breeding koi fish

Raising and Breeding Koi Fish at Pond

All of the oxymorons of fish keeping the statement that “I bred these fishes or I’m breeding koi fish….” has got to be the most oxymoronic. True, all that’s required to reproduce most pond fish species are decent water quality and a mix of sexes. Ask any experienced ponderer. They would be more impressed if

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aquarium lighting parameters

Aquarium Lighting Parameters

Why is All This So Important? We divide the aquarium lighting parameters into three things. Now get this; as EMR, this includes light approaches/enters into a more optically dense medium, in our case water, a couple of things happen. 1) a couple of is reflected depending on the angle of incidence, and disruption of the

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Set aquarium lighting properly

How to Install Aquarium Lighting Properly

As important as aquarium lighting is to the appearance, health of livestock and cost of planted aquarium keeping, it is not surprising that it is an oft-discussed topic. What is stunning to Pine Tree State is what quantity content and dissonance surrounds lighting. There extremely could be a large distinction between what appearance smart to

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peacock gudgeon

How To Breeding the Peacock Gudgeon

The “Peacock Gudgeon” or Tateurndina ocellicauda is a small goby from the Australasian region. To me it is the most colorful little freshwater fish to be imported from any area. A mostly pink body with purple, orange, yellow, blue and black vivid colors is seen at all times. The males are about 1 inch and

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species mantenance

Species Maintenance, for Dummies

The important thing to realise about a Species Maintenance Program is that the aquarist is trying to do just that, maintain a species. The issues of hybridisation should not and will not be involved in a Species Maintenance Program, especially in the cases of endangered species. That is why information about hybridisation was included in

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wild bog plants

Collecting Wild Bog Plants

Collecting wild bog plants not only gives you first hand knowledge on how and where they grow, but is also an outing in the great outdoors. It isn’t break the law so long as you aren’t in a conservation park or bio preserve. Streams, ponds, roadside ditches along with Northern lakes, and beaver swamps are

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