Posts Tagged ‘equipment’

Baby Daphnia. Look how small they are




I’ve collected these daphnia creatures by sucking water from their tank, of course, that water had floating creatures of different sizes. Then I poured the water through a middle-sized net. All big and middle daphnia creatures have been captured in the net, but small ones went through and ended up in a glass of water. […]






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Crazy crayfish hangs on a glass thermometer




It’s a video of a young Mexican Orange Dwarf crayfish (Cambarellus Patzcuarensis var. orange ) handing on a glass thermometer. The most unexpected thing that it was able to hold itself there for quite a long time. Take into account that crayfish has no suckers and glass thermometer tube is smooth. Anyway, it was able […]






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Dosing Prime water conditioner during small water changes




As many other aquarium hobbyists I use Seachem Prime water conditioners. It’s one of the perspective and well tested products. The main advantage of it is high concentration that let us buy a bottle and use it for months for all aquariums. Indeed, Seachem Prime should be dozed as ‘1 capful (5 mL) for each […]






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How much water is in a drop of water




Or ‘How much liquid is in a drop of it?‘ This question in looks simple, but it’s not. In general, size of a drop depends on a liquid. It also depends on a shape and perimeter of edges of hole we release the liquid through. But let’s simplify that to just a water and check […]






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Shrimp Cube pictures




This is my old nano planted tank. Enjoy some fresh pictures Spec: 8 gallon rimless shrimp cube aquarium. It’s a freshwater heavily planted tank with some red cherry shrimps, platy and kribensis fry and several young CPO. Live plants. Foreground: dwarf hairgrass (Eleocharis parvula), Hemianthus callitrichoides “cuba”, java moss (Taxiphyllum barbieri) Willow Moss (Fontinalis antipyretica) and perfect […]






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