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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-22-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By enigmatic
Haven't seen any Oto catfish in any LFS that I...

Haven't seen any Oto catfish in any LFS that I can remember. Years since I've had any.

Should I look to get the UV filter running on the tank to get rid of them if diatoms are involved?

Cheers,...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 04-22-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By enigmatic
Sanity check on dosing - getting back to EI dosing

Hi,

Would appreciate some help/advice as I'm getting back into EI dosing again after neglecting my tank for some time.

I've been dosing for a couple of weeks and whilst there is some...
Forum: Plants 05-28-2006, 07:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By enigmatic
Having looked it up, I don't think the weed is...

Having looked it up, I don't think the weed is Lesser Bladderwort.

I've taken this photo which shows the weed and some of the seeds:
...
Forum: Plants 05-28-2006, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By enigmatic
Help with weed in tank

I'll try and get a photo uploaded ASAP but I was wondering if anyone could help ID a weed that has got into my tank.

The weed is long, thing and stringy. It is very brittle - it breaks whenever I...
Forum: Plants 04-07-2006, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By enigmatic
I thought the same too. I heard that they melt if...

I thought the same too. I heard that they melt if you move them or disrupt the roots but I've done neither recently.
Forum: Plants 04-07-2006, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By enigmatic
I hope they do grow back as they were looking...

I hope they do grow back as they were looking pretty good. It is a real shame that this is happening - they are making a right mess of the tank water as they break down - there is scum forming...
Forum: Plants 04-06-2006, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By enigmatic
Help me, I'm melting...

Hi,

I've had several crypts growing in my tank for months now and they have been growing extremely well.

Last week, I finished making a new hood to house the DIY light kit I bought from AH...
Forum: Lighting 04-05-2006, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By enigmatic
Yes, I've heard back and he used...

Yes, I've heard back and he used www.lightbulbsdirect.com. This is another site I've since found and had quotes from for postage.
Forum: Lighting 04-04-2006, 12:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By enigmatic
Now you mention it, I remember seeing something...

Now you mention it, I remember seeing something in his photo album. Can't find it now so have sent him a PM.
Forum: Lighting 04-02-2006, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By enigmatic
Any Australians bought 55W GE 9325k CF?

Hi,

Just wondering if there were any fellow Aussies out there that have bought these tubes?

If so, did you buy them here or from overseas? If overseas, please can you let me know which...
Forum: Plants 02-28-2006, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By enigmatic
Thanks for the responses everyone. Helps me...

Thanks for the responses everyone. Helps me understand it more.

Cheers,

Chris
Forum: Plants 02-27-2006, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By enigmatic
I meant to add, please don't flame me for not...

I meant to add, please don't flame me for not adding tank parameters (Rex) - for now I would think that this is just a general question.

If this gets to the point where it is specific to my tank,...
Forum: Lighting 02-27-2006, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By enigmatic
I've only fitted one of the light fittings to the...

I've only fitted one of the light fittings to the tank having replaced the exisiting lighting and wiring.

I have to say I am blown away by the improvement in the lighting and can't imagine how...
Forum: Plants 02-27-2006, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 778
Posted By enigmatic
Newbie pearling question

Hi,

Well I think I am finally getting a handle on my lighting and ferts for my fish tank and have seen some pearling in my tank.

I just have a question as to when a plant will pearl. My...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-26-2006, 05:22 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 25,896
Posted By enigmatic
Yes, it is new. Opened on the 17th Feb and they...

Yes, it is new. Opened on the 17th Feb and they are adding stock all the time. I got a new Eheim filter from them and some glosso. I've got a shopping basket full of items I can't afford the buy :) ...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-26-2006, 01:20 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 25,896
Posted By enigmatic
Have you considered giving this site a try for...

Have you considered giving this site a try for your grass (and other products)?
http://aquariumproductswholesale.com/

I had all but given up trying to get glosso but this place came through and...
Forum: Plants 01-21-2006, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By enigmatic
Thanks for the response. Like I say, I've spead...

Thanks for the response. Like I say, I've spead it thinner again in a better lit position.

Just wondering if it was causing me an issue but from another thread, looks like it could be a bad batch...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-21-2006, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By enigmatic
Very nice looking tank. Shame you're not in...

Very nice looking tank. Shame you're not in Sydney otherwise I'd have some plants off you :)

Good luck with the move and the new tank!

Chris
Forum: Plants 01-20-2006, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By enigmatic
What will happen to Java Moss if not enough light?

Hi,

I added some Java Moss to my tank a few weeks back as I was given some by a friend.

As I wasn't sure where it was going to "live" I stuck it at the side of the tank in what is probably a...
Forum: Lighting 01-20-2006, 10:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,221
Posted By enigmatic
FYI - I got the 2x55w kit from ahsupply as I got...

FYI - I got the 2x55w kit from ahsupply as I got nowhere with Oz retailers.

Just got to get some help putting it all together.

Chris
Forum: Fish 01-20-2006, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,425
Posted By enigmatic
I'm still at a loss as to what has caused this. ...

I'm still at a loss as to what has caused this.

Of the 6 rummy nose I added, I have 2 left and they look OK. I'd read they were like a barometer for tank conditions.

I seem to have about 4 or 5...
Forum: Fish 01-17-2006, 05:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,425
Posted By enigmatic
This is how my tank looked (less fish now): ...

This is how my tank looked (less fish now):

http://aquascapes.bryght.net/system/files?file=images/CRW_5113.jpg
Forum: Fish 01-17-2006, 05:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,425
Posted By enigmatic
>>Are your plants pearling? I've never seen any...

>>Are your plants pearling?
I've never seen any of my plants pearling. I don't think my lighting is strong enough at present (just under 2 wpg).

>>Is your tank heavily planted?
Yes - I added...
Forum: Fish 01-17-2006, 03:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,425
Posted By enigmatic
Hi Kevin, I've had the test kits for just...

Hi Kevin,

I've had the test kits for just under 5 months.

Chris
Forum: Fish 01-16-2006, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,425
Posted By enigmatic
So could the floating white particles be...

So could the floating white particles be bacteria?

If the bacteria have died, what is processing the nitrite and ammonia as those levels are zero?
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