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    Sadly yes - I am in no hurry, I am very patient,...

    Sadly yes - I am in no hurry, I am very patient, but ultimately I want a large group of purple harlequin rasbora to replace both the neons and black neons.
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    Thanks, I am very chuffed. I always wanted a...

    Thanks, I am very chuffed. I always wanted a jungle tank, but this turned out better than I'd hoped!



    Thanks -- unfortunately we are in the "waiting for the ancient neons to die" phase of neon...
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    That is good to know ... I will have a think over...

    That is good to know ... I will have a think over the Christmas break lol. If the algae stays at its current level, I don't mind it, adds a bit of realism. The guest platy ladies like to peck it at...
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    Thanks, I've been considering some nerites - it...

    Thanks, I've been considering some nerites - it doesn't get too much algae, but on the crypts as you can see there is a fine covering as it's my office desk so the front of the tank does get hit my...
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    Thanks - he likes to tangle himself into the...

    Thanks - he likes to tangle himself into the plants at the top of the driftwood and come flying out if food arrives (or if his little platy friends dare approach his nest -- they are only in there...
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    The difference a year makes - planted tank!

    I am often occasionally disappointed with my planted tank: Everything takes SO LONG to grow.

    I started it without much money, following an attempt at a journal on here (where I realised how awful...
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    Bael - update with rescaped tank

    Bael, my betta, is doing very well. He had a bit of fin rot in the summer; not sure how it started as water params were fine, but fins are all growing out nicely after more frequent WC. Maybe I...
  8. In my local Maidstone Aquatics - large UK fish...

    In my local Maidstone Aquatics - large UK fish shop chain - they have an enormous tank with returned GIANT gold fish, and the whole bottom of the tank is "decorated" with goldfish starter kits -...
  9. A positive initiative at big name pet store (goldfish)

    Not the best photos but gives you an idea...

    Popped into the nearby big name fish store the other day to get something for the dog. As always I had a quick look at the fish "just to have a look"...
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    Absolutely! I'd been having a really good run...

    Absolutely! I'd been having a really good run with my tanks so I thought I was probably just jinxed by having said out loud that everything was going so well haha
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    Haha thanks guys -- I guess I just feel a bit...

    Haha thanks guys -- I guess I just feel a bit silly for not checking such an obvious thing. It's like I went straight for the complicated without considering the easy!
    I am hoping the plants will...
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    I'm such an idiot!

    Been away from the forum for a while, getting life back on track and then a new computer. All good! thumbs2:

    ... I recently upgraded my little betta tank. Changed the substrate to sand, changed...
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    I had a series of dud heaters, all of good...

    I had a series of dud heaters, all of good brands. Replaced with an expensive digital heater with a plastic heater casing, and have not had a problem since. I also have a digital thermometer in every...
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    In the summer I do bi-weekly 50% WC, not because...

    In the summer I do bi-weekly 50% WC, not because the tank need it (it doesn't, at all), but because it's still better than tap water for my plants and the water barrel is empty at this time of year....
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    I just googled Quick start and it does not appear...

    I just googled Quick start and it does not appear to be a water conditioner, so this could be your problem right there.
    Do you use tap water?
    If so, most water companies add chemicals which are no...
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    As above, it sounds like you didn't cycle your...

    As above, it sounds like you didn't cycle your tank.

    Start 50% water changes now, daily, until you understand the cycle and your test results. Many people (often on advice of the shops, sadly)...
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    I have ridiculously hard water .. you can SMELL...

    I have ridiculously hard water .. you can SMELL the minerals in it when it comes out of the tap, yet with a strong WC regime to keep the aquarium system as similar to my tap water as possible I have...
  18. Thread: Return Fish?

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    My LFS uputs returns into one of their multitude...

    My LFS uputs returns into one of their multitude of display tanks. From there they move back into sales tanks when the next batch of the same species come in. Sometimes, they go for specialist sales...
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    My main LFS is a maidenhead aquatics branch and...

    My main LFS is a maidenhead aquatics branch and I've posted before on how good the advice is - fish are always really healthy, no small tanks for bettas, lots of display tanks maintained by the staff...
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    I know, I know!! When I get home I will def try...

    I know, I know!!
    When I get home I will def try to get some of both thanks :)
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    Hello! Welcome to the forum, where are you...

    Hello!

    Welcome to the forum, where are you from? This will help people understand your water and what is available to you (equipment, products, fish, etc).

    Once you have understood the cycle...
  22. Thread: Water Change Fail

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    Nice one! I once managed to restart my filter...

    Nice one!
    I once managed to restart my filter without connecting the inlet hose. Wooohoooo, pumped water right out of the tank onto the floor. Thankfully our floors are concrete and I wanted to...
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    Thanks guys, Bael has now moved into a new...

    Thanks guys,

    Bael has now moved into a new Super-Fish Wave 30 with all new equipment (kept all filter media, gravel, plants, decor, etc - but the hardware is new) as part of a great deal I got at...
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    SIGH - equipment failure while on holiday :(

    I haven't posted for ages although I frequently read, that's because everything has been going so well for ages and I was hoping to do a photo update soon!

    But disaster while I've been away ......
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    Many of us have learnt the hard way, some of us...

    Many of us have learnt the hard way, some of us (CoughMEcough) despite having read up on cycles beforehand and done weeks of cycling before introducing fish only to realise my tank wasn't actually...
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