Culturing Food Part 1: Phytoplankton

Of course its a nice idea to grow your own live food for your aquarium system in your home. Its difficult though not to make it into a real chore and spend more time culturing than enjoying the aquarium. Thought its about time to post something about my food cultures as they take up so much…

Lighting and Growth Update (Nov13)

Bit of an update on the Lighting used and the seaweeds. The gamble I took with going for the Aquaray GroBeam LED lights that are intended for freshwater aquariums seemed to have been worth it. The fact that whatever I collect wont be in deeper water than 5m and even that only at spring tides…

Tank Update (Nov13)

A lot going on at the moment so a small update here.     The Fifteenspined Stickleback has settled in I think. In the beginning he was mostly hiding in and around the seaweed in the left  hand corner and didnt pay any attention to others. Now he is smoothly cruising around even in daylight (a…