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so if I had lost all the BB I would be getting some nitrite readings by now ? been getting ammonia readings for 5 days
Tap water results
1.is the fact that I am not getting any nitrites good or bad ?
2-3 30%-50% water changes per week
2-3 daily feedings almost 100% new life spectrum , I do give big feedings
Clean each filter every 3 months
I dont clean or vaccum the bottom of the tank much...
I have no idea why the ph crashed .I test the water every week and it went from 6.6 to 6 in 7 days which is lowest my tests results will show .No new fish have been recently added.Ph from tap water...
I have a 150 G aquarium that has been set up for 4 months.It was fully cycled and the water quality has been fine until the last week.
I have been testing multiple times everyday for a week and I...
when people say discus need clean water are they talking about a tank that is spotless ? I was just a bit worried about a small amount of waist building up under or behind a piece or drfitwood
The GH and KH was very low.
Not sure what caused the ph to go down so low.The ph is currently at 6.7 and the tap water is about 7.2 .The only reason I can think of was that I put a lot of food in the tank to feed the BB in the...
should decorations be kept to a minimum to make it easier to clean ?
I currently have a few driftwood logs and fake palnts in the tank to give the discus places to hide
do you guys all think that bare bottom is the right way to go for a discus tank ?
PH has gone up to 6.6 .I think I am ready to get my discusthumbs2:
I just put some driftwood and fake plants into the tank and ph has gone down really low.It reads as 6 which is as low as my testing kit can read.Does this mean that I have to take the driftwood out ?...
hi guys ,2 questions
whats the best way decorate a discus tank with no substrate ?
and is their a solid orange strain discus fish ?
thanks for any repsonse
all I could find today was cloudy ammonia , it says on the bottle the only active ingredient is ammonia , can this be used ?
what I might do tommorow is buy some stuff from my local fish shop that...
If I get 6 discus fish what are the chances that a breeding pair will form ? because I actualy dont want any fry because I wouldnt be able to look after them
how can I stop my discus from breeding...
is 6 discus a good number for a 150 G tank ?
I would like to go get some more but I want these fish to end up being as big as possible which will require lots of feeding obviously. Plus I want to...
thnaks for all of the feedback guys .
The 1500 litres was based on whatsize aqaurium eheim says each filter is capable of filtering not turnover rate
Sounds like lots of water changes is the...
How important is the type of substrate used in a panted aquarium?
And is there a best type of substrate?
Thanks for any responses
what is your 1st favorite FW fish ? I am going to guess and say its the Oscar fish
thanks for this reposne
If this wasnt a discus tank I would not be thinking of adding another filter.The 3 filters I have for this tank are 2 eheim pro 2's rated for 600 litre tanks and I...
I am setting up a 560 Litre discus tank.I currently have 3 eheim filters that provide 1500 litres of filtration .Would getting a 4th eheim rated for 600 litres be over the top ?
I just know from...
I am looking at getting some discus to go into a 150 G tank .I am thinking of going with 6 .Deciding on which 6 strains to go with is not easy.So which discus strain do you guys beelive are the most...
at least I now know what happend
a massive thank you to everyone who has posted in this thread
that would make sense than because from what they were telling me the more they changed the water the worse things got.A big lesson from this is to try and get someone who has some experience to look...
tank is closed top , but they could of been cleaning with the tank lid open