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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 01-24-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,035
Posted By Alastair-T
Your tank looks really nice. The water level can...

Your tank looks really nice. The water level can be kept right to the top as normal, I did this in my journal in my signature and had both riparium style plants and aquatic plants. I would keep your...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-24-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,963
Posted By Alastair-T
Ditto love cubes myself so will be watching this...

Ditto love cubes myself so will be watching this to see how it progresses.


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Forum: Tank Journals 01-23-2013, 10:26 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 24,712
Posted By Alastair-T
Lmao no doubting that :icon_wink

Lmao no doubting that :icon_wink
Forum: Tank Journals 01-23-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 21,373
Posted By Alastair-T
Lol I didn't think about space when I originally...

Lol I didn't think about space when I originally did this one, which sadly now has been stripped and taken down and is now on show in a local fish shop.

The new build has started on the bigger...
Forum: Tank Journals 01-23-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 24,712
Posted By Alastair-T
Niiiiice, good shots izz :biggrin:

Niiiiice, good shots izz :biggrin:
Forum: Tank Journals 01-22-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 24,712
Posted By Alastair-T
Looking great izzy well done ;)

Looking great izzy well done ;)
Forum: Tank Journals 01-08-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 24,712
Posted By Alastair-T
Prolific aren't they ha ha Sent from my...

Prolific aren't they ha ha


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Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 12-19-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 342
Posted By Alastair-T
Hi, do you mean catappa leaves as in Indian...

Hi, do you mean catappa leaves as in Indian almond leaves? If so yes it fine I leave mine in to rot away and my crs and cherries happily feed away off them.


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Forum: Low Tech Forum 12-18-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,458
Posted By Alastair-T
My walsted style puddle is massively planted and...

My walsted style puddle is massively planted and is flourishing with no additional co2, nor are there any signs of deficiencies nutrient wise or co2. As long as the water surface isn't disturbed too...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2012, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By Alastair-T
I think it's down to personal choice really,...

I think it's down to personal choice really, spray bars are good for even distribution of co2 etc as it ensures the co2 is pushed down where it's needed but then again lily pipes look much nicer I...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-11-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 21,373
Posted By Alastair-T
Thank you MABJ, it's my fave tank out of all my...

Thank you MABJ, it's my fave tank out of all my previous high techs.
Definitely will link to my new journal when it's started too. Just in the process of building a lighting rig for the new one.
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Forum: Tank Journals 12-09-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 106,770
Posted By Alastair-T
This is looking awesome now mate well done. You...

This is looking awesome now mate well done. You must be very happy.


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Forum: Tank Journals 12-09-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 21,373
Posted By Alastair-T
here are probably some of the final photos of...

here are probably some of the final photos of this tank before I get the monster puddle in motion in January.
It's astounded me the growth I've had from this tank having gone from high tech tanks...
Forum: Plants 10-27-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By Alastair-T
O2 bubbles only tend to appear once their is...

O2 bubbles only tend to appear once their is enough co2 in the tank and the plants have taken in maximum co2, basically meaning the tank is saturated with 02 and the pearling a by product of excess...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-25-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 21,373
Posted By Alastair-T
heres a pic update of the tank currently..... ...

heres a pic update of the tank currently.....

antherium lily flowering

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8188/8122204072_119b19e4c0_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/69268838@N03/8122204072/)...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-22-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 786
Views: 106,770
Posted By Alastair-T
Wow looking great mate. Nice to see you've opted...

Wow looking great mate. Nice to see you've opted for some riparium plants amongst the wood too, it will add an awesome dimension to the tank above and below. Really glad you decided to give it a go...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-15-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 92,234
Posted By Alastair-T
Amazing tank mate love the riparium section, it's...

Amazing tank mate love the riparium section, it's given me some ideas for additional plants to mine.
Awesome


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Forum: Tank Journals 09-20-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 21,373
Posted By Alastair-T
Just thought I'd throw up a few pics of how the...

Just thought I'd throw up a few pics of how the tanks looking as of last night

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Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-18-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 671,012
Posted By Alastair-T
54017 This is my very low tech almost zero...

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This is my very low tech almost zero maintenance set up.
260 litres
No water changes just top ups every other day
Fluval 306 on half flow
Occasional bit of ferts if ever see...
Forum: Substrate 09-18-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,636
Posted By Alastair-T
I'd just go pureky for the normal ada Amazonia...

I'd just go pureky for the normal ada Amazonia new and not even bother with any power sand etc. those plants will flourish in the normal stuff perfectly. There's much more nutrients in the Ada than...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-18-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 671,012
Posted By Alastair-T
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Nice


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Forum: Plants 09-18-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 323
Posted By Alastair-T
Vallis nana, cryptocoryne balansae, vallis...

Vallis nana, cryptocoryne balansae, vallis gigantica, hygro corymbosa 53b they are lovely back ground plants


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Forum: DIY 09-18-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 776
Posted By Alastair-T
I've heard other than using a very fine garden...

I've heard other than using a very fine garden mesh, that putting triangular sections of clear acrylic or plastic etc on each of the corners has prevented a few people's fish from jumping but...
Forum: DIY 09-18-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By Alastair-T
Are you using them in a high tech co2 tank?? Of...

Are you using them in a high tech co2 tank?? Of so you can just follow the ei recommendations and just add a 4 weekly amount to 1000ml of water and divide the dosages down by how many days you would...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-07-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 21,373
Posted By Alastair-T
Thanks mate, is a big change from my big high...

Thanks mate, is a big change from my big high tech tanks I've been used to keeping. Even if I go back to co2 I'll still stay shallow

thanks dude, for a low tech the crypts are fantastic. I've just...
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