Finally an Update!

Hi all and thanks for all you new followers that came along even in my long absence from blogging. A big fat sorry of shame for not updating for such a long time! Without any more excuses for my laziness in writing here we go. I will make this very short.

Fauna Growth updates

Some updates in relation to the Fauna in the aquariums… 200ltr Maintank The Prawns as many other others have been very busy with procreation through the summer. All females have been carrying and releasing eggs to the joy of many. Unfortunately they where on the menu specials for all other inhabitants. Especially the two spotted…

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 ūüė¶ 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…

A colourful bunch of tubes and Updates (Feb14)

Thought it was time to upgrade the water testing so I ordered another API marine test kit that can do Calcium, KH and Phosphates. The result is fairly colourful… 0ppm ¬† ¬† ¬† Ammonia 0ppm ¬† ¬† ¬† Nitrite 25ppm ¬† ¬† Nitrate 8.2 ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†pH 420ppm ¬† Calcium 143.2ppm KH 0.25ppm…

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…

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…