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    Yesterday, 03:24 PM
    sox500c replied to a thread Overstocked in General Aquarium Forum
    The shrimp vary from less than 1mm to about 1.5cm and there is at least one that is berried at the moment. I suspect their number will increase...
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    Yesterday, 03:18 PM
    sox500c replied to a thread Clown Pleco in Plecos
    He has a large piece of bogwood that he lives under, no doubt he is having the odd nibble on it. I'll try the broccoli stalks, thanks for the tip.
    5 replies | 90 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 12:53 PM
    sox500c replied to a thread Clown Pleco in Plecos
    Thanks Sue, I'll try zucchini. Should I blanch this or put it in raw? I have tried broccoli but he showed no interest, although the shrimp seemed to...
    5 replies | 90 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 12:49 PM
    sox500c replied to a thread Overstocked in General Aquarium Forum
    They have survived for a month or more and they don't generally get pestered by the bigger fish so I think they will be fine. I like the look of the...
    5 replies | 65 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 11:05 AM
    Hi all, Around Christmas time I noticed a few tiny cherry barbs in my tank and since then I have seen that there are more than a few. I have...
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    Yesterday, 10:34 AM
    sox500c started a thread Clown Pleco in Plecos
    I rarely get to see our clown pleco, so while I was cleaning the tank today I took the opportunity to get a couple of photos. The quality is quite...
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    01-13-2015, 06:55 PM
    sox500c replied to a thread Algae or Mould? in Stem Plants
    Thanks Cliff, I'll keep up with the cleaning and water changes and see how things go.
    18 replies | 1036 view(s)
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    01-13-2015, 05:40 PM
    sox500c replied to a thread Algae or Mould? in Stem Plants
    The bulb is an 18" T8 from Interpet, called a Community Daylight bulb. 370 lumens and 6,000 kelvin colour temperature. The previous bulb wasn't...
    18 replies | 1036 view(s)
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    01-13-2015, 07:43 AM
    sox500c replied to a thread Algae or Mould? in Stem Plants
    I've been working hard on this problem and things seem to be improving. I'm still getting this nasty looking stuff but not in the same quantities. ...
    18 replies | 1036 view(s)
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    01-05-2015, 07:34 AM
    sox500c replied to a thread Algae or Mould? in Stem Plants
    Thanks Cliff, I'll keep up with the increased cleaning and water changes. Not an easy task with tiny creatures in the tank. I have accidentally...
    18 replies | 1036 view(s)
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    01-04-2015, 09:38 PM
    sox500c replied to a thread Algae or Mould? in Stem Plants
    I finally managed to get a reasonable photo of the green slime and here it is... Does this help with identification?
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    01-01-2015, 11:14 AM
    sox500c replied to a thread Algae or Mould? in Stem Plants
    Looks like I have some work to do then, I'll keep you posted of any problems/success. Happy new year to all my AC friends and thanks for all the...
    18 replies | 1036 view(s)
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    01-01-2015, 12:35 AM
    sox500c replied to a thread Algae or Mould? in Stem Plants
    Thanks for the information. The two sources suggest different treatments which is a bit confusing. One suggests no light for several weeks, along...
    18 replies | 1036 view(s)
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    12-31-2014, 04:55 PM
    sox500c replied to a thread Algae or Mould? in Stem Plants
    It certainly looks the same as the cyanobacteria photos I looked at. There is none left after I cut back the plants so I can't post a photo. It came...
    18 replies | 1036 view(s)
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    12-31-2014, 08:11 AM
    sox500c replied to a thread Algae or Mould? in Stem Plants
    The tank has been set up for about 6 months. I started off with plastic plants but have been gradually replacing them. The anacharis has been...
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    12-30-2014, 10:39 PM
    sox500c started a thread Algae or Mould? in Stem Plants
    Can anyone shed any light on a problem with my plants? I have several Anacharis in the background of my tank hiding the heater element. It has...
    18 replies | 1036 view(s)
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    12-29-2014, 08:05 AM
    sox500c replied to a thread Baby Cherry Barbs in Barbs
    OK, thanks for that advice, I have several live plants so that's a good start.
    8 replies | 255 view(s)
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60 litre tropical
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I don't have a second aquarium.
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I don't have a third aquarium.
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