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    I already tried that, surprisingly. ...

    I already tried that, surprisingly.

    Unfortunately, that's how I found the first bad batch, which is why I asked for a recommendation from someone else for some that isn't going to leech into my...
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    Just to reiterate my original post, is anyone...

    Just to reiterate my original post, is anyone able to point me to a UK seller (ebay, amazon, website, don't mind) of some decent quality filter wool? Something I can order in the UK.

    I changed...
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    Ok guys, cheers. I think I'll give the...

    Ok guys, cheers.

    I think I'll give the stuffing/batting a go. A bit annoying really, as the auction on eBay specifically said the stuff was fine for use in an aquarium. Maybe if you want your...
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    Cheap filter wool - UK

    Hi guys,
    I recently bought some filter wool for my shiny new Eheim 2217 and Juwel Rio 240. On setup, I noticed that the water was really cloudy. I put this down to the eco-complete substrate...
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    The JBL 7 balls look good. So for all my...

    The JBL 7 balls look good. So for all my fertilising needs, could I get away with:

    Flourish Excel
    Flourish
    JBL 7 balls - for my root feeders?

    Would that be all I need for now?

    As I...
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    I am currently a big fan of Seachem, as I've...

    I am currently a big fan of Seachem, as I've started using Flourish Excel in my other tank, which was being overrun with BBA, and is now overrun with "bright red, dying algae".

    So you mean use the...
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    Fertilising - A few Qs

    Hi Guys,
    Making good use of this forum lately!

    I've had a tank set up for a few weeks now - my first planted tank.

    The tank is a Juwel Rio 240 with the stock lights, I've added an eheim...
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    Cheers for the info guys. Trillianne - it's...

    Cheers for the info guys.

    Trillianne - it's funny, when I went to the shop, I had a good idea of some fairly "beginnery" plants I was looking for, but of course, they didn't have any, and instead...
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    Sorry about the slow reply guys. The plants...

    Sorry about the slow reply guys.

    The plants are all rooted in the substrate.

    They are all still looking rather "ropey", but I have started adding flourish excel (for about three days now) and...
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    New Planted Tank - Brown Leaves

    Hi guys,
    I set up my first planted tank last week. It's a Juwel Rio 240 litre with 2x54w T5 bulbs.

    I have an eheim 2217 external filter. The substrate is caribsea eco complete.

    I filled...
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    Thanks for the quick reply. How quickly after...

    Thanks for the quick reply.

    How quickly after planting should I start dosing with excel? Given that I'm cycling a new tank, I'm assuming there will be nutrients in the water while the filter...
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    Let the planting commence? Sense check...

    Hi guys,
    I've been keeping a fairly basic tank for about two years now and have decided to set up a more interesting, live planted tank.

    I purchased a Juwel Rio 240 this week, with 2x 54w T5...
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    Thanks for the quick reply. My bulb is...

    Thanks for the quick reply.

    My bulb is actually only 4200k apparently. It's not a very good bulb.

    Would there be much point in getting a CO2 starter kit, or would that not really make much...
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    Anubias Nana and Algae

    Hi Guys,
    I've had a smallish Anubias Nana in my new tank (about 4 months old now) for about 3 months. I've noticed recently that it seems to be gathering quite a lot of algae on its leaves.
    ...
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    Two Female(?) Blue Rams - can I add a male?

    Hi All,
    I'm fairly new to this whole fish keeping malarkey - and I'm currently in the process of stocking my tank.

    I recently addeda pair of blue rams to my 25G tank. I believe that they are...
  16. Thread: Daphnia Overload

    by orroo
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    Thanks for the quick reply. My tank looks more...

    Thanks for the quick reply.

    My tank looks more like a daphnia tank than a fish tank at the moment!

    If there are still Daphnia in the tank tomorrow, I'll skip tomorrow's feed until they are all...
  17. Thread: Daphnia Overload

    by orroo
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    Daphnia Overload

    Hi Guys,
    I'm fairly new to the hobby (about 2.5 months now), and I just had a quick question about feeding daphnia.

    I got some from my local fish shop earlier today, and asked the guy there if...
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    That's great - thanks again for the info guys. ...

    That's great - thanks again for the info guys.

    Final question - and this is probably neither here nor there but are there anything I need to consider with regards to getting a T5 or T8 setup?

    I...
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    Thanks for the info guys. With my setup I'm...

    Thanks for the info guys.

    With my setup I'm only running about 0.8 watts per gallon, still quite a lot less.

    The bulb I'm currently using is this:...
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    Beginner plants & Lighting

    Hi guys,
    I have a couple of quick questions regarding my new plants and my inadequate lighting...

    I have only had my tank for a month now, and a few days ago decided it was time to get a few...
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    Another Anubias Nana/Java Fern question

    Hi guys,
    Firstly - this is my first post on these forums, and I have now been the owner of my first tank for about three weeks, so go easy on me :sconfused:

    I decided a few days ago that my...
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