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Recent content by Garuf

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    Looking for better transition plant

    I would use erio Vietnam or c helfri if you want a vallis like plant.
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    Aquatic Flower Compendium (ish)

    I don’t actually know because it’s a rhizome node I stole from a bird bath but I suspect it to be nymphaea pygmaea alba
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    They’re also more co2 sensitive in my experience. Endlers especially I struggled to keep “normal” co2 levels without them showing stress. I suspect in large part being because they’re so active.
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    Keeping the stems growing straight

    Seems I’m 100% wrong.
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    Keeping the stems growing straight

    Not to be a contrarian but it’s my understanding that rotalas crawl as a hormonal response to being cramped/planted densely? I don’t know where I got this idea from though.
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    Journal Shangman’s Crystal Ball

    How are you going to regulate salinity? With evap on such a small volume isn’t it going to creep like no-ones business?
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    The recipe exchange

    Gareth’s left overs curry Left over meat - left overs usually pork or chicken (assume you’re eye balling it for 4 servings if less see bulking). 1 large onion. 1cm slivers 2 average carrots thinly chopped (bulking veg that works well: potato, aubergine, mushrooms) Thumb grated Ginger I use...
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    Removing All Shrimps - impossible ?

    Depends, I’ve sold them as “wild” cherries in the past as they have a certain charm to those that don’t want super bold colours and though not lucrative it always provided enough to justify the effort.
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    Insane tour of large private reef tank

    Could also be that it cost millions if you look at it with all the stock?
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    Aquario Neo Skimmer - The world's shortest love affair

    You’d think that there would be some good will in it from the shop, they have them available as spares. If it were a bike part in the shop I work we’d replace it with very few questions asked. 🧐
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    Insane tour of large private reef tank

    And here’s me dreaming of being able to have bigger than a 60cm like a child putting a moonbase on the Christmas list. 🙄 Have to agree, wookii, way too many fish for my tastes.
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    Oliver Knott's Moss Man

    It didn’t need the eyes but it is a very nice little scape. Do you have a link to the book?
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    The recipe exchange

    Traditionally, around 2 days or about 80seconds with the electricity prices lately.
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    Blyxa japonica in a low tech tank?

    E. quadricostatus is easier still! I’ve grown that no-tech