Category Archives: Projects

Aquarimax Episode 128: Betta and Betta, Black Sand, Corydoras Creepies, and Cycling Success

Join Aquarimax hosts Rus and Kelly as they discuss their 5-week old betta spawn, as well as questions and comments from Juliette in Paris, France, Mick in Carnforth, UK, and Tony in NY (whose tanks, incidentally, have just cycled! Congrats Tony!)


Here are some pics of our bettas at 4 weeks, 6 days old. Click on the images to enlarge them:


Here’s a short video clip of our fry feeding on newly hatched brine shrimp and on walterworms, at 4 weeks, 3 days old, and 4 weeks, 6 days old, respectively:



Aquarimax Episode 116: Plant Precautions, All’s Well that Cycles Well, and A Fun Frog Feeding Technique

Join Aquarimax hosts Rus and Kelly as the discuss comments and questions from Tony in NY, Ann in Pittsburgh, and stopfighting5 (a YouTube ID).

This just in! We were guests on the Pet Tech Podcast with Ken Jones. We did an interview on filtration.  To listen, click here:


Here’s an article on using potassium permanganate to sanitize aquarium plants:

This link describes some of the other common plant dips:

Here’s the Fabulous picture of Anne’s Rams. Click on it to enlarge it:


Here’s stopfighting5’s video on how to feed African Dwarf Frogs in a community tank:

Aquarimax Episode 105: Corydoras trilineatus Fry, Controlling Snails, and Water Conditioners for Cladocerans

Join Aquarimax hosts Rus and Kelly as they discuss comments and questions from Adam in Santa Rosa, CA, and Tony in New York.

Aquarimax Episode 59: Heater Recall, Mosquitofish, Article in AFI


Aquarimax hosts Rus and Kelly discuss Brian’s email, including a link about a massive heater recall, mosquitofish, spirulina, Rus’ latest article in Aquarium Fish International, and more.

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Aquarimax Episode 55: Brian’s Cycling Research and Water-Conscious Pond

Brian, a biologist and longtime contributor to Aquarimax, joins hosts Rus and Kelly to discuss a research project he did on cycling aquaria, and a pond project he is working on that reduces water waste.