64 Litre Shrimp Tank: Complete

In a previous post: Replacing the Dennerle Shrimp Tank I talked about how I was going to replace my 30 Litre Dennerle Shrimp Tank with a new larger tank. My old 64 litre shrimp tank. Well, it’s complete. This is the shrimp tank setup. With photos and a video time lapse of me doing the whole … Continue reading 64 Litre Shrimp Tank: Complete

More Diamond Tetras, and Rainbow fish

I went to the aquarium shop knowing that I would be purchasing more Diamond Tetras to add to the boisterous shoal that I already have. 10 Diamonds strong. I bought another 8 as their deal was £10 for 4. You don’t mess with 18 Diamond Tetras. I didn’t know that I would also be coming home … Continue reading More Diamond Tetras, and Rainbow fish

Replacing the Dennerle Shrimp Tank

This 64 litre used to be my main tank. After upgrading to the 4ft, it’s been in my loft. Iv posted a load of posts about the 64 litre. I currently have a 30 litre Dennerle cube tank sat on an IKEA unit that I recently reinforced. I reinforced the unit specifically to hold the … Continue reading Replacing the Dennerle Shrimp Tank

New Neon Tetras

I have to admit, these amazing little fish were an impulse buy, neon tetras. Neon Tetras are one of the most popular fish in the aquarium hobby. However I have never really kept them properly. They’re small, cheap and very colourful. I bought 6 of them, to go in my little 30 litre, Dennerle Shrimp … Continue reading New Neon Tetras

My experience with White Cloud Mountain Minnows

I kept White Cloud Mountain Minnows (WCMM) for quite a while. First as a beginner, and then as an experienced fish keeper I really got to enjoy them. WCMM are very popular beginner fish These fish are very popular mainly because they’re cheap, small, and don’t require a heater in their aquarium. Although optimum temperature … Continue reading My experience with White Cloud Mountain Minnows

How to test your aquarium water parameters

Harmful chemicals in the aquarium build up very quickly, here I’ll talk about how to test your aquarium water parameters the most effective way. By water parameters I mean how high certain chemicals are in the water. We want to test how high certain harmful chemicals are in the tank. To test these, most people use the … Continue reading How to test your aquarium water parameters

Plant update on the 4ft tank & fertiliser

The first lot of pictures I uploaded of this tank it looked pretty empty, so i’m doing a plant update. I just want to show what the tank looks like two weeks later with a lot more plants in it. I bought a lot of vallis, and some other stem type plants that have a … Continue reading Plant update on the 4ft tank & fertiliser

New Diamond Tetras

It took me ages to capture these macro shots of my Diamond Tetras, I should have a video up soon! Edit: Video below My new 140 litre tank with my two canister filters, 9 Ember Tetras and 6 panda corys came up as 1000% filtrated when entered into aqua advisors calculator. This means I was … Continue reading New Diamond Tetras

My new 4ft fish tank: Complete

Read all posts about my new 4ft fish tank. Having only been in my new house for two weeks I still haven’t had my internet setup. This has gave me the opportunity to set up my new 4ft fish tank, and obsessively mess about with it. I posted before that I wanted the new tank to … Continue reading My new 4ft fish tank: Complete

My new 4ft fish tank: Pre planning

Read all posts about my new 4ft fish tank. My previous post outlined what sort of new fish tank I wanted, the equipment and the fish themselves. I went ahead and bought the new tank. It’s 48x12x15 inch. So it’s a good length at 4ft wide, but very slim. This was the plan due to it … Continue reading My new 4ft fish tank: Pre planning