• You are viewing the forum as a Guest, please login (you can use your Facebook, Twitter, Google or Microsoft account to login) or register using this link: Log in or Sign Up
  • You can now follow UKAPS on Instagram.

Recent content by Simon Dickenson

  1. S

    Where to buy in the South West.

    I believe there are not many good plant retailers in Plymouth, take a look at emperor tropicals or Endsleigh, both I haven't been to in a long time so can't comment on what they keep. Your best bet really is to travel, I catch the train from Falmouth to Penryn (the station is just down the road...
  2. S

    saintlys sumatradriftwood scape

    sp. aromatica should have a distinct sweet smell to it, sp. stellata will not. This will be the key way to tell the difference between the two.
  3. S

    saintlys sumatradriftwood scape

    I agree with ceg, it is definitely Pogostemon stelleta. I have aromatica and stellata in my latest scape, take a look at my journal, the stellata is at the rear and the aromataca in front. S
  4. S

    Si's 90cm bow

    Thanks guys, I think it prob has about a week or two before I'm onto my next scape. I'm also in the process of buying an opti white!
  5. S

    Si's 90cm bow

    On it, believe it or not they were heavily trimmed last week and a load given to dan
  6. S

    What Diffuser

    I too have a rhinox 5000, you have to keep them really clean (every week bleach it!) or they don't work very well. I had a daz beetle diffuser before (which being glass I smashed) which I really really rated, very fine diffusion.
  7. S

    how do you inject CO2?

    Co2 with lights on pure o2 at night - controversial!
  8. S

    Si's 90cm bow

    As of today. Still not moved redmoor, will get round to it! Plants growing like crazy!
  9. S

    Si's 90cm bow

    Yea I was thinking that too.... I know I need to add more though maybe some nice longish pieces
  10. S

    Si's 90cm bow

    http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=Xo7tzAr43 ... h_response
  11. S

    Si's 90cm bow

    Well after a pretty hectic time, (my wife gave birth) and with the new arrival my tank unfortunatly took a bit of a back seat. So a couple of weeks ago I decided to re-scape. This is how my tank was looking before the overhaul And this is where I'm up to now. So over the next few weeks I'm...
  12. S

    New Tropica plants!

    Yea doh, read it after!
  13. S

    New Tropica plants!

    Well I'm back from Nuremberg and was very impressed with Tropica's stand (as always) I was particularly interested to see there new plants and really loved 'staurogyne' a compact foreground plant ideal for nano's. The other two were myriophyllum mezianum and nesaea pedicellata. I can see these...
  14. S

    Si's 90cm bow

    Oh and yes the glosso is getting a major trim on tuesday again! So if anybody wants any pm me!
  15. S

    Si's 90cm bow

    Ok next weeks update, I have got the rotalas growing well, I guess I'll let them grow until tuesday, cut back and then shape in a couple of weeks, I'm thinking a U shape on the back. planted didiplis infront of the stems to break it up a bit. Will also be removing the lotus lily in favour of...
Top