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  1. Deano3

    Ship Rock

    I hate adjusting the legs took ages to get somewere near level but by then they were all right in the air screwed right out, so screwed them all in exactly the same amount so were at same level but cabinet was closer to the ground, the rear leg on mine looks like off the floor but when put...
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    Scape corner

    Very very exiting news mate [emoji16] cant wait to see what you do and bet you were surprised, i would have been, i am same fancy one nice big tank as origionaly was going to get another nano but think one large tank will look better. 1200s are stunning and must looks so good in person. Dean...
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    Ship Rock

    Knew it was as recal someone else asking same thing just strange how front glass isnt supported at all , finish decorating house then try my manzi wood for size in this beast [emoji16] Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    Ship Rock

    [emoji1787][emoji1787][emoji1787] you have to compromise so thats fair i suppose , everytime i walk in living room i say wow the 1200 must look absolutely huge but would look amazing planted. I have placed the tank that way with nothing supporting the front as over hangs doors is everyone...
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    Ship Rock

    Thanks jay , will be taking my time more with this one and also house halfway through getting decorated so think may be a little while yet. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    Ship Rock

    It looks small in the pictire but it is huge [emoji28][emoji28] absolutely massive in my small living room but hey ho will look amazing once plants growing aslong as looks anything like yours. Knew would look big but everytime i see it [emoji33] looks huge now to take time with hardcape etc...
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    Ship Rock

    Wow didnt relise how big this thing was [emoji28] loads of room for possibility Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    Ship Rock

    Thanks mate i will swap over a few buces etc and stems and like u say i will change a filter basket from blue sponge to seachem matrix in this tank then leave for a month and add into new setup then once shut this down i will add all my plants and fish over. Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    Ship Rock

    Thanks mate i will be changing to EI in next scape so will no doubt need a lot of help in that department. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    Ship Rock

    Any help with the last question ? Like i say my 900 arrives tomorro and i will be taking my time but eventually when i order plants will i be able to remove some from this setup or will it impact it too much regarding bacteria etc ? Also i may want some of the hardscape to try in new setup...
  11. Deano3

    River/stream Iwagumi - 90P

    Have to agree great scape will be so relaxing to watch, looking forward to this one growing in. Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  12. Deano3

    Twinstar..what is it?

    Thanks mate so you think hopefully helps to keep oxygen levels up and hopefully prevent algae ? Think i will get one as i have used one on my 45p and havnt had many problems so hopefully helps. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    Twinstar..what is it?

    I am thinking of buying the twinstar nano+ model for my aquascaper 900 anyone use this model and find it helpful ? Curently have the smaller m5 and seems to have worked well for my current scape. Thanks dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  14. Deano3

    Ship Rock

    Quick update not doing much with this currently just water change ever 4-5days as been very busy with house decorating etc and my aquascaper 900 arrives this week. Still spot dosing to fight small amounts of algae and the rotala needs trimmed ever week as crazy fast grower i cant keep up with...
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    The bigger the better...80x40x40 project

    Yeah my 250 silent and the oase filters have great reviews its the prefilter what do it for most people as so handy and means only have to access main filter ince in a blue moon if clean prefilter sponges on maintenance day or keep some spares and just swap them out takes seconds [emoji16] so...
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    The bigger the better...80x40x40 project

    Looking forward to this mate and would the oase 600t do the job ? George has only one on his aquascaper 1200. And i have no doubt you could do it if wanted [emoji6] Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  17. Deano3

    Ada 45p ‘Slope Side’

    Id say diagnol oval if was full length but i think asthetically diagnol will look best. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  18. Deano3

    Aquascaper 900 - first planted tank in a long time

    Lovely colours there paulo you must be happy and great growth, i love rotala but such a fast grower thats only thing, it keeps getting out of hand for me as dont want to be trimming weekly so with my 900 what arrives next week i will have to think longer about spacing when plant it up and make...
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    Aquascaper 900 - first planted tank in a long time

    Yes i am keen to see your progress [emoji4]Wow thats looking great,great growth on the stems and never too many buce [emoji4], the twinstar is a great diffuser i have the small one on my 45p and never had any problems at all, i am going to be going inline with my 900 though so hopefully works...
  20. Deano3

    Aquascaper 900 - first planted tank in a long time

    Any updates mate [emoji16] Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    31x21x26, nano, ‘nature heart’

    Sounds great mate, i have had a 60p in past but used to my 45p now and everytime i go to horizon i see the 60p and it looks huge [emoji1787] Looking forward to seeing your hRscale ideas sure will be great. Keep us up to date with progress and i did the same just slowly purchasing everything as...
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    31x21x26, nano, ‘nature heart’

    I am sure you mentiomed a 80cm in other thread so should be great mate [emoji6] Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    31x21x26, nano, ‘nature heart’

    Great detective work guys [emoji3166] i am hoping for another 90cm on the forum but what ever it is i am looking forward to it.[emoji16] Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    Aquascaper 900 - first planted tank in a long time

    Yeah your lovimg them buces at the minite, must admit i do aswel just a nice slow grower. Keep the updates coming mate seems to be ticking along nicely. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  25. Deano3

    Lockdown EA Aquascaper 900

    Wow some amazing growth, have you stuck to the recomendations of the aquarium plant food EI and only dosed what they recomend? And what BPS is your co2 mate Thanks dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  26. Deano3

    Ship Rock

    Thanks for the information alto very interesting and as said very sad to read, i have 10 in the tank as had 2 jump but when get my 90cm i may add more so have a bigger shoul. Also they larger ones are better colours so maybe they are just young i wasnt sure if certain food bring out the colours...
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    Time to reveal my self :)

    Wow tank looks great glad to speak to you and look forward to updates. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    Ship Rock

    I have only ever tried liquid carbon but turned it redish so must have worked, and is thay food specifically designed for colouring up the fish ? I seen probiotic from mtlabs at horizon yesterday that looked good but didn't mention anything about colouring up the fish Thanks mate Sent from...
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    Taking a sump. Back in five minutes...

    Great explanating Geoffrey i have said the same as nick very helpful to us less experienced folks so thanks, i mist say i laughed soon as i seen the biscuitgate scandal [emoji1] you have to laugh though dont you, hopefully will all start to pull round mate defently sounds like heading in right...
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    Ada 60p, the trunk

    80cm sounds like great dimensions to replace the 60p and have to agree detail is amazing, love your tanks mate Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  31. Deano3

    EA 900 few questions

    Also not decided on a sterilizer i have had the m5 twinstar in my 45p and never had bad algae so should i buy the larger one for my ea900 [emoji848] Think j will gl for the EA skim set looks good on some 900 setups on line. Thanks again mate Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    EA 900 few questions

    [emoji1787][emoji1787] nore than likely be a break i went through a phase of breaking thermometers when removed for maintenance pitting down and stepping on them etc i always place ontop of light now for safe keeping haha. Only thing that puts me off the EA set us the large inlet as sticks...
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    EA 900 few questions

    [emoji1787][emoji1787] we all go through them Stunning tank mate [emoji122] i dont have any lily pipes at all yet didnt know weather to buy the EA set or a standard set without the skim and just use the eheim 350. So do u think buy the EA lily set ? I was lookomg at ista regular lily pipes...
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    EA 900 few questions

    Hi everyone as some of you may know i have ordered my tank and its due July so looking forward to that. I am still undecided on a few things, firstly I have a oase 600 thermo and i also have a eheim skim 350 I am undecided whether to use the skim as well as the oase with normal glass lily pipes...
  35. Deano3

    Ship Rock

    Dont know of anyone seen 2 posts above and not just the last post as could only add 9 pictures, some stunning chen bettas. Would you say the alage on wood is bba and will spot dosing liquid carbon do the job ? Also any recomendations onfood to bring out the colours in fish. Thanks dean Sent...
  36. Deano3

    Re-education.....

    Stunning mate deserves to be highly rated so natural looking. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  37. Deano3

    Ship Rock

    My goodies [emoji2956][emoji7] Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  38. Deano3

    Ship Rock

    Hi everyone hope your all well did some maintenance yesterday noticed some algae on the diffuser and sterilizer looks green think may just be staghorn and possibly some bba on the wood, i spot dosed with liquid carbon and did large water change as usuall. Been a bit pre occupied with my 900 and...
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    New Decade, New Decadence...

    I get surface scum and will be using eheim skimmer in my ea 900 for a bit of flow and to keep surface clean, already have a new one so may aswel use it. Hope your tank doing well mate Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    New Decade, New Decadence...

    Skimmer looks great mate as said very unobtrusive and blends in well, funnily enough just watched a great comparison of this vs eheim skimmer also shows how to strip it etc defently worth a watch on youtube by horizon aquatics, i am there tomorro picking up light and filter and soil etc for when...
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    New Decade, New Decadence...

    I seen them at horizon aquatics they look very smart, we want to see it in tank [emoji16] Laughed at jays jammy doger comment [emoji1787] Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  42. Deano3

    Aquascaper 900 - first planted tank in a long time

    Thats some impressive growth mate [emoji122] Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    Aquascaper 900 - first planted tank in a long time

    Thanks mate i will certainly be asking if you dont mind and i will be using tropica soil thinking 2 bags of 9l. Thanks dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    Aquascaper 900 - first planted tank in a long time

    So you changed water evey 2 days for the first week so water change one day miss a day then water change the next, think i will do the same when set up mine. I am very unexperienced with dry salts and dont even know what is in salt etc so i think i will be following the starter kit advice from...
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    31x21x26, nano, ‘nature heart’

    Stunning nano my favorite at the minute [emoji7], i imagine they will congregate when filter running. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    Aquascaper 900 - first planted tank in a long time

    Looking good and healthy starting to fill in nicely, mine in due beginning of july so watching your jurnal very closely. Are you just dosing standard EI ? I ordered the APF starter kit so hopefully goes well. Been waiting for your update looks really promising so far mate will lool very natural...
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    DOOA "nano pond" 2.0 - UG and re-scape

    Love this little tank [emoji7] Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    New Decade, New Decadence...

    Thats really nice mate and totally agree i am very grateful for all the members and help received and great threads i have read and a great little community we have here. Great jurnal mate. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  49. Deano3

    30 cube "working from home"

    Wow never seen this jurnal somehow but amazing carpet now well done and i love the main peice of wood looks great. Look brilliant when flooded. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  50. Deano3

    New Decade, New Decadence...

    Looks amazing mate i love this 1200 and as jay says if makes you smile thats all the matters [emoji16] Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    Aquascaper 900 - first planted tank in a long time

    Looks excellent, great nature scape. I am very interested as starting my AS900 next few months. I am also doing EI and would love a auto doser so will be asking about that on a different post at some point. Looking forward to seeing it grown in. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    Lily pipes [emoji848]

    Hi everyone, i will be in need of some lily pipes soon for the oase 600 so be 16/22 mm any recomdations ? I already have a eheim skim so was going to use that opposote side to add a bit more flow in the 900 so i can eother use tradition lily pipes what create water movement on surface and...
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    New tank EA aquascaper vs 90P

    Ordered the starter kit and that comes with magnesium sulphate and ordered potassium sulphate so should be all set, would you add the potassium sulpate to one of the bottles with the other chemicals ? Also do we get any discount from APF ? Thanks dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  54. Deano3

    Ship Rock

    Cheers mate yeah had to trim the day, rotala gets lovely red when on surface, looking froward to the twinstar s so can grow better reds. Anubias has now flower or bud not entirely sure what its called. Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    New tank EA aquascaper vs 90P

    100 percent agree it is brilliant,i now have a note pad a wright down bits and bobs that are imprtant in layman terms, i can never rember the names for the powders etc but will defently be implementing EI next scape i alsp have a terrible memory [emoji28][emoji1787] so hopefully will help and i...
  56. Deano3

    Tank Two - DOOA 60P

    That wood looks very nice, great start to hardscape [emoji16] Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  57. Deano3

    Ship Rock

    Had a couple of jumpers lateley so down to 10 rasboras now but apart from that and fighting staghorn all going well. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  58. Deano3

    From Reef to Nature Aquarium a journey

    [emoji16]looking good ed, looks great so far i need some in cabinet lighting too so will look into that. Glad its coming along lookomg forward to more. Also wiring etc looks very very tidy. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  59. Deano3

    Twinstar S vs SA

    Just spoke to wife she prefers the SA so SA it is [emoji1787] Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    Twinstar S vs SA

    The S brackets are not clear acrylic no more they are a dark plastic or composite type material and think asthetically looks better, does anyone have the s model ? Thanks though mate i think the points you stated are great but i have a dimmer and wont need to extend so think the S be better for...
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    Twinstar S vs SA

    The only difference is the SA is adjustable as havnt seen in person so think i should go with the S as may look more pleasing as no need to adjust as going on a AS900 Any opinions Thanks dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  62. Deano3

    Schism reimagined...

    Excellent hardscape well done tim Sent from my SM-T510 using Tapatalk
  63. Deano3

    New tank EA aquascaper vs 90P

    Wow that was very informative, i have been writing bits down here and there lately to try and help make some of the information sink in and hopefully help me in future. I need to learn the names of the dry ferts and what is in the micros and macros and why. I will certainly try what you...
  64. Deano3

    New tank EA aquascaper vs 90P

    Thanks for that very informative, so EI is about watching plants and adjusting as necessary, i currently use tropica and have good results but will work out to expensive for a 900 for me. The advice is great and helps me massively as a lot of things i am concerned about as such a large...
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    Low tech 60p

    Be such a shame [emoji25] this has the be one of the best low tech scapes i have ever seen. Well done mate it had a good run. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    New tank EA aquascaper vs 90P

    I do have a mixer tap and have one of those fittings for my tap just a nightmare to try get right temp but may be simpler as already have the bits save a few pennines. Is your drain hose just inlet with open hose on other end ? Thanks for the pics mate sometimes hard to visulise. just a...
  67. Deano3

    New tank EA aquascaper vs 90P

    Thanks jay i will have a look on amazon for cheap pumps. I will also go inline rather than intank for the 900 as you say be much easier for me, and the aquascaper is just a easier option as i wont have to build cabinet and paint it etc plus my wife likes the concrete grey colour as matches out...
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    New tank EA aquascaper vs 90P

    Thanks for that alto i currently have the twinstar e is the sa a lot more powerful and have good colour for red stems etc ? I may end up going for inline for ease on the larger tank as worried wont get good distribution. And i will check out georges vid and see what pump he uses thanks mate...
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    New tank EA aquascaper vs 90P

    Hi everyone want to start getting bits ordered soon, do many people have any experience with the twinstar sa lights ? Are they good for reds etc and better than just the s models? Also what do you think is best for co2 i have enjoyed the intank diffuser on the 45 but thinking in larger tank may...
  70. Deano3

    Schism reimagined...

    The scape is very strong i love it, do you glue rocks together ? Thanks dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  71. Deano3

    Twenty Seven Thousand.

    Cute puppy, i never thought i would be too bothered or want to own a full ADA setup but that is a statment aquarium isnt it, looks so flawless and professional, they are truely a masterpeice. Dont see many either, will look great with the filter and everything all on. Keep us updated ever step...
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    Twenty Seven Thousand.

    Wow that stand is defently worth the wait, lools amazing and like jay says bet looks amazing with tank ontop cant wait to see it. Love the hardscape looks great. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  73. Deano3

    31x21x26, nano, ‘nature heart’

    I am struggling with surface scum any recomendations? And what dk you mean those , what shrimp you mean Thanks dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    Twenty Seven Thousand.

    Really looking forward to this mate great start to journal, drew everyone in [emoji16], and why not treat yourself to ADA only here once the 30cm cubes look great in person totally flawless. Cant wait for more updates. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    New tank EA aquascaper vs 90P

    Decided defently the AS900 in concrete grey with twinstar 900 SA ( is this a good light for reds aswel) with biomaster 600 thermo. Think i may try sticking with in tank diffuser rather than inline. Harscape will be some of my large manzinita wood and most likely mini landscape rock to keep...
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    31x21x26, nano, ‘nature heart’

    I think my next scape may have them for a change of maybe the bright blue ones plenty of time to decide, see if yours breed by then [emoji16] Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  77. Deano3

    10l Nano Shrimp Tank DSM

    Looks great ray should be nice and heavily planted for a nano keep algae away hopefully. Dean Sent from my SM-T510 using Tapatalk
  78. Deano3

    Taking a sump. Back in five minutes...

    Thanks so much for that mate really helpful as you say you cant go wrong with the price for tank and cabinet, my living room is already grey so should go nicely. But that has defently made up my mind a AS900 concrete grey it is. Much appreciated thanks for the pic and very tidy cabinet mate...
  79. Deano3

    Fractal

    Stunning growth and great journal Dean Sent from my SM-T510 using Tapatalk
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    Taking a sump. Back in five minutes...

    Thats what colour i am going to go for rather than the gloss white, are you happy woth the cabinets any idea if the 900 has partition inside ? Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  81. Deano3

    Ship Rock

    Do you think continue with 1 pump and keep lights at 80 percent ? How do you get rid of the staghorn thats turned white ? Any opinions welcome Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  82. Deano3

    Taking a sump. Back in five minutes...

    Yeah it happens mate ,think i will end up going with the oase 600 and if needed i could get a small power head or something. Are you cabinets the concrete grey ? And are you happy with them ? Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    New tank EA aquascaper vs 90P

    Thats alto, like i say my living room is grey themed and white i could go gloss white or concrete grey think them are only 2 that will go tbh, never seen in person, have you seen them colours in person ? Thanks dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  84. Deano3

    New tank EA aquascaper vs 90P

    I think i like the concrete grey, also will tank be ok near a radiator well 40cm or so away as i am putting were my current tank is. Thanks dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  85. Deano3

    Ship Rock

    Still got aome algae, i have dropped lights to 80 percent and started dosing only 1 pump of tropica specialised however seeing defficencys in leaves like holes etc and missing the red tinge i was getting when lights were 100 percent. Also started co2 half hour earlier today so nice lime green...
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    New tank EA aquascaper vs 90P

    Even still thats too much for cabinet alone for me or would have went that route. cheers for that. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  87. Deano3

    New tank EA aquascaper vs 90P

    Thinking of putting it were that mat is also what colour is the cabinet i have a picture of is it the concrete colour? Thanks dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  88. Deano3

    New tank EA aquascaper vs 90P

    Any pics of cabinet mate, priced up the ada but the cabinet is over £1k just too much for me so think the aquascaper is the way forward plus like idea of pre build cabinet. What colour dod you go for ? White is easy choice as goes anywere but my living room has grey wood floor and wood doors so...
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    31x21x26, nano, ‘nature heart’

    Stunners [emoji16] Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    River/stream Iwagumi - 90P

    Thanks for that mate appreciate it, just curious as wanting a 90p and relise will be more work but also be worth it. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  91. Deano3

    Do I have a deadspot under my spray bar?

    You could drill a hole in spray bar on a angle if you really wanted but should be fine. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  92. Deano3

    River/stream Iwagumi - 90P

    Great setup looking forward to this, how do you go about water changes out of curiosity with a 90p do you drain into garden then use pump to refill ? From sink Sorry for random questions [emoji28] Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    River/stream Iwagumi - 90P

    I think i agree with cookies the rock on top left looks a little odd but love the larger rocks looking forward to this i am after a 90cm very soon. What rock is that ? And what hardware you be using ? Thanks dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    Taking a sump. Back in five minutes...

    That 1200 is stunning, i am thinking about a 900 at the minute just still doing a bit research on filter to use and trying to find more pics of 900s and measuring up etc. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    Taking a sump. Back in five minutes...

    Stunning tanks , is the larger one on the right a 900 as looks huge ?, love the new 600 layout. Just looked again must be 1200 Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
  96. Deano3

    ADA 30c The Joans Tank

    Very nice love these little tanks, a lovely one set up at horizon aquatics and they look great. Looking forward to seeing your tank scaped and reading your jurnal. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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    New tank EA aquascaper vs 90P

    Totally agree i was going to do that and i know thats my only concern the 5cm doesnt sound much but may look a lot. It is going on the left were you walk into room aswel so you will walk past the side of it. Would love a 90p but unsure of the cabinet prices or do i got DIY again and make my...
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    New tank EA aquascaper vs 90P

    Thats for that mate does the mat go directly ontop of the frame then then tank ? You would have thought they would have added a top but as sported on the frame soppose its unnecessary as i was a little skeptical aswel but like you say it obviously works as they know a lot more than me haha. Is...
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    New tank EA aquascaper vs 90P

    Hi everyone i have sort of convinced the wife to let me have a larger tank [emoji16] my living room isnt the biggest so thinking of a 90cm, was going to go 60 but if i go straight for the 90 i wont have to upgrade [emoji849], i am unsure of ada 90p and cabinet prices anyone any idea ? Dont...
  100. Deano3

    Scape corner

    Stunning little fish jay great choice. Dean Sent from my SM-G970F using Tapatalk
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