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Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-29-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 93
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Posted By PaulG
Aha! I've popped back as I'm returning to the...

Aha! I've popped back as I'm returning to the planted tank hobby and it's good to see this thread has had a bit of a recent revival.

I could never sign up to natural aquariums:mad:
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-29-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,509
Posted By PaulG
Grown most of them in low light, 8.0 and very...

Grown most of them in low light, 8.0 and very hard water.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   08-28-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 54,746
Posted By PaulG
I run 0. Run what you like or what the fish would...

I run 0. Run what you like or what the fish would like.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   07-29-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By PaulG
Increasing the light will add to your problems....

Increasing the light will add to your problems. 32C is way too hot.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-28-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,576
Posted By PaulG
Not sure if there's enough swimming space and my...

Not sure if there's enough swimming space and my water is rock hard!

Still haven't added livestock I may add some shiners if I can find them in the UK....
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-28-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,576
Posted By PaulG
It's just too bright where it is atm. Constant...

It's just too bright where it is atm. Constant algae. Also, all the emersed plants lean towards the window so I have to keep spinning them round.

Considering moving it under lights. Shame...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-18-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 38,796
Posted By PaulG
The only thing I've changed about Walstad's...

The only thing I've changed about Walstad's method is more frequent water changes. It's not flawed, it's just different.

I know it's an old thread but still.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-15-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 54,746
Posted By PaulG
You may :thumbsup: Love the lighting, super...

You may :thumbsup:

Love the lighting, super eerie!
Forum: Low Tech Forum   07-14-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 54,746
Posted By PaulG
Good to see this thread still going! My tank...

Good to see this thread still going!

My tank has become a complete mess, have spent all day pulling handfuls of blanket weed like algae out. Went out of the country for a week and been too busy to...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   06-22-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,275
Posted By PaulG
I think you'll be ok with that many plants going...

I think you'll be ok with that many plants going filterless.

Plus that way you can add it to my thread :thumbsup:
Forum: Low Tech Forum   06-22-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 138,151
Posted By PaulG
Awesome tanks/bowls everyone! I'm starting a jar...

Awesome tanks/bowls everyone! I'm starting a jar soon.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   06-16-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,764
Posted By PaulG
Plants, plants and more plants, that's it.

Plants, plants and more plants, that's it.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   06-10-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 54,746
Posted By PaulG
Incredible bowl! Incredibowl! :icon_conf

Incredible bowl! Incredibowl! :icon_conf
Forum: Low Tech Forum   06-10-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,100
Posted By PaulG
Crypt. Parva.

Crypt. Parva.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   06-07-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 54,746
Posted By PaulG
Love them!!!!

Love them!!!!
Forum: Low Tech Forum   06-06-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 1,120,596
Posted By PaulG
I can never grow vals, no idea why.

I can never grow vals, no idea why.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   06-06-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,689
Posted By PaulG
I'm doing a gallon jar and only thinking snails...

I'm doing a gallon jar and only thinking snails and a shrimp or two.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   05-31-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 54,746
Posted By PaulG
You can cheat and run a filter with nothing but...

You can cheat and run a filter with nothing but filter floss for a few hours to clear it up initially.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   05-31-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,303
Posted By PaulG
Really starting to look good!

Really starting to look good!
Forum: Low Tech Forum   05-31-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 54,746
Posted By PaulG
Just posted in it's own thread but this one needs...

Just posted in it's own thread but this one needs some life!


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Forum: Low Tech Forum   05-31-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,576
Posted By PaulG
I stopped working on this tank as I was due to...

I stopped working on this tank as I was due to move house and well, now I have!

So here's where I'm at:

Still more planting needed both in and out of water. It's also a little dark as it's 8pm...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   05-24-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,651
Posted By PaulG
Hygrophilia Polysperma. Grows in very low light...

Hygrophilia Polysperma. Grows in very low light levels I've found.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   05-23-2013, 12:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,199
Posted By PaulG
Cories can't be beaten IMO. Get some lighter...

Cories can't be beaten IMO. Get some lighter coloured ones and they'll go great with a lower water level.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   05-23-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,758
Posted By PaulG
More plants, fewer fish. It's the golden rule. ...

More plants, fewer fish. It's the golden rule.

Let your plants establish for a while and aim for around 50-75% planted. Don't be tempted to push your stocking levels. Otherwise all the same...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   05-23-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 18,349
Posted By PaulG
All depends on stocking! I tend to match my...

All depends on stocking! I tend to match my filter to the number of fish more than the size of aquarium.
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