First Impressions (in 3D)

First Impressions (in 3D)

Did you know you can print everything you want in 3D? Well, not everything, but almost! I recently bought a 3D printer and since then I keep finding new ideas of objects to manufacture. It really changed my vision of plastic products. Equipment Printer I chose the Creality Ender 3 Pro model because it was… Continue Reading First Impressions (in 3D)

Mechanical Wood Crafting

Mechanical Wood Crafting

Unlike many people, I love assembling furniture (IKEA, lots of fun for me). I also like mechanisms and musical instruments (I suffer from the ukulele acquisition syndrome). So you can guess my enthusiasm when I discovered this hurdy-gurdy kit! Poor Sebonaut, here is another instrument that will join my collection. Building the Model Unboxing As… Continue Reading Mechanical Wood Crafting

An Epic Reef Part 10 – Tour of the Strange

An Epic Reef Part 10 – Tour of the Strange

This post is part 10 of the epic reef series. Life undersea is so different from the terrestrial beings we are used to! Corals look like plants but they are really animals that have to be fed food. Life forms like urchins and starfishes move in a fascinating way. Invertabrates continually surprise me. And the fishes,… Continue Reading An Epic Reef Part 10 – Tour of the Strange

An Epic Reef Part 9 – Hobby of Patience

An Epic Reef Part 9 – Hobby of Patience

This post is part 9 of the epic reef series. I read on multiple sites that saltwaters aquariums are a hobby of patience. That is not something you should start if you are not able to wait. There needs to be time for cycles to complete, for an equilibrium to be reached. Fishes should be added… Continue Reading An Epic Reef Part 9 – Hobby of Patience

Snorkeling under the Mangroves

Snorkeling under the Mangroves

This adventure took place in Mexico last December (2018), more specifically in Playa del Carmen at the Sandos Caracol Eco Resort. This is indeed a resort that I recommend to everyone, especially families. All the photos of this post were taken on site within the resort. Snorkeling in the mangrove river was one of the… Continue Reading Snorkeling under the Mangroves

An Epic Reef Part 8 – Best friends forever

An Epic Reef Part 8 – Best friends forever

This post is part 8 of the epic reef series. Good news: Lily, our tiger pistol shrimp, is doing better. She seems to have recovered from the attack of the bad crab (see Part 7 – Crab and shrimp saga). Her claws grew back and she started digging again. Shrimp and Goby Symbiosis Lily’s best friend… Continue Reading An Epic Reef Part 8 – Best friends forever

An Epic Reef Part 7 – Crab and shrimp saga

An Epic Reef Part 7 – Crab and shrimp saga

This post is part 7 of the epic reef series. Crab Discovery … In Part 6, I mentionned that we discovered a surprise crab in our fish tank just before moving everyone to the 90 gallon tank. We could not identify what kind of crab it was, but we decided to keep it on the basis… Continue Reading An Epic Reef Part 7 – Crab and shrimp saga

An Epic Reef Part 6 – We think bigger

An Epic Reef Part 6 – We think bigger

This post is part 6 of the epic reef series. The 90 Gallon Aquarium The Furniture We had waited for it impatiently, the furniture has finally arrived! It is our friend Francis Grondin with his workshop “L’Atelier des Nains” who made this strong piece of custom furniture for our aquarium. The empty aquarium seemed heavy already, yet… Continue Reading An Epic Reef Part 6 – We think bigger

An Epic Reef Part 5 – Finding Nemo… He’s here!

An Epic Reef Part 5 – Finding Nemo… He’s here!

This post is part 5 of the epic reef series. While waiting for the big aquarium (sic), we continue our adventures with our 10 and 30 gallons tanks. We had already bought 6 hermit crabs as well as 4 turbo snails (one of each have unfortunately died), not to mention the clandestine immigrants who arrived at… Continue Reading An Epic Reef Part 5 – Finding Nemo… He’s here!

An Epic Reef Part 4 – A little more life in the aquarium

An Epic Reef Part 4 – A little more life in the aquarium

This post is part 4 of the epic reef series. Waiting for the cabinet for our 90 gallons is soooo long… Sebonaut and I tend to have little patience, so we went out and bought even more live rocks(see Part 2). With more surprises! This post will also show you the evolution of the tank after… Continue Reading An Epic Reef Part 4 – A little more life in the aquarium