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Welcome to Jarek's Underwater Life.

Interested in fishkeeping? Want to have an aquarium? Or just looking for something to read?

The objective of this site is demonstrating my experience with fishkeeping.

Don't know where to start? You can learn what to consider when you want to create your own aquarium.

Frequently out of home? You can learn how to automate your aquarium.

Bored by the on/off light? You can learn how easy it is to build your own energy efficient light that will imitate daylight from the sunrise to the sunset.
 

 

2/12/2018

Two years and new plants

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Recently, the cryptocoryne and vallisneria plants have grown well. I don’t know if it corresponds to small water changes every week or if I found correct dosage of fertilizer.

 

30/9/2018

Summer of 2018 ends

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Another hot summer is over. It seems that thanks to the active LED light cooling the temperature in the aquarium got reduced.

 

11/8/2018

Cooling LEDs using fans

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Necessity to cool LEDs using fans. Creation of own parts to fix the fans on the aluminium profiles; use of the 3D printer and corresponding chalenges.

 

24/6/2018

Again... White spot disease

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Approximately one week after moving the fish from the quarantine aquarium to the main one...

 

2/6/2018

Echinodorus Hot Pepper

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The current Echinodorus plant has approached the frontal glass. I started thinking about...

 

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