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    Co2 regulators reviews

    I think where regs are concerned it's better to just by a decent one from either co2 art or co2 supermarket then you don't need to worry about it.I had cheap ones in the past and gave me nothing but problems.
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    Injecting co2 into a fluidized bed

    I want to set up a big fluidized bed filter onto a planted tank.Will injecting co2 into it affect the biological bacteria . Cheers Mick
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    Nearly killed my discus

    Its a dual stage co2 supermarket ultimate reg.sorry for late reply.
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    Nearly killed my discus

    Full pub bottle.I didnt watch it for very long it was set over 40 bar i think.i will leave it of until this weekend and i will be able to watch it all day .I just dont understand why the co2 was coming out so quickly and emptied the water from the bubble counter.Im thinking i had the pressure to...
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    Nearly killed my discus

    I set up my brand new co2 system paid alot of money for the reg.I had it going nicely at a couple of bubbles a second to start with got home and the drop checker was yellow and the bubble counter was screaming i mean loads of bubbles a second why would this happen after i set it up nicely.The...
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    Ultimate co2 reg wont tighten

    Yes a white washer hard plastic.
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    Ultimate co2 reg wont tighten

    I have bought an ultimate co2 reg i attach it to a FE and it wont tighten.I mean the nut tightens but the reg spins and wont sit tight.Any ideas ? Mick
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    Older co2 art regs

    I maybe buying an old co2 art aqua beat setup does anybody have any info on it.The chap wants 100 quid for a full set up is it worth it
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    Dennerle with a FE

    Do dennerle co2 regs fit fire extinguishers Cheers
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    Solenoid recommendations

    Thank u thats a bit to much diy for me.
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    Solenoid recommendations

    I have just bought a jbl regulator now im after a solenoid .Can.you recommend one please.I really dont want to pay 70 quid for a jbl version. Thanks Mick
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    Aquaillumination HD 26

    I have a redsea e 260 which im going to use as a planted tank,for now im only going to dose TMC liquid carbon.The lights i have are very powerful and i can set them up how i want.They are reef lights but the do have the red and green,purple and uv which i can use.Does anybody use this type of...
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    gravel

    I have gone with John innes number 3 and will leave the tank for a couple of weeks and test for ammonia.
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    soft water plants

    Is there such a list of plants that do well in soft water.I was kind of hoping vallis would be ok but I think it needs hard water . Mick
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    gravel

    Thank you.Is Tesco cat litter a viable option as that is easily available
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    buy mother plants and taking cuttings

    Thank you can you get anubius tissue culture ? mick
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    gravel

    I've had planted tanks in the past and want to set up another.My only problem is my discus I really don't want the ammonia spike associated with soil substrates so I want to use straight nordic gravel.Would this work or can you suggest anything I can put under the gravel that won't cause bad...
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    buy mother plants and taking cuttings

    I'm going to need a lot of a anubius would I be better buying a big mother plant and cutting it up.Im thinking it would be cheaper than buy individual plants. cheers Mick
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    Topping cat litter

    Hello Merry Christmas. I have tesco cat litter in my tank and it's a very good medium but very light .what can I cap it off with.In the past I have used sand but sand always goes anaerobic in areas . Mick
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    Chihiros A-Series, A601. 5800lm!!

    Sorry to but in would one of these be ok on an aquaone nano ..I mean enough light for high tech
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    Recommend a par 38 led

    Any ideas on a par 38 led light for my planted nano.I have seen a couple on the net just wondered if anyone uses them. Cheers
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    Dwarf gourami in a nano

    Is it OK to keep 1 male two female dwarf gourami in a 55 litre planted . Cheers
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    My little peace of tranquility

    Thank you both
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    My little peace of tranquility

    The big plastic thing it trying to diffuse the water more gently i should of removed it for the pic
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    My little peace of tranquility

    Final full tank shot: Title:First attempt at a nano Dimensions: 40d x 40w x 40h cm CO2: Fe injection Filtration: internal built in Lights: stock aquaone and a ikea e27 led lamp Photo Period: 7 hours Fertilisation: EI Substrate: Pond soil with Tesco kat little topped off with...
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    diffuse co2 in a HOB

    I have bought a hob filter for my nano at the moment i diffuse co2 with a small power head.Is there any reason i cant install power head in the hob and just carry on as im doing,my reason for this is to try keep things out of the tank
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    Back ground plants for nano

    Thank you Jordi. I will have a look
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    Back ground plants for nano

    Hello.I after ideas for back ground plants for my nano tank ideally something with a bit of colour.it's high light injected co2.something sturdy I mean something I can trim without worrying about it going everywhere like cabomba. Cheers
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    Tom Barr Buce tank!

    wow that is amazing.beautiful
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    Wet Dream by Luis Batista

    lovely tank well done
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    check my led bulb out for me please

    Erm contact tech I'm guessing will be a pain.I'll just buy another online 6500k version with clear glass .thank you
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    check my led bulb out for me please

    This morning popped to local Swedish store and bought a lamp and bulb for my nano tank http://www.ikea.com/ie/en/products/lighting/light-bulbs-accessories/ledare-led-bulb-e27-dimmable-globe-opal-white-art-90287106/ This bulb was the only one i could find with the highest colour spectrum.It is...
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    Lidl sequity light

    Thank you i need one for aquastyle nano.so I'm guessing a 20 watt
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    Lidl sequity light

    That's the issue not sure which one to buy of ebay..
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    Lidl sequity light

    20 quid
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    Lidl sequity light

    Lidl are selling security lights at the moment led 20 watts with a censor and 6500k is there any reason I can't remove censor and use the light over my nano . There called livarno lux .I don't know how to copy and paste on my phone haha Cheers
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    recommend co2 reg

    FE.Want one that just does what it needs to
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    recommend co2 reg

    Can you tell me a good but reasonably cheap reg that will work with a ceramic diffuser my aquamedic doesn’t have enough pressure. cheers
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    Plant id please

    Thank you i will put an add.in the classifieds for the plants.
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    What's your favourite aquascaping shop?

    i went to TGM ;ast weekend it was amazing i only wish i could afford the stuff they sell.very nice friendly staff
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    Plant id please

    arhh thank you thats great :)
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    Plant id please

    I love the look of this tank and would like to try do something like it in a nano can you id the plants for me.I believe one of them is a small species of java fern. https://www.dropbox.com/s/rj1w097e6h5wbdq/2015-10-10%2013.26.10.jpg?dl=0 thanks
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    eheim aquastyle lighting

    Thank you.i may go down the led flood light route.just trying to find a suitable one
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    eheim aquastyle lighting

    Hello folks just bought one of these tanks is the lighing strong enough to grow hair grass and carpet plants. cheers
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    Recommend led security light for cube

    Hello folks is there a security spot light good enough to use on an 18 inch cube aquarium..I mean something from a diy store Cheers Sent from my SM-G920F using Tapatalk
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    recommendations for a nano tank?

    Hello sorry can somebody tell me what a p@h tank is please.so I can take a look. Thank you
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    elodea densa

    Will elodia densa grow in a discus tank.will it be ok with higher temps. Cheers
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    circulation pump

    Thank you
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    circulation pump

    Its only 35 gallon,I've seen loads on eBay but which one
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    circulation pump

    Hello,could you recommend a good cheap circulation pump I can put in the bottom of my boyu tank to move water about please
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    23 watt cfl bulb

    Thank u both.all bulbs are 6500k .I thought because spot light was rated as 23 watt but equivalent to 100 watt it would be twice as powerful as the 2 24 watt bulbs in the boyu.is that wrong then. Cheers
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    23 watt cfl bulb

    Hello Folks I have bought a 23 watt 6500k cfl spotlight to replace the 2 24 watt bulbs on my boyu 550 aquarium I have wired up the cfl and even though it is supposed to be the same as an 100 watt bulb it doesn't seem as bright as my original bulbs.am I worrying about nothing Cheers Mick
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    cheap FE please

    cant find a link for fire extinguisher can someone point me in right direction please
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    aquamedic co2 reg problems

    thank you both
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    aquamedic co2 reg problems

    its a boyu tl 550,35 gallons
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    aquamedic co2 reg problems

    hello folks i have an old aquamedic reg it doesnt have enough pressure to use a diffuser can i use it with a co2 ladder or should i just buy a new reg,if yes do you have any recommendations for a decent cheapy one please
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    cheaper alternative to easy carbo

    ok ta ill look for starter kit
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    cheaper alternative to easy carbo

    no ei as not sure what to get tpn plus at the moment
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    cheaper alternative to easy carbo

    Hello,thank you,i have a co2 set up already which im not using as didnt think it was worth it on a low light tank,the tank is a boyu tl 550 which is 35 gallons and has 2 24 watt daylight bulbs in the lid ,should i use co2 on a low light tank
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    cheaper alternative to easy carbo

    As above please is there something cheaper as getting through loads kind regards mick
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    White Cloud Minnows for a nano ?

    What about ottos would they be ok ?
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    White Cloud Minnows for a nano ?

    Hello tom yes i could no problem
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    cold water shrimp

    Hello is there such a thing as a cold water shrimp.
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    Can't Aquascape, Won't Aquascape

    Tanks look lovely mate,like the top picture.really nice
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    White Cloud Minnows for a nano ?

    What about dwarf gouramies just a couple
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    White Cloud Minnows for a nano ?

    Ok thanks for replies.Tom would those fish be ok with water straight out the tap as it would be colder then what they are used to
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    White Cloud Minnows for a nano ?

    I have a planted fluval flora nano tank,because i will be doing 50% water changes every week and cant pre heat the water i was thinking about White Cloud Minnows.The filter is an ehiem ecco pro 300.Would i be ok to keep them in such a small tank.If not do you know of any shrimp that will live in...
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    API ph test kit

    sorry my fault was using nutrafin test kit,now using api all is good cheers
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    API ph test kit

    Thanks for replies my 4dkh water must be wrong then as added regent and its stayed red
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    API ph test kit

    Hello Folks i have made a Diy drop checker and 4dkh water.Also i have an API ph 6.0-7.6 ph test kit but the regent is red not blue is that a problem Cheers Mick
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    Recommend a light for fluval roma 125

    Thank you Tom,that will do nicely
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    Recommend a light for fluval roma 125

    as above folks,looking for a t5 unit :D
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    Cheap T5 at my local hardware.

    Sorry one more question,when ever i go into local b&q i always look for daylights bulbs which they never have.They mainly have warm white bulbs with 3000k on them are these ok to use on planted aquariums,so if i understand a bulb is a bulb and plants will grow no matter what bulbs is used.
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    none fish cycling

    Hello i read somewhere that a higher temp helped also discus tanks are kept at that temp so i would imagine it is ok
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    none fish cycling

    temp of the tank is 30 nitrate reading is 20 ammonia .7.3 with a nutrafin test kit will do a water change in morning
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    none fish cycling

    Hello folks i started cycling my aquarium about a month ago and it is taking ages to cycle,i still have a small trace of nitrite and the ammonia is going through the roof any idea on how long this is going to take.The tank is a fluval roma 125 and the filter is a eheim 2229 wet and dry filter,I...
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    hagen t5 glo

    Thank you
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    hagen t5 glo

    Hello folks do these light units take standard t5 bulbs cheers mick
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    Cheap T5 at my local hardware.

    Hello so plants will grow with any light,they dont need to be 6500k is that correct
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    Lidl led lights

    Yes thank you.the light output doesnt seem very bright could the bulbs be changed to some higher output leds cheers
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    Lidl led lights

    works for me, :D
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    Lidl led lights

    These any good http://www.lidl.co.uk/cps/rde/xchg/lidl ... _29695.htm says on the box colour temp 5000-7000 approx I bought to should i take them back lol
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    Fertiliser plugs

    Hello folks can you recommend some fert plugs please for my crypts. cheers
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    Fertiliser plugs

    Hello folks can you recommend some fert plugs please for my crypts. cheers
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    Co2 in lowlight tank

    tpn +
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    Co2 in lowlight tank

    Thanks for your reply.I was getting green spot and hair algae.The tank is still cycling i dont have algae issues at the moment
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    Co2 in lowlight tank

    Hello Folks,i have a fluval roma 150 with crypts anubias and a couple of amazon swords.At the moment i am using Easy Profito 3 ml every other day and 2 ml easy carbo every day.The tank has 36 watt daylight tubes over it on for 8 hrs a day.I was using TPN but was having algae issues.Do i need co2...
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    New Formula 1 season..... Looking good!

    Ididnt watch on itv because of adds loved it on bbc now its gone to sky so wont be bothering anymore.
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    Merry Christmas little boy.A wonderfull little clip.

    That is truly wonderful
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    water change water temp

    The water goes straight into the aquarium from the ro unit.
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    water change water temp

    All my water goes through an ro unit and i dont have room for another tank to prep the water.I will do smaller changes.
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    water change water temp

    If i do a 50% water change straight out the tap the water will be alot colder than the tank.Is that a problem for the plants cheers
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    redsea reg quick if poss

    will a redsea reg fit on a fe cheers
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    which fish for strong flow please

    ok thank you
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    which fish for strong flow please

    hello i think its for 150 gallon tank mine is 30 lol. i will get a longer spray bar
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    which fish for strong flow please

    Thank you both i have a spray bar and it still looks like a tropical storm in the tank lol.
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    which fish for strong flow please

    Hello Folks i have a 150ltr tank which has an ehiem 2229 filter on it.The flow in the tank is very strong.Any ideas on which fish to keep in the tank :D
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    Temp for plants

    What is the lowest temp i could keep plants such as amazon swords and anubias. Ta
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    amazon sword in a fluval flora

    Thanks again George :D
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    amazon sword in a fluval flora

    Thank you George very much.If i upped the lighting would i need to use co2 or would i be ok with easycarbo and TPN.
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