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    tam replied to the thread Rain water questions.
    Tested mine for you, the TDS was 48. Higher than I'd have guessed but I did just connect it and it's just got a downpipe straight off...
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    tam replied to the thread Rain water questions.
    1. How much rainwater can I collect per week? Depends how big the roof you are collecting off, I can fill a 20l bucket in <20 minutes of...
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    tam replied to the thread Water conditioners.
    Pick whichever is cheaper in your country/local shop (making sure to work it out by litres treated rather than price per bottle) - all...
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    tam replied to the thread What’s your flavour?.
    I like tanks that look pleasing from a distance, but then you can put your nose to the glass and admire a little 6" section and it be...
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    tam reacted to Conort2's post in the thread What’s your flavour? with Like Like.
    I start off with a plan, then see a plant I like, then another plant, then another…..
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    I think rotala could work as a rough under water indicator in low tech, if you look at a long stem you can see the leaf size and stem...
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    tam replied to the thread Fighting the BGM.
    I'm not sure I'd add add anything pre blackout as the plants aren't really going to do any growing in the dark so wont make use of it.
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    The substrate is quite fine, I think it would depend on the mesh size. I've used it under gravel not in bags and not had a problem with...
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    tam replied to the thread Fighting the BGM.
    It sounds like the lack of ferts and detritus build up might have been the cause. The trouble with it, is that once you have BGA just...
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    tam replied to the thread Vallisneria in ponds?.
    I had some outside in a container, it actually survived over winter (south, uk) I think it was sheltered enough it never froze. It...
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    Nice, makes the tank look huge with him in now there is some scale :)
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    We were having an interesting discussion on fish for outdoor containers, so I was just wondering what everyone was planning regarding...
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    Yes the vent width has been reduced in the revised version, after printing I could immediately imagine Princess trying to wedge herself...
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    I always like projects when there is attention to the little details, will be interesting to see how it all fits together. Just watch...
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    tam replied to the thread Fish for patio pond.
    I've just got a 90ltr (30 cm deep) tub and set it in a raised planter. I was contemplating the same question. Trying the ricefish eggs...
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