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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amazon fish list

Journey to The Amazon River Brazil

After four hours from Manaus, we finally reached Itacotiara (pronounced ee-ta-kwa-shah. Itacotiara is closer to Rio Jatapu and Uatuma) and the banks of the Amazon, where out boat was docked. It was a little town almost entirely dependent on the river and the forest. It was only 10 a.m. and we were already drenched in

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all glass tank

Making All Glass Tanks

I visited various websites recently and looked over the various issues regarding tank manufacture from either glass or wood. Having done both I would like to share my ideas with you. These are my experiences, but your results are fully dependent on your actions and how you approach the project, and I take no responsibility

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Breeding Fish tanks

Breeding Fish FAQ – part II

Breeding Tanks “My fish just laid eggs. How do I keep the eggs or babies from being eaten?” The most common way to keep eggs from being eaten is to use a separate breeding tank. There the parents can spawn or give birth to their young, and be removed once they are done. Egg scatterers

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How to breed betta fish

Breeding Fish FAQ – part I

Fish breed in many ways, and yes you can watch. In fact, watching fish breed is one of the great fascinations in the hobby because there are so many interesting strategies among breeding fish. There are two main strategies that fish use: egglaying and livebearing. Livebearing fish do what the name suggests. The female gives

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