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Pictures of my newest Betta

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Published on: September 16, 2005

Last week I got a 4th Betta. I named him Marconi. He is red with some blue in him. I have taken some pictures of him, you can not see the blue in the pictures but it is there. I also go a new tank, that I would like to setup for a female Betta[…]

Yet another update on the ill Red Eyed Tetra

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Published on: September 14, 2005

The Red Eyed Tetra that I posted about yesterday seams to be doing ok. He is now swimming about his 10 gallon hospital right now. He seams to be a bit frightened but wouldn’t you be if a “monster” 50x (or more) your size came by grabbed you out of your home, but other then[…]

Update on the ill Tetra

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Published on: September 14, 2005

I can not sleep right now, but now the Tetra has stopped laying on the bottom of the tank on the sand (see this post for more info, and if you can offer more infomation please let me know), but now has stated to swim around, not much since the lights are out, but at[…]

More lights for the Betta tanks

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Published on: September 14, 2005

I have noticed that the plants in the middle two of my betta tanks were not doing as well as I had hoped, so I went down to the home depot to get some “work bench” lights. I also got some “grow lights” they claim to be better for indoor plants, I am not sure[…]

One of my Fishes is ill (a call for help, can anyone ID this and recomand a treatment)

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Published on: September 14, 2005

On of my Red Eyed Tetra seams to have some wrong with its upper lip. I have taken a couple of pictures, it looks like to me like he got into a fight, and lost part of his upper lip, but I am not sure. I have taken him out of the 20 gallon community[…]

Yet another betta

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Published on: September 11, 2005

Last week I picked up another betta, I will have to take pictures of him for the site. He is all read with some blue in his fin for now. He seems to be more attacked to me already then the other 2 bettas I have. His name is Marconi, yes Marconi after Guglielmo Marconi[…]

Fun with pictures

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Published on: September 10, 2005

A few weeks ago I was talking with some people on a fish forum about how one of my fish sleeps. It is a Betta and he has a habit of sleeping vertically. One of the people on the forum ask if I could take a picture of him sleeping. Well since I did need[…]

A great picture of one of my bettas

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Published on: August 27, 2005

I was messing around with my camera and my fish and taking some pictures of the fish, most of them did not turn out well at all, but one of them turn out to be that 1 in a 1000 pictures. I got lucky with this shot, the tank is 10 gallons large, and I[…]

Aquatic Gardening

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Published on: August 27, 2005

Today I did some gardening work in my 2 10 gallon betta tanks. I also did some work in the 10 gallon take I had setup for the baby fish when they were born in my other tank; I have since moved them back to the 20 gallon tank. I am thinking that the 10[…]

The Temperature

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Published on: August 26, 2005

The temperature here has finally fallen below the 80 degree F. I have now turned of the AC unit. I was running the last 3 months because I wanted to keep the temperature of my fish tanks below 90, since if the temperature went above 90 I could loss my fish. Now that it is[…]

Put more pictures up on the site.

Categories: Aquarium, Biking, Web Site
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Published on: June 20, 2005

I finally got the pictures I have tank over the last few days at bike fest up on my site in biking pictures area I got some good pictures Friday night at the West End you can see them here and here and the last one here I think that they are pretty good pictures[…]

Moving the baby zebra danios

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Published on: June 20, 2005

Today I started the move of the fish from they old 10 gallon tank that they grew up in and put them into the 20 gallon community tank, I part of me wanted to keep them in the 10 gallon tank so they could have a undisturbed life, but they are also schooling fish so[…]

Another update on my baby fish

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Published on: June 10, 2005

As I said before, I found 6 fish fries in my tank back on May 26, I removed them to their own tank. Later I talked about the 5 zebra danios I had and I mentioned how I believed I must have lost one of the babies. Well this morning I found that I was[…]

A new betta

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Published on: June 9, 2005

Today I went to the pet store to pick up some more baby fish food for my baby zebra danios. While I was there I saw this beautiful betta. It has a white body with a red head and fins; I know that the colors of it will change over time as it becomes more[…]

My Baby fish

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Published on: June 6, 2005

My baby fish have grown tremendously. I think I can ID them now. They are starting too look like zebra danios. I had the thought that they might be about 3 days ago, but was not sure, but they now not only developing the body of one, but the color pattern of them, and fin[…]

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