And then they were five

When I came home yesterday after work, I found two of my new wild discus dead! I had forgot to clean the filter system and it had clogged up … total beginners mistake. But it happens. Also the nitrite levels had gone up to extremely high level and also probably …

Wild ones….

This morning I went driving to Hasselt in Belgium to buy some discuss. The drive was slow as there was snow on the road and from time to time somewhat icy. So many cars are not equipped for winter conditions and especially the trucks. It took me therefore over 3 …

Everything ready for new discuses

I just removed the root I had in the discus aquarium on the top shelf. I replaced it with 2 new ones and now everything is therefore ready for the new discus. I will drive tomorrow to Hasselt in Belgium to hopefully buy 5-7 new discus. Below are pictures of …

What is wrong with people?

In a new Amnesty International poll in UK about third of the people think that woman is partially or completely responsible for being raped if she has behaved flirtatiously and over 25% think they are at least partly to blame if she has worn revealing clothing or been drunk (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/4453820.stm). …

More discus soon

Now I have started to make the changes needed to have more discus in my aquariums. I moved yesterday my angelfish and zebra danios from the 220 liter aquarium in the shelves over to the 160 liter aquarium. There are a little bit too many fishes in that aquarium but …

Outreach work in Bucharest

I came yesterday from Bucharest, but I was there taking part in a seminar which was organised by one of the public health projects co-financed by the Commission. More about that later, but I also got to go with two of the outreach teams of ARAS. ARAS or the Romanian …

Going to Bucharest

Now I am going tomorrow morning to Bucharest on mission. I will take part in a seminar of one of the projects supported by the European Commission. I will in the opening introduce the EU policy and strategy to combat HIV/AIDS. I will also participate in a panel on the …