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    How many false/green neon tetras in 30 litre/5 gallon tank?

    Re: How many false/green neon tetras in 30 litre/5 gallon ta Thanks, well according to the website, in a 30 litre tank with 10x + turnover rate I can have 1 betta splendens and some shrimp! seems a bit over the top to me but I think that 7 false neons would definitely be fine considering I do...
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    How many false/green neon tetras in 30 litre/5 gallon tank?

    Re: How many false/green neon tetras in 30 litre/5 gallon ta Thanks, well according to the website, in a 30 litre tank with 10x + turnover rate I can have 1 betta splendens and some shrimp! seems a bit over the top to me but I think that 7 false neons would definitely be fine considering I do...
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    How many false/green neon tetras in 30 litre/5 gallon tank?

    Hello I have a 30-30-30cm tank with one siamese fighter, 2 otos, 2 corys and shrimp. I had rummy nose but i heard they weren't good for a nano tank. So how many false/green neon tetras could I put in my tank I was thinking 7-9? thanks gregalon (I used the surface area rule, so 30cm of fish).
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    How to clean the tubes for glassware? &take glasswareoff?

    Re: How to clean the tubes for glassware? &take glasswareoff Thanks for all the tips!
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    Ideas for easy maintenance and nice nano tank,suggestions:)!

    Re: Ideas for easy maintenance and nice nano tank,suggestion I'm interested as to why they remove the fish from the hardscape tanks afterwards? Would they not thrive in a non planted environment? thanks gregalon
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    How to clean the tubes for glassware? &take glasswareoff?

    Hello, there is probably going to be a very obvious answer to my questions but I am new to this aquascaping and I was wondering how to clean the tubes from the external filter to the tank because it's sitting on the kitchen surface and my mum keeps complaining about it being unsightly :crazy...
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    Ideas for easy maintenance and nice nano tank,suggestions:)!

    Re: Ideas for easy maintenance and nice nano tank,suggestion Hi guys, thanks for the replies. For the otos and beta I did hours of online research and when I went to my local lfs and they didn't have false neon tetras, I'm quite impatient and I asked the shop keeper if they would be ok in my...
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    Ideas for easy maintenance and nice nano tank,suggestions:)!

    Hello, I have a 30-30-30cm nano tank (aquael shrimp set) with an eheim 2211 filter, glassware, heater, 18watt superfish light and an eheim automatic feeder. It has planted substrate (caribsea) and currently has bogwood, anubias, dwarf hairgrass and cryptocryne. (I WILL TRY TO POST PHOTOS...
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    30 litre/6 gallon could I get a pair of dwarf cichlids?

    Hi I'm very tempted but because I'm away often and my parents will be caring for it I doubt they would be willing to waste more space for worms :) I will think about just adding one cichlid but most likely not due to all your informative comments (I could get a larger tank! anyway I'll have to...
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    Worth getting a type of water softener? if so which one?

    Hello I am looking to find a chemical to soften my water. Which one should I get? I live in London so my water is quite hard and I don't want to use RO for two reasons, expensive and waste of water (takes 10 litres of normal to make 1 litre of RO). WHich products to you recommend? thanks greg.
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    30 litre/6 gallon could I get a pair of dwarf cichlids?

    its a 30 litre nano cube, what I have. Are there any other strange fish that I could keep in a 30 litre?
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    Andyh's 190l Lounge tank (update 20-09-11)

    Re: Andyh's 190l Lounge tank (update with video) Hi sorry its a 30-30-30cm cube so roughly 30 litres and I was wondering if I could get one cichlid and a few dither fish. (or would you recommend 2 or none). thanks
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    30 litre/6 gallon could I get a pair of dwarf cichlids?

    Just checked on the dario dario and they are truly stunning! something like them would be absoluetly brilliant (i.e you don't need a big shoal and they would be happy in smaller aquaria. Unfortunately I have read that they are quite difficult to feed flakes and the like to so I would like...
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    30 litre/6 gallon could I get a pair of dwarf cichlids?

    Hi thanks I just wanted to check, so not even 1 because there are some videos with people keeping 1 blue ram and another one which has to apistos cacotoudes pair. BTW the bowl video was submitted by the guy in the 2010 nano tank contest. AND I like sparkling gouramis but I'd like...
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    Aquascapes 2003 to present

    Re: Seven years of 'scaping - updated May '10 I think shelldweller sanctuary is really special. I love it. Are those cichlids hard to care for?
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    30 litre/6 gallon could I get a pair of dwarf cichlids?

    Hello I will soon have an empty 6 gallon and was wondering if I could put a pair of dwarf cichlids (bolivian, german, orange fin etc) in a 30 litre planted tank? +is it true that they kill corydoras? regards, greg
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    Eheim taps/double taps? what do they do? 2211

    Hello I have an eheim 2211 and was wondering if I should purchase taps or double taps on my inlet and outlet? I would like something to reduce my flow seeing as I have a siamese fighter and he's getting blown about a bit but i dont want to waste money. what does a double tap do and would I need...
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    If you could have any career...?

    Well I'd like to be a vet (which is surprisingly very competitive due to only 3 universities having a vet course in the UK, or so I've heard) or a marine biologist as I'm pretty keen in Biology but just in case I've chosen maths and economics because I wouldn't mind a nice chunky salary. :) I...
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    Nano Riparium (formerly Betta Biotope)

    my apologies I didn't read the comment where you said he tore it apart :( I guess I'm lucky then!
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    Nano Riparium (formerly Betta Biotope)

    Hi loving the idea, you say that you can only have a betta but I have a betta splendens myself but soon wanted other fish as well in my 5 gallon so it now lives with some cherry shrimp, rummynose tetras and some otocinclus and there has never been any aggression + they aren't great swimmers and...
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    Double AquaQube "Divided by zero"

    Re: [post vivarium] Double AquaQube "Divided by zero" I thought the lighthood was ADA for a second ;) pretty original idea, nice one
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    30 litre cube want to be CO2 suggestions?

    Hello I have a 30-30-30cm cube and an 18w light (superfish) and I am using seachem liquid carbon. I am away for long periods of time so I would like something that doesn't require too much maintenance. Do you recommend me getting some CO2 if so which one? thanks and regards, greg.
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    Andyh's 190l Lounge tank (update 20-09-11)

    Re: Andyh's 190l Lounge tank (update with video) Well I can't wait until I have a job and buy a nice lounge tank ;) it's amazing. Just two quick questions, those blue rams are stunning, are bolivian/german rams like that in the wild or is it selective breeding? And I am setting up a new tank...
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    Eheim 2211 weak flow and making noise. help please!?

    I used to have an enormous internal filter so when I decided to go for external, I decided to go for the whole thing (without the ridiculously expensive ADA kit though :(. Anyway its working fine and my rummynoses are happy, I just have to find a way to reduce the flow so that my Siamese fighter...
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    Tom's Mini M

    I just checked and it looks like they've been discontinued, there's a 12 and 17mm but its 50 pounds so I'll go for a chinese brand. Thanks anyway and I'm loving what you've done with the mini m. regards, greg
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    Tom's Mini M

    Hi Tom I'm loving the tank! what is the brand of that lily pipe and what are the dimensions (10mm, 13mm?) ?
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    Corydoras (cory) sterbai catfish clamped/rotting mouth/tail?

    Re: Corydoras (cory) sterbai catfish clamped/rotting mouth/t Hello well I spent a lot of time gazing at my tank and have never seen them fight. I have an eheim 2211 with 300 litre per hour for a 30 litre tank (x10 turnover) and I change the water every week (40 percent) and I use aquasafe. They...
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    Rummy nose fading and not shoaling at night? normal?

    Good morning. Yesterday I purchased 5 rummy noses and within the hour they were happy and red and feeding on my flakes. This morning I wake up and I see that their noses and tails have faded a lot and they weren't shoaling as nicely. When I turned the lights on, within 15 minutes they were red...
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    Eheim 2211 weak flow and making noise. help please!?

    Wow darrel that was seriously useful! it's all fixed for now there was air being let in by the intake bit as the screw was coming lose its working fine now! I actually have cheap knock off lily pipes from china so i don't need the sponge (once my lily pipe broke though and I had to scramble...
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    Eheim 2211 weak flow and making noise. help please!?

    Hi thanks but I don't have a primer what is that and where can I get one? cus ive just been using my mouth to create pressure and to suck the water out? thanks gregalon
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    Eheim 2211 weak flow and making noise. help please!?

    I have had an eheim for 3 days and it made this noise and had bubbles so i reversed the water flow, filled it up again and made sure everything was working. It was fine for one night and now that someone moved it, its making noise again please help!? thanks
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    Corydoras (cory) sterbai catfish clamped/rotting mouth/tail?

    Re: Corydoras (cory) sterbai catfish clamped/rotting mouth/t How do you know he is unhappy? I have an 8 litre bowl that I could set up with a heater should I leave him in that? won't he be even more unhappy as the other one has another cory, substrate, plants bogwood and well filtered water?
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    Corydoras (cory) sterbai catfish clamped/rotting mouth/tail?

    Re: Corydoras (cory) sterbai catfish clamped/rotting mouth/t hello i have aquatic plant soil substrate so that can't be it?
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    Corydoras (cory) sterbai catfish clamped/rotting mouth/tail?

    Hello I have had 2 cory sterbai's for 4 months now and one is very active, happy and has a beautiful sickle tail whilst the other one after a month had no barbles and now I left for a while (school) and when I came back (after being fed, good water etc by my parents) the tail is...
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    How much seachem purigen (water polishing stuff) to use?

    Hello I have a 250ml bottle of seachem purigen and was wondering how much of it I should use for a 30 litre tank? I have the chemi bag and stuff but im not sure because on the bottle it says 250ml treats 250gallons which means I should technically do 1ml of powder per 4 litres (this is hardly...
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    Just got the ADA disease :) suggestions for a Mini-S tank?

    Hi, I was planning on getting a Do!aqua cube but then saw a mini S ADA and decided to spend £62 pounds on it! I was planning the following: Azoo 150 HOB filter 11w clip on lighting no heater ADA mini s (12 litre) tank and some landscape rocks/redwood to go with. For plants, because its going...
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    10l - Gone

    what! why did you stop?? I liked it :(
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    Tom's Do!aqua20

    Hi I love the 20cm cube, Isn't 120litres overkill for an 8 litre tank? as you know I have been looking for a cube and thought the azoo mignon 60 would be enough. Whats the flow rate like? +are you going to use a heater for your shrimp and plants? thanks greg.
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    Where to buy a pico cube in the UK?

    Hi thanks yeah I was thinking of going with the plain crisp look with no heater and just a HOB. I could buy one of those inbuilt filter tanks with LED lighting and acrylic but its twenty pounds more and I'd prefer to spend it on other things. I have a 30cm aquael cube and they are absolutely...
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    Where to buy a pico cube in the UK?

    Hello I have been reading the pico competition and I would like to set up a pico tank with an azoo mignon 60, some moss and plants, one or two landscape rocks and 2 cherry shrimp. I have my plan but cannot find any good and cheap 20cm cubes? advice? thanks
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    2.7 litre Pico challenge

    Amazing what you can do with a couple of mini vases. lovely.
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    Nano Tor, Andyh's 35l

    Re: Nano Tor, Andyh's 35l (cleaned and pruned) I love those cardinal shrimps and I like this tank as much as your innovative kitchen tank. keep up the amazing work! greg
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