8 Years Old

Chillaxing on a Sunday

Aug 2018 Update

Post Views: 4 Just an update on the tank and Arowana. After a long time, I think I’ve got a handle on the algae and plant growth issues. The plants are doing much better now and the annoying brown algae is retreating week by week. The only algae still persistent and hard to get rid […]

Rusting Cheeks

Up close.
Up close.
Red Arowana
Colours are starting to really show at roughly 2 years old.
Red Arowana
Colours are starting to really show at roughly 2 years old.

Arowana Update: 2016 Aug

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Up close with the dragon (in-tank video)

Post Views: 1 Close up video of the arowana from in-tank camera. Shot with a Mofily YoCam.

Hand feeding arowana with pellets

Post Views: 1 A short video of my Red Arowana taking a pellet from my fingers.

Gan Red+ Asian Arowana in Planted Tank
Gan Red+ Asian Arowana in Planted Tank
Gan Red+ Asian Arowana in Planted Tank
Gan Red+ Asian Arowana in Planted Tank
Gan Red+ Asian Arowana in Planted Tank

Rusting Cheeks

Post Views: 7 A brief update of the arowana. A few months ago, its cheeks started to ‘rust’ (i.e. develop its namesake colouring). The rusting is progressing well, with most of the lower rows of scales rusting at the rims.

Gan Red+ Asian Arowana in Planted Tank
Gan Red+ Asian Arowana in Planted Tank

Update

Post Views: 6 The arowana is growing nicely but seems to have developed a protruding lower jaw. Was told by Gan of Gan Aquarium that a shrimp diet will cause this due to the calcium in their shells. I am not feeding shrimp, but I was dosing Seachem Equilibrium for Calcium and Magnesium for a while for […]