This has got to be the most depressing thing I have ever seen, its been nearly 6 months since I have posted on my first planted tank journal!
So just a small update on what has happened since then!
Last thing I said on my journal was that I had purchased a cheap job lot of plants (the...
I had the exact same issues with the Fire Extinguisher until I relasied it is no diffrent than paying Â£Â£Â£ for the real thing only to find out it works exactly the same :)
As long as you take your time, make sure the connections are tight its a piece of cake.
I removed the bioballs (still have them) and changed them to the ones you can see in the picture as they are supposed to be better :) when I take a look at the reactor I might swap them back to the bioballs.
Hi Dan unfortunately I don't own a diffuser, I opted for reactor as I had such a large tank. I might strip down the reactor and take another look at it (guh)
You can see my reactor here (sort of)
I was thinking of maybe putting the plastic tube more into the centre of the cylinder as at the...
Full details on my tank and equipment are located here viewtopic.php?f=35&t=6193 if you should need them.
I am using an external Aquamedic 1000 reactor with Fire Extinguisher
1, I can get the bubble checker set to something like 1 bubble per second and 95% of the time it comes out as really...
Cheers for that.
At least I know it not just me suffering from this! I did my weekly water change last night and have re arranged my flow again and dosed my ferts. Did a bit of plant maintenance and some general tidying up so I will see what happens to the scum/oil and wait to see how you get...
No I am not dead! hehe
Tank is fully up and running and 80% of the plants are going amazingly well. (Pictures to follow soon)
I have a few questions below hopefully some of you can answer for me as they are driving me somewhat insane :P
1, Oily substance on the surface, doesn't...
Right first thing is first I have been getting overly obsessive with getting my aquascape correct first time, so in a change of tactics I have re arranged it again to something I like (it might be wrong/right/better) but I can change it again later once I get better. (its also an...
All my Co2 equipment is up and running, using the FE method. (not in use atm just ready to roll)
Plants are all ordered and due for delivery next week, woop!
Got some more rock too!
I have arranged my new rock with old rock and came up with the below as my first attempt, I could...
Could I make a suggestion, it would serve UKAPS better I think if you created a "page" on facebook and not a group. Its free works the same way but with a few added advantages, users will become fans which sounds better and spreads out via "friends you may know"
Also the main reason, if you...
Haha I purchased a large group of fish one around 15 or so, and the guy said are you sure your tank is ready for them. I said yep all ready, he said ok no problem before I sell you them explain the nitrogen cycle to me :)
I thought it was quite nice of him to check that way.
Another 25kg of rock on order (due Tue/Wed ish)
Plants on order too (due next Fri)
Working on getting all the pipework and equipment set up and made neat over the weekend.
This is the tank at the moment with a slightly changed rock placement, obviously nothing is final as I have...