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    Hi Sabrina, thanks yes, very exciting! Aquarium...

    Hi Sabrina, thanks yes, very exciting! Aquarium is 840 litres in total with 790 L in tank and 50 litre sump. Thanks Sayid. Will do re photos
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    Krissyís New Cade Altumate 1500 Journal

    So last month I travelled down to beautiful Lennox Head NSW for a holiday and on way home collected my Cade Altumate 1500 cabinet. It was naturally all crated up so I couldnít look at it until Iíd...
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    Hi Steve and Sayid, got back from Queensland this...

    Hi Steve and Sayid, got back from Queensland this week with Cade cabinet on back of Ute. Had to put the tank on transport so that arrives mid next week. I’m in the fortunate position to have room in...
  4. Thread: Discus fever

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    Hi Sabrina, so glad you decided to try again....

    Hi Sabrina, so glad you decided to try again. I’ve been following your post and are keen to know how you went with your new tank. Have you got Discus in there now? Your plants looked absolutely...
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    Hi Sayid, nice to hear from you again. Thanks for...

    Hi Sayid, nice to hear from you again. Thanks for responding. Well as things go my nephew got involved over the 1200 and convinced me that as Iím driving a 7000k round trip to pick up a tank while on...
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    Cade Altumate 1200

    After a bumpy ride Iím now feeling a wee bit more comfortable in keeping these magnificent fish, or Ďdinner platesí as my family have nicknamed them :). Thanks everyone for the advice on this forum...
  7. Thread: Dead discus

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    Thought I would wait for awhile and see if my...

    Thought I would wait for awhile and see if my remaining 7 had any problems before posting again. So some 3 weeks later (touch wood) all the rest seem fine. You were bang on the nose Hollowman-...
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    Thanks Hollowman. I’ve been doing a wc change...

    Thanks Hollowman. I’ve been doing a wc change twice a week on a regular basis and the occasional 3rd if I think needs it. The pothos plant was great in the tank and seemed to help with the water...
  9. Thread: Dead discus

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    Worked! Yesterday morning found my yellow discus...

    Worked! Yesterday morning found my yellow discus dead - no colour fade (reason later for mentioning) and partially eaten. Came home really late night before so didn’t check tank. Removed her and...
  11. Thread: Dead discus

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    Dead discus

    Iíve tried twice to post in the emergency forum without success - posting this before I waste time typing again. If works will post my urgent issue
  12. Seachem flourish & continuum elements t ph puzzle

    Hi all, my tank has been holding at 7.2 pH for weeks now. In the last wc I added two additional chemicals to my aged water mix along with continuum reconstitute (using mix of 80% RO and 20% bore) and...
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    Thanks Sayid, did clean sump quiet well yesterday...

    Thanks Sayid, did clean sump quiet well yesterday with tank water, maybe too well as my nitrates measured at 20 ppm this morning. I noticed that you use prime on another thread. I've taken a bucket...
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    Thanks Sayid, I haven't used the product as yet...

    Thanks Sayid, I haven't used the product as yet and following your advice don't think I will. The product warning is concerning in itself, ie use half dose initially in case of an oxygen and ammonia...
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    Live plants Sayid, got rid of all my artificial...

    Live plants Sayid, got rid of all my artificial plants. Looking to eventually have a few more live but taking things slowly atm. Have just received some Dr Tim's waste-away so hopefully over next...
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    21286 Well some five weeks on and my discus...

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    Well some five weeks on and my discus seem to be thriving. The BD's have spawned three times and look like setting in to another spawn. The fire Phoenix and red cover have spawned once....
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    Oh no Sabrina that's terrible. I don't know if...

    Oh no Sabrina that's terrible. I don't know if this will help but I've read that if you get a clean jar, put a small lettuce leaf in it and fill it with aquarium water and sink to to the bottom the...
  18. Thread: What is this??

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    Sabrina so sorry to hear about yr loss. At least...

    Sabrina so sorry to hear about yr loss. At least you know you did everything possible but it doesn't help with how it makes you feel. I am a total novice in this hobby but after losing my five juvies...
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    Yep, been following those instructions...

    Yep, been following those instructions religiously but reckon I mustn't have shaken 2 long enough as this morning got a read of 5 ppm so false readings. Better check my other tank as if it read at 5...
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    Yes Sayid, API. Is there issues with this test...

    Yes Sayid, API. Is there issues with this test kit?
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    Nitrate magically disappeared?

    Ok, I'm confused. My tank was cycled well before I got my 9 discus. Since the arrival of the discus my nitrate reading has been a max of 5 ppm, ammonia and nitrite 0. I do the wc when the nitrate...
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    http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e127/chrissy_oco...

    http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e127/chrissy_oconnor/IMG_0722_zpsf1cpjzx0.jpg

    Ummmm...female? Basing this on no streamer on dorsal and anal fin, rounded d & a fins, thin lips and acute...
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    Hi Hollowman, why do you think male? I read...

    Hi Hollowman, why do you think male? I read Andrew Soh's book and thought the only way to determine was through the concave or convex genitals. Been trying to work out the sex of them all and I've...
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    Thanks Sayid

    Thanks Sayid
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    And a couple of more, learning to play with photo...

    And a couple of more, learning to play with photo attachments so bear with me. ;)
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