A Father’s Day fish special

by Dave 26. June 2011 10:45
What’s better  than a Father’s Day celebration at the mall? How about Free Fish for a Father? This neat marketing promo sure is a fun sight to see for the local fish enthusiast fathers. It’s al... [More]

Flowerhorn Festival!!

by Dave 16. May 2011 00:34
Got a chance to pass by SM City today (thanks for the tip @zemper and @agimat) and had a good time watching the colorful display of different species of Flower Horns. Kudos goes to the Iloilo Flowerh... [More]

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Fish | Arowanas | Gars | Flowerhorn

Nano Tank 2.0

by Dave 20. March 2011 01:09
Yes I know, I got a little impatient with Nano Tank 1.0 plus my uncle from Guimaras bought me a bagful of sand, and I got a really neat piece of driftwood from the recent Jaro Fiesta Agro Industrial F... [More]

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Tanks

Lapradeis at Last!

by Dave 20. January 2011 17:02
I got a message from my LFS last week that a pair of laps were available from the dealer in Manila. Thanks to my girlfriend Lind for convincing me to not pass up on the opportunity as these guys are a... [More]

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Bichirs | Fish

Another kind of Lily

by Dave 11. January 2011 03:15
This post has been stuck on the drafts folder for over 2 months! Been a busy November and after a few more posts this got buried under a lot more drafts. Anyway, I got a message from one of my LFS’s ... [More]

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Dwarf Lily | Plants

On the menu: Barbecued chicken intestines

by Dave 11. January 2011 02:31
It’s feeding time at the zoo, well not really. Special shout to subkarl08 from youtube for inspiring me to take new vids of the gar! It’s been having a healthy diet of chicken gizzards, intestines, ... [More]

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Fish

Windelov ferns for the win!

by Dave 9. January 2011 03:02
Here are a few pics of a patch of windelov ferns that I got along with my dwarf lily purchased around a month ago. A modified java fern, Microsorum pteropus 'Windelov’, it bears the name of the name ... [More]

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Plants | Ferns

New Year, New Polys

by Dave 30. December 2010 12:43
Everytime I lose a fish, especially my bichir pairs (2 years back I started the buy them in pairs scheme),  I’d quickly look around my lfs’s and get a replacement. Christmas morning wasn’t such a... [More]

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Bichirs | Fish

Nano Tank

by Dave 3. November 2010 17:36
This is the first time I’ve ever tried to work with a tank without my monsterfish so please bear with me. Got this neat 10 gal tank from supplier at Gee’s Aquarium and after a few days of research and... [More]

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Tanks

Fish proofing my anubias project’s driftwood

by Dave 19. October 2010 15:54
Considering what I species of fish I have as tenants in my community tank, much time has been spent fixing the mess they’ve made with the plants, gravel and driftwood inside it. A special shout ... [More]

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Plants | Anubias

Anubias barteri var. ‘broad leaf’ flowering

by Dave 12. October 2010 13:33
Was planning to make my previous anubias project“fish shove proof” earlier today and took it out for prepping. A few weeks ago, I noticed that there was a double leaf growth on my anubias and only o... [More]

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Plants | Anubias

Melon Swords

by Dave 1. October 2010 14:45
Been two months without a post since I’ve been too busy with work. Here’s an interesting plant I bought and never had the time to work with since the last post. The Melon Sword(Echinodorus osiris) is... [More]

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Swords | Plants

Planting Brazilian micro swords

by Dave 1. August 2010 01:55
After a busy week of work, I finally got to spend some time on my new quarry from last week’s visit to Gee’s. I was just in time to see a whole mat of Brazilian micro sword (Lilaeopsis bra... [More]

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Plants | Swords

Bichir videos

by Dave 26. July 2010 15:11
Here are the other videos my bichir collection from last week’s session. This is turning to be a new addiction, and with good reason. I take better quality vids using the digicam than pictures. ... [More]

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Fish | Bichirs

Yet another Anubias project

by Dave 24. July 2010 13:54
After buying my first ever Anubias (it was a steal!) more than 2 years ago, and seeing it slowly grow onto my salvaged driftwood, I am totally hooked (like its roots) to it. I was accompanying some f... [More]

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Plants | Anubias

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