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  1. Sticky: Thanks Nev I will try that.

    Thanks Nev I will try that.
  2. Sticky: Thanks for that Phil, got a question how would...

    Thanks for that Phil, got a question how would you saftely reduce the ph of rainwater to ph 5.5 since there is hardly any hardness in it.
    My rainwater is normally ph 7.0
    cheers
    Mike
  3. Sticky: Hi Phil, Thank for the info, how much...

    Hi Phil,

    Thank for the info, how much Potassium permanganate add hydrogen peroxide would you add to a 200L barrel.

    Cheers
    Mike
  4. Fs: 3 Stage Reverse Osmosis Wall Mount Unit psi-020

    Hi All,

    I have the below RO unit for sale good condition only used for a couple of months for Discus breeding.
    Fresh Water Aquarium Reverse Osmosis system , adjustable TDS R/O unit by PSI...
  5. Thread: HAPPY 2012

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    Re: HAPPY 2012

    The Forum went very quiet for a while I was wondering what happen,now is back to life.
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    I would treat the whole tank with white spot...

    I would treat the whole tank with white spot medication I've used " Aquamaster's Rapid White Spot Remedy" and it's very effective, not sure how much it does to plants you might have to remove the...
  7. Thread: Plumbing ideas

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    I've been using Eheim 1260 in my water change...

    I've been using Eheim 1260 in my water change systems and they never missed a beat, great pumps.
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    Nice work Nev they are looking great, that shows...

    Nice work Nev they are looking great, that shows they are excellent parents.
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    HWS

    my house is only 2 years old and has a new HWS I'm going to give it a go and see what happens,only snag is my aging tanks are outside I'll have to get a plumber to install a hot and cold tap outside....
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    Have you tried treating with salt it can help...

    Have you tried treating with salt it can help with flukes and it's not harsh for the young fry. I normally add some salt to my grow out tanks to keep fluke under control helps with bacterial...
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    Hi Jothy I know a breeder in Canada(Vern...

    Hi Jothy

    I know a breeder in Canada(Vern Archer) that does exactly the same he uses his hotwater system for heated water and he has been doing that for the past 25 years without any issues, not...
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    Re: Growing out Juvies

    I would start off with good stock from a local breeder.
    A bare bottom tank with a sponge filter and couple of air stones.
    I normally set the temp on my grow out tanks to 31C lots of water changes...
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    Re: male annoying the crap outta the female

    I have a pair that do that all the time after spawning they fight on who has to attend to the eggs and end up eating the eggs.If it gets to fry stage they eat the fry.
    I had to removed the female...
  14. HCL will drop the PH but to soften hard water you...

    HCL will drop the PH but to soften hard water you will need to filter with peat or RO machine.
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    sponge

    I would give it a good wash and dry it out for a couple of days to be on a safe side. It doesn't take long to seed a sponge filter.
  16. Thread: ph question

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    HCL

    I use HCl (brickies acid) to drop the PH.
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    eggs

    Hi Nigel,

    Good luck mate, I normally let them pratice in the community tank for a couple of times and then move them out to their own tank, that makes them better parents.

    Cheers
    Mike
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    disucs

    The Golden Snakeskin's look fine, some are a bit on the small side but growth rate looks normal, they look happy with the water conditions, clear eyes, no clamped fins.
    Will be interested to know...
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    Keep up the good work Wendy, they are growing...

    Keep up the good work Wendy, they are growing well.
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    discus

    65 gallon discus tank: 6 three inch discus (2 brown, 4 golden), drift wood, sugar fine substrate, plastic plants, Eheim 2217 classic canister filter for physical filtration, medium Aquaripure filter...
  21. Thread: silica sand

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    sand

    I use cook industries pool filter sand.
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    Discus juvies

    Hi Wendy,

    Good to know they have settled in well.

    Regards
    Mike
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    Sticky: Re: CHANGE OF ADMINISTRATION

    Thanks Rohan, you have done a great job over the past 8 years.
    Many thanks to Merrilyn,Jothy and all the other guys on this forum, I have learn't a great deal off this forum in thepast 7 years, from...
  24. DISPLAY

    Nice work guys love the rocks....
  25. Thread: blackout

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    blackout

    we had a power blackout for 8 hrs and it was in the middle of winter, the main thing would be the Oxygen level in the tank, I had a couple of battery powered air pump's so it was fine, even my Disucs...
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