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…

Another hunt full of surprises

This weekend I made two rockpooling trips in search for some small sea urchins, a few nice rocks and seaweed to finish the tank, and hopefully some surprises which is always the best.¬†I wanted to write about the lights and seaweeds next but I found some new to me species so I write a bit…

3 Rockpooling trips

Its time for an update as a lot has happened in the tank. I have been building the Hood and pipework in the back of the tank (see other post) so after I moved the tank back against the wall I was able to get started really filling up the tank with more rocks, seaweed…