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    where to get CO2 refills in West yorkshire

    That was from a guy in Brighouse cannot rember the name, I googled fire extuinguisher services near huddersfield. Id rather not pay that though knowing it may be possible to get the cylinder refilled for a fraction of the cost! John
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    where to get CO2 refills in West yorkshire

    Hey Guys, Just been looking through the topics and there dosent seem to be any mention of places near to where I live that refill Co2 cylinders. Ive called round a couple of places and the best quote Ive had so far was for £20 to have it refilled and pressure tested! Which seems much higher...
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    Water changes...

    Hi guys, I use my external filter to change the water, The inlet tube has one of the new snap on type valve connectors that you can switch on and off so I just disconnect that add a pipe which I run to the bathroom then open it and it empties...so long as the water level of the sink or...
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    Cheap dry ferts

    I think my problem with describing what is contgained with the ferts may also be the fact that Ive had a few beers by the time of postin...(not a good idea) I agree Lisa with what your saying with the epsom salts foe example but like ce g mentioned the companies may be required to state what...
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    My First Planted Tank (The End) Juwel Rio 125

    Re: My First Planted Tank - Juwel Rio 125 yeah it all looks great.. Good photography too i reckon! John
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    Cheap dry ferts

    ok ceg. Thanks for the advice. Just looking forward to my shipment now! John.
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    Cheap dry ferts

    Thats sort of what I was trying to say...I dont think I made myself clear with it....anyway Ive ordered most of the stuff from garden direct...apart from the two of the powders which Ive got from the lab :wink: so Ill soon be adding them to the tank and hopefully watching my plants stack...
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    Cheap dry ferts

    I was also wondering with regards to calculating how much water is in the aquarium.... Do you work out the volume of the tank from the basic dimentions or do you subtract the amout due to the substrate. With my tank that could accound for about 30-40 litres Id imagine. Any thoughts. Thanks guys...
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    Cheap dry ferts

    The chemical formulae for this is KH2PO4(monobasic). Which basically is potassium and phosphorus mixed together (balanced equation). So the ingredients I guess is just showing the potassium phosphate broken down to its raw ingredients. I think anyway. Anyone correct me if Im wrong. John
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    Cheap dry ferts

    Hey Sam, If the product is sold as Potassium nitrate etc powder then it would be the same. The concentration would only be altered when you make up the solutions. The label would show the powder to have a certain weight...this is its molecular weight that is used to make up molar/ppm...
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    Cheap dry ferts

    thanks for that ceg.... Just the answer I was looking for. I think I may still add the seachem flourish once a week. Thanks. John
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    Cheap dry ferts

    Technically I am still a student....yes I get paid now but Im still tight with the pennies :lol: Ive heard of the other traces added depending on the tap water. I dont think Ive seen them used in the EI method for dry dosing...I could be wrong though if anyone knows where its been mentioned...
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    Cheap dry ferts

    Thats quite a difference in price secially considering you get more also!! Thanks for the help.
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    Large 70,000l pondaqua

    I guess it could be housed in the conservatory....not sure the wife would agree with it though! Ive seen Koi ponds before with half the pond indoors which is closed off through the winter. Not cheap though.... Imagine it built into the house with the basement underneath so you could hve the...
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    Solenoid problems

    That was before adding the solonoid. I was trying to switch it off each night and on in the morn so I was acting as a manual solonid...very much a pain in the ^%$!! John
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