How good is yours!!! Had a little glance through your journal last night. Very impressive that you have bred the choc's!
My tank will feature...
Well remembered Tim, as you can see its been a while as that was my last post back in May. :wideyed: Yes the new scape is going to feature some of...
I almost spat my stella out then......LOL
After what seems like an eternity with no tank and no time on UKAPS I am delighted to say there is water in my 60p again! This is...
Congrats Mark, well deserved!
UK aquascaping...........is it the future? :)
Back from holidays and managed to sort the wood a little, picked out some key pieces for my new scape. Here is what I have to choose from,...
Hey George, is this held in Weston Super Mare?
Never been, is it any good?
So the big day has arrived!
I got WOOD, and lots of it! Dozens and Dozens of pieces
OH i am so excited about the prospect of the new scape!!...
Will be for my ADA60P
Have to share my excitement somewhere!!
I got wood!!!!:woot:
Just had my order confirmed from the USA for a nice big box of Manzi wood!...
Hi i deliberately wasn't specific, resetting levels covers a whole host of sins, so you not wrong when you say removing organic waste :thumbup:
WC then dose, as the WC removes everything
Lights - Most people Opt for the shorter light periods for the first 4 weeks. Say 5 Hrs building to 7hrs
Daily water changes really help,...
You have not stated what kind of tank you are planning to set up this will allow accurate answers to be given.
High Tech, Low tech? CO2 etc...
Clive you are a legend!!!
As above, check you using 4dkh.
It could be duff reagent, it doesn't last forever in my experience
Tgm have far far far far more traditional plants than 1-2 grows
Never had any problems with my 1-2 grows, purchased from a variety of places and most of the plants they have in the range, normally the quality...
Thats not my point nobody would pay more for the same product, i am saying ada like audi is a premium brand and whether you buy it here,...
i happen to work for a very large Japanese company, so I have some basic understanding of import/export etc and the one thing your all forgetting...
:text-+1: i agree, for me TGM is a unique and excellent shop. i spend 99% of my money there
I am not sure publicly bashing TGM is really going to help and not wanting to get drawn into this, but have you considered that £800ish is not...
in short yes for moss and probably for riccia
It all depends on how fast you want it to grow.
Re: Very cool
If you watch later in the film Lewis you can see some lovely moss growing all over the rocks :geek:
your right on the ricca and the ada riccia stones
If you don't know about this your in for a real treat. 8)
ADA have a youtube/Facebook page now and regularly upload some fantastic videos of...
i would stop with the root tabs myself, roots tabs tend to be slow release and should last a lot longer than two weeks.
Only add root tabs if...
great idea neil!
Yes the lights are A pair of ADA Solar II (2x36w Power compacts in each 8000k)
Lewis, I think the actual stand i.e the bar is ADA Garden Stand, but they have had a base plate and two vertical risers/stubs made to utilise the...
Stu, as you say hard to describe. Jim pointed out to me that the substrate is actually mirrored from back left to front right. It sounds strange...
Glad to see i wasn't the only one who was impressed.
George, that last one at Aqua Zoom is incredible!
So i found myself up at The Green Machine Yesterday purchasing a few bits, and i couldn't help but admire one of their new scapes. Its a shallow...
personally i think they look cool.
I saw a few when they first came out and was impressed.
You have highlighted my only concern which limits...
TGM sell all these plants
Good selction guys but not quite there.....
I defo dont want black so thats out.
I like the look of the UNipac stuff hogan but want something...
Hello UKAPS Massive
Can anybody recommend a good gravel to use in a small tank with Seiryu Stone
I have been looking but not seen...
Talk to TGM my 180l is from there and its excellent. All optiwhite.
andy passes john a big ladder to get out of the hole he has created! :lol: :lol:
I contribute when I can, both plants and shrimps and donations. :thumbup:
But I think a paid subscription is seriously flawed, it would...
good read! Well done George
+1 for Darrels comments
You have probably distrubed a lot of "nastyness" in the gravel etc, Darrels points about lots of water changes and water...
Keep tem coming Garuf, most of these things i have never seen!
Just reading the natural expression stuff now :geek:
That Viv is out of this world!
Watched the video twice now :thumbup:
binned it after a week, it drove off all the co2 and caused a STAGHORN out break due to co2 instability!
I just made sure my flow was good!
Wow Aquascaping hits the mainstream!
Interesting how some of the comments seem to doubt the scapes, its the old school mentality which is still...
Sounds like you have had loads of good advice already the only thing i would add is it may be worth bringing your CO2 on earlier say 2...
Wharf aquatics in Nottinghamshire always have a great selection of massive wood.
Thats looks cool, thanks for posting in such detail. Already pestering TGM.
lewis, your a tough man to impress! you did forget to metion the readers tanks, which was our very own Mark Evans aka Saintly. Great interview and...
yeah i am subscription, so wait a few days b4 going down to the shops :thumbup:
Congratulations chaps just got my copy and it's excellent!
Some great pics and articles!
Graeme, bless u! U look so excited at tropica!!
Pfk only costs Â£3.80 :thumbup: Get your wallet out! :lol:
I think your missing my point, this could be the beginning of a regular planted tank...
28 pages of planted tank!! Everybody should buy Pfk this month to show support for the planted tank scene.
It may convince them it's worth doing...
Whoa! looks cool! :geek:
Since when did my tank go up on the website? I didn't know I was online! I have to admit haven't visited PFK online for...
I am with you on this too! Its so evident in so many tanks that people i have got a little over-keen with the lights and not got the balance of...
oh and viktor is right it does smell like bacon, reminds me of "frazzles" (bacon flavour crisps!)
When using it to clear algae from wood with brush, do you out some in a bowl and literally paint onto the wood?
If i drain my water in my...
Re: Volcanic springs in CA, Hat Creek source, aquatic plant
sorry bit late on this thread, there is no shrimp safe whitespot treatment. It will kill you shrimps or cause massive stress on them,...
or put a piece of cucumber in the tank with piece of lead attached to hold it down b4 you got bed. In the morning it will have snails all over it...
Great article James I enjoyed reading it on Saturday morning whilst eating my coco pops :thumbup:
I have been trying to get prices and find out who sells them! That LED light is friggin awesome!
Andybody know anything? price, who sells? I...
beeky, thats a convincing and plausible theory! I am with you!
George, Keymaker Great pictures!
I defo agree with you guys that it would provide a decent challenge, 2ft cube, the thought of having 2 ft of depth to play with is quite...
I really fancy a planted 2x2x2 cube, anybody done one?
Anybody seen/got any good pics?
shouldnt be a drama, worse case you could just place them in your tank or a bucket of water.
they ada ones are cool, but i am using the the TGM ones and they seem to be holding up to the job well.
Somebody should put together a UKAPS guide for real beginners, covering the key areas!
All new members should be pointed to it!
Steve - well...
You seem to have an issue with a certain group of people who have obviously changed fish purely for a cosmetic reason and i could...
LondonDragon is your man, you really want breathable bags, shredded paper and a small box to put it all in.
Sending next day delivery
Where are they then? :lol: :lol:
Re: Paul's 200L, "Punishment of Luxury"
Mowze, do you not think you comments would have been much better suited elsewhere. Paul has worked very...
I have a 60l in my garage running with 150w heater, to help in the recent cold temps i have insulated 3 sides of the tank with polystyrene. Also...
Hey Garuf i am afraid i agree with Dan, a little harsh!
I suppose were i differ is that i am from a fishkeeping background so the magazine doesnt...
Just a quick comment to say that i think PFK is getting a little more suited to us planted tank enthusiasts!
Just read my latest PFK and i have...
Looks excellent, its been said before but those pictures are so good, the sharpness is what gets me!
Great for the hobby :thumbup:
Thanks for the great link! Firstly the info on moss is great and have 2 different fissidens at the moment in my tanks so very useful....
Sledging every time!
Especially if your in Kendal you should have plenty of snow, lovely part of the country!
Just have a old towel and bucket to hand, its inevitable that somehow you will splash water somewhere when splitting the pipes.
PM sent Mr Crawford.
I second that :thumbup:
I am not familiar with all the Dennerele stuff, what is a bio station?
I second that TPN is good. :thumbup:
Further to Fred's comments, just be careful if you buy any all in one ferts (avoid ones with copper in) it will kill your shrimps instantly)
I like the path it gives a feeling of depth.
It will obviously fill in a lot once those plants get growing, whats the small plant...
post some pictures, i looked at getting a brillux a while back, would love to see one in action!
Its a hard question to answer without knowing your tank.
The secret i found was that everything should gently sway, so try and it get it to...
Re: AGA Results
I think its stunning, as said earlier its all subjective, I don't like every scape created, but in this case the skill in growing...
I got my FW gobies from maidenhead aquatics at Shirley, its one of the few places i have seen them, thing the manager likes them as he 4 or 5...
I look forward to receiving my copy, one for the planted tank (how big) and two for the Goby info. I am having great success with...
Not that Dan needs it, but i second what he is saying completely. There are loads of people who start down the planted tank journey and try...
I have just checked The Eheim 2211 has a published flow rate of 300lph (less drop off with media etc probably giving 200-250lph)
In my early days...
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