Jackie and Mr. Perfect are our only paired off discus. They have spawned on quite a few occasions, but the eggs have never survived for more than a day or two. However, this time the eggs hatched and we have wigglers!    I feel incredibly lucky to have witnessed what is the miracle of life continuing itself. Unfortunately, we have neither the means nor the desire to raise fry…so we’re hoping that they get eaten.…


API Freshwater Master Test Kit Nitrate Colors Are Wrong

If you’ve purchased the API Freshwater Master Test Kit, you have probably noticed that the colors for 10 ppm and 20 ppm on the nitrate test are pretty much the same. I think it must have been a misprint on the multi-test color card.. When my nitrate test solutions ran out, I purchased the individual nitrate test kit. It includes it’s own color card and the 10/20 difference is quite distinct.…