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  1. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    I have a [hair] algae problem, and I was wondering if a UV filter is an effective contributing solution? (In conjunction with water changes, filtration, manual removal, excel, and algae eaters) The ones on Amazon seem to be around $60, so I was thinking of pursuing a DIY approach. I was...
  2. Algae
    Hello you all! What Algae is this? This algae is killing all my plants slow lee. Nitarte: 25 Phosphate: 1.5 Co2: 25 42gal An UV filter will help me? plase help me with this?:wink2:
  3. New York
    65 gallon acrylic sump $250 2x 1 1/2in bulkheads on the drain side 1x 1in bulkhead for the return 48x18x17 17ish gallon Amiracle Sump/wetdry $50 1x 1in hole for return. Bio balls included if you wish to use em. 24x12x14 Reeflo Dart Hybrid Super Gold $200 very good condition whisper quiet...
  4. Equipment
    I'm starting up my planted 55gallon this week at some stage... I probably should have checked this out beforehand.. :-( (Excuse my ignorance cos this is my first planted tank) The only plants I will be using are Pygmy Sword Chins and Java Moss (No co2) I was going to use two HOB filters...
  5. General Planted Tank Discussion
    Hello, Just got my new setup.. JUWEL Aquarium Rio 400 450 Litres 151 x 51 x 66 cm Lighting 2 High-Lite Tube Day 54 W (1200 mm) (12 hour) 2 High-Lite Tube Nature 54 W (1200 mm) (12 hour) biological and mechanical filtration Bioflow 8.0 EHEIM ecco pro 200 AquaZoinc Universal UV Filter 18W Heater...
  6. Equipment
    I keep a 5 gallon planted aquarium with a single female Dwarf Puffer, 3 Ghost shrimp, and 5 Amano shrimp. I'm wondering if a UV filter would destroy Cyanobacteria, and the other pesky algae's the shrimp don't like to eat. Or, is a UV filter not even necessary?
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