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++ That link is pretty cool.
I am so pleased with how easily it has gone with just a little bit of advice. I know its not the end of the challenges but to see such happy fish is so enjoyable.
05-27-2013, 09:44 PM
I am not doubting the need for a thermometer but as with the other posts, your avoiding the issue. What happens if someone isn't able to sense the correct water temperature or doesn't have a mixer...
05-27-2013, 08:53 AM
I thought I would add a little to this about water temp.
A good rule of thumb is 2:1, 2 cold to 1 hot. Boiling water in this ratio usually makes around body temp (37c). That's going to be a little...
After all the help people have given, i thought it was worth posting a picture of my tank.
Its now stocked and contains
6 Neon Tetra
6 Glow light Tetra
3 Silver Molly mff
So I popped in to get some fish from my LFS and they had a sign up.
"We only use Pro-biotic fish food"
Interested i got home and did a little good search.
05-14-2013, 05:57 PM
So its been 16 days since I first saw purple and today I come home and find
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I have been doing some reading but my main choice of fish has...
It was a week last Friday i first dosed my tank with ammonia, testing daily since mid week last week, it has been agony. I thought I saw something in yesterdays sample but i have returned home to...
Finally i can reply. silly DDoS attacks.
Ammonia doesn't even seem to be present any more. A lot of the old sources are now some kind of hydrochloric acid or contain surfactants. The lady in the...
Thanks Rodm81. I know its killing me but at least its on its way. I don't mind waiting, i still need to do a lot of research on fish. :)
Plus i went out and bought a Circulator today. The tank is...
Finally found some ammonia yesterday in a very small out of the way pharmacy. It went in yesterday and I have my master test kit ready to start testing in a few days.
If only i could make it go...
Thanks Loads. I am almost finished boiling all the gravel and I have cleaned the tank with bleach and then rinsed it very very well.
I am hoping to fill it tonight and then do my best to find some...
Thanks for all the info on cycling.
Yesterday i made the choice to do a 60% water change (quite chuffed that I can still make 27 degree water by hand), Leaving the lights off since then. I Still...
Ill read it thanks, i think i read somewhere that with fish it was quicker. I will defiantly check out the posts.
No its not in direct sunlight for any part of the day and the room inst the...
I was planning to put fish in it yes.
I had been looking at putting a few fish in it this weekend to cycle the tank but I wasn't expecting such green cloudy water.
The filter start (by...
I have second hand Jewel 150. It has been up and running for 3 days. It has been set up with new filter material and black gravel (Pets at home... i liked it). After day one I found out the...
Thought I best introduce myself before I go begging for help.
I have a Jewel Lido 150 which has been full of water now for 3 days. I have the standard Filter, 200w heater, air...