectal area.

During the second week the animals are having greater mobility, remain deaf and blind to day 14 approximately. Every week should be winning 10% of their birth weight, if it does it is a sign of alarm.

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