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    First planted tank- Two Towers

    SAE's in my tank eat newly growing moss, remove them and your moss will grow, you can re add SAE's at a later stage to keep your moss in check....
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    Mites in an aquarium

    anyone ever had mites above the water line in their aquarium, if so how do i get rid of them... better still how do i stop them coming back.... only info i have found is to wipe them of....not very informative
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    Trying new filter in 20g long

    don't worry you can slow the out flow on the eheim pro 2 filters, which the 2026 is....
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    Buying a Nano Setup From Scratch

    any links to parts needed to split co2 over two different sized tanks... i have seen the 4 way regulators on ebay .. but they are a bit expensive...
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    Aqua Qube 25

    hi cheers for the reply ... i was thinking the increased media capacity would help to create clearer water as on the third day after water change the sponge gets a bit full and the water gets a bit mirky resulting in dusty plants... the tank is a bit rammed with plant growth due to ei dosing...
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    Aqua Qube 25

    yes sorry, the current internal filter...there is no point upgrading to an external filter with the same flow rate or less flow rate
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    Aqua Qube 25

    Hi i have a Nano tank and i don't know the internal filter flow rate... it is one of those cheap 25 liter tanks, i like the tank but hate the internal filter....it is called on the litreature an AQUA-QUBE 25 (it is the tank that pfk mag gave away once with a subscription). i am looking to...
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    are these doses right..!!!

    will it affect the ph of my tank
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    are these doses right..!!!

    ok will keep an eye on it ... i was running two eheim 2024's but have upgraded to a Fluval fx5 should i go ahead and add the MgSO4 .. have still to order it ...
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    are these doses right..!!!

    my previous dosing was KNO3 5.5g x 3 a week... KH2PO4 1.5g x 3 a week.... Trace 1g x 3 a week... so i have been over dosing the KNO3 ie over dosing potassium if your Potassium deficiency assumption correct...
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    are these doses right..!!!

    cheers as always i am getting crypt's with miss formed leaves almost like holes at the edge like a semi circle java fern leaves with pin holes mis formed un-uniform leaves and dying leaves black / brown) tank has been running for about 2 months with EI but with out the MgsO4
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    are these doses right..!!!

    hi i am rechecking my EI dosing schedule and have come up with these measurments based on the Nutricalc tool.. i think i need these ppm's Nitrate (NO3) 20ppm per week. Potassium (K) 30ppm per week. Phosphate (PO4) 3ppm per week Magnesium (Mg) 10ppm per week Iron (Fe) 0.5ppm per week (from...
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    Fluval Fx5 & Co2 Diffuser

    i was a bit worried about the co2 dump that will occur every 24 hrs from built up gas in the filter does it have any effect on its operating noise levels also...
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    Fluval Fx5 & Co2 Diffuser

    hi cheers for the reply... the only problem is that reactor has 12/16 mm connections the fluvel has hoses that are 24mm diameter,... i think its gonna have to be a glass in tank diffuser .... never had one of them before i was thinking about a cheap ebay one...
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    Fluval Fx5 & Co2 Diffuser

    hi i'm thinking of getting a Fluval Fx5 at present i have 2 eheim 2026 filters .... one has a co2 line feed into the canister, which works well for me as a co2 diffuser.. my query is can this be done to the fx5 filter as it is designed to expel trapped gases every 24 hours....does anyone have...
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