i am yes i just cant get any growth without
added some ferts today and are impressed with the pearling !
plants seem to be growing quicker now, hopefully i can start pruning and selling soon
planted pretty heavily hoping to discourage the cyano
hi, i was actually reading up on your last posts, yes i will order some thanks again
ok thanks for the advice
slight traces of cyano which im quite annoyed what shall i do
starting off slow, i really really dont want any nuisance algaes, but yea i will put some hygrophilia polysperma and other low tech plants
limnophila sessiflora and stargrass and 2 crypts planted
lets hope this tank will be algae free
low tech here we come,
decided to go with pea gravel
maybe ill try amazonia, as for fish yes, mixed rasboras neons corydoras
naaa ill use gravel, gonna concentrate on keeping some nice fish and easy plants and see what happens
tank at the mo
yh well it doesnt hold down the plants at all
hmm, no i wouldnt say so, i was dosing ferts so the plants could get nutrients whether from the water or the substrate, there was a time when i...
manado, dont buy, it is crap
yes i will keep u updated
plus i had no money to replace the co2, and a massive bloom appeared, was just too much work, now im thinking easy plants and water changes once...
ill post some pics, im going low tek because i was having trouble with cyano, cheers
hi all, thought id show what my tank is looking like, its ok just patches of cyanobacteria showing up
I will just order some line if I need, however, even though the tank has cycled now, I would have thought the plants would be growing faster and...
day after a trim, the ludwigia is starting to grow
sorry, props to lucky jim :crazy:
shout out to bantha man who sent me some ludwigia repens, im impressed with the redness of the plant, also he sent me another which is next to the...
algaes pretty much dissipating now so that's a plus, wanna get the substrate covered completely
manado yes, its not great, if I had the chance I would switch to aquasoil or eco complete
its a jbl substrate, not sure which
where are you based maybe I could pick some up, I have reduced the photoperiod just now to fight the algae
ok, noted, mainly brown algae but yes there are specs of cyano m8
algae on substrate level, im hopingthis will clear up once plant mass has been achieved, thx for asking
it looks like a freshwater sponge ?
bit of bba though raise your co2
doesn't look like it
sorry, I should be more clear, exactly was referring to the dutch style
Exactly, I think I stated that earlier, as I was changing a barrel a day, the nutrient count must be starved, now I have resumed normal w/c and...
very clean yes, keeping that drop checker lime green
okay so my schedule is still 1 barrel a day, but I have increased the photoperiod and are dosing ei
I cant ask for that
getting clearer, slowly
okay, I will
slight improvement, 1 barrel a day, 4 hour photoperiod
what, put sponges in your filter
pot scrubbers ?
day 1 of starting water changes every day with no ferts
ok, today is a day for new plans, 4 hours of light a day, 1 barrel water change daily, and filter floss, then well see
so you don't think I should buy a uv sterilizer yet ?
what about filter floss, any one know a good place to buy, ebay or. I know crews hills sposed to be pretty good, just hassle getting there
http://www.fluvalaquatics.com/ca/product/A202-106-canister-filter/#.VU_zzGd0yUkyoure right, its not
a lot clearer, but alas, it will not last
as im bored, im going to guide you through my water change process
really ! that's actually quite surprising, ive heard only good things about uv sterilisers
if you look to the last picture, its exactly the same, im just waiting to order my uv steriliser
and the others aswell
I agree, equipment cleaning is v.important and makes you feel good after its done because it can be abit of a hassle
cheers jim, my co2 is dialled in at lime green, so carbon isn't an issue, (don't know if liquid carbon is some sort of magic cure) yes I have used...
where are you based james o
ok, I keep my light on 4 hours at night and keep with my usual routine
I am @sonicninja. good to know rahms thanks, it is kind of strange yes, but the night time is when Im most active and that's when I like to see...
yes, all 4 lol
uv sterilizer is supposed to be pretty good, im just worried that it will keep killing the bacteria and it will be a vicious circle
ill give it a shot, but im highly speculative that it will work at all
I like having my aquarium on at night, I go to bed pretty late
ei dry ferts, yes there is fish
4 hours in the morning and 4 hours at night
did a restart, rinsed substrate in a bucket, 100 percent water change, put everything back, aaaaaand were back to cloudy, so it looks like ill be...
were not there yet lucky jim
ill leave it where it is then, cheers
nice tank btw
feels abit cramped now
that quick enough
I cant go low tech, what counts as low tech any way, getting lower light, and not using co2 or ferts, hmmm......... if this doesn't work or my uv...
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