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    elo folks

    these guys are saying that i only have it on dvd or hifi equipment.. which is a bit of a joke.. I spose I could put a cd in it
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    elo folks

    bloody insurance company have suddenly denied that we have accidental damage, which is rubbish! so fighting over it now.. sigh
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    elo folks

    thanks folks.. im nothing like as experienced or talented as many of you.. im more of a techy geek than anything else. I do have an artistic nature but am still learning to put it into a scape that I can be proud of. Will see how it goes
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    elo folks

    lol Id forgotton all about that :) isnt that what makes this place so great?? :D
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    elo folks

    been soooo busy its not even funny.... just wanted to let everyone that knows me know, (well, and those that dont!) that today I was offered a full time Lecturing post at Bournemouth and Poole College in the Technology Faculty. Its been alot of hard work :cry: to get to this stage so Im well...
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    Some sort of eggs maybe?

    they look like nerite eggs to me too..
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    Pearling after a water change? Why?

    yep, exactly.. this is what I mean.
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    Pearling after a water change? Why?

    thats a cool experiment.. and certainly proves that plants exposed to the air will pearl on re-submersion. When using tap water I used to get 'pearling' on plants that were never exposed to the air though, which is probably more what Im thinking about with my (slightly shakey probably) theory of...
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    Pearling after a water change? Why?

    I still recon its to do with gases coming out of solution after being pressurised in the pipes, this can take quite a while.. since doing my water changes with 100% rain water I get no hyper pearling at all. Personally I dont think its anything to do with the plants, I just think its gases...
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    Feeding wild birds

    sure it wasnt a beef eater? odd facial hair and silly hat? :lol:
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    Feeding wild birds

    had gold finches on the Niger sead feeder the other day, amazing how they find them huh.
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    Aquascapes 2003 to present

    Re: Six years of 'scaping I agree!
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    Feeding wild birds

    you could get some squirrel proof feeders that have cages around them, that might help!
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    compost

    be very careful with terrestrial composts, more often than not they contain NH4 as part of their fertiliser mix. Same with terrestrial liquid fert mixes. Aquatic plants dont require anything like the levels of ferts that terrestrial ones do, so most terrestrial growing mediums are way to rich...
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    Tropica Nursery

    amazing place that, Id love to visit. I used to work in greenhouses at that scale, awesome pieces of engineering! Until I fell through the roof of one :shock:
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