Here's an image of the lobby tank @ Tropica...
tropica-Michael by saintly's pics, on Flickr
It's been some time since I've posted any kind of journal, I must admit, I have been a 'lurker' rather than a 'poster.
Wasnt sure if this is photography or aquascaping. After trying to recover from a chest infection, i'm getting bored, amnd as usual, doing too much...
my local woodland area is really starting to look nice again, with winter in decline...(ehhh?)
Anyway, here's a snap of the various moss down...
Sorry for the rehash of an old tank.
I've re-edited this with hopefully, better colour management.
I've got to grips with Edius colour...
Sorry to use the forum as a sounding ground, but i just wanted to test a video.
I've worked out how to add multiple files, and also combine...
When i press the 'whats new' button on my android phone, it always shows different threads than when i press 'whats new' on my PC.
Why is this?
Hi. I'm a bit baffled about my text colour in the 'dark' mode.
I write in word, and then copy and paste.
any ideas? Also, are all of my...
You've seen this a thousand times before, but here's my IAPLC entry. Rank 137.
Very well done to those from the UK.
Mark Evans 2012 by...
Here's what i managed to put together before my tripod fell with my camera rig attached! :twisted:
It's bit of a randomvid, but theres a few...
No matter how hard things can get, never give up.
I've posted an image from one of my first ever tanks....algae ridden.
2 by saintly's...
I've kept this quiet for some time now.
I've disscussed this with a couple of people mow. 1 says' 'No' the other ' Nathan hill from PFK'says it's...
Today, a new member introduced themselves (cant remeber name)
There was spam within the thread, so i attempted to delete the spam, but deleted...
Who's prepared to show their IAPLC entry for 2012?...i'm itching to.
Just sat waiting for my op reading an aquajournal. Just can't keep me away from aquatics.
well, this a pointless post, but i thought i'd try my new apple keyboard, whilst sat in the van .
technology amazes me everytime. i've now got my...
I was in 2 minds whether to enter, but thought best keep the numbers up. I don't feel it's strong enough to compete, but lets see the outcome......
Hi everyone. Sorry for not being around much, but with an operation looming, and having to work 7 days a week whilst ill, i've not got a great...
I've said a few times about how I keep my surface clear from 'surface scum'
One of the best additions I've had is the good old Gourami. I've had...
Bonsai lovers, could you assist me please?
This is my Acer, which is looking nice.
Mt questions is, can i pot this in any size pot? or does it...
With each tank that I do which contains HC, I'm always learning something new.
I thought I'd share a tip that i learned from a good friend @...
Here's a clip from my 90cm
Here's a snap of the Gouramis. I thought they looked kinda nice against the halo.
Shot taken during a shoot of the 90cm
Well, that time again i'm afraid :angel:
Dimensions:120 x 55 x 55cm optiwhite
Substrate: gravel, mini landscape rock, ADA...
I know George has used these in the past, so I thought I'd give them a whirl. :D
Feel free to discuss the good and bad, personal experiences...
I'm aloud to show the hardscape for this tank which is in a 160 x 45 x 45.
I cant show the planted version as it contains some new 1-2 grow...
Guys! I know there is one or two that shoot video, on their DSLR's
I for one am a massive fan of videos on DSLR's, but live view mode in bright...
The glass lilly intake, at the bottom part is a pain to clean. Even with proper bendy brushes, you cant reach that part.
Well, I've been racking...
Just thought I'd share something I've noticed with the new ADA amazonia.
Unlike the older versions, the new soil gives really clear water from...
Rather than clutter my journal up, here's a few shots from water change time.
It's quite difficult to get the fish where you want them. The...
For anyone running an older version of Canon's DPP and shooting in RAW, I'd maybe look at an update.
I've just installed a newer version and the...
Yesterday saw me smashing up stone to get some nice pieces.
I took a diamond blade to one of my bigger bits and went all the way around. I then...
Click the link below :angel:
http://thechive.com/2011/12/21/8-month- ... ted-video/
In the next week or 2 i'll be starting a new project.
Keep your eyes open for it! :wink:
For those that follow George, on Twitter, some may know that we had the chance to scape a large aquarium for an up and coming PFK feature.
I'll make a start on this journal.
My plan is to do Iwagumi, which is my fave style of scaping.
I'm still undecided what to do, but the plant...
The joys of apple. :D
My first post using the apple ipad2, whilst sat on the sofa. :P
you could easily double your dosing mate, to see what happens.
My Aponogeton crispus 'Red' is really taking hold now, and looks rel nice. It's becoming my current fave plant.
Well, i'm a little took back with 95th. I didnt think it was good enough, what with different coloured stones.
As the title suggests, an image :D
I often go back over older photos, and find one or 2 that i like. This is one.
For some time now, I've been running the NAMH, which for me, is too warm and renders a yellowish cast. Ideal for showing red plants, but not...
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...
Sometimes, I'll go through old pics and come across images, i didn't like at the time. Here's one, which i let slip through.
In the next 120cm i...
The title might just give it away 8)
120 x 55 x 55
Via inline diffuser.
I'm collecting everything i need for an up and coming journal in my 60cm.
A change in substrate, is exciting.(thanks to Aquajardin :thumbup: )...
Any thought on why this may be happening?
I've grown it many times, and it grows tall, and green.
I've changed to tobias' ferts, and their now...
I guess like me, you've wondered how cool it would be to be jollying off around Europe doing shows?...
I can tell you, it's HARD! Firstly my hat...
if anyone lets there children use there iphone for games, beware!
the smurfs farm app, has just cost me £59.00 in additional berries. It's not my...
Another journal to bore you with. :wink:
I've just submitted my first ever comp entry to IAPLC 2011...rather nerve racking.
It wont do all that well i dont think, but i...
i'm sure many do this, adding dry powders to a tank, but I've been asked many times how i do it. Even then, people are still fearful of doing this...
I found this place near to a river in my town.
Quite nice eh?
scene 3 kinda made me laugh and cry at the same time...
Here's a collection of pics. Best viewed@ 720/1080p
Could i have some feedback on whether it'd be worth doing properly? For this one,...
Yeah, yeah, I've done this before, but believe me i'm bored :lol: just sifting through old pics.
I dont think I've posted these, and they help...
I think i've covered this shot before, but i was bored and re worked it.
It's actually a crop of a bigger image that i took some time back.
check this vid out.
You'll gasp at some and laugh out loud at the last clip!
Here's the Vivarium nano tank kindly supplied by Dan Crawford.
By biggest challenge to date. The shear size...or lack of it, presents new...
I've been thinking this for sometime, and i'm a bit curious.
If you had 2 filters running...lets say for arguments sake,1 is...
Recently, we've had a cat that keeps coming to the house.
We've fed it and gave it shelter in this cold weather as any human would do. No one on...
I've started a new thread for todays (20th nov) meet.
An incredibly great day, with huge thanks to Ed, Pete, Stu and crew. Louise was my little...
Searching through old hard drives, i came across some older set ups.
The Henge in its infancy.
whos set for COD black ops? what platform?
both PC and xbox for me :D
My question is, does lowering the water level for images for competitions such as IAPLC breach rules?
This image, is a snap of my tank with the...
A snap on the way home from town. I've eyed this wall up for some time, and it's just coming good.
well, thanks for looking.
I was reluctant to...
I've noticed these things for some time now, and wondered what they are. There tiny and sway in the water. I stumbled across them whilst taking...
Any thoughts what I could put in here?
following on from this...
which do yo prefer? :mrgreen:
sand V gravel
Tank: 120 x 45 x 45 optiwhite from aquariums ltd
Lighting: Arcadia 4 x 54wt5 (running 2 x 54t5)
Filter: Aquadistri 1500LPH
Co2: pressurised via in...
After a delightful day at George's pad, I've now come back to sort out the many images taken.
It's been a rather great afternoon, talking...
http://thechive.com/2010/08/27/man-with ... you-video/
There's no need for a description of the vid.
this is well worth the load times. :wink:
done on a 5d mk2 :shh:
As per title :D
maybe an A1 print? :lol: the wife would just luuurv that :shh:
Thought I'd share some forest floor randomness.
hi ukaps possy!
im now in italy, you just cant keep me away :D
just come back from lake maggore! unreal! the 5dmk2 is getting some hammer :lol:
for people using Barclay's online banking and pin sentry, beware. If you've entered your details via the pin sentry and then asked to enter more...
anyone doubt there iphone camera? :hilarious:
phillip bloom really is a god when it comes to video.
After ripping down the old tank, i soon went out and bought some river stones. cheap as chips too.
gravels etc i already had. half an hour of...
check this out
http://theberry.com/2010/06/22/the-fini ... ble-video/
Summers here and I'm on mini flower mission :D i've done this flower before, but I'd thought I'd do it again.
To try and replicate thunder and lighting inn an aquascape!
i've been sat( slightly pished) thinking about it, whilst thunder and lighting was...
Here's why i love this lens so much....oh and the wife :eh: This was just before she says ' the nano has to go' :twisted:
ISO 100 F2
There's a few fields starting to look nice now spring is here. There's also a few shots i want to try and get, but I'd need more than the 3...
This is my boy watching lazy town. The natural light coming through the window was flattering.
he was grumpy initially, then realised I was...
Here's a flower from HM. for anyone that's seen this flower may realise how small these things are...size of a pin head.
so, the perfect host for some macro images....A dead shrimp.
DONT PANIC! i didn't kill it! well not deliberately at least. The little sucker died...
having good flow may one part, but you need to make sure that flow gets to the bottom part of the tank.this is where powerheads come into play....
i've been down to my local river and in a little cut back, there are some stems growing in the margins. I've known about them for a year or so,...
A boring Sunday afternoon.
who here, if like me gets frustrated not being able to fully exploit there visions?
I mean, this hobby has to be the strangest i've been in....
well, for those few that are experimenting with their canon HD mode (stu :shifty: ....erm..thats it i think... Tonser in the wings I think. oooo,...
yep, I'm going to try one of these bad boys. :D
Thanks to Devin, he's inspired me to set one of these tank up. I'll be having a go in my 60cm...
for the new canon HD users, were all aware of the capabilities from these cameras. I thought I'd share a roughly edited vid from this morning.
Here's a solitary shot of rotala rotundifolia from my Nano.
hope you guys like it.
is my shrimp pregnant? :geek:
pretty little thing :D
120 x 45 x 45 240L opti-white
substrate, 5 x 10L florabase
lighting, 2 x 54wt5
filter, AquaPro NR4 1550lph,...
I drove past this shed on the way home from work. TBH, i shot at the wrong angle. (should of been more to the left) I didn't have time, as my...
Following on from my previous thread, I revisited Rufford park to try and highlight things that, in a way, we can combine within our aquariums. or...
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