BEGINNER FISH ADDED TO THE AQUARIUM 15th Month - (The Baby 2 days ago   08:52

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Today we add the fish to the aquarium!

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Ell-may20
Love this! Edit: been watching you since I was 12! Love your videos and you inspired me to get my own tank which I love! I am now studying freshwater biology among other modules at university, THANK YOU!
Robert Charles Daywood
Hey Dear I seriously need some help from you regarding my aquarium fish
Hmoh
is that black sand? or those eco substrate?
Kona Miller
I LOVE this scape. Professional scapers eat your heart out ;) The fish are really using the whole space!!! Well done Joey!!
Ty Ervast
New to the hobby, what is on the right side of tank? That round mesh thing? Thanks
yeeehbro
How did he attach the plants to the wood?
Dungo Poke
can you try to feed the guppy??
Charlie Hershner
I think it’d be pretty cool if you could make something with bala sharks! I know you already have sharks but they’re pretty cool and are considered one of the most abused beginner fish so this could be a good teaching lesson as well.
Phillip LaRocque
I belive it's" oh Des ah" but neat video
Jumpeh
Please keep crayfish! They are so personable and lively
Rene Bjerring
I thought Guppy was the no. 1 beginner fish :)
Carla Pappalardo
Cherry Barbs at bottom maybe because they are the only Barb that is considered peaceful and they're intimidated by those 60 crazies 😈😇 Love the scape!
BzyQ
Channa bleheri tank
Wilson DeLoach
Will a 250 gallon tank be big enough for my pacu
Kei Szabo
U need banded kuhli loaches there fun to keep
Fish Nstuff
Can anyone watch mu vid and tell me if my betta has dropsy
Æthø
If you're going to do a live bearer tank, please include Endlers livebearers, they're a beautiful fish that gets nowhere as much attention as they deserve.
James Shepherd
Please do a livebearer tank with mutt guppies! Mix in some nice guppy fish and see what happens.
Mr Banana
brisles cat fish
Eva Maxwell
How about a dwarf rainbow fish tank?
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15th Month - (The Baby BEGINNER FISH ADDED TO THE AQUARIUM 2 days ago   08:26

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This is 15th month update. The fish are called Sparking or Pygmy gourami.

These two gouramis became friends pretty quickly. The female is still the queen of the tank.

After the first spawn, I checked the tank every day for the fry, but I could not find any. The tank overgrew too much and the water change was overdue for a long time. The tank nearly crashed before I decided to tear out most of the plants. Because of the lack of light, the plants below couldn’t release oxygen and take up nutrients, essentially breaking the working balance of the tank. I believe that’s why the nerite almost died. A lot of the shrimp also perished. Most of the color shrimp are gone. Some were eaten by the gouramis, and others from the poor condition of the tank. I only saw one Amano, also. Among the color shrimp, only one cherry, one blue, and three chocolate shrimp remained. Most of the adult wild shrimp are gone, too, but a lot of the new shrimplets are doing fine.

The most amazing thing about these gouramis, especially the female, was the way they took care of their young.

Infusoria was made with collected sample from this tank. I used fresh spinach boiled for 10 minutes and one Hikari algae wafer. This was shown before here:
https://ufl.ae/videow/tK5ypponguQ
(youtube's glitching and not going to the time line. Infusoria is at 5min. 8 seconds mark)

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2 months update: https://ufl.ae/videow/RRWsFWGlE9O
The setup video: https://ufl.ae/videow/PlcWZkgkkBU

NO filter, NO CO2, NO Ferts Planted Tank Series:
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This is a Walstad Method tank. The credit goes to Diana Walstad for publishing the organic soil substrate method.

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The book I read to make this aquarium:
Ecology of the Planted Aquarium by Diana Walstad(Hard cover) http://amzn.to/2tB4xiZ
Ecology of the Planted Aquarium by Diana Walstad(digital) http://amzn.to/2svT0Sy

4.6 gallon low iron rimless tank http://amzn.to/2yKTWST
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(I'm using the tiny thermometer with a small rubber band to hold it in its place.)

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Nerite snails https://amzn.to/2IF9sF8




The Best Growing Plants in this tank:
1. Ceratophyllum demersum (hornwort) https://amzn.to/2srT6HY
2. Duckweed https://amzn.to/2sl3G4p
3. Azolla imbricate (mosquito fern) https://amzn.to/2LapS8z
4. Najas Guadalupensis (guppy grass) https://amzn.to/2LLN8L8
5. Bacopa caroliniana https://amzn.to/2LIPFpj
6. Ludwigia Sp. Mini Super Red https://amzn.to/2J0SAfu

The rest:
Hemianthus glomeratus (pearl grass) https://amzn.to/2LIIPA5
Egeria densa (Anachris) https://amzn.to/2LJCUuO
Didiplis diandra https://amzn.to/2LJj4j2
Rotala rotundifolia (indica) https://amzn.to/2JbzLFF
Dwarf hairgrass https://amzn.to/2sjG2W1

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Gymnopedie no.3 played by Kevin Macleod

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