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…

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…

Sandshifting Worm and Tank update

Time for an update, only where to start? First of all an update of how the tank looks after a few more rocks went in and the overflow box is installed. The whole system is now working with sump and return pump etc. All I need to do is fit the light permanently into the…