Category Archives: Critters

Making progress

I’ve continued to treat the tank with Excel and the algae has continued to degrade. The color has gone from brown, to red and now to a dull grey. The fish are feeding on it, especially the Boraras brigittae who … Continue reading

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Honey gouramis, food, pumps, and more

I went to Exotic Aquatics to look for some T5NO lamps; no joy but scored some fish and food. I had in mind getting some Colisa chuna (aka Honey Gourami) to act as a relatively peaceful “fish herd.” I wanted … Continue reading

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A quick and dirty video

My first attempt at either tank video or adding it to a blog: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Usjt5adYC1c

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More fish!

A trip to Rachel’s today “netted” three schools of fish. I got 24 each of boraras brigittae, microdevario nanus and sundedanio axelrodi. I spent the rest of the day slowly acclimating them to the tank and they are all now … Continue reading

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Equipment gets closer

First the good news: another zero ammonia, zero nitrite test! The plants appear to be taking hold as well. Hard to be specific but they look “perkier” than when first planted. I was wondering what happened to the b. brigittae … Continue reading

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