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Forum: Aquascaping 05-14-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By Catf1sh
Depends on what you're looking to achieve in the...

Depends on what you're looking to achieve in the 20L. If you want heavy, lush plant growth then go with soil. If you want lower maintenance and less focus on plants, more on fish, then roll with...
Forum: Aquascaping 05-14-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,888
Posted By Catf1sh
+1!

+1!
Forum: Aquascaping 05-08-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By Catf1sh
Nice lush tank :)

Nice lush tank :)
Forum: Aquascaping 05-08-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,183
Posted By Catf1sh
The choice of wood is really appealing, the rocks...

The choice of wood is really appealing, the rocks are what need most improvement here.
If sticking to your original idea:

Both sides are too symmetrical, try angling one from the other, or at...
Forum: Aquascaping 05-06-2014, 12:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 414
Posted By Catf1sh
I would actually just cut the large oversized...

I would actually just cut the large oversized leaves on the sword, this will encourage it to grow more compact and not reach for the top of the tank.

It sounds like you just want less hardscape...
Forum: Plants 05-05-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,634
Posted By Catf1sh
Has anyone seen this apple rotting effect happen...

Has anyone seen this apple rotting effect happen with other plants apart from S.repens? Seems strange if it would be unique to one plant. I'm curious as these findings are very helpful in case people...
Forum: Substrate 05-05-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By Catf1sh
Loaches might get it done. Hope it works out for...

Loaches might get it done. Hope it works out for you!
Forum: Substrate 05-04-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,296
Posted By Catf1sh
It's not really an experiment with the soil...

It's not really an experiment with the soil itself only the ice cubes, as it's a tried and tested product..
Forum: Substrate 05-04-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,296
Posted By Catf1sh
Loam is a sandy and silty soil, with some clay....

Loam is a sandy and silty soil, with some clay. At about "40-40-20% concentration" according to wikipedia!
The page says all sorts of good things about the stuff: ...
Forum: Lighting 05-04-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Catf1sh
http://www.seahorseaquariums.com/Juwel-High-lite-T...

http://www.seahorseaquariums.com/Juwel-High-lite-T5-55cm-2x24w//5694
The lights in question...

Same story with me Chunky! I have some micro sword that is neither dying nor growing. It's slowly...
Forum: Substrate 05-04-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By Catf1sh
Which is why I said 'if' ... I was intending to...

Which is why I said 'if' ... I was intending to stir up some ideas on a biological solution i.e. bringing in a fish. (Not a clown loach :P)
Forum: Lighting 05-04-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Catf1sh
Cost of upgrading to T5's is pretty high. If...

Cost of upgrading to T5's is pretty high. If there's only a 9% difference in efficiency between the two, why then are T5 lit tanks seemingly far more successful than T8? It has you thinking the %...
Forum: Lighting 05-04-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Catf1sh
I'm getting good enough light for large stem and...

I'm getting good enough light for large stem and root plants. But reds turn green, FG plants go dark green and get algae from lack of growth. Dwarf sag has adapted well though :proud: (damn I love...
Forum: Substrate 05-04-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,296
Posted By Catf1sh
Container idea sounds interesting... What's the...

Container idea sounds interesting... What's the WORST that could happen with the ice cubes? Some dirt in the water column that a wc could fix?
Forum: Lighting 05-04-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By Catf1sh
What can Stone Age T8's grow? .. Apart from algae :P

I have a pair of t8s (with reflectors) over my 50gal. I have pressurised co2 at 3bps, Just started EI this week.. Growth has always been pretty slowww in my tank. I'm curious, what can T8s grow...
Forum: Substrate 05-04-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 693
Posted By Catf1sh
If it was a large tank, pretty sure clown loaches...

If it was a large tank, pretty sure clown loaches would hunt those buggers down!
Forum: Substrate 05-04-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,296
Posted By Catf1sh
Quick question: Would loam based compost be...

Quick question:

Would loam based compost be safe to use for ice cubes?? I've read on an Irish forum that "John Innes no.3 is good for aquariums" was gonna put them in after a wc today so please...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-03-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By Catf1sh
Photos please!!

Photos please!!
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Catf1sh
Yeah that makes sense that the liquid would be...

Yeah that makes sense that the liquid would be the two mixed together. I'll go with that and see what happens.. Hopefully it'll give me a colour indication of my c02! :).
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-29-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,786
Posted By Catf1sh
Great tank! I love it! :D

Great tank! I love it! :D
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By Catf1sh
Has anyone used the Fluval C02 Indicator Liquid??

Hi there folks,
I have a Blau glass c02 indicator, a bottle of 4dkh water, and the Fluval liquid. The F.L. is said to work with the Fluval C02 indicator, which is a plastic cone and that you should...
Forum: Fish 04-27-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Catf1sh
I have charcoal and carbon running now. ...

I have charcoal and carbon running now.

Bleach soak rinse and dry sounds good, going to do that tomorrow!! Should I bleach everything? Like filter, media, and the heater?
Forum: Fish 04-27-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By Catf1sh
Yes! Of course, the charcoal. Been soo long since...

Yes! Of course, the charcoal. Been soo long since i've run with that stuff! Thanks.

Edit: Would filter carbon get it done?
Forum: Fish 04-27-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 392
Posted By Catf1sh
Actually $14 dollars seems cheap for this fish....

Actually $14 dollars seems cheap for this fish. Denisons are stunning. They're quite rare in the wild and HIGHLY sought after!! I have a school of 6 in my 180L/45G, I bought them quite young (they...
Forum: Fish 04-27-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,810
Posted By Catf1sh
A good suggestion so far is adding other dither...

A good suggestion so far is adding other dither fish, maybe other tetras. How long have you had the neons? I've read that if you spend more time near the tank, they'll get used to your movement and...
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