cheers again ceg,
im in no rush to fill the tank with critters but thought that a few octo and shrimp would help with the cleanliness and algea but understand where you are coming from so think i will just see how it goes,
does anyone have any suggestions as to a good reliable co2 inline reactor .
cheers ceg for the overview its much apreciated im not expecting this to go totally rightfrom word go (lol i wish) but with the help of the gurus on here i hope to limit the strain .
i was going to leave just one set of lights on for a few weeks but when i turn on the second set should i...
cheers for the comments guys ,ceg i have already switched the filter back to full flow as like you said think i had my thoughts crossed with regards slower flow.
i have the choice of either a 5kg bottle or a 2kg bottle but was going to use the 2kg most the time as fits in cabinet and use 5kg...
hi there ,
i was wondering if after a while away (ex wife lol )some of you would take a look over my new adventure and see what you think of the set up and proposed regime.was hoping that the lighting/co2/fert regime would allow the growth of a glostostima carpet ?
you dont mention whether the cloudiness is green or not
my tank appeard cloudy at certain times of the day and finnally tracked it down to the lamp type reflecting through the water when i changed to a different type problem was solved.(cloudiness appeared grey tinged)
is it possible it was a safety cover to stop the ceramic from breaking in transit,but already removed prior to you getting it. I know a few years back i had a ceramic delivered taped to a rubber disk(seemed logical that all).
ceg your the man, have ordered the 4kh solution and upped the co2 in anticipation of a light upgrade .
should i just turn them on or increase gradual over a week or two ?
Also tried reading the thread ei dosing and not sure if im meant to be increasing the fert dosage at all or...
cheers ceg was just checking as regard the water changes as i am now doing the same as you and using a garden hose on a slow fill,so cheers for the clarification
the lighting issue is that as i am now dosing as per your advice and the algae has died right back i was thinking of changing the t8...
I have one that i used to use to empty a gully at work that access was bad to but found that they did not last to long when used flat out on a electric drill and a battery drill (being that much slower) had to be recharged alot .
but saying that if you only doing a few hundred litres once a...