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  1. james3200

    CO2 Cylinder pressure

    Hi Been having issues with one of my co2 sources on my main tank. I cannot work out why the following happens. Every morning there seems to not be enough pressure for the co2 to start bubbling. I have to manually open the regulator a bit to get it going, but once open its fine and consistent...
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    Tank builders

    Which companies are building rimless Ada style tanks/cabinets these days in the UK..? Cheers James
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    Mail Order Fish

    Hi Been a while since I ordered fish online, I use to years ago and seem to remember I was happy with the service. I cannot remember who I used, so can anyone provide some recommendations as I am looking for quite a few many thanks james
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    James3200s New Altum... :) Tank - ALTUMS IN

    Hello Everyone Thought I would start a journal off on my tank which has just been torn down and ready for a new scape.. You can see the old setup here and when it looked it's best here.. I decided to take off some of the old aquasoil and topped it up to give the substrate more depth this time...
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    Hi, back again

    Hello All Been since 2009/10 when I was last on here where I had a journal of my discus tank - http://ukaps.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f= ... &start=260 In 2010 my work kept me away from the office a lot and in 2011 me and my future wife had a little girl, so the tank naturally, was put on the...
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    Mini UKAPS meet up - James3200s Planted discus tank

    Hi all If anyone would like to come down to Croydon for the day to check out my tank and go to a couple of the LFS, and any other suggestions (quite a few good ones around) then you are more than welcome Ideally I would like to arrange it for the 04/07/09 morning ish.. If this is too short...
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    Any experts on France here ? - planning a road trip

    Hi all I am hoping there are some members on here who go on self drive holidays in France I am planing on taking my girlfriend over to France on Holiday on a self drive (with my new car :P ) late August early September for about a week. Planning on going via Normandy, down to the Loire...
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    Warehouse Aquatics - anyone use them?? - eheim 2080

    Hi, Looking to buy a eheim pro3 2080 and warehouse aquatics have it on for about £40 cheaper than most retailers http://www.warehouse-aquatics.co.uk/ehe ... 4296-p.asp Anyone used them before? Cheers, James
  9. james3200

    Very long hair algae

    Hi all, I have just noticed that my discus tank has started to get some very long strands ( 4 - 5+") of fine green hair algae. It is manageable but a real pain as usual. I cant work out what is the cause. Lighting is low, only T5s for 7.5hrs/day, co2 is at a high level and i am dosing as...
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    Air Pump when lights are out

    Anyone use an air pump when lights are out? My discus really appreciate it and i am sure the plants do too Think i read Mr Amano does also? Thoughts? James
  11. james3200

    UV Lamp replacement

    Anyone changed their UV lamp on a older version of the vecton UV? Mine needs changing and was wondering if it could still be left in-line while i changed it Cheers
  12. james3200

    Pub CO2

    My 5kg FE ran out in 5 weeks on my 800lt tank I am looking into better diffussion, but first i am going to sort the supply out. From my research the best option i have found is from BOC gasses, welding supplies. They do a 34kg bottle which costs £6.90/month or £78 for the year in rental, &...
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    James3200s 6.5x2x2' planted tank - UPDATE - 26/06/09

    Hi all, Thought i would share my new tank, which has just turned a week old today :) Setup - Back of the tank ( in the office / warehouse ) where you can see at the top right of the picture the waste from the overflow in the tank which attaches to the warehouse waste pipe and in the...
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    Inline Equipment

    Anyone know of something i could add inline on my filter setup where i could add say for example some purigen, carbon or whatevber needed? This would be ideal for me as getting out my eheim 2260 is a big job.. Thanks, James
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    Almost complete 3' ADA

    As the title says, this tank is almost ready, but i decided to take a few pictures as it was looking pretty nice today. The foreground was re planted not to long ago, thanks to my shrimp uprooting it, its almost re-filled in, just a small patch that is a few weeks away. The tank has been setup...
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