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  1. JellieTG

    Jellies journey towards a true Dutch

    Hey im Jellie! I'm not gonna bore you with my story but I like plants! This is the start my my documentation of my first high tech tank and dutch style. I've spent the last couple months researching, sketching and planning this out and soon everything has arrived. My tank: My tank is a regular...
  2. Joris

    Manzi island 180L

    Hi guys! Quite a few years ago I started a journal here about my first aquascape. Since then I actually lost motivation and interest in the hobby - mainly due to investments in cheap equipment which made maintenance a pain in the ass. This was a great lesson learned and now thanks to a friend...
  3. WaterCulture

    17L Dutch Style Nano Aquascape

    Hi everyone. id like to direct you towards our YouTube channel where we do 12 week long series (The current one is the step by step of a dutch style nano aquarium) we also upload regular shorts on the various fish and plants that we keep, We also have a poll on the channel for ideas for the...
  4. Kingyfish1

    My new underwater garden

    Hello everyone So here is my journal following my new aquascape setup. The tank is a superfish home 110 and holds 118 litres. The only extra equipment on the tank is co2 injection via a fe a in tank defuser and seachem matrix in the internal filter. I am dosing every day with a all in one...
  5. C

    60x40x40 90l first attempt at an aquascape

    Hi guys I'm a new member here. attempting my first aquascape and my first planted tank. currently waiting on my c02 diffuser and lily pipes Equipment: Tank: APS ultra clear 60cm 90l Filter: Aquael UltraMax 2000 Lights: Chihiro's RGB A series 45 watt Hardscape: red moor wood and Dark Mini...
  6. Harry Finley

    Crystal red shrimp breeders

    Hi guys, although I'm a new member here I've been following UKAPS for a few years now and I have to say I'm a huge fan. I'm trying to get hold of some crystal red shrimp and wondered if anyone has any that they'd sell me. Not looking for anything super high grade just with nice colour and...
  7. D

    DIY LED Light for Fluval Edge Help

    I have a Fluval Edge 42L and want to make a high tech tank, so the stock LED lights will have to go. I want to build my own light with LEDs from here (or maybe another place)...
  8. Fiske

    Red & Green - End of days?

    So my former tank ended like this I finally got my bits and bobs together and set about correcting it. First, remove plants and shrimp: The horror... Now clean it up, and wash your gravel: Hardscape in 5 mins (literally): Plants: Detail: The specifics: ADA 45P Aquasky 403...
  9. Aronnie

    90x50x45 Fresh Jungle

    Right - after going down the high tech route and ending up not liking my scape/not getting the hand of Co2, I decided to go down the low tech route. Planned it for a good couple of months and went from this https://www.ukaps.org/forum/threads/first-attempt-at-aquascaping-took-long-enough.36995/...
  10. ScottW

    New High Tech Setup - Sudden Algae Outbreak

    Hi Everyone, New to the planted tank scene and I was wondering if you could help diagnose a potential algae outbreak in my tank, it's a high tech setup compromising of the following Tank specifications - ~425 liters, 60” x 18” x 24” Lighting - 4x 54watt T5 on between 14:00 & 22:00 (8 hours)...
  11. Jakwondo

    First co2 system fish safety tips

    Hi everyone I'm new to this site although I've visited many time this is my first post. I've been running tropical tanks for over ten years I've nearly always had live plants I've always wanted to use co2 but I'm scared of killing my fish( my tank is a rio 300 with with tetras and catfish all...
  12. Andy Tran

    The Swamp

    The Tank A year ago I decided to get a 23L Fluval Edge, and about a month into owning it I took the top pane of glass off. The Fluval Edge’s design was neat, but the glass and small opening really limits what I wanted to do with it. The tank went through many phases from Walstad to high tech...
  13. Jose Duarte

    9 3/4 platform journey

    Hiya all, So, I've just decided to setup a planted aquarium, however due to a history of medium/larger size reefs that I've maintained in the past (with all the work/stress load that it placed in my wife), I was "suggested" that if a new aquarium was going to enter our place should be...
  14. jarcher1390

    Messing about with an Arcadia Arc (The conclusion)

    Untitled by Fishkeeper Journal, on Flickr Hi all So i have been a relative silent user on this forum as I've not had much to show. Now after 1 month of being into my new place its time to give aquascaping a proper go. Here is my very first attempt with a river to reef tank...
  15. JohnKoncz

    Pandora (120P Dutch Style)

    Hello Everybody! My name is John Koncz, and I'm from Hungary. My first nature planted tank is just about to start! I've been collecting knowledge and technical stuff for the past 6 months. It's been crazy, because I'm usually super impatient, but this time I knew I have to wait. Technical data...
  16. Chris25

    Algae Outbreak

    Hi all, My first post here and unfortunately it has to be about the outbreak of algae I'm currently having! I've had my tank setup for around 8 months now, with fish in for around 6 months and up until around 2 weeks ago, virtually algae free! It's a Rio 180L. I have 4 T8 30W bulbs...
  17. GreenGrow

    New 30l Nano!!

    Hi all! Thought that I'd post my newest scape to the forum to see what you guys think of it! Tank specs are... 45x26x26cm - 30l Lights - 2x24w T5 Filtration - Rena XP3 - 1350 lph (bit overkill I know but I already had it!) CO2 - Pressurised 4bps - Up Aqua inline diffuser Substrate - ADA...
  18. Dave Pierce

    Dave's Aquascape - Update & pics 24th June

    Hi, a few pictures of the progress on my 60L from Day 1 to day 45. I havn't thought of a name for it yet...I think I was meant to think of a name before setting it up! Any suggestions? Tank information: Tank: Clearseal 60L - length 60cm Lighting: All Pond Solutions Tropical T5 24w Tank...
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