I received the first part of the LED strips (forgot 2 cables to connect them to the controller (woops :P)
Because 1 T5 bulb broke...
I think its working now :) Still need to wait for the LEDS to see how it looks :P
Any modes you are using or can share? :)
Bought the TC420 yesterday. 2 of my 4 T5 lights where broken so i thought, its time to build in some LED :)
Ordered 1 white and 1 RGB led strip...
Removing algae from the rocks.
And time for a "new" scape. Still not 100% happy with it. So it will need some...
I use it like this:
its a steel mesh/splatter screen from Ikea :P...
small update (and algae -_- ) :
Was shortly before/after this scape below. The anubias are in the wood on the left and center.
For more photos of the tank see:...
Anubias in my tank made a couple of flowers in the water or out of the surface :)
depends on the used scape.
You can look at this page and see some different kind of scapes and per scape there is an option to list the used...
Something like this one: http://www.top-aquariums.com/en/example-no-31351_uid31351.html
personally i am not a big fan of this shape and view in...
hmmmm needs more scape elements and plants.... Any tips? :)
New/extra plants to order:
- Cryptocoryne Balansae (for in the right back corner...
Time for a new scape and break down the jungle :p
[ATTACH]Rescape august 2016 nature aquarium by Aquablog.nl, on Flickr
Dragon stone rock
I put the hose inside this tool (don't know how its called in english) and hang it on the tank side.
Normally used for the washing machine hose to...
i drain the tank with a garden hose into the garden or drain. And when i fill the tank up, all i do is connect the hose to the outside tap and...
i used a cheap superglue and it's still holding :)
i created a simple tube holder for the ferts dosing :)
This is easy to clean without plants and rocks :) all the lava etc is inside the big filter below.
And all the dirt and crap is:
the part that starts at 2:35 minutes is still awesome!!!!
[ATTACH]IMG_20160626_175911 by Aquablog.nl, on Flickr
[ATTACH]IMG_20160626_175856 by Aquablog.nl, on Flickr...
Big trimming going on now. Only halfway with the ferns :S
New test setup :)
Photos from the terror/supercell in the netherlands: https://www.flickr.com/photos/omroepbrabant/sets/72157670176004795/
In the netherlands we got hail te size of oranges :s
The first parts are in and made a quick test setup to test the ikea part of this story :p and it is collecting dirt :D
Still thinking about which type of prefilter it will be. The current and running filter uses the uv as first step and i cant change it. Maybe when...
I always use the Philips TL lights. My old setup was 2x T% Philips 865 daylight + 1 HQI 150W.
But i switched back to 4x TL instead of the hot HQI...
I have used different types of CO2 diffusors. The "ADA" glass versions, DIY versions or the atomic versions:
With the atomic versions...
I see different setups that are used. UV before and after the filter. Some say before the filter will kill the algae and traps it in the first...
i use the am1000 in (below :P ) my tank :)
Saw another interesting concept which i give a try once i collected all the pvc parts etc :)
if it doesn't work i can re-use the PVC for...
I have a nice pond with goldfish in it. i also have a Velda Cross-Flow Biofill filter on it.
But the first chamber with japanese...
Dont like moss that much. Used it years ago. Still cant get rid of it and it still grows on the circulation pump etc :p
aaaand its a jungle again :P
After some trimming, moving plants, getting back a shape in the jungle of ferns :P
Not the best picture quality (phone photo) :P
Great tank, healthy plants and perfect photos :thumbup:
Hey, I always kept reading the forums but less posting. Also tried different scape/styles in the meanwhile.
Previous dutch scape:
They only have a 12/6 version of it: http://www.aqua-medic.de/index.php?r=catalog/product&id=13&cid=5
But you can place a short 12/16 hose on it...
I tried a few one but the best results i got are with the aqua-medic version:
hmmm been a while since i posted some updates of my tank :) After a nature tank a switched back to a dutch scape with nice plants. But after a...
Old ADA video with some tips:
something like this but than with a lily pipe output?
I used them before and had no problems with the plants etc. Stones are somewhere hidden under the wood and plants :p
i put the gardenhose in the tank inside the washing machine tool:
Gravity does the rest and the water is for the garden. :) When...
ask the local liquor store. Thats where i bought my 2kg and 10kg bottle. When they are empty they can order a new one and change the old. Extra...
Thx for the replies :)
I will try to turn down to light to 6 or 8 hrs and only the hqi during midday for 1 or 2 hours :)
In my first scape...
Been a while since my last posts. :) But always kept reading other posts.
Now i have a question about my lighting above a 100x50x50 cm...
I am using these 2:
My 250L is using an Aquamedic reactor 1000: http://www.aquablog.nl/597-aqua-medic-reactor-1000/
And my 60L tank is using a...
Oke, i found some nice HQI bulbs on amazon 8000k and 10000k. :)
I am using a 150W HQI above my planted tank for a couple of years now. Works great but i want to replace the lightbulb. Before i ordered them...
i am selling the: Microsorum pteropus ‘Narrow’ to big to put it back :)
again time for a rescape :D why? well look at the plants :P
Any tips for some circulation pumps? Do you use any stream pumps in the planted tank? i am thinking to buy a HYDOR KORALIA 2800 or a HYDOR KORALIA...
watch this: [media]
Re: Saintly's 120cm' Fraggle rock' let battle commence
you can also blur the photos a bit to hide the algae :P
i can't believe how you can make...
very nice tank :D
1 note (sorry :P) the foreground in the center could be lower. the first thing i saw when viewing the photo was this tiny bump....
more photo's from fluo's tank :)
http://www.aquaforum.nl/ubb/ultimatebb. ... tml#000000
Beginpagina > Keuringen - Foto Album
and the (i don't know how many times he won competitions, but he won a lot of them) most...
nice tank and layout :D was the previous light LED?
Re: Galaxy paradise (å®‡å®™å¤©å ‚)
yes it is bobiltus :)
tank is almost empty now :)
Re: Galaxy paradise
time for something new, but first: you need to take out all the old plants :p
kit = silicone
sorry was a dutch word. here it is called kit :P
a friend want to buy a second hand tank. but it isn't that clean any more. with a good brush and water you can clean most of it. but the problem...
OMG!!!! :D so cool :D
More info,videos,photos see his blog:
check this out! very cool :)
http://www.dumpert.nl/mediabase/1036361 ... water.html
awesome tank :D i am also thinking of rescaping my tank :P its always the finest part: aquascaping and trying some new ideas :) and also high...
looking great :thumbup:
maybe you can make something for the pipes like they did in the ada gallery. small tube on the lilypipes, 90 Â° pvc...
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2010/07 ... otography/
Aloe Blacc - I Need A Dollar
this was done by my hand. it was still hold to the soil. i did this to replant the UG :)
no idea which brand it is. i also use it for my larger tank and there the color is green :) so it works but in the iwagumi it was only at the...
now it looks like:
@george: what do you mean with the orange? (no it is not for the world cup :P). but i can;t get it greener, i only...
after some weeks it is again time to trim the plants. the UG is growing very fast. i like the soil even more with this plant grow :)
foreground plant i used Utricularia graminifolia, middle Eleocharis acicularis and Pogostemon helferi the background i am using for blyxa...
this is my first iwagumi :D well i tried to make a nice iwagumi scape :P
some information about the tank:
finally all the stupid orange flags can be removed from the streets :P
lol. dank u :)
reminds me of:
every World cup of euro cup the supermarkets go nuts here :P
the biggest supermarket is AH (albert heijn)
some examples :P
it is summer :D . temperature over here is 37C at the moment 8) but the water inside the tanks is only 26 :) don't know how but i guess it is...
You need to see this. great new animation movie :D
(watch trailer 2....
i have an eheim 2217 with the following filter media setup:
- fine (white) filter pad
- eheim substrat
- Blue filter pad
- eheim mech...
my opinion: all these football players need to work harder for their money ;) :P they all had plenty of time to practise with the balls and how...
i have nothing with football but maybe a video for you guys. the production of the 2010 football :) a how its made video :)...
some dutch bands :)
Moke - Here Comes The Summer
Racoon - My Town
Kyteman - Sorry (tivoli 2007)
VOICST - Everyday I...
and in november you can ride the top gear track in gran turismo 5 :twisted: can't wait :D
http://www.gametrailers.com/video/e3-20 ... smo/101605
during holidays in spain i saw also these guys working on the streets. and always a big crowd around them :)
i always love the streetpaintings...
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