Archive for the General Category

Angels Of…?

Here’s a question for anyone who reads this. I have a feeling I have come across this before but just cannot tie it down, and being unable to do so means I cannot answer the question. The creatures seem to be attracted to light and they are very small. So

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Have You Ever Looked At Your Aquarium In Natural Daylight?

My aquarium is lit by metal halides therefore the light provided is quite bright. I use 14K lighting as well as supplemental actinics. Normally the aquarium does not receive any natural daylight as blinds have been installed to prevent this, however the other day whilst I was doing my maintenance

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The So-Called Old Tank Syndrome

New tank syndrome is well documented, in fact there is an article on it on this website ( It is where the aquarist has been impatient and has added livestock either in too much quantity in the first place, or has added livestock in ones or twos but has left

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