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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-21-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 805
Posted By samjpikey
Flow In My 125g

Have a read through this. , a spray bar is discussed. .
Cheers




http://www.ukaps.org/forum/threads/co2-light-demands.20097/page-3
Forum: Photography 10-17-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 18,216
Posted By samjpikey
You can see a few more in the right hand corner....

You can see a few more in the right hand corner. ;)
Forum: Photography 10-17-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 18,216
Posted By samjpikey
I have 6 ottos , the tank is still young but well...

I have 6 ottos , the tank is still young but well cycled.
I try not to over stock my tanks but I know I've needed a few more additions.
That's why earlier on today I but a shoal of 6 cherry barbs...
Forum: Photography 10-17-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 18,216
Posted By samjpikey
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/17/3b25d3d...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/17/3b25d3d5cb663d97467d0738caf10d34.jpg
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-17-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 805
Posted By samjpikey
The most foolproof way of distribution is to have...

The most foolproof way of distribution is to have a spray bar running along the back wall ,
The flow will hit the front glass, fall straight to the substrate then back along and up which creates a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-16-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 805
Posted By samjpikey
Can you not just place two separate spray bars...

Can you not just place two separate spray bars running along the back facing the front ??
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-21-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,047
Posted By samjpikey
I use this when ever I get the dreaded surface...

I use this when ever I get the dreaded surface film http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/12/21/vysy3y4y.jpg

Brilliant piece of kit :)


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Forum: Algae 10-11-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By samjpikey
6 golden Otos and a few Amanos are reinforcing my...

6 golden Otos and a few Amanos are reinforcing my current regime against this algea .
I do think I am in the sweet spot with surface agitation with not to much and not to little :) .
Seen a lot...
Forum: Algae 10-11-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By samjpikey
Yea it does brush off , It started appearing in...

Yea it does brush off , It started appearing in my staurogyne repens and someone said it was gsa so i Done all the necessary adjustments , lighting reduced, flow increased , injection rate increased...
Forum: Algae 10-10-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By samjpikey
Algae I'd please guys

Just need this algae identified ,
That's it once I know what it is I will sort it cheers
http://i.imgur.com/SKj1kIq.jpg
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 09-08-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By samjpikey
From what I have learnt most plants/livestock can...

From what I have learnt most plants/livestock can where different kind of 'shoes' . You shouldn't need to worry about trying to adjust your water parameters . For example adding ro water can be...
Forum: Plants 07-11-2013, 05:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 370
Posted By samjpikey
Eleocharis acicularis yellowing DSM

Hey folks .
Currently doing a dry start with hc cuba , staurogyne repens and eleocharis acicularis .
Been going about a 7 days , hc and sraurogyne are doing well and lots of growth and spreading...
Forum: Substrate 04-01-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,109
Posted By samjpikey
Bad , I bought 2 bags and threw the stuff out ,...

Bad , I bought 2 bags and threw the stuff out , your better off buying car litter , the cat litter I got was exactly the same , colour and size texture etc etc , for a fraction of the cost , my...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 03-27-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,080
Posted By samjpikey
I live in uk in the countryside and built my own...

I live in uk in the countryside and built my own lean-to roof to catch rainwater . A clean sheet of pvc ,
I used it and on the 3rd water change I had a massive green water outbreak ,
That was the...
Forum: Substrate 03-13-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 297
Posted By samjpikey
Akadama or pool sand / over dirt ,

Need opinions,

I'm going to use dirt but I am going to Capp with either akadama or pool filter sand ,
Both cost the same where I live ,am happy with the look of either .
Is it worth using...
Forum: Plants 03-12-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By samjpikey
I was maybe thinking of planting this behind the...

I was maybe thinking of planting this behind the rocks

Eleocharis acicularis
(Hair grass )

Planting a row of these In front of the rocks
Pogostemon helferi

And wanting to then have a...
Forum: Plants 03-12-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By samjpikey
I live in England so that won't work :/ .........

I live in England so that won't work :/ ...... Thanks anyways .
Do you know what type of grass they have used for the carpet ?
As I said I don't want anything growing over 2-3cm as a carpet ....
Forum: Plants 03-11-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 428
Posted By samjpikey
Plant Id for new scape 'not my tank'

Please could someone Id the wide round leafed plant in this pic ??

I want to use this tank an inspiration to set up a new tank,



I would like to go for moderately difficulty plants , not...
Forum: Substrate 03-07-2013, 11:15 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 14,311
Posted By samjpikey
Anyone know of a uk supplier ???

Anyone know of a uk supplier ???
Forum: Substrate 03-07-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By samjpikey
Edit *

Edit *
Forum: Substrate 03-07-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 317
Posted By samjpikey
Komodo caco black sand

Before anybody asks I searched this on the forum and I couldn't see anything so if this has been discussed already in the past then blame the search option etc........anyways


Has any body looked...
Forum: Lighting 03-03-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By samjpikey
Sorry that was just a generic bulb. I think...

Sorry that was just a generic bulb.

I think a standard gu10 bulb works .
The fact that you can just clip and un clip the lights fittings/bulbs as you please from the track makes it very...
Forum: Lighting 03-03-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By samjpikey
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Forum: Lighting 03-03-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By samjpikey
Ok I done a quick search and the two links below...

Ok I done a quick search and the two links below show a generic fitting and bulb ,

http://www.lightupuk.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=26_363_369_391&products_id=1308

...
Forum: Lighting 03-02-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By samjpikey
Led track lighting

Has any body thought about using led track lighting ??

Easily available in all shapes and sizes , simple track,driver and mounting with no fans needed, you can clip and un clip the LEDs as you...
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