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Forum: Tank Journals 04-06-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,273
Posted By chrispowell
Im actually having problems with my co2 in my...

Im actually having problems with my co2 in my main tank so have just held them here a little longer then planned.

I want to grow the small ones on a little too and is easier in this tank to do...
Forum: Tank Journals 04-06-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,273
Posted By chrispowell
7 Weeks into Quarantine ...

7 Weeks into Quarantine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOoRV7yVQ_Y&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Tank Journals 03-16-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,976
Posted By chrispowell
Looks great!!! Nice and big for them guys! ...

Looks great!!! Nice and big for them guys!

How many tanks do you have??
Forum: Tank Journals 03-15-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,273
Posted By chrispowell
A short video of my rams too DSCN0091 -...

A short video of my rams too

DSCN0091 - YouTube
Forum: Tank Journals 03-15-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,273
Posted By chrispowell
Tomorrow these guys would have been in QT for two...

Tomorrow these guys would have been in QT for two weeks.

Thought I would get some snaps during their water change...

http://i61.tinypic.com/2ps5avb.jpg

http://i62.tinypic.com/6f8i95.jpg
...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-12-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,273
Posted By chrispowell
My tanks are kept at 83, everyone seems nice and...

My tanks are kept at 83, everyone seems nice and happy in them.

Thanks for the kind words guys!
Forum: Tank Journals 03-11-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,273
Posted By chrispowell
Rineloricaria sp. L010a I believe? ...

Rineloricaria sp. L010a I believe?

farlowella is more commonly known as a Twig catfish
Forum: Tank Journals 03-10-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,273
Posted By chrispowell
Thanks alot!! :-)

Thanks alot!! :-)
Forum: Tank Journals 03-09-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,273
Posted By chrispowell
Some images during wc today.. ...

Some images during wc today..

http://i58.tinypic.com/4heg0m.jpg

http://i58.tinypic.com/1zwda42.jpg

http://i61.tinypic.com/210m7w9.jpg

http://i57.tinypic.com/mmv0w9.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals 03-07-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,976
Posted By chrispowell
Set up looks great, fish not so. rbarn...

Set up looks great, fish not so.

rbarn obviously knows his stuff and is 100% correct about trying to keep discus from stunting in anything other than a bare bottom.

Water quality just cant be...
Forum: Tank Journals 03-06-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,273
Posted By chrispowell
A long time since I posted. Heres a small update....

A long time since I posted. Heres a small update.

Purchased 3 new fish at the weekend and here they are currently in Quarantine.

Discus - YouTube

They are a 'Red spotted green' 'Red flower'...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-23-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,318
Posted By chrispowell
Yes their Strain wont make a difference

Yes their Strain wont make a difference
Forum: Tank Journals 12-23-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,318
Posted By chrispowell
Dont want to spoil your party but I think you...

Dont want to spoil your party but I think you have two females there. Often If discus lay eggs on the glass more then once there is a good chance they are both female..

You also said you had two...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-11-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,273
Posted By chrispowell
My Discus Tank log

Hi all,
Loving these forums and have read some great advice and seen loads of inspiration for myself as I plan my second ever tank.

My obsession started around 12 months ago when my girlfriend...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-02-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 36,101
Posted By chrispowell
Absolutly amazing tank, seriously the best...

Absolutly amazing tank, seriously the best planted tank I have ever seen!!

Congrats on an amazing job!!

I thought I had alot of light running 4 39w bulbs but 16 makes me realise why I still...
Forum: Lighting 06-13-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By chrispowell
I did have a bubble counter but it was leaking...

I did have a bubble counter but it was leaking co2 and proved hard to stop so now I just go on my drop checker.

Im using 4DKH solution and the colour starts blue but 20mins after I add it into...
Forum: Lighting 06-10-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By chrispowell
Can anyone help?

Can anyone help?
Forum: Lighting 06-09-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By chrispowell
Another crypt really not looking good.. ...

Another crypt really not looking good..

Something brown I think it was called?

http://s24.postimg.org/3o9zdrt2d/image.jpg

and some type of fern??

http://s24.postimg.org/wbhl1bisl/image.jpg
Forum: Lighting 06-09-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By chrispowell
Here are a couple of the plants I have added and...

Here are a couple of the plants I have added and they just die off.. Or their growth is really stunted??

Some kind of crypt?

http://s10.postimg.org/8cn4vibjt/image.jpg
Forum: Lighting 06-09-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By chrispowell
All four bulbs are individual light tubes, two...

All four bulbs are individual light tubes, two rest on the glass of the tank sliders and two are cliped to the underside of the hood. ( approx 3 inches up)

Im adding Micro and Macro ferts on...
Forum: Lighting 06-08-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By chrispowell
Thanks for the infomation, what bulbs should I be...

Thanks for the infomation, what bulbs should I be looking at??? I would love to grow 99% of plants!!
Forum: Lighting 06-08-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By chrispowell
What are your levels like (PH, GH, Ammonia,...

What are your levels like (PH, GH, Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate)?

PH 7 , KH 6 , GH7

Ammonia 0, Nitrite 0, Nitrate approx 30ppm

Are the CO2 bubbles getting to the top of the water column?
...
Forum: Lighting 06-08-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 434
Posted By chrispowell
Enough lighting for my tank??

Hi all,
I want to know If I have enough lighting for most plants to live in my tank??

I find most are slow growing even though I add dry ferts everyday and run pressurised co2??

My...
Forum: Lighting 05-28-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By chrispowell
Lighting holding my plants back?

Right people,

I think I need to up my lighting but want to make sure this is the case before I go and buy two more t5's tomorrow...

Some of my plants grow like wild fire but a few including my...
Forum: Plants 03-31-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By chrispowell
Thanks for the advice, in the shop the grass was...

Thanks for the advice, in the shop the grass was already fully submerged so hopefully it will just take a couple of week to grow as I love this stuff.

Would you guys recommend I add a couple more...
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