Breeding The Neon Swordtail

In the early 1840’s, the famous botanist Karl Heller traveled to Mexico on a plant collecting expedition. When he returned to Europe he brought with him some strange and beautiful fish specimens. Eventually, these fish were called Xiphophorus helleri, literally, “Heller’s sword bearer”. For some time I had been hoping to acquire a pair of […]

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DIY Aquarium

Some questions have been asked of late about tank building, while I do not claim to be an expert, I have built many tanks. The following is a basic guide on putting a tank together. First thing’s first; when cutting, try and cut to the center of the glass, if you try and cut off […]

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Breeding Fish

This article is not entirely original. I have been collecting spawning articles from various club publications for over three years. This is an overview taken from a collection of these. Why breed fish? There are many reasons. In our club, you get points in a nationally recognized Breeder’s Award program. If I ever move to […]

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