Skip to main content

It needs to be done

Hi Guys,

After our lengthy conversation last night, I thought I would take the time to clarify and post our "rules" for everybody to see and hopefully prevent any other confusion.

I hoped I could avoid having a list of rules and for over 3 years, we have done just fine with out any set rules but I feel it's for the best now to have some guidlines in place for everyone's benefit.

I have put a lot of time and work into our community and in doing so, I have met a lot of great people. Our group is getting bigger and busier with people joining from all over the world. I have recently brought in William to help with the day to day running of the group so I can continue to look for more ways to offer you guys great prizes and events. William has my full backing on anything he acts upon or posts within the group so in turn deserves the same respect I have received over the years.

We are getting some nice sponsored products and samples which will be given away as prizes. Our next event is planned for November and with the money raised at our sale last week, we can look forward to even more activities for the whole family.

I have added the rules to our group description and will periodically post them for new members to see. Below are the new rules, please take the time to read them.


CONDUCT

No bullying, Abuse or personal attacking other members via the wall or by private message. Any incidents like that will be reported to Admin.

This is a Aquarist group so no politics or any other off-topic discussions which could result in arguments.

Members are free to buys and sell to each other as you please. Lothian Fishkeepers are not responsible for any of the sales that take place and cannot get involved if anything goes wrong. please buy and sell responsibly.

No buying fish for bate. While we understand certain predator fish require a specialist diet, buying ornamental fish for feeder purposes is illegal and if found to be doing so, you will be reported to the police.

ADVERTISING 

Sharing links to other groups is allowed ONLY on fridays. No reposts or bumbing of original posts either. Admin will remove these kind of posts in order to keep our wall free for group discussions.

No links to business pages are allowed unless pre-approved by the admin team. If you wish to advertise your company within Lothian Fishkeepers, please contact lothianfishkeepers@gmail.com to find out what we can do.

Finally, If you have any queries regarding the running of the group, please contact either of the Admin members who will be happy to discuss in private any concerns you have.

Happy Fishkeeping!


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Betta 1050 Canister filter review

Hi Guys,

For most of us money dictates which direction our hobby goes. Wether its opting for a lesser adventurous fish or a smaller aquarium, Money always has the final say. If we could visit our local store and take whatever we wanted, our homes would be filled with shiny new aquariums running of the biggest external filters you could imagine.

When I first started fish keeping, everything I was able to get my hands on was preowned. Aquariums should always be passed on when your done with them, I think anyway! I was young when I started and with a lack of free cash, the chance of a new (to me, anyways) filter was always welcomed.

Its great to be able to buy the best but sometimes your fish keeping funds just don't allow that and we have to look for cheaper alternatives.

There is a few brands out there that are working hard to offer products that can compete on functionality and quality while trying to keep the price tags realistic. One of those brands is 'Betta'

They offer …

Barilius Bakeri - The Blue Spotted Hill Trout

The Barilius Bakeri or Blue spotted Hill Trout is a shoaling fish you won't see very often in the local fish stores. Originating from the Western Ghats mountains in southwestern India, these Cyprinidaes offer an appealing alternative to the usual barbs/danios.
You may see these fish being sold under several names like 'blue-dotted mirror fish' or 'royal danio' all sporting the catching bluish-green spots along the length of the body. These spots begin to fade slightly as the fish ages. a paper white flick is also present on the tip of the dorsal and anal fins.

Compatibility
In the aquarium they should be kept in groups of five or more. This will allow the species to develop a pecking order and prevent other smaller fish being targeted. If kept in a smaller group, the smallest fish could become a continuous target for the more dominant fish and if kept individually, they would eventually become aggressive to any similar looking fish in the aquarium. With this in min…

Tri-Spec App controller - Review - *updated*

Hi Guys,

Lighting is a key factor in a successful planted tank. Some plants require a lot and some prefer less. knowing your plants needs is just as important as knowing your fish needs and having the right lights for your aquarium is a must. It is also important to consider the amount of time you have your lights switched on for too. This is called the "photo period" and the general advised length of time is a maximum of 9 hours.

For years, the best way to achieve a regular automatic lighting routine was to employ the services of a socket timer. These nippy little buggers consisted of a dial in which you would pick out the relevant time slots for whatever time you wanted the socket to power on for. Ive personally used these for CO2 setups and they do what they are supposed to do. I personally didn't like the extra space they took up, but maybe that was just the style I had.

It wasn't until LED light units started being introduced to the hobby that we really had a mod…