banggai cardinalfish

Breeding the Banggai Cardinalfish

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  A while back, I wrote an article about Breeding the Banggai cardinalfish that was published in Aquarium Fish International. This is the article is written the way I originally intended it and includes my intended (bad) humor. I was pretty fortunate to have success breeding this awesome saltwater fish. …

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Broodstock for Fish Breeding Project

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 In my fish room, I now have eight tanks all plumbed to a central sump.  There are four individual ten gallon tanks on the top row and four individual 20 gallon tanks in the bottom row.  I have the following broodstock pairs: 1 pair of Royal Gramma (Gramma loreto) 1 …

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Plumbing for an aquarium rackin my fish room

DIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: Plumbing

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DIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: Plumbing This article is part of a series. To start at the beginning of the series, click here: Each tank drains through a one-inch vertical standpipe connected to the bulkhead via a 90 degree elbow joint.  The tanks drain into a two-inch diameter PVC …

Albert B Ulrich IIIDIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: Plumbing
Stand for holding multiple fish tanks

DIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: Design continued

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DIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: Design Continued This is a partial view of what the DIY Aquarium rack looks when complete. To protect the wood from water damage, I used a deck stain/paint.  I’m happy with the wood protection, but do wonder a bit about whether or not it is …

Albert B Ulrich IIIDIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: Design continued
Schematic design for building a multi-aquarium rack for your fish room

DIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: Design Continued

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  DIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: Design (continued)   This blog post is a continuation of the last entry where I showed you how to build the horizontal shelf for a DIY Aquarium Rack for your fish room. Please note that the horizontal shelf as described in the last post …

Albert B Ulrich IIIDIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: Design Continued
Do it yourself fish tank rack for a multiple tank system

DIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: The design

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Over the next few blog entries I will walk through the steps for a DIY (Do-IT-Yourself) aquarium rack for a fish room.  This will allow you to use multiple tanks all linked together to a central filtration and circulation system.  It’s a pretty big rack, so you will need some …

Albert B Ulrich IIIDIY Aquarium Rack for Fish Room: The design

Breeding The Yellow Headed Jawfish

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Here is a movie of the latest addition to my aquarium–a pair of yellow headed jawfish caught off the coast of Florida. I purchased these fish as a mated pair from a reputable eBay merchant. They appear to be somewhat comfortable in their new home, although only time will tell. …

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Clownfish grow out tub: Watch as camera zooms out

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Friends, family and newcomers to the hobby are sometimes surprised at how small the clownfish juveniles really are. I always find humor in the irony of that observation, since clownfish larvae are some of the largest larvae among marine fish–but that said, this video, when the camera zooms back out, …

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Clownfish juveniles eat newly hatched brine shrimp

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Here is a short video of the juvenile clownfish, amphiprion ocellaris, feeding on newly hatched brine shrimp. I selected this clip, because it shows a wide range of development across the various juvenile clownfish. Front and center in the video is one of the larger, faster developing common clownfish–with a …

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Clownfish Juveniles

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I have to admit–I’m a superstitious guy. I was afraid to post anything about the clownfish larvae that hatched on March 23rd, but I can’t wait any longer.  The larvae hatched relatively early in the evening, and I already mentioned that the larval snagger was a success. So, you must …

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