This D&D 1500s Aquarium is lit with Al Hydra lighting. The lights are on for a 10 hour day for 8 am- 6 pm with random thunderstorms throughout the day.
A 500W heater with an external controller is used on this tank. No direct filter is used on this aquarium due to it being sumped: a TMC Auto Top up, Deltec Skimmer and a Blue Marine Pellet rector running Microbelift Phosphate Pellets. the sump is syphoned weekly with a 25% water change happening once a week.
The aquascaping in this tank is built upon Elephant Ears, Anemones (Red Bubble Tip), Zoa, Toadstool, XXL Carpet Anemone and Sea Apples. This aquarium houses the following livestock: Regal Tang, Unicorn Tang, Bicolour Blenny, black Wrasse, Pair Maroon Clowns, Flame Angel, Cleaner Wrasse, Royal Gramma, Pair of Bangui Cardinals.pair cleaner shrimps, fire shrimp, boxer shrimp.
This month we introduce a new feature from our resident fish geek Tappers, mostly to stop him ranting about things in the office. This month he shares his thoughts on the trends and fashions that have come and gone, fuelled by the quest for less natural beauty in what’s already an amazing and diverse group of animals.
So, here we are again – the robins are briefed and ready, the mistletoe is looking nervous and the stores are bracing themselves to explain to last minute gift shoppers that fish can’t be gifted in a brand new aquarium purchased the previous day. Here are our top fishkeeping tips for indoors and out for December.