Fish in the
News: The show starts
with Nevin summarizing an article from the Environment News
Service that is titled "Brazil, Columbia at Odds Over Silver
Amazon Fish." Click
here to read the entire article including a nice picture
of an adult Silver Arowana.
Nevin went on to talk about the various species of Arowanas,
about the living relatives of Arowanas, and about their
Evan from Colorado calls and we continue from previous shows
to talk about his new marine aquarium. Evan says he's found
out that the best biological filter for his marine aquarium
is "live-rock". Evan explains what a live-rock is. Then we
talk about growing live-rocks.
Here you can see a diver tending a group of "frags" that are growing underwater in the ocean at
Pacific Aqua Farms in Fiji. Click here or on the picture to see a bigger picture.
talk with Evan about nitrates in his marine aquarium and
about biological filtration in his marine aquarium. Evan
also says he figured out why he was getting a stray voltage
in his aquarium and fixed it, so the voltage is gone.
Evan says he plans to buy some calibration solution to
adjust the setting on his new pH-meter.
Evan says he's got a couple of new tanks with more fish and
live plants. We give Evan some hints and tips for his new
aquariums to save time. Evan says he's up to 17 aquarium
plus some fish bowls for baby fish. Evan says the fish hobby
is "really fun", and he recommends aquariums, if you have
the right equipment.
Salina from San Francisco, California, calls and says one of
her two Koi is sitting on the bottom of here aquarium. Click
here to read about the Signs of Stress and Disease
including "Crashed on the Bottom". Click
here to read about Aquarium Arithmetic, and learn how to
calculate how much water your aquarium can hold.
here to read about the Recommended Treatment for fish
with Signs of Stress and Disease.
Barry has had an aquarium for about five months. He bought
some Neons, then several died, and now the other fish are
here to read about Neon Tetras.
Dennis from Wisconsin calls and tells us about the American
Cichlid Association convention that he attended in
Cincinnati this year, including a 18" long Midas Cichlid
that could swallow your arm. Dennis goes on to describe lots
of interesting things that he saw at the convention.
Tom and Nevin hope Dennis will call again and tell us more
about how he breeds his favorite African Cichlids.
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