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    TGM's Fishless Filter Cycling

    Hi all, I was wondering if anyone has had any experience with The Green Machine's fishless filter cycling schedule using the ada substrate layers? It seems to be a neat way to get around the daily water changes required in the first few weeks of setup if you are using ada aquasoil (the key...
  2. oscarlloydjohn

    oscarlloydjohn's ADA 60f

    For my birthday I was lucky enough to receive an ADA 60f and the kit to go along with it. I'll be putting a lot of my savings into this project too. I've been waiting quite a while to set this up, but I had to get my trial exams out the way before I could get going. I made a visit to Aquarium...
  3. DutchMuch

    Where is the best place to buy shrimp from? lets find out.

    Hey forum members, today I bring you an article of which I spent time making and enjoyed doing so, I hope you enjoy to. Today we will explore numerous online stores that sell shrimp, some being very popular and well known, and some being a bit less of the two...! All in all I found out which...
  4. Shinobi

    Got 60p, 25kg Frodo Stone, Need advise

    So I haven't done a whole lot of rock work in the past. needless to say this stuff is a lot harder than it looks, and the amount of soil used to create the slopes is surprising to me as well, even though i tried to use lava rock as a filler. So this is what I got done today: This being my...
  5. Christos Ioannou

    To flood or not to?

    Hi all, I've got a new scape setup, using aquasoil. Hardscape is ready; the plants are due to arrive in 9 days the earliest. :nailbiting: I am toying with the idea of flooding the tank for the following reasons: get cycling process running so I can introduce the fish earlier (now in temp...
  6. Zak Rafik

    ADA AquaSoil - Amazonia LIGHT - have you heard of this NEW product?

    Hi Guys, Just saw this on the net. ADA is launching a light version of it very popular Aquasoil Amazonia. It seems that this type of soil is targeted at beginners to planted tank. I wonder what they mean by "LIGHT". Maybe it won't leach out too much ammonia and hence it will be easier to start...
  7. AshleyAttwood

    DoAqua! 30x18x24 Hard Scape Input

    Hey fellow enthusiast, I have got this DoAqua! 30x18x24 cm, i just don't know what to do with it in the sense of a hard scape, i want this to sit on my window sill and be a natural tank capturing the sun, obviously when the winter months come i will apply an led over head light system. I do not...
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    First planted tank - TMC Signature

    Hi guys, I have just completed the hardware & hardscape setup of my first ever planted tank. I am going to plant with Eleocharis Acicularis Mini across the whole substrate surface for a clean & simple look. What do people think of my hardscape layout & plant choice? (photo attached) Any ideas or...
  9. James Flexton

    Twin Peaks - Jimbooo's Journal Mk4

    Hi Everyone, Some of you may remember my journals from way back in 2006/2007 when I went a bit planted tank mad (Jimbooo's Jungle Journal 1,2,and3, the step by step riccia article and the plant maintenance article) all initially on fishforums.net then over here when UKAPS first established...
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    My new Aquanano 40 Iwagumi Style Tank

    Hi I thought I would create this journal about my new aquarium. I have kept many planted tanks over the years and when I was working in an aquatic shop in the early 2000's we had the Amano books and I would look at every photo with awe and admiriation and I said one day I would give it a go...
  11. Alastair

    A Chocolate Puddle -

    Right, thought it was about time I finally start my journal especially after a few people pushing me to start it up. Brownie points to the first person to guess why I chose the name for the journal ( those who know are excluded). Having had so much fun running high tech, there was one tank...
  12. Nathaniel Whiteside

    'Pretty Stream' - CRS tank

    Hello guys, Okay, this is a Journal dedicated to the rescape of my ADA Mini M which can be found here. The rescape has been coming for a long time as I was never really happy with it in comparison to the Raw nature feel I wanted to give it. The Title for this Tank is 'Pretty Stream', and the...
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