Auckland Animal and Pet Expo 2015

  AquaRays was a proud sponsor of the exhibit for Auckland Fishkeepers Association (AFA) at the Auckland Animal and Pet Expo in October 2015. Why did we sponsor AFA? We at AquaRays feel it is important to support the hobby especially through clubs like AFA who have similar goals to enable successful happy fishkeepers which ultimately…

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Temperate Marine Aquarium

New Zealand Temperate Marine Aquarium          Introduction to the Aquarium I receive great pleasure from my recently established 160 litre New Zealand Temperate Marine aquarium, especially my two lovely female Seahorses. In addition to the Seahorses I have some native species of hard and soft corals.  We are truly fortunate in New…

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African Cichlid Aquarium Part 2

Part 2 – The Design Overview Here are many aspects of an aquarium build that have to be considered in a design that achieves a healthy self-contained eco-system able to sustain itself with minimal maintenance and maximum enjoyment.  My primary design considerations for my African Cichlid aquarium are as follows: Filtration Heating Lighting Aquascape Aquarium…

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African Cichlid Aquarium

  Part 1 – Introduction to my African Cichlid Aquarium My passion for fishkeeping started when I was about 16 years old and my father built me an aquarium constructed by placing glass panels in a steel angle iron frame and sealing them in place with window putty.  Since then my passion has grown and…

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