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    dont place the lowest level tanks on the floor ...

    dont place the lowest level tanks on the floor

    purely because it makes using a syphon to drain this difficult

    i use overflow waste pipe for the exit point in each tank and then larger bore pipe...
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    i would guess damaged part of plant leaking the...

    i would guess damaged part of plant leaking the gas
    as suggested by rwel

    either way not a problem as it is just respired gas escaping
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    what did you decide to do?

    what did you decide to do?
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    Sticky: seems to me that it is just trying to blend in...

    seems to me that it is just trying to blend in with the surroundings

    in my mind i would think fish that can choose to be seen or hide will be more secure in the tank , so the hiding places amongst...
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    Re: Tank "project"... advice needed!!!

    450 litres call it 100 gallons, 200 watts so 2 wpg is fine - you could have more or less depending on what else you do



    Almost anything with aerial roots ie the ferns , mosses , and then yes...
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    discus shouldn't make any difference at all it...

    discus shouldn't make any difference at all

    it is just discus keepers(i say that never having kept discus - so obviously not knowing what i am talking about and making wild generalisations)
    ...
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    just read youur link TW James is off ukaps a...

    just read youur link TW
    James is off ukaps a british plant forum , he generally knows what he is talking about and has also a nutrient calculator on his sight

    Clive or ceg of ukaps also knows...
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    i would tend to disagree with illusn on this one...

    i would tend to disagree with illusn on this one

    as plants are growing they use mostly Nitrogen,Phosphate and Kpotassium... probably in pretty much the same ratio as terrestrial plants

    illusn...
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    EI doesnt have set quantities the principles...

    EI doesnt have set quantities

    the principles as i understand are to regularly replenish nutrients in the water column and to keep them stable with regular water changing

    doing changes twice...
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    lighting

    been setting up a fish room and getting to lighting options

    anyone know whether simple halogen flood lights would work as well as halides?
    they seem much cheaper?

    are they just less energy...
  11. any surface area will become a potential site for...

    any surface area will become a potential site for adhesion of biofilms and biobacter

    good media therefore has much surface area per volume


    what is provided will do the job, i do like the...
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    Sticky: looks lush plants are growing in well and the...

    looks lush

    plants are growing in well and the discus obviously like the security of the plants

    why do you say you want all sand?
  13. sorry i'm a twit didn't read properly about you...

    sorry i'm a twit didn't read properly about you having fish across

    in this instance just squeeze old media in front of new media intake to try and aid transition f bacteria to new media faster......
  14. bacterial doubling time can be as short as 24 -36...

    bacterial doubling time can be as short as 24 -36 hrs... all quite variable depending many factors

    so depending how many bacteria you moved to the new tank

    how much food you provide for those...
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    definitely not many people care for fish that...

    definitely

    not many people care for fish that much that they would give them up and ask nothing in return
    top bloke

    best of luck with the little guys
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    will some or any of the fish be going back to...

    will some or any of the fish be going back to plant keeper once they are better?
    not many would have done this in his shoes

    fingers crossed the rest make it
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    levamisol if overdosed is appetite suppressant,...

    levamisol if overdosed is appetite suppressant, appropriate dose is 1.5-2mgs /litre of water

    epsom salts can be used post worming to encourage expulsion of dead or dying worms within the gut
    have...
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    arent they very similar drugs anyway ? both 5...

    arent they very similar drugs anyway ?
    both 5 nitroimidazol drugs and both similar range of activity

    have to admit i have no experience with the "non ron" one
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    pure water is notoriously hard to get an accurate...

    pure water is notoriously hard to get an accurate ph reading on
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    fungus is opportunistic what is your water...

    fungus is opportunistic
    what is your water quality like?

    the smlal white nodules within the fin could be lymphocytosis
    the area's between the scales are not , and i would agree opportunistic...
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    why cant i edit? filter sand is made to stay...

    why cant i edit?

    filter sand is made to stay moving ie not compact otherwise it wouldnt filter it would clump even in current of pumped water column

    cory would easily turn over 3 cms of sot...
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    an alternative to the pots is stockings with a...

    an alternative to the pots is stockings with a fertile substrate in... this can be shaped and hidden , also can stick plants in where you like

    i thought that sands that didnt compact , ie even...
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    sand is just rather useless at having any...

    sand is just rather useless at having any nutrients , so if only wanting sand on the bottom then plants need feeding from something else

    options include the water column
    fertiliser tablets...
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    depending on what you are wanting in your...

    depending on what you are wanting in your fertiliser

    i tend to buy dry chempak trace elements and dose as i feel necessary
    this contains most of the micronutrients needed

    as i feel light,...
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    Sticky: any update on how this one is going TW?

    any update on how this one is going TW?
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