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Dirt + Water = Fish!!!
I've mentioned a couple of times in the past that I've setup a bucket for
About 4 weeks ago I purchased a bag of CIL Premium Tropical Potting Soil
which is produced by NU-GRO corporation (www.nu-gro.com). I emptied this bag
into the bottom of the bucket and then added water. Two days later I added
some ends from plants that weren't doing well.
Two weeks ago I began to notice that in addition to a low pH there were also
some sort of wiggly creatures swimming in the water. These creatures seemed
to be changing into flying insects.
Last night I noticied that there are two 1/2cm fish swimming around in the
bucket. I'm positive that they didn't come in with a plant and they are
definately not tadpoles. Once they get bigger hopefully I can try to
BTW: The pH of this bucket seems to stay down around 6.0. Most of the ends
have developed into Algae free pieces with good growth.
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