Aquarium enthusiasts know Amazonia as a motherlode of biodiversity, and most of us are aware that we have the great Amazon watershed to thank for a huge proportion of the fishes and plants that populate the world’s freshwater aquaria.
I have had the problem of duckweed overgrowing the surfaces of my tanks for years, and skimming with a net is quite cumbersome. The only benefit I saw from having these prolific little pads growing in my systems was that any bound nutrients were removed from the aquariums when the masses of duckweed were removed.
Footage shot in mid-2015 documents the magnificence and health of coral reefs in American Samoa prior to the start of bleaching that may or may not be impacting the same areas in a massive global warming event.
Tracking on of the worst global coral bleaching events unfolding in 2015-2016
A history of my Pearl or Jardini Arowana named Sam from the moment it was captured on video.