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Aquariums

Anubias

Anubias barteri , also known as Anubius or Anubias barteri,

Underwater Flowering Plant

Keeping Gravel Clean Is Important

Do you want your fish swimming in poison, of course not, keeping gravel clean is just as essential in the maintenance of an aquarium as are the partial water changes, cleaning the filters and water testing.

So how do you avoid it?

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My Reintroduction to Aquariums

Many years ago I was given a small aquarium with about 10 fish. It had an external siphon filter that hung on the side by today's standards it was very basic. I eventually gave the aquarium away.

 

Read about MY REINTRODUCTION

Hillstream Loach

Beaufortia kweichowensis is a species of gastromyzontid loach native to the riverine fauna of China in Asia. The common names for this popular aquarium species are Chinese hillstream loach, Hong Kong pleco, butterfly fish, hillstream loach, and Chinese sucker fish.

 

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Video - A Few Minutes In The Aquariums

  A Short video of minnows, dannios and in the second part a Hillstream Loach, also known by various other names including, Borneo Sucker, Butterfly fish, Banjo fish and strangely Hong Kong Plec, even though they aren't  plecs.

 

10/10/2008

 

Even though Hillstream loach are temperate fish, these particular ones were kept in the shop in tropical tanks, so I put them in my tropical tank.  Unlike my latest ones that are in their own temperate tank.

 

   
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