Cultured Corals at Maidenhead Aquatics
Cultured corals are corals that have been grown from a cutting of another coral to produce a clone of its ‘Mother’. Our cultured coral facility is based in Bali where the corals are grown in the beautifully clear and nutrient rich waters around the Balinese coast.
Cast Net Fishing in West Papua, Indonesia
This video shows a fisherman cast net fishing for Rainbow Fish near Sorong in West Papua, Indonesia. The local fisherman was collecting brood-stock for a rainbow fish captive breeding project, being funded by one...
Introduction to the planted aquarium
Aquatic plants exist in almost every biotope that we may attempt to recreate at home in our aquariums. In nature, these plants play an important role...
Starting a planted aquarium
A new aquarium is always an exciting project and having kept Tropical fish and Marine Aquariums for many years I needed something new to try. A planted...
The Zebra Nerite snail
The striking black stripes make zebra nerite snails one of the most beautiful freshwater snails commonly available to aquarists. As well as being very...
Journal of a planted aquarium
The following sequence of pictures shows how quickly an aquarium can be transformed when aquatic plants are kept under the right conditions. The first picture shows the Red Sea flora base substrate in place as well as some carefully positioned driftwood and lava rocks. Careful consideration should be...
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