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    Blue Green Bacteria

    Hi Chris Thank you again for your help. Have read 'JamesC' article which is quite informative. Will also look at Tropica fertiliser but with my tank being 350 litres, a 300ml bottle would only last about 9 weeks. Will start with the TropiFlora and see what results I get. John
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    Blue Green Bacteria

    Hi Ceejay Thank you for your information. I must admit that I used to put 'Waterlife Bacterlife' into my tank once a week and feed my plants every ten days with 'Waterlife TropiFlora plant food'. Unfortunately I have been rather amiss as I ran out of these products about the time this bacteria...
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    Blue Green Bacteria

    Hi all Posted a question incorrectly in New Menbers by mistake so posting again. I should be grateful if anyone can give me advice on removing Blue Green Bacteria from my tank which started about 6 months ago. My set up is as follows:- I have an 80 gallon tropical tank which was set up approx...
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    Blue Green Algae

    Hi All I have a problem with what I think is Blue Green Algae which started to appear 6 months ago. I have a 430 litre tropical tank which was set up 33 months ago. The substrate is a 4 to 5 cm base of washed peat and 5 cm of washed gravel, separated by a mesh net. My lighting is 2x 54w T5...
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    Starting Again

    Thank you Ceg for your advice. My apologies for not replying earlier Regards John
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    Filtration & Flow

    Thank you Chris, John and Ad for your valued comments. When I was last keeping fish, all I had for filtration was an Eheim No 2013 (which is still in use for my quarantine tank)where water was taken from one end of the tank and returned via a spray bar, which was attatched to the back of the...
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    Filtration & Flow

    Hi There I am setting up a new aquarium for the first time in 20 years which will hold approx 430 litres. I have always in the past used Eheim filters and have been reccomended to purchase the Pro 3 No 2075, which has a turnover of 1250 litres per hour and is reccomended for tanks up to 600...
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    Starting Again

    Hi All, I am starting tropical fish keeping again after a 20 year absence. My tank is 60 inches long x 18 inches deep and has 24 inches of clear water viewing space. I estimate that this size tank will hold 93 gallons of water. I have been receiving conflicting information on the following...
  9. J

    How/Where did you hear about Ukaps.org?????

    Hi, as I am returning to fishkeeping after about 20 years, I contacted the Portsmouth Fish Society who suggested that I could get a lot of helpful information from this site. johnfw.
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