Re: [RML] Re: Bogus Diet

Christopher Benes (beneschr at
Wed, 19 Feb 1997 16:16:02 -0500

At 09:28 AM 2/17/97 +1000, you wrote:
>I have summarised a recent thread that started with Rhonda posting on
>Daphnia and then got into some issues regarding morality and biotopes. Boy
>don't we move around on this list.
>Christopher talked a bit about the balanced micro-ecosystems as discussed
>in Dynamic Aquaria. As far as I can see Dynamic Aquaria is an ultimate and
>the size of the systems they set up to achieve this goal was incredible,
>some were bigger than houses :-) Anyhow I think on the micro side of the
>issue that Rhonda has done a lot of work and achieved some success. She
>was kind enough to post me last year some talks she has given on achieving
>this balanced micro ecosystem in her tanks.
>I would like to use this summary in the April issue of the ANGFA Qld
>newsletter if that is ok with participants. Can you please check and
>ensure I haven't cut anything important out of your messages.
>Participants were
>Rhonda Wilson
>Chris Drew
>Bruce Hansen
>Adrian Tappin
>Christopher Benes
>Micheal Baker
>Harro Hieronimus
>Barry Meiklejohn.

I don't have any problem with you using this. By the way, in Dynamic
Aquaria they do describe 2 70 gallon freshwater systems and a 130 gallon
reef system. I don't think this is too big :-).

If you didn't see it, you missed it.

Chris Benes
beneschr at

Rainbowfish Study Group
Michigan Cichlid Association