Written by Robert Salhaney
And that is why I feed my fish several different kinds of foods. They get 2 different flake foods, 4 different pelleted foods and 3 different frozen foods, marine algae on a clip as well as live brine shrimp every now and then. I often think that my fish eat better than I do. I think the good nutrition shows, as they have excellent color and all look great. They are active and acting how I would think they should.
Continue reading Variety is the Spice of Life – Especially in Aquarium Food
Written by Rob
I have a tentative plan for my reef tank, for when I set it up. I know where I want to put it and everything, but here is my plan so far.
The tank is 120 gallons, reef ready. It has a corner overflow thing and you can attach different pipes to the return to direct flow. I will have a few power heads placed around the tank as needed to prevent dead spots and give a good current. I am going to use maxi jet power heads and attach them to a wave maker.
Continue reading Planning an Aquarium – Tentative Plan for My Next Tank
Posted by Robert Salhaney
Allow me to introduce myself: I have been keeping fish for most of 37 years. I have never owned saltwater fish – though have said “Some day”. However, I have kept most every kind of freshwater. I prefer the Cichlids. Right now I have four tanks running. A little 5 gallon Eclipse acrylic tank on the kitchen cuonter with some 6 week old Convict babies; a 54 gallon acrylic double hex that is joined by two 4 inch diameter tubes between the hexes; a 50 gallon with a pair of mated Red Devils; and a 55 gallon with the parental Convicts who are prolific, and some Zebra Danios as dither fish!
Continue reading My Experience Dealing with Freshwater Fishes for 30+ Years
Written by Melissa
Winter is coming soon, and steps need to be taken to get the pond ready for the winter season. Our winters are not too bad and I still have a month at least before the water starts to get near the 60’s-50’s but it is good to have a plan. Here is mine.
Continue reading Winterizing the Pond – How to Make Your Aquarium Winter-friendly