New fishes

Today I went to buy some fishes for the kitchen aquarium (54 liters). I bought 4 zebra danios and 8 cardinal tetras. I also bought 6 plants and now both plants and fishes are in the aquarium again. It has been empty since the last guppy died. I also bought …

European Day and new car

Today was the European Day and therefore all the people working in the European Institutions had the day off. I used the day mostly for preparing one aquarium so I can start it up this week and hopefully have some new fish in it by early next week. I also …

New discus

I went earlier today to buy some new discus to replace those I lost yesterday. I drove to Hasselt to a store that specialises itself in discus. I bought 4 discus – red white, full moon golden (I think that was the name – not sure), and 2 malboro red. …

Black Friday

When I woke up this morning and I looked into the discus aquarium a terrible sight awaited me. Six of eight discus were dead and the others were at the surface as the were gasping for air. I suspect this was either because of lack of oxygen or some acute …

Markó and the cichlids

Yesterday I noticed Markó going over to the cichlids aquarium and start to drink from it. It is almost like he did not have the other two water containers. But at least he was not trying to fish them out and they did not seem to mind.