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Recent content by dean

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    2,000L High tech BEAST

    Looking great Let me know when the mini red is available Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Aqua One Betta Trio

    Yes agree they aren’t your best option I seen lots of people complain about then and they all have lots of algae problems due to the low flow Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Fish recommendation?

    The minimum water volume for a betta in the UK to be housed in on a permanent basis is 5 litres https://www.practicalfishkeeping.co.uk/fishkeeping-news/guidelines-released-for-keeping-fighters/ Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    What do I do with all these babies?

    Another great quote from this topic [emoji106][emoji23] Cross breeding parent fish to their fry (carefully written) and sibling fish to each other has been a long practise in the fish world to develop certain characteristics such as colour or elongated fins just look at how many strains of...
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    Fish recommendation?

    Fish only setup would work out fish stocking level as 25mm of fish per litre of water If it’s a well planted and well filtered tank then this could be slightly increased as long as water conditions were closely monitored and regular maintenance was done which I’m sure it is So let’s just say...
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    60cm x 60cm x 45cm Vivarium with drip feature, emersed aquatic plants and inhabitants.

    Amazing Which species of gecko are they ? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Fish recommendation?

    I agree it’s down to your Bettas personality some are psychopaths and others are scared of their own shadow Does the tank look a bit bare of life ? If it does You could add shrimp and snails or a few fish small group of rasboras or pencil fish or a pair of dwarf cichlids I’d stay away from...
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    How many aquatic plant shops do you think the uk can support?

    It’s just like fashion, things change a bit slower than clothing but there are definite trends, but a trend lasts just as long as the shop owners / managers deem it to be profitable The problem is limited tank space so they need each tank to be as profitable as possible Even if there was a...
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    Moving tank to lay new flooring, help!

    Get something you can syphon water in that’s big enough to hold all the water Put it next to where the tank is going Cheap option are paddling pools You can either Empty tank as low as possible small fish will be ok in an inch of water or Catch fish and empty it completely Put fish in...
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    Doreys Biorb Air 60’s

    Very nice Can you tell us how you set it up and what the substrate is Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Custom Nano Filter Design / Material Question

    Don’t think I’ve ever thought of a filter as beautiful before Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    How many aquatic plant shops do you think the uk can support?

    Deaths of fish are usually accepted by shops at upto 10% good individually owned shops are much much less The chains are very expensive for their fish, their markup is astonishingly high but they tend to be in expensive locations Quarantine rooms ! Thing of the past in most cases [emoji2357]...
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    Nano CO2 bottles

    That’s a great price Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    aesthetic "transparent" overflow design that would fit well in a ADA-style nature aquarium

    If you have a design it can be made in any colour you want Acrylic comes in many many colours Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    How many aquatic plant shops do you think the uk can support?

    It would be a huge leap forward if the average lfs and the large chains stopped stocking horrible nasty bright Psychedelic gravel and stupid ornaments but instead promoted natural products and had more aquascaped displays This would massively change how people viewed fish Sent from my...