The Aquarium Wiki

Discussion in 'Pets & Animals' started by Deftone2k, Dec 20, 2007.

  1. Deftone2k

    Deftone2k In the Darkroom

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    Hey Guys :)

    http://www.overclockers.com.au/wiki/Aquariums

    Spent the little time of lunch i had today making up the base wiki package. Would appreciate some help filling it out. Especially with any Fish species i left out, and i havent put in the different types of plants etc.

    Lots of info to go in i know, but seems we got the good basis for a good community here. Lots of people full to the brim with knowledge :)

    I just ask no vendor verdicts please, its not needed. Tho a good list of online stores and a basic description of what they sell and have to offer is good i think for any new people or finding out new places to buy from :)

    Here it is, ive linked it off the front of the Wiki, feel free to chuck it in your sig too :)

    Can u setup photo galleries? Havent used wiki much before.

    Thanks heaps for whoever started the initial page before.

    Cheers

    Jack
     
  2. malignau

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    good stuff! now all we gotta do is have everyone contribute and put in info as accurately as they can.
     
  3. Falkor

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    Looks pretty good.

    For the fish species, maybe you should break it up into classes like
    Cyprinids
    Anabantids
    Etc

    or Bottom Dwellers
    Catfish

    And then under that have a blurb with all the fish and from there you can have links to other pages about the specific type of fish.
     
  4. Amran

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    Good idea, I'll add some stuff now!
     
  5. Daft_Munt

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    The wiki looks good. I will have to go though all the stuff I have accumulated and start to add info.
     
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    Deftone2k

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    Sweet guys :)

    Thought it would be something we could make awesome, and really help each other along.

    If anyone wants to mess around with the layout, feel free to do so. I just did the fish species off livefish list (been a shitfight of a work day)

    SO if you wanna break it up a bit more. Im not very good with scientific names and all the rest so :)

    If anyone wants to add me to msn please do so

    mrcharisma01@hotmail.com

    Most of all, enjoy!
     
  7. Doofus

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    When I get back from holidays I will add a few things and maybe (unless someone beats me to it) add a LFS bit divided into states. I have dealt with a few in Canberra and can point out strengths of each place. ie range of fish, plants, equipment, etc.

    I will be back in the new years, I am not doing a wiki update from my phone.

    Edit: just saw it has been done. :thumbup:
     
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    Deftone2k

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    Hey bro

    I have included the LFS :) Its at the very bottom! (divided by state, locally, online, ebay and overseas)

    EDIT: Damn you Edit!
     
  9. japes

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    Have done a few updates, it's actually a good jog for your memory, though I find it hard not to write 'In my personal experiences blah blah" :p

    Will get into it more over the next few days but we'll have to see.
     
  10. n000b

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    I just filled out the "Size & Volume" section :)
     
  11. MUTMAN

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    thanks nooob, didnt know about the google calc feature. :thumbup:
     
  12. mobester

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    Noticed there was nothing on goldfish yet.

    We have just bought a house with an outdoor pond and there's two hardy little black fish there.

    Do you think it would be ok to add about four comets or common goldfish ?
     
  13. Sir Ghallahad

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    That's because goldfish are shocking fish to keep and too many parents buy there 8 year old a tank thats the size of a milk carton.
     
  14. Jayzee72

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    Yeah definitely - Although adding some shubunkins would be cooler - they look great & are strong hardy fish (like comets) and you could add some shubunkins and some comets together - I havent had problems with comets and shubunkins before (they are often kept together harmoniously).
    Only thing to be careful of is overcrowding.
    if it is only a very small pond you probably only want up to 2 of each.
    Comets and shubunkins will easily grow up to 12 inches especially in a pond.
    Have fun!
     
  15. tkdwarrior

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    Added a few things. I hope the section on UGF's is not too disparaging - they are much cheaper and more effective forms of filtration now though. Will add some more if I have time :)
     
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    Added more on stands.
     
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    Thanks to those who have contributed to this wiki.

    As someone who has recently fallen in love with aquariums and fishes I will find this useful and enjoyable reading.
     
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    Deftone2k

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    Yeah i wish i had kept up and followed it rhough ill look at add some more info now that im back into the hobby.
     
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    I've updated the wiki with a store I discovered out at Seaton in Adelaide - I'll also start collaborating with my partner a bit more detail about Angels (as I have just checked - is blank :lol:)
     
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    I'd like to add a LFS in Vic that's been very helpful to me as a newbie but don't know how to edit the Wiki :o.
     

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