Mr. and Mrs. Seahare need a larger room

Its been ages since the last maintank update so here a bit of catching up… As the title gives away the two seahares have grown to real giants. They are now by far the biggest animals in the aquarium. From their former length of around 25mm they have now grown over 100mm! 🙂 They still graze…

(Two) new Tanks and a Video

A new tank is in the making. Its going to be a split tank. One side for Mysis shrimp, Chameleon Prawn, Mini Hermits and other fragile creatures on the other side Predators or other creatures that are too destructive for the other Tanks. Basically how it works is as follows. My old tropical freshwater tank…

Tank and Camera Update (March14)

A lot has happened and has come and gone in the tank since the last update. First the worst news. The fifteenspined Stickleback has deceased 😦 Not sure why, he was doing fine now for over 4 months and I net fed him daily with either tiny live prawns or unthawed mysis shrimp.  However he…

Revelation New Moon Low Tide

Puuiuuhh, where should I start… Very much has happened so an update is overdue. I guess I will have to split into a few posts to get up to date again… Lets start with thanking the sun and moon for giving us a fantastic really low low tide (0.2m) 🙂 and nice enough weather at…

Seaweed and Tank Update (Jan14)

Trying to grow macroalgae was something I really wanted to achieve with this project and so far I am quite pleased. Its very enjoyable to me to observe growth especially new shoots. One of the reasons surely has to be that the watertemperature in the tank is around 15degrees which is about 6 more than…

Exciting Event

And interesting event happened in my small 20l Plastic tank from the temporary setup. Currently I only use it to hold some fragile pieces of seaweed with various hydroids and bryozoans that I collected after the storms. Also some animals like the two grey snakelocks that I will release shortly. There are about 20 mussels…