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Forum: Algae 11-30-2013, 07:11 PM
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Posted By Chrisgw
how do i get rid of this?

so this stuff is covering everything and I just can't get rid. I've cut back the lighting I've cut back the fert and I just keeps coming! how do I get rid?
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Forum: Tank Journals 11-17-2013, 10:08 PM
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Posted By Chrisgw
some new tank mates added today. 4 German blue...

some new tank mates added today. 4 German blue rams

http://i569.photobucket.com/albums/ss138/chrisgw115/IMG_20131117_230555-1.jpg


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Forum: Tank Journals 11-16-2013, 04:24 PM
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Posted By Chrisgw
Getting an RO unit soon, anyone recommend a good...

Getting an RO unit soon, anyone recommend a good remineraliser?


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Forum: Tank Journals 11-13-2013, 08:48 PM
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Posted By Chrisgw
Quick update, a good trim and water change. Algae...

Quick update, a good trim and water change. Algae still winning and stumping the growth of my dhg and stopping it spreading.

http://i569.photobucket.com/albums/ss138/chrisgw115/IMAG0213.jpg

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Forum: Tank Journals 11-10-2013, 06:52 PM
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Posted By Chrisgw
quick update, algae kicking my behind at the...

quick update, algae kicking my behind at the moment due to high nitrate from my tap water. I am mixing it with RO but still not enough to help. so I have asked Santa for an RO unit and I will switch...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-01-2013, 06:40 PM
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Posted By Chrisgw
tank update, first batch of rummy nose's in, 4...

tank update, first batch of rummy nose's in, 4 harlequin tetras in. anyone out their no where I can get my hands on some Altum Angels in the UK?

Rubbish phone camera pics!
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Forum: Lighting 10-30-2013, 07:40 PM
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Posted By Chrisgw
Juwel Rio 180 best T5 tubes

hi all

just a quick question to you all, but in your opinion what are the best bulbs to have in the standard T5 light fixture for a Rio 180? I am currently using the juwel T5 tubes but I wonder if...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-28-2013, 08:41 PM
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Posted By Chrisgw
First few inhabitants in the tank. 10 Cardinal...

First few inhabitants in the tank. 10 Cardinal Tetras somewhere in the foliage!

http://i569.photobucket.com/albums/ss138/chrisgw115/IMAG0203.jpg

joining them in a week will be the first 10 of a...
Forum: Equipment 10-26-2013, 11:27 AM
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Posted By Chrisgw
thanks all that's a great help. Posted...

thanks all that's a great help.


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Forum: Equipment 10-24-2013, 08:14 PM
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Posted By Chrisgw
Best Tank Cleaner

Hi all, I am after the best tank glass cleaner around. would prefer it to have a longish handler but am open to magnet cleaners or any other suggestion.


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Forum: Tank Journals 10-24-2013, 06:28 PM
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Posted By Chrisgw
thanks guys glad you lime it. I like "enchanted"...

thanks guys glad you lime it. I like "enchanted" might have to work that into the name of this scape.

the plant in the mid ground is Hydrocotyle tripartita. I love this plant grows quick not to...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-23-2013, 08:54 PM
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Posted By Chrisgw
a quick phone camera update. tank is cycled so...

a quick phone camera update. tank is cycled so getting some Otocinclus this weekend to start the stocking and munch some of the algae!
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Forum: Fish 10-21-2013, 09:14 PM
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Posted By Chrisgw
what to feed these fish?

below is my list of what I want to stock in my 180l tank. what I want to know is what would you guys feed this group of fish?

Cardinal Tetra - 10
German blue Ram - 4
Angelfish - 3
Otocinclus -...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-19-2013, 08:48 PM
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Posted By Chrisgw
water params are PH 6.4 Ammonia 0 Nitrite...

water params are
PH 6.4
Ammonia 0
Nitrite 5ppm
Nitrate 10ppm
KH 1
GH 6


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Forum: Tank Journals 10-19-2013, 06:37 PM
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Posted By Chrisgw
Tank update, The tanks cycling well maybe...

Tank update,

The tanks cycling well maybe another week before I start getting the live stock sorted.
Here's a PIC after a trim and water change....
Forum: Tank Journals 10-15-2013, 07:59 PM
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Posted By Chrisgw
http://i569.photobucket.com/albums/ss138/chrisgw11...

http://i569.photobucket.com/albums/ss138/chrisgw115/IMAG0197.jpg

Thanks, that's the plan for this tank. Get 3 species in and as near perfect as I can before I add anything else.

Here's a...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-13-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Chrisgw
its Hydrocotyle tripartita love the plant when it...

its Hydrocotyle tripartita love the plant when it grows around wood it Iooks great. The background has a lot of filling in to do. I make sure that about a third of the Rotala is laying on its side...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-12-2013, 08:46 PM
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Posted By Chrisgw
Its been 2 weeks and today I have decided to...

Its been 2 weeks and today I have decided to flood my tank. its a week early but because of a mystery green/yellow substance appearing on the surface of the substrate I chose to do this. I am using...
Forum: Substrate 10-09-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By Chrisgw
your right it is to high. the green stuff pretty...

your right it is to high. the green stuff pretty much disappears when I spray water on it (the reason why there's to much water) so I don't think it's algae. looks like something is leaching out of...
Forum: Substrate 10-08-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By Chrisgw
what is this in my Aqua Soil?

I am in the 2nd week of a dry start and I notice these strange pools of muddy green appearing on the surface of my aquasoil. any one seen anything like this before? should I be worried?
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Forum: Tank Journals 10-05-2013, 04:23 PM
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Posted By Chrisgw
OK so here's some pictures after a week of DSM ...

OK so here's some pictures after a week of DSM

http://i569.photobucket.com/albums/ss138/chrisgw115/IMAG0187.jpg (http://s569.photobucket.com/user/chrisgw115/media/IMAG0187.jpg.html)
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Forum: Tank Journals 10-05-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Chrisgw
OK so a week into my dry start and things are...

OK so a week into my dry start and things are going well. Seeing some good growth with all plants, the Rotala are throwing out lots of side shoots from being laid mostly on their sides. The mould or...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-30-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Chrisgw
OK so far the mould or fungus seems to be...

OK so far the mould or fungus seems to be controllable with the help of a tooth brush. So now I just sit and stare at the tank for 3-4 weeks!
Forum: Tank Journals 09-29-2013, 07:01 PM
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Posted By Chrisgw
it was brought from a LFS and soaked for 2 weeks...

it was brought from a LFS and soaked for 2 weeks as their was a lot of tanning.


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Forum: Tank Journals 09-29-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 31
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Posted By Chrisgw
OK so 2 days in and I have found what looks like...

OK so 2 days in and I have found what looks like mould or fungus growing on my bog wood. I emediatly cleaned it off bytbit has got me worried. Is this a problem? Is their something I can do to stop...
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