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  1. Got in the mail!

    I got 11 brown bristle noise long fin and reg for 20 bucks shipped today...
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  2. Thoughts on: My Feeding Schedule

    In a nutshell, I do not really have one.

    Unlike some people who are obsessed with feeding their fish 3x a day and freak out when they go out of town for more than a day, I routinely go days without feeding my fish anything. This week in fact, I haven't fed my fish since Sunday night I do believe.

    Why do I do this? For one I think it is a little more natural. Fish in the wild do not get to gorge 2x a day. Yes, there is nothing natural about a 4x2x2 glass box, but you get ...

    Updated 04-17-2008 at 9:35 PM by dbcb314

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  3. 4/16 Activity

    Been busy, didn't get the water change I wanted to do yesterday, but I will do it tonight and will do a big one + vacuum either sat or sunday.

    I brought home some ammonia/nitrite/nitrate test kits from work. I did it mostly for my GF's ten gallon. The fish were looking bad and as I suspected, it is just still cycling. Nitrites were through the roof. Been doing water changes every other day and the fish look a lot better. Should just be a week or two more of this cycling stuff.
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  4. Starting over.

    I find myself faced with the daunting task of starting my life over at the age of 50. Those of you who have noticed my lack of presance on the board reciently, now know why. This uncertian future of mine will undoubtedly include fish once I have everything settled. I'd like to thank everyone that's contacted me with thier kind words and support. I'm back in the Phoenix area so all of you desert rats have another MFK member on your hands.
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  5. Why Clown Loaches?

    Having seen the recent burst in enthusiasm for keeping Clown Loaches and other species as well, I thought I would share some reasons for the passion we have for the orange and black. On a site dedicated to predatory fish, loaches may be overlooked as a great feature fish or a great complement to your aquarium. Here are some reasons to consider loaches for your aquarium:

    1. COLOR! Clown Loaches can add some spice to your tank. A properly fed and healthy loach looks great, has
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