Falcate Orangetip

Need help identifying this butterfly Wed, Mar 25, 2009 at 6:08 PM I was out in the yard this evening here in Brackettville, Texas (southwest Texas) when this butterfly landed on the fence. I didn’t see it with its wings open. It seemed fairly small to me, not much bigger than an American Snout. I … Read more

Our Nitrites Have Dropped!!!!!

Update: 25 March 2009, 11:30 PM We just got home from work after a very late night teaching, and we decided to test the aquarium water nitrites. Can it really be true? Have they really dropped to .25 ppm? Tomorrow morning we will do the battery of tests just to make sure. If the news … Read more

Mating Cecropia Moths

Mating Cecropia Moths Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 9:06 AM Thought this photo would be great for your Bug Love section. Beginning of April last year (2008), I saw these 2 Cecropia Moths on a bush at the school I teach at in Buckholts, Texas (central Texas area). I was amazed first by the size … Read more