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Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-05-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,537
Posted By leemonk
Someone has suggested using reflectors in reverse...

Someone has suggested using reflectors in reverse or disabling one of the bulbs.

What are your thoughts on either method.

Regards
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-04-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,537
Posted By leemonk
Do you mean windowscreens like this:...

Do you mean windowscreens like this: http://www.windowscreensuk.co.uk/categories/fly-screens/?gclid=CIuu94aotbACFUIOfAod6VK_8Q

Regards
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-04-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,374
Posted By leemonk
thanks for the reply! Did it interfere with...

thanks for the reply!

Did it interfere with the plants at all.... in relation to removing CO2 from the water etc?

Regards
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-04-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,374
Posted By leemonk
Airstones in a low-tec

Hey,

Is there a place for airstones in a low-tech tank?

If so, how should they be used?

Regards

Lee
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-04-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,537
Posted By leemonk
Thanks for the replies. The lights are only...

Thanks for the replies.

The lights are only about 450mm off the substrate!

What options do I have? I was simply planning on covering most of the waters surface with plants.

I'm worried by...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-02-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 159,985
Posted By leemonk
Hi, How many of these plants are likely to...

Hi,

How many of these plants are likely to survive a low tech but Hi-light tank?

Regards
Forum: Low Tech Forum 06-02-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,537
Posted By leemonk
Right........ I'm planning on starting this soon....

Right........ I'm planning on starting this soon.

I have a small tank with my remaining fish.... sadly, some of which, I lost in the move. So there is no rush for me.

I'm going to have to ask...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-30-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,537
Posted By leemonk
I've just found some old paperwork that came with...

I've just found some old paperwork that came with my tank (just started moving the life forms out into my small tank whilst I start over).

My lights are as follows:

2 x 45w (895mm) ...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-16-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,655
Posted By leemonk
A good point and you, inadvertently, answered my...

A good point and you, inadvertently, answered my next questions about planting them low and letting them climb or planting them high and letting them down.....
Forum: Tank Journals 05-16-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 80,458
Posted By leemonk
How often do you have to change the water? I...

How often do you have to change the water? I notice the bucket of mud :) is by a window.....

Also... do you have a heater in there?

This type of tank fascinates me as I am not 'big' on...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-16-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 80,458
Posted By leemonk
What did you fill the tank with then? Treated...

What did you fill the tank with then? Treated water or just the hose?

The bacteria you refered too... they're not present to start with?? I'm trying to remember my cycle proceedure.

I am...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-16-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,655
Posted By leemonk
Was just going to say.... I've just come back...

Was just going to say.... I've just come back from a 10 day break and have probably averaged around 1.5 leaves per Anubis in my tank.

Trouble with my tank is that those leaves are only perfect for...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-16-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,537
Posted By leemonk
I'm guessing here..... but worse case scenario, I...

I'm guessing here..... but worse case scenario, I just diffuse the light if the high light becomes a problem?

Regards

ps.... My next nightmare is making a choice on the size and colour of...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-16-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 80,458
Posted By leemonk
I've just been down a few garden centres and had...

I've just been down a few garden centres and had a look at the JI3 and it's not a bad price.

If the Ammonia levels are high, did you just do water changes to lower it?

I have quite a large tank...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-16-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,655
Posted By leemonk
Is it okay to simple have a bundle of them in a...

Is it okay to simple have a bundle of them in a single tank with a fan and nothing else.... obviously they'd be spinning around the tank.

I was simple thinking of cutting what I already have done...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-16-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 327
Views: 80,458
Posted By leemonk
Hi Tom, An incredible looking tank there,...

Hi Tom,

An incredible looking tank there, just to echo some of the other comments in the thread.

I live here in the UK too, though I'm in liquid rock country.... London.

Mind if I ask what...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-16-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,655
Posted By leemonk
Growing Anubis

Hey,

Whats the best way to grow Anubis lowtec?

I have a nano tank that has an internal filter and overhead light (not sure what sort of light).

I love Anubis and want lots of it in my tank,...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 05-16-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,537
Posted By leemonk
Okay, back from vacation now and time to get...

Okay, back from vacation now and time to get serious :)



With this route would there ever be a problem with a lack of maintenance? I've just started a new job that might see me working away ...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-28-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,537
Posted By leemonk
Hey, Just been youtubing..... Can...

Hey,

Just been youtubing.....

Can anyone please tell me what this plant is and will it grow in option 2B?

http://i47.tinypic.com/1q3ntd.jpg

Regards
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-28-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,537
Posted By leemonk
It was a bl00dy good read :) Thanks guys!...

It was a bl00dy good read :)

Thanks guys! Especially you Xenxes!!!

I am going away for a little while so I'll crack on with this when I am back, else my father is going to have to manage it...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-25-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,537
Posted By leemonk
Out of curiosity, how do I manage floating plants...

Out of curiosity, how do I manage floating plants with the pump that I have?

I generally turn the nozel of the filter pump up towards the top of the tank so that it 'disturbs' the water and...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-25-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,537
Posted By leemonk
Can you confirm if this is what you mean:...

Can you confirm if this is what you mean: http://www.greenfingers.com/superstore/product.asp?dept_id=33&pf_id=LS3708D&source=webgains&siteid=47683

I ask as in the UK we add 'compost' to a lot of...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-25-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,537
Posted By leemonk
Thanks for all the support chaps. I am getting...

Thanks for all the support chaps. I am getting option....which is great.

I have an FE sitting in the garage which I just need a regulator for, but its the maintenance on anything other than a...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-24-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,537
Posted By leemonk
http://i40.tinypic.com/16ly3h3.jpg ...

http://i40.tinypic.com/16ly3h3.jpg

http://i39.tinypic.com/e860c2.jpg

http://i39.tinypic.com/346ti5g.jpg

http://i39.tinypic.com/346ti5g.jpg
Forum: Low Tech Forum 04-24-2012, 08:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,537
Posted By leemonk
I'll get some up to date pictures shortly........

I'll get some up to date pictures shortly..... battery is now charging.

I've managed to remove one of the lights (first time) and there is no writing on it anywhere.

If it helps, the two pins...
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