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Wet Leaves (Book Review Column)


A Note From the Speaker Program Chairperson!


Second Sight (Reprint Column) "Neons" (Motor City A.S.)




Fun Fish (Blue Gourami)


Our Scheduled Speaker This Month (Bio of Joe Ferdenzi)


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G.C.A.S. Happenings


Halloween Art


Fin Fun (Puzzle Page)


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Articles submitted for consideration in MODERN AQUARIUM must be received no later than the 10th day of the month, three months prior to the month of publication. Copyright 2000 by the Greater City Aquarium Society Inc., a not-for-profit New York State corporation. All rights reserved. Not-for-profit aquarium societies are hereby granted permission to reproduce articles and illustrations from this publication, unless the article indicates that the copyrights have been retained by the author, and provided reprints indicate source and two copies of the publication are sent to the Exchange Editor of this magazine. Any other reproduction or commercial use of the material in this publication is prohibited without express written prior permission. The Greater City Aquarium Society meets every month, except during July and August. Meetings are the first Wednesday of the month and begin at 8:00 P.M. Meetings are held at the Queens Botanical Gardens. For more information, contact: Joe Ferdenzi (718)767-2691. You can also leave us a message at our Internet Home Page at: http: //ourworId. CompuServe. com/homepages/greatercity

I Know What I Did Last Summer! by WARREN FEUER s a student, one of the things I hated most, besides having to return to school, was writing a "what I did during my summer vacation" type paper. It was bad enough that I was actually back in that horrid institution, but I had to write some drivel, and make it sound exciting and interesting, about how I passed my (seemingly) too short summer vacation. Now that I am a "grown-up," I of course realize that those were probably the best and most care free times of my life. While it may be true that Greater City does not have general membership meetings during the summer months, there is still a great deal of club related activity that goes on. We are busy planning next year's activities, and contacting manufacturers for donations to the club. There is not as much of a time-limited constraint as during the September through June period, but there is stuff to get done. Of course, in the midst of all this, there are also the fish to take care of. The summer months often mean significantly higher temperatures in my fish tanks, and that means paying greater attention to the conditions in each tank, and more emphasis than usual on tank stocking levels, water conditions, tank maintenance and feeding regimens. All of this means paying attention to the tanks. Since my tanks are distributed thoughout my apartment, I have to make sure each one is presentable. There is no "sweeping the dirt under the rug" for me. As you probably know from reading some of my previous articles, one of the types of fish I particularly enjoy keeping are dwarf shell-dwelling cichlids from Lake Tanganyika. I have written about them many times in the past. I would now like to share with you my latest experience with one of these small gems. In the April 2000 issue of Modern Aquarium, an article of mine titled "Disappointments" recalled my experiences with Neolamprologus ocellatus. It is their latest visit to my collection that I would like to tell you about. Backing up a bit, I added the fish to my collection in late January 2000, after a visit to A, C and H Aquatics, located in southern New Jersey (note: they are no longer open for business). Six juvenile ocellatus were placed in a 10 gallon tank which contained approximately eight snail shells, a piece of barnacle, and a crushed coral substrate. The tank was filtered by


a Whisper "C" model filter, which is rated at 100 gallons per hour. Settling in to a routine of bi-monthly 30 per cent water changes and thrice-weekly feedings (mostly flake and pellet foods), the fish grew slowly, but steadily. They all seemed to get along well. One day in mid May, I came home to notice one fish dead. The deceased fish was neither bruised nor sick-looking in any way. To me, this was a classic sign that a dominant fish was emerging and eliminating all competition. Several weeks later, another fish was found dead, pretty much in the same condition. The game was apparently on. Several weeks passed, and not much else happened. I appeared to have two pairs in the tank, as there were two markedly larger fish as well as two smaller ones. Male shell-dwelling cichlids are typically larger than females. I sat back and watched. One day I noticed that one of the two remaining males was hiding between the intake tube of the tank's filter and the wall. I realized that it was now time to remove one pair and let the dominant pair do their thing. I called Mark Soberman and offered him the second pair, which he readily accepted. Later on that day, I took a close look at the four fish in order to determine which female to keep. Suddenly, I saw tiny movement near one of the female's shells. Fry! So that was why the one male was so aggressive! Now I knew that I immediately had to act to save as many fry as possible. I quickly netted out the second pair and put them in a partitioned off tank. The next day the pair had a new home in Mark's fish room. Now I had to decide what to feed the tiny fry. Although cichlid fry are typically easier to raise than most egg laying fish, these were very small fish. My usual fare of finely crushed flake food might not do. Earlier this year, at the Northeast Council get-together, I had picked up a can of Cyclop-eeze, a new food whose manufacturers, Argent, claimed to be a more than adequate substitute for baby brine shrimp. Here's how they describe this product: "Cyclop-eeze [italics added by the manufacturer] are a biologically engineered and cultured organism derived from the family Copopeda. The brilliant orange Cyclop-eeze are cultured in a pristine, arctic salt lake. After summertime harvest, Cyclop-eeze are freeze dried to stabilize the exceptionally high levels of 'Omega-3'

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Highly Unsaturated Fatty Acids, unprecedented levels of biologically important pigments, immuno-stimulating biochemicals and protein content. The Cyclop-eeze whole organism is a miracle food in itself, in addition it provides the essential nutrient base of the Cyclop-eeze family of foods." Sounds good, anyway. Living in an already crowded apartment, I have never had the room or time to hatch baby brine shrimp. Typically in the past I used finely crushed flake food, and also put a Tabi-Min in the tank for the fry to browse on. Now was my chance to try out the Cyclop-eeze. Using it was simple enough; dissolve some of the powder in warm water and squirt into the tank. The parents quickly gobbled up the mixture as it entered the tank. I noticed that the fry were eating also. Success! As the days and weeks slowly passed, I watched as my ocellatus fry grew. From past experience, I was aware of the fact that many shell dwellers will kill the older fiy once they spawn again. In nature, the oldest fiy are simply chased away from the nest and have to fend for themselves. In an aquarium, unfortunately, there

is no escape. In the past I have removed the parents, allowed the fiy to grow, and then donated, traded and/or sold the fry. This allows me to keep spawning the fish, until such time as I want to keep something else, and I get rid of my entire stock. With that in mind, I kept a careful eye on the tank. The ocellatus spawned again, but there was no violence, nor did there seem to be any cannibalism evident. Maybe feeding the cyclop-eeze made a difference. Somehow, I doubt it. As I write this (mid August), both the fry and the adult pair seem to be doing well. The fry have graduated to crushed flake food and small pellets. They are growing slowly and steadily, and are now about l/2 inch long. I hope to bring some to a near future Greater City auction so that others may enjoy these charming fish! Well, that's my report on what I did this summer. Keep your eyes open at an up-coming GCAS auction and you'll be sure to see some of my ocellatus fry available.

The Federation of American Aquarium Societies by ALEXANDER A. PRIEST ossibly breaking with their bi-monthly schedule of "FR" (The Federation Report), I received a September issue of FR. (I say "possibly" because, while it indicated "September" rather than "September/October," it is still possible that this issue is the only one I will receive until a November/December issue.) The big news in this issue of FR is the announcement of the results of the 1999 Publication Awards. Since I received those results by mail last month, I was able to squeeze them into last month's Modern Aquarium. The 1999 Awards now show (in both the FR and on the award certificates) the name of the award winning article. This is a distinct improvement, and something I hope continues. The awards for "Best Cartoonist" and "Best Artist" should probably be renamed "Best Cartoon" and "Best Artwork" as they appear to be awarded on the basis of a single creation, rather than on a year's body of work. (As further proof that this is so, one Junior member received both a First and Second place "Best


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Artist" award for different works of art. A person can be the "Best" or the "Second Best" Artist, but obviously cannot be both first and second best at the same time.) Similarly, awards for "Best Review Column" appear to be based on a single review article, so this award category should be renamed "Best Review Article" to avoid future confusion. The FAAS President is now Jerry Montgomery. His first President's Message included a call for volunteers to fill three committee chair vacancies: Awards, Nominations, and Publishing. He also asked for more delegate input, which I will provide. While it is unfair to prejudge Mr. Montgomery, in the past it sometimes seemed as if the FAAS President was unable (or perhaps unwilling) to correct problems within a FAAS Committee, or caused by a committee Chair; and most of the business of FAAS is done by committee.

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Photos and captions of our September meeting by Claudia Dickinson

Tom Bohme beams over the most recent issue of Modern Aquarium

Steven Chen busy at work, cheerfully assisting with the Membership Table

Guest Speaker Scott Dowd joins us from Boston to give his presentation on Project Piaba

President Joe Ferdenzi awards Mark Soberman the Door Prize, with cheers from Vince and Rosie Sileo

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Dr. Paul Loiselle in deep concentration as he listens intently to the evening's presentation

It's always a pleasure to have Brooklyn Aquarium Society President Seth Kolker join in the GCAS activities

Charlie Auerbach is glad that Fall is here and the start of a new season of GCAS gatherings!

Charlie Sabatino feeling inspired to do a little writing again after a Summer of hard work.

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How to Make Money From Aquarium Maintenance by BERNARD HARRIGAN any fish hobbyists try to make money from their minor obsession. Whether it's to help cut down the cost of fish-keeping, supplement their income, or earn a livelihood from it, some hobbyists breed and sell their fish. A few write articles for major magazines, and some even try to create their own publications. Then there are the enterprising souls who get into Aquarium Maintenance, a business that pays you to do something you already love doing. The cost associated with starting a business like this is minimal. The basic supplies needed for cleaning an aquarium, such as buckets, siphons, and filters, you should have already. What you don't have you can purchase for less than $200.00. That, plus a little cash for advertising and business cards, and you're almost ready to go. I said almost ready, because you need paying clients. As you go about your daily routine, you will increasingly start to notice fish tanks. Restaurants, offices, doctors' reception rooms, and countless waiting rooms, all are magnets for fish tanks. Approach the person in charge and ask them if they would be interested in having someone take care of the aquarium. This is your best source for customers. Even if they have someone else doing their tanks for them, leave them your card. This way, if they become unhappy with the service they're currently receiving, they have your card for future reference. Another good step is to talk with the fish store owners whose establishments you frequent. Speak with them and tell them what you plan on doing. Some stores will even let you display your business cards by the cash register. Customers looking for an aquarium or having trouble with their fish tanks will visit the store looking for advice. With your card there, and the poor pet shop owner too busy to answer all their questions, you become the handy expert! Most pet shops will give you at least a 10% professional discount on anything you might need. When your business gets bigger, you can buy direct from wholesalers. Then there is the question of what to charge. First do a market study. Don't be



scared! It just means checking out the restaurants, offices and doctor reception rooms and seeing what they have. Do they have mostly fresh water, or is the majority salt or reef? Call up a few people who do aquarium maintenance and get an idea of what they charge. Talk to any club member who did or does maintenance. They might be able to help you out with questions like: "how long of a Python速 should I get?" "What filter is the best to use in the business?" and so on. Once you have a profile of your customers and any potential competition, you can determine the fees and rates you will charge. The industry standard is $1.00 per gallon, so a one-time service call on a 100-gallon tank would bring a fee of $100.00. Offer a discount if the customer agrees to a routine maintenance plan, such as two visits a month for a total of $150.00. This is better for the health of the aquarium, and assures repeat business for you. Another angle for revenue is aquarium rentals. Customers know they want an aquarium, but do not wish to be bothered with any of the work. They can lease the tank and equipment from you, and also agree to a routine maintenance plan. Rentals can be extremely lucrative, but you may want to wait until the maintenance portion of your business is established and you can afford to buy the equipment and supplies wholesale. Whether you're looking to do this partor full-time, it is important to keep in mind that, as is the case with most service-based businesses, aquarium maintenance generally starts out slowly. You must work to build the business up one customer at a time. A common trick is to offer an initial maintenance visit for free. Persistence, hard work, and careful planning are the keys to a successful aquarium maintenance business. You must learn how to find potential customers, demonstrate your value-added service to them, and above all else, keep a positive attitude during the dry spells. Eventually, you'll find that you have a solid business with healthy revenue, and grateful customers with healthy aquariums.

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WET LEAVES A Series On Books For The Hobbyist by SUSAN PRIEST o matter how much experience you have in the aquarium hobby, and no matter how many tried and true "rules" you know you should be following, there are times in your life when FISH HAPPEN! We didn't plan it, expect it, or see it coming, but Al and I suddenly became caretakers to a tank full of Neon Tetras. The briefest possible version of the story is that Al made a special trip to his regularlypatronized fish shop in anticipation of getting something they told him they would have. When he got there, they didn't have it, and by way of an apology they gave him a dozen Neon Tetras. The fish were in a bag marked "0.00," indicating to the cashier that there was no charge. I immediately named them the ZERO fishes. We put them into our 90 gallon community. We thought they were settling in fine, but after 24 hours, we found one casualty and one with a missing tail. The Zero fishes had to be moved. As luck would have it, about one and one half feet away there was a mature, planted tank which was unoccupied. The previous occupant needed hard, alkaline water, so we did a 90% water change on it, and transferred the WA fish to this tank. By now, some of you are probably scratching your heads because you are expecting an article about books. I could never figure out if patience is a quality fishkeepers come by naturally, or if fishkeeping develops it in us, but yours will pay off after one more paragraph. I honestly doubt that I would have given much thought to the needs of the Zero fishes if they had fit into our community tank, but all of a sudden I was faced with a species tank of fish. I should have been able to instinctively meet their needs. When I started making a mental list of questions, such as what water parameters do they need, what food is best for them, etc., my mind was delivering a very vague picture. I was embarrassed that, as an experienced fishkeeper with a tank full of one of the most common fishes in the hobby, I wasn't sure how to take care of them. This is where the books come in. I decided to re-visit some of the titles from past "Wet Leaves" articles, hoping to put the necessary information into focus. It's time to get wet!


[1] In 1995, we reviewed School of Fish by S. F. Keppler. It tells us that our Zero fishes (also known as Neon Tetras, or Paracheirodon innesi) are middle swimming, schooling fish, and egg-layers. They should be kept in groups of four or more, and are not terribly hardy. [2] Later that same year we reviewed Aquarium Fish Breeding by Ines Scheurmann. The Neon Tetra is grouped with "American Characins" and need soft, acidic water. Their spawn is very sensitive to light. They should be kept in schools of at least seven. They originate in South and Central America. They like dense plant growth. Males are smaller and slimmer than the females. [3] Also in 1995 we discussed a book called The Complete Aquarium by Peter W. Scott. The description of an "Amazon rain forest acid pool" tells us these waters are rich in humic acid from decomposing vegetation. The water is brownish, and over-hanging trees block out much of the sunlight. A tank for these fish should be around 24째C. or 75째F. Wood in the tank will help to lower the pH, which should be 6.0-6.5. This author recommends an undergravel filter. [4] In 1997 I reviewed one of my most favorite books: The Fascination of Breeding Aquarium Fish by H. Axelrod and M. Sweeney. What does it tell us about breeding Neon Tetra s? Nothing! It does, however, cover the breeding of Cardinal Tetras, Paracheirodon axelrodi. Since we learned from book [2] that Neons are Characins, we can make some generalizations about them based on the description of the Cardinals, which are also Characins. Best kept in a groups of at least six, they will eat all types of dry food. Eggs are scattered or sprayed wherever a handy bunch of plants is found. The fish will assume a side position to scatter hundreds of translucent, adhesive eggs. The eggs should be kept in darkness until they hatch, in about two days. Start the fry on infusoria, moving them on to newly hatched brine shrimp in about a week. Mature females living without males can become eggbound, hindering subsequent breeding. [5] 1998 brings us Aquarium Fish of The World by Sakurai, Sakamoto, and Mori (and edited by a good friend of GCAS; Dr. Paul Loiselle). Neons originate in brooks and ponds of the Amazon basin. The adult size of Neon Tetras is 1lA"-\/2\y prefer a temperature of 70째- 75째F., and plants such as Cabomba or Nitella. [6] Later that same year we had The Biotope Aquarium by Rainer Stawikowski. We are warned that Neons require very acid water and should only be kept with fishes of similar requirements.

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[7] From "culprits" being the Scientific name Book [1] Aquarium Plants Angelfishes. This / Manual by already will also require some Where they originate Books [3] [5] familiar author I. more reading. / Scheurmann, we can • The Zero fishes extract the names of are in a tank with a Water parameters Books [3] [6] / several plants native lush growth of to the Amazon basin Valisneria sp. "red X Best foods which are commonly marble." This plant available to aquarists. is native to Asia, not Appropriate temperature Books [3] [5] They include: several the Amazon basin. species of • Magazines would Preferred plants Books [5] [7] Echinodorus, most probably be the best notably E. place to look for X Compatible fish up-to-date pricing amazonicus, or the information. Amazon Sword plant; • Although we Sagittaria subulata; X Cost several species of learned "snippets" of Books [5] [8] Adult size information about Cabomba, more breeding, more commonly known as reading would be Fan wort; Egeria Breeding Behavior Books [2] [4] required before densa, or Brazilian actively attempting to Water Weed; breed these fish. (Ed Note: See the reprint article Nomapheda corymbosa, or Water Pennywort; and on the following page for a first person report of Alternathera reineckti, also called Copperleaf. such a breeding.) [8] Last, but not least, 1999 gave us the My book collection is in no particular highly-recommended (at least by me) The order. It is not alphabetical (either by author or Complete Idiot's Guide to Fresh Water Aquariums title), it is not chronological (that is, arranged in by Mike Wickham. This author describes our Zero the order which I acquired them), nor is it grouped fishes as "the most popular aquarium fish in the by topics. The only order offered them is that the world . . . peaceful, grows to only two inches long, short books are on the short shelves and the tall and likes to school." books are on the tall shelves. As a consequence of O.K., it's time for a review of what we this lack of organization, I found myself crawling have learned—and where we learned it. See the on my hands and knees, and reading every title. box above for a watered-down accounting. This is something I haven't done in quite a while, • As for best foods, I don't consider "all types and I would like to recommend it to all of you (not of dried food" from book [4] to be sufficient necessarily the crawling part). As you progress to information. I'll have to do a little more research a new fish, or, as I have done, return back to on that. "Zero," you will be sure to find some Wet Leaves • We learned first-hand that Neons are not to guide you on your way. compatible with our community, the most probable

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A Note From the Speaker Program Chairperson! ach month that the GCAS brings in a guest speaker from a distance, we are faced with the need of finding a place for them to stay for the night. There are wonderful opportunities for the GCAS to host excellent speakers on a wide range of topics. Many of these speakers do have to travel a distance that makes it quite impossible for them to return to their own homes that same evening. I would be so delighted and appreciative of any members who might have a spare room and would like to host one of our future speakers for the evening. Hopefully, you will find it quite an enjoyable experience as these speakers are very



interesting people and have a lot to offer. You may spend as much or as little time as you like with them. I extend a most grateful thank you to Al and Sue Priest, who so generously stepped forward to provide a room for September's guest speaker, Scott Dowd. I truly look forward to hearing from those of you who may like to host a guest in the future. I will do my best to insure that it is a most pleasant and memorable experience for you! Thank you so much! Claudia

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econd Reprints deserving a second look Selected by ALEXANDER A. PRIEST his month's book review column ("Wet Leaves") focuses on resources of information on the Neon Tetra Paracheirodon innesi. As an interesting adjunct to that, here is a recent article (actually, a recent reprint of an article) on breeding the Neon Tetra. The article appeared in the September 2000 issue of TropiQuarium, the publication of the Motor City Aquarium Society (Michigan).


TIME TRAVELING WITH BETTY CAMPAU This Article First Appeared In TROPIQUARIUM April 1992 NEONS - Paracheirodon innesi A BAP Report by Don & Betty Campau Anyone who has ever had a community tank, at one time or another has probably had Neon Tetras in it. They are peaceful shoaling little Tetras that add a 'dash' of color to any tank. Neons are native to eastern Peru. Today most of the Neons we buy in pet shops are captive bred, most often in Hong Kong. They are small fish about an inch and a half long. Their color is what makes them so popular. They have an iridescent blue/green line that runs the length of their body, with a splash of red on their underside. Don and I have always had Neons in our tanks, but never did I think we would ever spawn them. Our Neons are kept in a 50 gallon tank along with several other species of Tetras. They are fed a regular diet of newly hatched brine shrimp and flake food. On occasion they are fed black worms. To breed these beauties, the adults were conditioned by adding peat extract to their tank. This being an "occasion" they were fed black worms in addition to their regular diet. A five gallon tank was set up and wrapped in a black trash bag, to keep the light out. The water was Modern Aquarium - Greater City A.S. (NY)

half distilled and half filtered rain water, with the addition of Formalite 2 (to reduce fungus). The temperature was 78 degrees. The filter was an inside box with aged dark gravel. The bottom of the tank was covered with ten spawning mops, the type you buy in the pet shops. To this set up six Neons were added, three females and three males. The tank was then covered completely. They spawned on the second day. The parents were then removed and placed back in the 50 gallon* community tank. The spawning tank was again covered tightly, two days later fry were spotted, it was not easy, the fry are very small. At first we thought we had a really small spawn. First count was ten fry at a week old. By two weeks the count was up to twenty. At one month, they started getting their color and really showing up, we counted between thirty five and forty fry. The first two weeks after they are free swimming they were fed A.P.R. - Artificial Plankton Rotifer. A.P.R. is a powder that must be kept refrigerated. Don mixed it with water and fed it to the fry with an eye dropper. There is a tendency

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to overfeed and this method gives you a little more control. After two weeks they were fed only newly hatched brine shrimp. They are two months old now and twice a day they are fed either baby brine or Tetra Growth Food. Every day a small amount of water was changed, about a quart. The water that was added to the fry tank was rain water. The rain water was used for five weeks. After five weeks, the water replaced was half rain and half tap water. As far as we could tell we had no fatalities, if you think a group of adult Neons

shoaling together looks good, you should see a tank of thirty or forty fry just getting their color, "SPECTACULAR" * Suggestion: When the parents are removed from the spawning tank, they should be placed in a "Recovery" tank before being put back in the community tank. The stress of spawning and the water change is very hard on them. A little T.L.C. at this time is a good idea. References:

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G.C.A.S. HAPPENINGS Welcome to the following NEW members: Artie Friedman Les Deutsch. And a big thank you to the following renewing members: Eric Abrams, William Adams, Charlie Auerbach, Tom Bohme, Frank Bonnici, Harry Boutis, Arne Bristulf, Steven Chen, Pat & Sue Coushaine, Carlotti DeJager^Clajidia & Brad Dickinson, Harry Faustmann, Joseph Ferdenzi, Warren F|paf :::llorst Gii^F^:::::.^eph Graffagnino, Al Grusell, Kin Tung Ha, Berna|d::::::Mafrigan, Ben & Emma Haus, Ri(m:::,Kasman, Jason Kerner, Richard Lep^::f::;::TTiomas Miglio, |||yenli:||ille|£ ^Miqj^el ftfelgon, Elliot Oshins, Al & : : ' Last Month^Boyg|Slio^Winners: l|:;#at CouHiiie - Red Tail Black Shark Septesafier 2Q.OO - June 2001 Season totals to date: ,:::*::: l)i:3|ii;;:iJ!ioushaine - 5 points :Our

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