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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 06-01-2005, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By kingkano
Shrimps wont get fish ich... they can get their...

Shrimps wont get fish ich... they can get their own equivalent parasite... which also affects crayfish and crabs.
Forum: Substrate 05-22-2005, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,477
Posted By kingkano
In the end, I baulked out of the delivery cost...

In the end, I baulked out of the delivery cost for the terralit lol. as that was gonna be the only thing I would get from them, everything else better at my fave shop. So instead its just gonna be...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-12-2005, 07:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 540
Posted By kingkano
Just remove em. Very easy. I remove trumpets...

Just remove em. Very easy. I remove trumpets from my tanks about once a month. Drop some veg in there, cucumber or potato the night before, next morning it'll be covered in trumpets. Or just scoop...
Forum: Substrate 05-11-2005, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,477
Posted By kingkano
I know :icon_roll thats why its doin my head in...

I know :icon_roll thats why its doin my head in a little :hihi: I'll get there though, in the end!!

Thanks for your help there Stu, I'll let ya know how I proceed.
Forum: Lighting 05-10-2005, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By kingkano
cheers guys. Glad I can stick with T8s phew ;) ...

cheers guys. Glad I can stick with T8s phew ;) I am getting some decent reflectors, wouldnt live without them hehe.

I'll reconsider the co2 some. I wasnt too bothered because I am gonna be...
Forum: Lighting 05-10-2005, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By kingkano
lighting for my 80gal - medium light

I asked about the substrate so now for the lighting, cmon experts :)

I am about to setup a 80gal low/medium light tank for discus. its 48x18x24(24 is height). Growing Echinos (swords),...
Forum: Substrate 05-10-2005, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,511
Posted By kingkano
I may be thick, but why do you want polystyrene...

I may be thick, but why do you want polystyrene in your substrate?? Wont it just float the whole lot to the top???
Forum: Substrate 05-10-2005, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,477
Posted By kingkano
ahhh yeah I see now. actually they may not be...

ahhh yeah I see now. actually they may not be such a problem, as my tank will have a strip covering that kinda area so it might be hidden :D

Same place I am considering getting mine then, I cant...
Forum: Substrate 05-09-2005, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,477
Posted By kingkano
Thanks Stu - thats the kinda stuff I wanna hear...

Thanks Stu - thats the kinda stuff I wanna hear :) I am going for black gravel too, so thats duly noted cheers hehe.

Did you get your terralit online??
Forum: Substrate 05-09-2005, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,477
Posted By kingkano
laterite + terralit?

Just about to start a new 90g medium light tank. Am doing 3-5" plain medium/fine gravel, but need to stick something underneath as its mostly swords/crpyts/root feeders.

I saw something called...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-22-2005, 08:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 982
Posted By kingkano
hmmm dont really remember. I thought it quite...

hmmm dont really remember. I thought it quite soft to the touch really but obviously not like fuzz algae. Its not the biggest threat lol as its not awful lookin and its mostly hidden behind all my...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-21-2005, 07:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By kingkano
Add 2 females and 1 male - it wont be overstocked...

Add 2 females and 1 male - it wont be overstocked :). Dont add more than 1 male to that size tank :) its the males who are aggressive to each other (remember they are related to siamese fighters).
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-21-2005, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 982
Posted By kingkano
Is this Algae or Moss??

Easy one - is this Algae or Moss?? I cant decide :icon_roll I took the pics during a water change thats why its all above water. Its growing on the back wall (gravel wall) of my tank,a nd grows...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-22-2005, 06:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By kingkano
Dont got no water quality issues :confused:. My...

Dont got no water quality issues :confused:. My issues with water quality is my tap water :mad: blinkin awful water over here. Nitrates 25, phosphate 3, all yuck stuff.

The stocking has been...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-22-2005, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 882
Posted By kingkano
Update picture. I applied some ideas from here,...

Update picture. I applied some ideas from here, and also some things I decided to try myself. So far so good. I think its lookin pretty sweet myself :proud: I havent been using any co2 lately,...
Forum: Algae 02-16-2005, 05:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,574
Posted By kingkano
No worries there mate, I wasnt too fussed as I...

No worries there mate, I wasnt too fussed as I got an idea what I will dose now. That schedule is very interesting. Do I understand right that day7 IS day 1 also?? or day 7 is a dead day do...
Forum: Algae 02-14-2005, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,034
Posted By kingkano
Is that true???

Is that true???
Forum: Algae 02-14-2005, 12:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,574
Posted By kingkano
hmmm ok, keep that in mind. Yeah you seem to be...

hmmm ok, keep that in mind. Yeah you seem to be good with schedules lol, so if you got a minute to throw one together I'd like to see it :proud: :icon_bigg

Will dose some phos, potassium...
Forum: Algae 02-13-2005, 05:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,574
Posted By kingkano
Ok so dose some enema on the days I do my...

Ok so dose some enema on the days I do my potassium is that right?

That bein the case might try find some potassium phosphate. Sure I saw it somewhere. So today just add flourish like normal...
Forum: Algae 02-13-2005, 10:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,574
Posted By kingkano
Well me of little faith haha. Tested today...

Well me of little faith haha. Tested today before I was gonna dose the Flourish again. Phosphates almost gone now, nitrates still steady at 10, iron 0.1 (but iron tests suck right). Plants growing...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 02-11-2005, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By kingkano
It depends where you are in this wide country ;) ...

It depends where you are in this wide country ;)

Maidenhead stores quite often have/can get them. My local pet store orders them for me too :) Its worth asking at an lfs you visit alot, they...
Forum: Algae 02-11-2005, 06:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,574
Posted By kingkano
Nitrate was between 10 and 20 the next day. So I...

Nitrate was between 10 and 20 the next day. So I did nothing. Will test everything again tonight and probably dose the flourish as recommended :) So far so good, didnt see much extra algae, did...
Forum: Algae 02-09-2005, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,574
Posted By kingkano
Cheers Craig. Right step 1 done. 50% change...

Cheers Craig. Right step 1 done. 50% change (removed algae last night) removed phos-zorber and carbon. 1 cap of flourish, little bit of potassium. Will measure nitrate in a couple hours and dose...
Forum: Algae 02-09-2005, 03:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,574
Posted By kingkano
I'll give it a go ;) I'll do the change now,...

I'll give it a go ;) I'll do the change now, remove the bits from canister. Then wait a bit and test nitrate then top it up. Will take the week to test see what happens to nitrate then I know how...
Forum: Algae 02-09-2005, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,574
Posted By kingkano
Yeah shockin water eh. My no3 never gets that...

Yeah shockin water eh. My no3 never gets that high. think I got 40 once. but last night strangely it tested as 5, did it several times to be sure. it just varies so much. but the po4 has always...
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