Joe Piegols

Lives in Maryland, United States
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Hello! Name is Joe, and I've had fish my whole life. Recently started to try and get more serious ...View More
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Jay
What type of work do you do as an aquatic biologist? I am looking forward to seeing where you take this little tank. I have generally kept big tanks with big Cichlids, but admit that I have an itch...View More
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I used to be an aquatic toxicologist for a contract lab in MD - testing chemicals and agro-chemicals to provide data on which to set domestic and international thresholds of toxicity should the product make it into water bodies. I currently work in a bio-defense lab, but all of my schooling was Mar...View More
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I have always wanted a nano-tank or a small self-sufficient tank for the office. My old boss used to have a 5-10g with a planted hood, with just a few tetras and guppies in his office. It really looked nice with all the colors
Jay
Sounds very interesting! I would think that a Marine Biology education should help in making an awesome aquarium setup. Keeping high quality water in a smaller tank is even more critical than in the big tanks where we often use a "no replacement for displacement" water volume / water change regimen....View More
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Yea it has really helped a lot in understanding the various component interactions and what needs to be done about fixing problems systematically instead of on a whim. Planted tanks especially! When you say "little tank" I think 10-20g...what is a "big" tank?! 36+ for me is huge!
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It's currently stocked with 5 peppered corys and a dwarf gourami. I would like to add some Oto's and eventually 2 angels, but it is a work in progress! The light Is the Finnex Planted + 24/7 automat...View More
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36 bowfront, planted, freshwater and driftwood
Bryan
What kind of fish are you going to keep? That is a sleek LED light, what brand is it?
Joe Piegols
It's currently stocked with 5 peppered corys and a dwarf gourami. I would like to add some Oto's and eventually 2 angels, but it is a work in progress! The light Is the Finnex Planted + 24/7 automated light.
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