I finally got around to-in-least attempting to get photos. The 3/4" glass
on that tank just makes it a chore. So today, I tried to make a couple
movies... You'll need Quicktime to view them, unfortunately, because I
didn't have time to find a program to convert to AVI (any suggestions gladly
taken!). We'll see how this works out, and if it does, then I'll use the
movies to get better conceptual shots.
You'll probably also want to right click on the movie links and do "Save
In the photos, you'll be able to see how I've used deep mud and sand as a
substrate. The mud will appear gray, the sand, whitish brown. DSCN0334.jpg
is a good example.
This is a 100 gallon aquarium (72x18x18) illuminated by two 175 watt 5500k
I also did a significant harvest last night. I will have the plants-in-the
outing on Saturday for distribution. Most all of it is vallisneria, but
I'll bring frogbit, bladderwort, duckweed, rotala and hornwort as well.
I was asked this the other night, so I'm going to answer it right now...
What fish might make an appearance in these images?
Central stoneroller minnow
Rosyside dace (ST, Duck River, TN)
Bigeye shiner (SE, Duck River, TN)
Saffron shiner (Only non-Ohio species, from TN, will move soon)
Southern redbelly dace
Northern shorthead redhorse
Pirate perch (SE, Tippecanoe River, IN)
Northern longear sunfish
River darter (SE, Hatchet Creek, Coosa County AL)
The Muddy Maumee Madness, Toledo, OH
It's never too late to have a happy childhood.
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