WOW Things have really been hopping around here the last several days. Last Friday we had our October meeting of C.A.F.E. One of our own, Kevin Bauman, gave a talk on aquarium photography. Kevin has the reputation of taking beautiful photos of his African cichlids and shared some of his secrets with the rest of us. Excellent presentation. You can see Kevin’s work over at his website, http://www.african-cichlid.com. Continue reading Devario assamensis – A Gift
I ran across this great article about freshwater aquarium bio-filtration the other day. It would seem as though, once again, what we took for conventional wisdom in the area of filtering our aquariums was incorrect. I’m starting to believe that the longer I keep fish, the less I really know about it! Continue reading Aquarium Nitrification Revisited
When I started constructing my current fish room I tried to compartmentalize each rack into a stand alone system. Thinking along those same lines, I constructed a rack specific to green water and other cultures. It’s nothing fancy and fits in well in my “working” fish room. Continue reading Green Water Rack
Our clubs fall auction was this past Saturday, October 5 2013. It was a great time and the club president reports it was our biggest auction ever. I always have a great time and the variety of fish, inverts, plants and hardware that comes up for auction never ceases to amaze. All that being said, as a keeper of Danios, there is generally not much available in that area to get me fired up. Normally most of the Danios for auction are either my fish, or fish that I am already keeping. Well that certainly wasn’t the case at this auction! Continue reading Devario acrostomus – A Fall Auction Treasure!