There are many fish on the coral reef, from small to very large. Some could hide quietly. Others cruise the rocks in a particular area, alone or in a shoal, and take algae. Others are omnivores and eat more or less anything they can cope with. NothingRead more →
The reef aquarium looks beautiful, walking by it always attracts the eye. The aquarist is so pleased, everything that was said about research and patience was worth it. The inner aquarium world is settled, healthy and vibrant. It has been said by me before that the aquaristRead more →
The days when most of the fish for freshwater aquariums came from the wild has gone. This is good as it means the freshwater stocking industry is generally self sustaining, and wild stocks are mainly left intact. The fish are bred in large commercial breeding facilities and also by hobbyists.
This situation cannot have come about overnight. There has to have been experimentation, failures, and much time. It got there though. I remember reading an article about the neon tetra and how excited and overjoyed the aquarist was when they first bred.Read more →