Fishroom Humidity: how to check, how to avoid

Anyone who is setting up a fishroom must be prepared to deal with one big, potentially disastrous, problem:  humidity. If you happen to live in an ultra-humid climate like I do, this is an even bigger concern.  High humidity can contribute to a number of issues, ranging from deteriorating electronic equipment (relatively minor worry) to…

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Kuhli sadness (and other updates)

If you’ve done any reading or research about kuhli loaches, you know that some kuhli owners have been known to find loaches in their filter.  If you’re like me, though, you’ve thought to yourself, “I’ll just be sure that the filter in my hypothetical/planned loach tank won’t have holes big enough for the loaches to…

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DIY Light Fixture

It’s been a while since I’ve put any real time into fish-related projects, but I’ve had a few days off from work thanks to Snowpocalypse 2014 — as some of us have been calling Georgia’s worst freak winter storm in a long, long while — and I’ve managed to finish a light fixture for my…

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