Hagen Fluval Flex...34 Litre!
No heater included....but there is space next to the filter compartment!
Filter is not adjustable:thumbdown:;)...
Depends on which type of wood and size.
Some take longer than others Manzinatia a few days to a week.
Redmoor/Spider/Bogwood may take a couple of...
2nd plant picture could be a Ammannia ;)
Still think 4 is Cabomba…..the reason is the whorl grows from a branch....where as Limnophila...
1...Rotala sp....probably rotundifolia;)
A picture or a link to the diffuser would be helpful!
I never met Roy sadly:( ...one of the original posters on here, mostly within the Wabi-Kusa section!
Always a enthusiastic contributor...
Welcome to the UKaps:thumbup:
First picture looks like Rotala rotundifolia....the lower rounded leaves show that it has been growing...
I would have a look at the casing inside your filter....;)
Try cleaning the inside of your filter and sponge!
Welcome to the UKaps:thumbup:
If removing unsightly leaves from Anubis, best practise is to peel the affect leaf from the rhizome!...
The soil would be depleted of essential nutrients over time...therefore its best you add root tablets about 6months into the life of the new...
Depends what you want do with the set-up Low Tech or Hi Tec!
I would recommended using aqua soil, as George has in the below link!...
You could try Cillit Bang...give the glass a good wash down with clean dechlorinated water after use!
I would Brad ;)
Just start again...incorporate the advise you have received over the last few days!
You could always squeeze the filter sponge/wool from the established tank into the new set-up!
It may be a tad unsightly, but this will...
I would switch the lighting off till you get some cycling plants!;)
Not aquatic:thumbdown:...stick in a pot!
Probably a couple of weeks!
Some roundish river cobbles....add some pieces of Bogwood!
Bladder snail/Physella acuta
Great video....well put over...…:thumbup:
You may have registered previously under different details, before your recent membership...which is February 2016.
I don't think there...
I've used the metal type...worked a treat...:thumbup:
Depends on the size of the sand grains!
@6 Use a Kitchen Sive!....;)
I wouldn't be to precise...about mixing!
Remove 50% tank water.....then add 25% RO water then add 25% Tap water!
Where are you based?...
You probably better trying to split the Tap water source into 2 outlets!
Obviously you will have your RO line with Tapwater going into...
I think this is Glandulosa!
I wouldn't worry too much about Nitrate levels.....30ppm to 50 ppm is not uncommon in tap water here in the UK!
You could use RO water...to...
Probably far easier to use some Tropica soil or Colomba Flora base plant soil as I have done here!
I think this is a 2 litre Lock & Lock...
Have a look here, this video maybe helpful!
You could remove the Helianthum Tenellum and try some other plant!
Reducing your lighting period would help with the algae issues.
Definitely looks like a Liquid Carbon reaction....:(
Yes indeed 25 posts!
Then you should gain access to The For Sale/Swap/Donation Forum Section!
I don't think Pine Cones are usable!
There was a thread on here a few weeks ago https://www.ukaps.org/forum/threads/pine-cone.51747/#post-509071...
All Pond Solutions
A smaller skimmer!
With a small removable guard:thumbup:
Manzanita sinks a lot quicker than other woods!
Which is a plus point:thumbup:
Could be air getting into the spray bar connection!
Should be okay!
These Crypts grow very slowly without a carbon source, especially Crypt sp Parva!
Start dosing TNC Complete!
I appreciate your comments:)....although I've been around for a few years I don't consider myself as a expert, or have a vast knowledge...
Great tips from George!
Have nice Christmas George and Florence....hope Santa is good to you both!
Depends how much you want to spend!
Look in the For Sale Section.......
Plants will be fine at a lower lighting level with decent Co2 injection!
Just run the set-up as normal....the wood may start to sink by then, it may get bacteria growth on it also!
Floating will make it easier to...
You could look on Amazon!
JBL Ferropol is a Iron based fertilizer!
TNC Complete will have Iron included as well as Potassium!
TNC Complete is a All in One...
Ditch the Lite and use the TNC Complete......which has Trace elements included also!
TNClite is Nitrate and Phosphate free!
PWC.....not sure what this is?
Per Water Change!
Post a picture of your Amazon Frobit.
This white growth will disappear in a few weeks....keep up the water changes!
The plant in the picture is not a true aquatic plant!
You don't need a Ph monitor but a Ph pen would be beneficial!
Look at our sponsors for Co2 systems.....Co2Pressurised sets!
This will give you...
One of the more difficult plants to cultivate!
Probably Co2 plus not the optimum water parameters....
New tank syndrome.....Diatoms!
Diatoms, Brown Algae
Description Forms in brown patches on the glass, substrate and plants.
Tank volume is 27 litres.
Filter turnover is 270 litre an hour that would be without Media!
Therefore you could well be lacking in filtration...
High levels of filtration push Co2 and nutrients down towards the substrate which is essential for good plant growth!
I would go with Co2 and flow issue!
Clean the filter and try and up the flow rate to push water down towards the substrate..... clean the...
Post a picture!
Welcome to the UKaps!
There are a large selection of Cryptocoryne, that have various growing heights plus other subtle colour/shape...
Dose a All in One fertilizer...to encourage new green growth!
Java leaves progressively go darker as the plant leaves get older.
This aquarium is a Arcadia Arc tank!....I have 2 one still in the box unused.
As Mark stated...the top corners are very well siliconed....to...
Install a full EI dosing regime for a month!
Double your Easy Life Profito and Carbon dosing.
Monitor the progress!
Staurogyne repens are quite...
Nice fast healthy plant growth will produce scum....tends to be more prevalent when Ph is lowered by Co2 infusion!
You could try reducing your...
Potted plants 9 times out of 10 have roots!
Usually the media which the potted plants are in, is Rockwool.
Bunched stems are usually...
Attach long bristle paint brush to 10mm tubing with a few elastic bands....... or.......
attach a sponge from a small air uplift filter..."One...
Yes...buddy it does look like old surface concrete usually used in older garage forecourt's!
I'm no geologist but picture number 1 looks like concrete!
Number 2 definitely looks like lava rock....incidentally which I have...
Here is Blyxa sp japonica...grown outwith substrate on the surface of a High Tec tank with good fertilization and High lighting!
So as you see its...
Plants can grow without substrate....but you would need to use a Hi Tec Co2/Fertilizing regime!.....with plenty of light!...
Have a read at this nice Low tech Aquascape from George Farmer.
I had very good success with Seachem Substrates!
There is 2 types,Gravel and Sand...
You could always try a emersed set-up!
Just to keep you interested!
I'm not sure on this stone....usually available at local fish stores!
It can have varying colours from Brownish to light Grey/Dark Grey with...
Indeed....probably....Atlantis Stone ;) or Avalon Stone....:lol:
Ohko Dragon Stone
Indeed the UP atomiser needs 1.8 and above to run properly!
It should fit if the do both sizes!
No.....I think you need the 300 version!
If I remember the 200 eth fits the 12/16mm tubing!
You could try Lemon/Lime Juice!
I usually use a Stanley blade for the more stubborn scale......being careful not to scratch the glass.
You can reduce the flow by adjusting both in/out valves a little to the closed position, if the flow is too powerful.
Hi Welcome to the UKaps!
First crypt could be Wendtii brown
Third could be Crypt undulata green or Crypt spiralis
As Marcel stated can be a tad...
I think you have everything covered.....Staurogyne repens can sulk a tad....it can be a pain to some growers!
You could float this one for...
I would to see how they react!
You could always move them to the opposite side....but they may have root damage and still melt!
You don't need to dose ammonia....check out your other plants for root damage!
Remove the repens from the substrate and leave them...
Some plants will fair better than others when transferred to a underwater environment!
Just depends on the species!
Most will tolerate...
Yes indeed......good reading!:thumbup:
Thanks for posting.
This was for Sale in March!
Like the last one.....tank!
Oh....plus just spray tap water!
You could submerge the ADA Amazonia in a bucket for a week to release excess ammonia...give 3 or 4 water changes in that time then you could...
I would contact Co2Art explaining your bubble counter is leaking water!
Miroslav...always likes to see his costumers happy...
Nice little set-up!
Not too cramped plant wise
Less is more as the saying goes...needs a few floating plants though!
I personally wouldn't put...
Never had much of problem with water loss from the bubble counter when l used this method!
I think it really depends on the check valve....
I would purchase a couple of Co2 check valves, as sometimes the plastic airline valves leak under the working pressure of the Co2!
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