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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   02-11-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By astonstreet
Google aquagreen and you will find a source for...

Google aquagreen and you will find a source for all your dry fert needs in Australia.

You can buy potassium sulphate at bunnings as well as chelated iron. The rest are harder to find.
Forum: Tank Journals   11-27-2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By astonstreet
Great job, the paint job made such big...

Great job, the paint job made such big difference.

I love boosies, I have never owned them, but maybe some day.
Forum: Tank Journals   10-26-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,780
Posted By astonstreet
Project is looking good, can't wait to see how it...

Project is looking good, can't wait to see how it progresses!

Oh and congrats on the all blacks winning!
Forum: Plants   10-11-2011, 05:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By astonstreet
I'm tempted now:icon_bigg but I don't think the...

I'm tempted now:icon_bigg but I don't think the boss...err wife would like that Idea.
Forum: Plants   10-11-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By astonstreet
When I don't try... it works

I recently tried to grow a few plants emersed in a small tank. I grew hemianthus M quite well and I tried dwarf hairgrass but it struggled to grow, looked limp and just wasn't successful.

Anyway,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-19-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,079
Posted By astonstreet
Well anything is possible. You could squeeze a...

Well anything is possible. You could squeeze a decent size air powered foam filter down there no probs.

If it was me, I might be considering cutting a larger hole in the back neckish area of the...
Forum: Plants   08-27-2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 828
Posted By astonstreet
I think they just need to grow as above poster...

I think they just need to grow as above poster said. I would try not to disturb them too much and just let them grow.
Forum: Equipment   08-24-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,167
Posted By astonstreet
I don't know the scientific explanation for this...

I don't know the scientific explanation for this and I am keen to see someone come along and explain.

My assumption is that it happens when all the liquid in the bottle is lost and all that is...
Forum: Substrate   08-12-2011, 03:24 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By astonstreet
I use a mixture of peat and inert gravel. I add...

I use a mixture of peat and inert gravel. I add nutrients to the mix and cap it with plain gravel.
I used to have a aquarium that I tested with a pure peat substrate (20 litre aquarium) and I found...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   07-01-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By astonstreet
Hi Mate, I'm from Coffs Harbour here, just...

Hi Mate,

I'm from Coffs Harbour here, just home from pub so I hope this makes sense.

Into planted tanks and native species, I explore the creeks around here and have collected quite a few...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-26-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By astonstreet
The creeks around where I live (NSW, Australia)...

The creeks around where I live (NSW, Australia) are full of these though they might be a slightly different type. If you plan to put them in with other fish be cautious because they are surpisingly...
Forum: Substrate   10-24-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,419
Posted By astonstreet
I like the color personally. I might consider...

I like the color personally. I might consider using this in my next tank.

Thanks for the info!
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   10-14-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By astonstreet
Where in VIC? I just moved to north coast...

Where in VIC?

I just moved to north coast NSW, lived most of my life in eastern VIC.

Welcome to forum
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-22-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By astonstreet
I went to pressurized about 10 days ago and do...

I went to pressurized about 10 days ago and do not regret it, no more worrying about yeast and sugar... and it appears to me that algae growth in my tank has already subsided.
Forum: Lighting   08-12-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,137
Posted By astonstreet
I have a 20G high as well, 96 watts of T5HO...

I have a 20G high as well, 96 watts of T5HO lights. The anubias grow well in my tank but they don't look as good as the ones in my low light 10G (11watts cfl), same goes for Java fern.
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