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Forum: Equipment 09-15-2007, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 638
Posted By BenScoobert
My tank stand was made to order by a company that...

My tank stand was made to order by a company that makes commercial kitchen units. Like a stainless steel preparation table without the top, just the frame.
Its made from 30mm box section stainless...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 09-12-2007, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,564
Posted By BenScoobert
Snakes are strong and will uproot almost anything

Snakes are strong and will uproot almost anything
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-12-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,145
Posted By BenScoobert
for anyone in EU www.aquaticplants.eu.com great...

for anyone in EU www.aquaticplants.eu.com great service 3 times for me
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2007, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 529
Posted By BenScoobert
I don't have a picture, but mine is made from 1...

I don't have a picture, but mine is made from 1 inch square tube polished stainless steel. I got the local industrial kitchen unit maker to build it, very modern looking and holds around 1000kg with...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-20-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,321
Posted By BenScoobert
I'd just like to point out, as a few people have...

I'd just like to point out, as a few people have asked.

This is an arcadia arc tank, only place I found these is www.guppysales.co.uk they come in 20 and 35 litres. Last time I spke to the guy he...
Forum: Substrate 06-19-2007, 06:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,328
Posted By BenScoobert
Peat is actually very low in nutrition. It...

Peat is actually very low in nutrition.
It provides a "softer" layer for roots and runners, I find my valis throws very long runners out and pops up anywhere, it is also, quite importantly, not...
Forum: Substrate 06-19-2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,328
Posted By BenScoobert
When using peat/soil, any more than 2 inches of...

When using peat/soil, any more than 2 inches of substrate above it will help build up HS.

I hear this is less so in specifically designed soils. Having not tried them myself, I can't comment....
Forum: Substrate 06-18-2007, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,328
Posted By BenScoobert
Hydrogen Sulphide is a colourless, toxic,...

Hydrogen Sulphide is a colourless, toxic, flammable gas that has a smell similar to rotten eggs. It results when bacteria break down organic matter in the absence of oxygen, such as in swamps and...
Forum: Substrate 06-18-2007, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,328
Posted By BenScoobert
I hadn't noticed any colour difference after a...

I hadn't noticed any colour difference after a few days, it clears with filtration.

RachPreach
so for a 100 gallon tank, how much peat should i spread along the bottom? I put this down before the...
Forum: Substrate 06-17-2007, 09:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,328
Posted By BenScoobert
2cm sphagnum moss peat, 4-5cm alpine grit from...

2cm sphagnum moss peat, 4-5cm alpine grit from the garden centre, see my results below...............
when i planted this tank, none of the plants came half way up, this picture was 4 weeks after...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 06-17-2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 11,622
Posted By BenScoobert
I have a 9w on my 20l and seems fine, my brother...

I have a 9w on my 20l and seems fine, my brother has the 11w on his 35l and i think it needs 2 tbh, nice little tidy unit though. I think www.guppysales.com has them, if not on website email him,...
Forum: Substrate 06-16-2007, 08:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,328
Posted By BenScoobert
You should use sphagnum moss peat with no...

You should use sphagnum moss peat with no additives.
Forum: Substrate 06-16-2007, 08:32 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,349
Posted By BenScoobert
I use peat, about 2cm deep, with regular gravel...

I use peat, about 2cm deep, with regular gravel above.

It causes acidity for a week or so, plants thrive and put runners out easily.
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