Tag Archives: cichlids

Aquarimax 230: Aquarium Podcast

Aquarimax on Aquariums! Join Aquarimax hosts Rus and Kelly as they discuss aquarium comments and questions from Mick in Carnforth, UK and Tony in New York.

Mick in Carnforth shared the following links with us that sparked discussion on today’s podcast:

Practical Fishkeeping’s campaign against tatooed/dyed fish:

Here is an article by a friend of Mick’s on breeding experiences with the Scarlet Badis, Dario dario:

Click” breeding articles”, then” other species” and you will see Dario dario

Aquarimax Episode 196: Live Hangout with Matt in Perth and Tony in NY

Join Aquarimax hosts Rus and Kelly, and their co-hosts for the day, Matt in Perth, Western Australia and Tony in New York, in the audio version of the first ever Aquarimax Live Hangout Show!

Our enthusiastic thanks go to Matt for arranging the hangout and  editing the audio version of the show!

To see the raw video on Youtube, visit:

(The first few minutes are full of technical issues. Tony comes in at about 7 minutes and 30 seconds, and Matt joins us a bit later.) If you click on either link, it should bring you into the show at about 7:30.

Check out Matt’s lovely new cichlid setup on his beautiful handmade stand, and his new batch of baby bristlenose plecos!

Aquarium Stand Matt


Matt_stand_interiorBristle_babies_in breeding trap

Aquarimax Episode 159: Shrimp Blues, Tanks Giving, Cory Company, Cichlid Stuff, and More

Join Aquarimax hosts Rus and Kelly as they discuss comments and questions from Scott in Fort Worth, Texas; Tom Williams in Provo, UT; Bob in Boston, Massachusetts; Mick in Carforth, UK; and Kelly in Shrewsbury, UK.

Here is the link to the blueberry shrimp Scott is interested in:


Here are some links to shrimp at Planet Inverts:




Aquarimax Episode 135: Fishy Photography and Mbuna Overview

Join hosts Rus and Kelly as, at the request of Tony in New York, they discuss some tips on fish photography. Then, at the request of Tyson in Australia, they give an overview on a popular group of cichlids, the mbunas of Lake Malawi.


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: