You can set up an RO unit to run of a hose pipe / washing machine tap so no permanent plumbing needed. This is what I do.
There is a really good...
I've had several Nerites go for a wander on the outside of the tank. Not too often but they do do it. I just pop them back in.
Sorry, I should have phrased that better. In earlier posts you were comparing the Ottos behaviour to the Guppies. What I meant was that by the...
The Guppies would have acclimatised to the CO2 level over a period of time. The Otto may be struggling with the level at the moment and I suspect...
I do this - http://www.theplantedtank.co.uk/RO.htm
I just have a tub in the garden. It naturally filled with rain water and not long after the daphnia etc turned up. I have done absolutely nothing...
Sorry, Practical Fishkeeping.
Tpot usually has them for sale - http://forum.practicalfishkeeping.co.uk/showthread.php?t=106294
There are a couple of members on PFK that usually have them for sale.
I would always try to attack the root cause of the issue. Far better to try and eliminate it than cover it up IMO :)
But, shrimp and snails are...
I would start by reducing lighting period to 5 or 6 hours.
Diatoms are down to too much light.
What lights do you use and how long are they on for?
Good to know :)
I don't know who he is. Is he on here?
I thought it was a great video and made setting up an RO system real easy.
I use this one - 4 Stage 50 Gallon Per Day Reverse Osmosis System with DI - Osmotics Water Filtration
DI filter is not essential but does give a...
You can buy a standard RO filter and with a couple of cheap extras you can make it into a portable system so that it does not have to be...
I fed my RCS in this manner with Supermarket oats and they enjoyed them. No issues. :)
I use Alder cones, oak leaves and beech leaves.
Oak leaves take a while to break down which is nice and the shrimp seem to enjoy them.
Looks like a Tadpole snail (Physa Acuta) to me. These are probably the most common hitch hiking snails.
Easishrimp are good. Lots of various shrimps of all grades.
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