Grass Carp

Grass Carp
Amur (Ctenopharyngodon idella) or Indian carp is a freshwater fish belonging to the Cyprinidae family. It spurs liquid and lake of Croatia. Amur has a spindle body of proper texture. It looks pretty like a clown. His forehead is wide enough and he has large shells. His back are green, his hips darker, and his stomach lighter. The back and tail fins are darker and the other brighter. Some examples of amura can grow over a meter in length and 30 kg.

Habitat and behavior

Amur or Indian carp came from the Amur River in northern Asia, from where it was brought to Europe. Because of its diet, amur is also used to clean standing water. Amur is a common dwelling place in us, but it can be found in rivers. Amur is a clown, and in summer it can be found in places with overgrown herbs, winter retreats into the deepest parts of the water.


Amur is propagated when the water temperature rises above 20 ° C. The female is responsible for 30,000 to 800,000 eggs at high speeds. The younger grows rapidly and feeds on plankton, insects and water plants, and later on it is completely fed with herbal nutrition.