Nice stones...I second the vote for basalt with quartz inclusions. I've had a look around and can't seem to find anywhere to buy stones that look like these. I'd have a look around quarries, if you haven't, you never know what you might find :)
*puts hand up* I'm female and been in the hobby since I was 11, but I'm an outdoorsy nerd. When I lived in America, I noticed quite a few more women in the hobby, but not so much in the UK. I don't think the techy/science side of the hobby necessarily scares off the ladies, but more men seem to...
Thanks, Ed. I was hoping for bigger plants, but will keep those in mind. I'm not sure the pond gets enough light for a lily. If it didn't work out, I could always move it to the outdoor pond. Thanks again :)
Hello all, long time no post. I haven't been around much since I live on a boat (only fish in the water!), but I've got a question. My MIL has a ~300 gallon freestanding (black) indoor pond with goldfish. It's in a conservatory, and the only lighting is sunlight; has good flow, but some stiller...
I'll gladly take some pics under my microscope for you. I could post them here and see if that helps people ID them? I'm working on our boat at the moment, so I won't be back for a few days. The pics won't be perfect, but they should help, if it's possible to ID them.
These are...friggin awesome! 3 & 4 are my favourites. I'm going to do a Gill and ask for them too :lol:
Hubby and I think you should enter the wildlife photography of the year competition. (Just don't make the squirrel jump over a fence :P )