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I’m retiring the gator

Sorry if my website isn’t very interactive lately. I went away for the holidays and needed to put my fish in the different aquarium. The other aquarium had an automatic feeder attached, so my fish didn’t go hungry while I … Continue reading

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Jason’s Fishcam Setup (long overdue post)

Since I finally have a little downtime, I thought I’d use this opportunity to explain my fishcam setup in a bit more detail. First take a look at a picture of the entire setup. 1. 10 gallon aquarium2. USB webcam … Continue reading

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Interactivity provided by ioBridge.com

You have noticed my interactive buttons changed a few weeks ago. I am beta testing a new product/service from ioBridge.com. It replaced all of the custom hardware and software I used previously for fishcam interaction. I’ll post more details soon.

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A good aquarium resource

If you’ve looking for good website regarding fish and aquariums, check out AC Tropical Fish. They have a nice section with pictures to help identify your fish and advice on keeping them happy. There is also a guides for live … Continue reading

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No more viewer stats?

Some of you have noticed that the viewer stat is gone from the corner of the fishcam video feed. Because of the popularity of my fishcam widget with Chumby owners, I had to switch to faster server software. The old … Continue reading

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Full Screen Mode!

I’ve had a few requests for a larger fishcam… one that would fill the entire screen. Well, I finally got around to making that happen. The resolution won’t get any better but at least it will fill the screen now! … Continue reading

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Check out Memming’s Fishcam too!

I helped my good friend Memming hook up a fishcam yesterday. It’s a saltwater aquarium and once he get’s a few more fish it’ll look nicer than mine! Check out the live version!

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Welcome Chumby Users (although they’ll never read this)!

I was wondering why I started getting a lot more traffic to my fishcam until I discovered that someone made a Chumby widget out of my video feed. A Chumby is a little LCD/squishy blob that accesses your wifi and … Continue reading

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The clown loach is just playing dead.

Everyone can stop emailing me to tell me that my striped clown loach is dead. Apparently, this type of fish likes to lay on it’s side and take naps from time to time. It fooled me the first time too. … Continue reading

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Ok, I think I have things working again. I managed to string a very long ethernet cable from my router to fishcam server. I haven’t had any hiccups since then. I also added a little counter at the bottom of … Continue reading

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