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Founder at Biotope One. Writer, collaborator, and experimenteur with all things plants. Conservation and plants have always been something I've been interested in so I thought to meld the two and work on something productive for us all.

Test Kits for Biotope Data Project

Test Kits for Biotope Data Project

Hobbyists and explorers need a tool to collect important field data. In order to do this properly and reliably, there has to be some kind of standard to measure against. The most important one being a good test kit. We know everyone doesn’t have access to high-end Lamotte and Hach …

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West Papua Neon Rainbow Biotope Aquarium

Biotope Aquarium Neon Rainbow West Papua

Technical Description: Mamberamo River West Papua. Dimensions of tank: Length 90cm x Width 60cm x Height 50cm Lighting: 1 x t8 grow bulb 1 x t8 sun bulb. Filtration: Eheim Canister Filter 2215. Hardscape: River rocks seasoned with algae. Substrate: Mixture of white sand and sharp river sand and small …

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Karen Haas and West African Cichlid

Tylochromis lateralis

Alan and I are longtime fishkeepers. We met at the Catfish Convention in Virginia. Early on most of my experience with West African Cichlids consisted of Jewel Cichlids and common Kribensis. He had acquired a pair of Pelmatochromis buettikoferi soon after he moved to Pennsylvania from England. They were housed …

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