Thursday, January 30, 2014

Happy Lunar New Year!

Wishing everyone a happy lunar new year, HUAT AH!

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Starting back my planted tanks hobby

Hi Guys,
I have started my planted tank hobby again. Recently toyed with the thoughts of purchasing some awesome looking show plakat. Will sleep on it. Anyway,. some vanity shots for your viewing pleasure.

Nano Bog-wood, Stone scape. Schooling Boraras Brigittae in the fore ground

SS+ Crystal Red Shrimps (CRS)

SS+ CRS and Golden Bee Shrimp

My new favorite fish, Chocolate Gourami

Monday, March 1, 2010

Tetra Asia Fish Festival 2010

6 Singapore Fish clubs has organised an event / fish competition at Serangoon Community Club from the 5th of March 2010 till 7nd of March 2010. Entrance is FREE!

The 6 clubs are:

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Happy Lunar New Year!

Wishing all a very Happy Lunar New Year!

Saturday, February 6, 2010


Have been receiving a couple of emails asking about my whereabouts so I decided to come out of the darkness and give a shout to let you guys know that all is well and fine. Still can't find the comminment needed to continue breeding bettas.

Though I'm not breeding bettas, that hasn't kept me away from the water at all. As you guys know I've been into planted aquariums after my stint with bettas and boy... Planted Aquariums are just as educational and fun as breed bettas.

It has been around 2 years since my betta has spawned, sad to say most of them are now no longer around. From a spawn of about 200 bettas, I have 10 of them still swimming around =) and I am very happy to point out that their Mummy is still going strong! LONG LIVE THE QUEEN!

A good number of them succrumb to dropsy, most of them suffered from swim bladder disease during the later part of their lives. They are unable to sink and stayed afloat most of the time.
Life and death is part and parcel of live and with bettas they come and go a lot faster than us.

To all who use this site as a reference and guide to pick up this hobby, I thank you for trusting my collection of information.
To all who has visited and support, a great big thank you. And no, this isn't my parting away message, I will be posting an update of LFS that I have been visting frequently =)

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

The microworm project

I've gave serveral bettas and microworms culture for free in recent months, mainly to readers who purchased a betta or a culture and I included there free microworms or fishes.I've gave serveral bettas and microworms culture for free in recent months, mainly to readers who purchased a betta or a culture and I included there free microworms or fishes.

Due to work/family/life commitments, I am unable to cater to the increasing emails inquiries and unfulfilled pick-up arrangements. As I've stated, my stock shop was never meant as a profit generating scheme, rather it's to cater provision for any who wishes to get started in this wonderful hobby.

What I'm proposing is rather simple. If you have microworms that you would like to share, just post the details in this post's comments. Readers who are interested will contact you for microworms. I am suggesting that the price be kept at S$3, similar to my offering. If you have microworms to share, kindly post a comment with the details stated below:

Items on offer:

Name: Rav
Country: Singapore
Location: East
Items on offer: Microworms starter culture ($3), Microworms ready-to-harvest ($3), bettas ($3)

Lets see how the ball rolls and we'll take it from there =>

Editor's Note: Thank you for all the inquiries, as of now, sgBetta has cease sales of microworms. Independent sellers do post your offerings in the comments to cater for hobbyists seeking microworms.

Thursday, January 1, 2009

HAPPY 2009!

Happy 2009 betta lovers! May this year brings more joy than the last.
I would like to take this chance to thank all readers for you kind support and emails. Thank you!

Sunday, September 28, 2008 Stock Shop FAQs

I would like to thank all inquiry sent. Thank you for your support and interest in Stock Shop. To speed up the answers to your questions, I have compose this FAQ to answer some of the more common questions.

FAQ: Do you ship your betta/microworm overseas?
Answer: No. Unfortunately I do not intend to start an online payment scheme (anytime soon), as such overseas shipping is not possible. All sales are intended for local purchase; in Singapore only.
FAQ: Where are you located?
Answer: In the east, Bedok North.

FAQ: When can I make an appointment for viewing?
Answer: I am usually free after office hours and during weekends.

FAQ: Can I meet you and pick up my purchase from MRT stations or bus interchange.
Answer: No. Some buyers have left me stranded in stations. As of such all purchase will be made at my place.

FAQ: I am a really busy man, can you deliver to my place?
Answer: Yes, but additional charge will be billed. This is to compensate my traveling time and cost.

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

AFK for a little bit

I am sorry for the slow or rather no update to for the past month. You see I've graduated from NTU sometime back in June and have started work around last month. So the spawning project will be put on hold until I've adjusted into the routine of day to day grinding.

I've also toyed with planted tanks 3 months ago and thus diverted a little attention towards that area.

I do not intend to wind up anytime soon, so no worries regarding that. Updates will come eventually, even though they might be slow. Would like to thank all you guys for the support so far. Thank you!

Just some random pictures of my planted tank for your viewing. Enjoy :)

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Let male betta fight to induce breeding

Got an advice, from someone I know personally, to allow male bettas a fight before breeding to induce a successful spawn. This was from someone who breed betta a long time ago, he advise that if a particular male is having a hard time spawning, allowing him a fight just before introducing the female could yield better chance of a successful spawn. I am guessing the fight could suggest to the male that it is spawning season. Will try it out, under a controlled environment.