October 2011 archive

Ritteri Anemone Condition

Well, I questioned the health condition of the ritteri today. Since I got it’s been deflated with the mouth about 80% open. At first I was hoping it was just adjusting, to the water parameters, the lights, but the condition hasn’t changed. So then today I tried feeding it. The first two pieces of fish …

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Things are looking good!

I’m happy to report, today is the first day where all the fish are out and about the tank! Banana, Dory, and Nemo are out swimming AND eating! Dory still has some white bump eyes, and has trouble grabbing at food, but the body is clean of ich, he’s eating, and swimming! The rose bubble …

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Some new freinds!

Our newest addition to the tank is a Ritteri Anemone and an Ocellaris Clownfish! Also known as the False Percula Clownfish, this guy is about 2.5 inches big. For the first, about 48 hours, the clown wandered all over the front of the tank. I’m not sure if it was scared, or curious of his …

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CACT

CACT – Clownfish Anemone Compatibility Table – I added this table for everyone to see what host anemone goes with which clownfish.

More sad news…

The ich has spread to all the fish, I think. The Gold Bar Maroon Clown was aspirating this morning, and by 10am was laying on his side. As I watched I saw him struggle to breathe, convulse, then die. Dory looks a lot better, and the wrasse is looking good too. However Dory is mainly …

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Chemi Pure Elite

I was going to post this within a previous post, but this product has been so good, I thought it deserved a post of its own! Since we moved here to Issaquah I have been having the hardest time trying to get my water perimeters correct. I was playing seesaw with each of the perimeters. …

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