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  1. angelfishguy

    Im a little confused, any help would be great

    yeah i thought so, god i feel like such a fool lol.
  2. angelfishguy

    Im a little confused, any help would be great

    Hi Edvent, ive tried the drop checker in 6 or 7 different locations and all are bright green when co2 turns on, which is 2 hours before lights on and the off 2 hours before lights off. if just realised if been making a huge dosing miscalculation and i have only actually been dosing 1/3 EI, so...
  3. angelfishguy

    Im a little confused, any help would be great

    Hi Chris, thanks for your reply. ill take your advise and cut down on the ferts a bit and reduce the flow and see if that helps at all. something else ive just noticed which may be the problem and cause of BBA, i have the UP aqua regulator and the working pressure is fluctuating from 3bar to...
  4. angelfishguy

    Im a little confused, any help would be great

    Hi, I have a 315ltr aqualantis aquarium pressurized co2 with UP atomiser lighting 4 x36w T8 lights on for 6 hrs a day dosing ei flow x20 turnover aquabasis plus topped with inert gravel 50% waterchange x1 a week plants mainly java ferns and anubias also some hygro, s. repens, montecarlo the...
  5. angelfishguy

    A few questions

    Any suggestions as to which reg i should get?
  6. angelfishguy

    A few questions

    im thinking maybe the 3rd one. is this alright or should i go for another?
  7. angelfishguy

    A few questions

    thanks for your answers :) im going high tech in this tank the anubius is only in here short term until i have some luck with with a carpet plant then then wood and crypts will also be going and ill try my hand at a proper scape. im living in ireland so i doubt ill get the reg posted, i dont...
  8. angelfishguy

    A few questions

    Hey all, I recently started a planted tank again because i missed all the tinkering about thats involved with them.i havent done a scape as such, more so i just put some wood and stones in and some crypts i had from another tank. I dont plan on a proper scape quite yet, i just want to see what...
  9. angelfishguy

    New 230g tank help

    i have used cat litter before and i really just dont like the look of it at all, its also very light so planting in it can be a pain :x @foxfish, would 2.8 wpg t5ho be considerd low light on this tank because of its height? if i had the money now i would order those last two arcadia units but...
  10. angelfishguy

    New 230g tank help

    thanks again :) yeah that seems like a good way to dispearse the co2, well uncle google is telling me it is. as i said i dont have a clue how a sump works and i dont know how this one is layed out but if its of benifit to me i shall keep it if i can learn how it works. at the moment i have 3...
  11. angelfishguy

    New 230g tank help

    thanks for that foxfish, its certainly something i will look into but we are in a rented house so im not sure how the landlord would be if i was to install them.. do you think i would need MH's to penetrate to the substrate or will the t5's work?
  12. angelfishguy

    New 230g tank help

    when i attempt DIY it always turns nasty, its more like DIE :crazy:
  13. angelfishguy

    New 230g tank help

    they have a live chat on their website and i was talking to a guy called tom and he said that the tropical tubes are out of stock but when they come back in they will appear on the drop down menu where you chose what bulbs you want. so for £320 i get 2 4ft Pendants with 12 bulbs free.. i like...
  14. angelfishguy

    New 230g tank help

    im in ireland so i dont have as much of a choice for second hand lighting so it would most likely have to be new and a 6ft mh/t5 unit from arcadia is over £1000 and i simply cant justify that........and also i dont have £1000 lol
  15. angelfishguy

    New 230g tank help

    thanks guys, ive never had a sump before so i dont know how they work to be honest but it doesnt come with a return pump so could a needle wheel pump be used? what gph should i be aiming at for the return.. i was just on google looking at lighting and for a 6ft luminare arcadia wanted over...
  16. angelfishguy

    New 230g tank help

    oh forgot to add the sump is 5ft, i dont know the other dimensions yet but will add the as soon as i know.
  17. angelfishguy

    New 230g tank help

    Hi all, hope you'll be able to help me set this up, its a second hand 96x24x28(1057ltr or 230g) which we will be picking up on sunday and i have a few questions and for any new questions about this tank i'll ask here :) the tank was used for marine and comes with a sump,should i just scrap the...
  18. angelfishguy

    Idea for my new tank :)

    i like the scape.. keep it... keep it... :jawdrop
  19. angelfishguy

    bigger tanks...harder?

    we have just planted a 412ltr and was wondering do i know what im getting myself into.. are larger tanks harder to get good scapes going? what are your experiences?
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