Thanks chaps. Cheers George.
Very soon (next few days)
I'll be announcing 2 upcoming events, regarding 2 rather large aquariums. (approx 5000L...
Hi guys, and many thanks.
It's a great to get support from you guys, and hopefully, i can deliver whats needed of me.
I've been off line for a...
Time to get those scaping boots on Tom.
You have the skills, and would be a shame to let them drift away with time.
I'm not sure of all the details, but things will happen for the better.
Tropica are passionate beyond belief, and to have a power house like...
A good idea, but unfortunately, it doesn't always work so well. When plants have been transported, these simple changes in temps etc. often put...
I'm not sure they do. P@H get special order boxes i think. It's a bit more random than specific orders. You can ask at least.
It is a shame to see things like this. Some of the plants can be saved for sure. Be careful which algae's you might be bringing into a new tank...
A link would be good :lol:
Here's a little teaser from a freshwater shrimp tank...
With regards to substrate additives, forget them. A waist of money. I've done setups with and without....There's no difference what so ever.
Your plans sound good.
Ditch the penac and the PH controller. Run just 2 x 54wt. This is plenty to grow anything.
This grown with just 2 x...
I'd agree with Clive. Slowing things down with light, co2 etc is a good thing.
I'd also suggest to 'hoover' at substrate level. It's quite...
I've probably spent £2500 on lighting alone. My current luminaire was £900. I've an ADA solar 1 @ about £450 the list goes on.
here's a few layouts that i've done...
Re: Who says you can never have enough filtration
My belief of filtration and turnover per hour is changing.
I'm using far less filtration than...
They've probably uploaded, and not made private (that was the intention i think)
I did it once with a Tropica video and forgot to press the...
Which fitting do you use Luis?...in the blender?
I think this is a genius idea Luis!
I'll be trying it. I'll try and find an old blender at a car boot sale, just for this purpose.
If i see my temp go above 24ºc, espeially in summer, i'll water change everyday. to bring it back down.
My plants grow so much nicer at lower...
The P@H tanks are a bargain, and look much more expensive than they really are.
For the money, they're a steal. You'll need a lighjt though. the...
Send it back. It's a large tank to go BOOM!
Could be quite dangerous.
With regards to bubble counters, i have about 3 sat redundent...The reason being, i dont use them. On start up, you can gauge everything via a...
II dont use heaters on any tanks. With no effect on fish.
My tanks maintain 23ºc, rising in summer.
Sometimes, they'll go down to 19ºc, but the...
I hope it's not a joke! I've booked my flights!!!!
Good news indeed.
This is only a guess, but I reckon it will be older content from past aquajournals. Even the new,official, English on-line...
Re: How much time do people spend actually watching their ta
I'm never about to see them. If I do get chance to come home during the week, it's a...
I kinda like it. I do prefer it over last years entry.
You can tell that very little light has been used for the final image.
It's also good...
I've said this couple of times before, but I find gouramis to do a great job on keeping the surface clean.
I believe they're surface breathers,...
I find film is a 'new tank' thing. Until everything stables out, just keep up good 'house keeping' so to speak.
I take it off with a plastic...
Good news mate.
I've just bought a P@H nano...i dont have permission yet, but a gentle 'push' in the right direction, and she'll let me have it...
Re: Stupid is as stupid does(painted black)
Another to add to the black debate...
Re: Stupid is as stupid does(painted black)
To get deep blacks, it's best not to put the background directly onto the glass, but put it...
Antipofish, we all learn mate, me included. I'm a novice compared to some.
I'm just a hobbiest when it comes to photography. There are plenty...
This video was done with t5 and reflectors...720p
My first ever one, cost me over £40 and was a 'pro' photographers one. I think it's 90cm x 70 or something like that.
I've recently though, had...
Backgrounds all depend on what is currently behind the tank. i.e a wall.
If your wall is white, or similar, try to move the tank away from the...
If your solely using MH then keep the lamp high.
I'd suggest using t5 mostly, with an hour (to begin with) of MH. this will allow you greater...
150wMH over a 90cm is just fine. I've even run 150w over a 60cm with no problems.
Just make sure to suspend the light higher than usual.
As Mr Larner says, moss is fine, but riccia will not reach full potential. 8)
I got a headache! :twisted: ...trying to decide how to plant my foreground in the 90cm!
Yep, planting on Christmas day! :D
Over what sized tank mate? for a 10L yes...
From what i can see inthe images, these look great value for money.
Of course you can. Always look on the bright side and believe :angel:
It's much cheaper to tie moss and riccia using slate, fishing line and superglue.
The video is awesome. They all are. This scape is mind blowing...
Ahh, you've cast the seed of doubt ed.
Easy carbo is ok to use otherwise they wouldn't sell it,just be aware. Are we scared of bleach....this is...
hey, you cant beat a forum for as many words as you like. surely that's the way to get the word out. :wink:
i'm on, but dont use it so often.
Jek! you should of come look for us guys.
Here's a few more images.
Here's the boys on the hunt for macky dee's
The legend that's is 'Amano'....
Great thread jek. :thumbup: I heard you BTW.
here's a few pics to be going on with. I'm very tired, and off to bed shortly.
The great man...
I agree with luis.
If a scaper were 'guided' and the tank were to fail, who's to blame?
It's about looking, watching and learning. Forums, and...
Go for it then guys, if your happy doing it! :D
Let me get this right...youd like to see a comp based on the concept of the worst tank ever?....
:eh: mmm...is this what the hobby needs? It may...
It does make me wonder how folk get around this.
It's rule bending i'm afraid. Imagine if you came first and second? :angel:
I had to look twice, as i thought it was a real scene :shock:
It's great to get versions in English. I've just bought August's copy, to see how it was; I'll now subscribe i think.
whats the deal with "walk on the wild side" ?
I thought ADA wanted tanks solely for their competition? it's got listed an ASW and came 85th in ADA?
Is it that good? :D ooo, cant wait!
I'll also be picking my 120 x 55 x 55 up to tomorrow from Ed. By all accounts, it's pretty good.
Nah...not true mate.
So, if these products done work,...and some say they dont.
Could you explain the, when people set up tanks with just...let's say...plain old ADA...
cant wait for the reply to this one.
On occasions, i read post of people wanting to give up due to algae woes, and the likes.
I thought I'd do a little post possibly, to maybe stop...
6 hours for me. I tend to stick to that for the tanks life.
In the coming set up, i'll be starting with 5 hours, as i'm away during the week.
Viktor, you guys are ruling at the moment. Insane quality. :thumbup:
I've personally grown many plants in unheated tanks, and not really suffered any decline in health.
In fact... 2 winters ago, my heater broke on...
put lights and co2 on timers.
cheers for the answers guys. :wink:
do they shoal at all? :D
towards each other?
i quite fancy the look of those serpae tetras. I didnt realise they coloured up like that.
good to see it out there, but blimey, the comments are negative as hell :shock:
some people just dont, and maybe never will 'get it'
should of tried plantedbox before we closed :wink:
maybe, just maybe.
we mustn't forget, that this isn't comparable to ADA iron wood. Their 2...
happy scaping mate!
You cant beat the excitement of planing and scaping a new tank :thumbup:
i know it's not Paulo. Actually i've just been singing your praises for what your doing for the site :wink:
This might be true, but i dont see myself as a more 'experienced scaper. I've been doing it for a lesser time than most on here.
Many know now,...
people will only post a journal, or carry on with a journal if there's interest in it.
I've found recently that i'm making an effort to take...
Sadly plantedbox are not selling, but aquafleur are ace. However, after visiting aquajardin, I can only say their plants are awesome!
you cant mate. I've tried and failed! even with a healthy tank in front of there eyes, it still doesn't get through.
They take it...
good spot :lol:
they can swim up their.
I agree it's been done good, but tree, nature, iwagumi scapes etc, is what aquascaping is about no?
I'm all for a change, but for me, it's a bit...
castles? c'mon, you gota be kiddin me
here you go.
The old prairie lands a year ago. The reason i ripped it down.
I got fed up with this. so left it to...
in all honesty, i'm not sure.
My observation's tell me, when more co2 is added it can get worse (sorry Clive) but it does.
I believe, (without...
like I've said, it comes and goes also. Thin film, which if left unchecked, can get bad.
Skim it off with a plastic tub (takes 2 mins) it runs...
oddly enough, me and james have had discussions regards to surface film and co2...but no conclusion.
It's weird, sometimes i get it, and...
good info tony.
Buying direct from ADA is painless, and prices to boot.
I need to get a few new editions of ADA AJ's
Luis, your baffling me mate. I just cant see where your coming from.
for the most, people use their eyes to learn. There's no 'magic fix' in...
it looks fantastic Andy.
AMEn TO THAT!!!! i've said this for AGES! I also got slated for it by one or 2!
i'm glad you said this clive, now hopefully people will listen
outlet.. should come from the front left, going to the right IMO
surface scum, can be skimmed off with a bowl, until things re-stabilise. forget...
just go EI (light or heavy)and save yourself a ton of wonga!
Re: Volcanic springs in CA, Hat Creek source, aquatic plant
unreal! that's all I can say. 8)
:lol: look like I'm talking rubbish then.
Lairewen, ignore what i've put, it doesn't work...apparently :thumbup:
so how come in amazonia 2 set ups that i've done, i've not had algae? even though it was present....light is the trigger imo.
if co2 and ferts...
shouldn't that read, ammonia + light =...I always believe that light is the trigger in the big gun :D
I could be talking tosh mind you.
I do tend to stick to just UKAPS these days.
UKAPS, APC, ASW, Aquatic photography forums, browse TFF (not UK)
+1 for opinions. even with multiple forums, it's tough.
put a board down then. If you do miss a joist, you have wait on an inch thick piece of pine!...not good
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