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    oops my mistake, I'm not sure whether it's...

    oops my mistake,

    I'm not sure whether it's worth mentioning but shrimp do shed their shell/skin/carapace/whateveritscalled, dont mistake that for a dead shrimp like i first did
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    Personally I wouldn't be dropping in a full algae...

    Personally I wouldn't be dropping in a full algae wafer for half a dozen shrimp, its just too much, expecially with a small tank you cant be over feeding them.
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    Cheers Tom, Just did some research and the...

    Cheers Tom,

    Just did some research and the nearby river gets down to around 10C in winter, I think it's probably too much for most fish. I'm going to put guppies in there when the ones I have...
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    They will get to about 2cm fully grown. I think...

    They will get to about 2cm fully grown. I think they look best when there are dozens hanging off all the plants. the deep red stands out well on green plants. It won't take long for them to breed -...
  5. I personally wouldn't worry about it too much, if...

    I personally wouldn't worry about it too much, if you're concerned you could do a small water change but I don't think it's necessary.
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    I want to see pics when youre done!

    I want to see pics when youre done!
  7. Thread: Whats your gh?

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    Yeah I wasn't too concerned with it either - I...

    Yeah I wasn't too concerned with it either - I don't have a test kit but I take my water to a swimming pool store who test it with a machine and it tells you ph, gh, kh, chlorine, and interestingly...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7d3aK_tX34 ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I7d3aK_tX34

    interesting video - did some research for ya and found - people seem to be of the opinion that this is actually just well marketed pumice stone.
    the...
  9. Thread: Whats your gh?

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    well, cheers everyone! haha no but seriously...

    well, cheers everyone!

    haha no but seriously whats your gh? from my research 2gh was border lining the low end of the scale, with the recommendation being from 2 to 8 i think
  10. I would switch out the small pebbles for a finer...

    I would switch out the small pebbles for a finer gravel or sand - or mix the pebbles with some finer gravel or sand.

    I have the same type of stuff but I'm hesitant to use just the pebbles. I...
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    I think I'll go for it and buy me some seachem...

    I think I'll go for it and buy me some seachem equilibrium to raise my tap water up to 4gh
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    bump... somebody must test gh in their planted...

    bump... somebody must test gh in their planted tank?
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    Whats your gh?

    So I'm wondering whether I should get something to raise the gh of the water I'm putting in. Last time I tested my tap water it read at 2gh, It seems this isnt enough for some of my planted tanks as...
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    Holy schnitzel. I bought some PondCare...

    Holy schnitzel.

    I bought some PondCare AlgaeFix to fix my greenwater. third day of dosing and its looking good. I wouldnt say theres any green tinge to the water - more of a brownish grey dead...
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    eyyy, somebody from my neck of the woods. I...

    eyyy, somebody from my neck of the woods.

    I live in Perth, also rocking a 4ft planted tank - wish I had seen this earlier as I managed to cycle my tank successfully with black and gold cloudy...
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    when I was breeding loads of guppies I just put...

    when I was breeding loads of guppies I just put the fry in a tank with some angel fish and they would devour a large majority of them.

    in my opinion use them as feeder fish
  17. Sticky: Alright, well now I'm sort of torn between doing...

    Alright, well now I'm sort of torn between doing a water change / continuing to dose extra flourish / or just leaving it to see what happens...

    I don't any real dosing regime, I just add stuff...
  18. Sticky: Soo I've been doing some extra dosing of Flourish...

    Soo I've been doing some extra dosing of Flourish but it hasnt stopped or decreased the signs of magnesium deficiency. I'm doing a bit of reading and have found that Magnesium sulfate is found in...
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    curious about all the parameters really. I'll...

    curious about all the parameters really. I'll just try to mimic what youre doing and see if they reproduce.

    yep, internal width of 19cm, just over 7 inches - I like that it allows the fish to swim...
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    39376 so the pond is done - used aqua soil and...

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    so the pond is done - used aqua soil and capped it with Zeolite pool filter media. Here's a picture before she turned green like the Hulk.

    39377

    Picture of my 30 and 20 gal tanks. the...
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    39375 Heres a pic of the pond before she...

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    Heres a pic of the pond before she turned into green cordial
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    nothing wrong with a bit of natural selection ;)...

    nothing wrong with a bit of natural selection ;)

    what would you guess your water parameters are?

    I've got 4 corys in my 4ft 20 gal, planning on getting 3 more with the hope that they will breed...
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    well im envious haha how many corys do you house...

    well im envious haha how many corys do you house in that tank? excluding the little fella. Any clues on how to breed them?
  24. the day i spend more than $20 on a fish will be...

    the day i spend more than $20 on a fish will be the day i start quarantine :P
  25. I've actually never quarantined new fish. I just...

    I've actually never quarantined new fish. I just keep a good eye on them over the first few days and apart from a few skinny fish that didnt want to eat the food I had, I'ved never had any problems -...
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