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  1. Mark Green

    Working presure Valve fluctuating

    Hi co2art, Hope you can help, I currently have a dual stage regulator and ive noticed the working presure needle keeps fluctuating from 20bar to 40 bar. This is causing the bubble rate to go really fast to really slow. This is happening when the co2 is turned on and working. This is happening...
  2. Mark Green

    RO water readings

    Hope some one can offer me a bit of advice. So i purchased a new ro system http://www.osmotics.co.uk/products/6-Stage-300-Gallon-Per-Day-Reverse-Osmosis-System.html Its been running OK since i set it up 2 weeks ago, Tds reading was around 2 so was more than happy. currently out of the tap my...
  3. Mark Green

    Giesemann Futura-S

    Hi, Im looking for a new lighting system for a 90cm tank i have, and i keeping coming back to the giesmann futura. Im looking at the 3 module futura its an expensive bit of kit however it seems to be the best on the market for Led. Does any one own one of these units, its very hard finding...
  4. Mark Green

    Can I use this stone?

    Hi, I found this rock near where i live and was interested in knowing if i could use this in my aquarium.... when cleaning its a little flaky and a fine dust comes from parts of the stone/slate. Also it has some of this attatched.. tested with vinegar and it seems ok. Any ideas on...
  5. Mark Green

    6 weeks and still not received delivery of goods CO2Art...

    Hi co2art, Im posting this as your not responding to my emails.... I placed an order for the following.. 1x Clear CO2 Resistant Aquarium Polyurethane Tubing - 4/6mm - 1m 1x Advanced Precision Brass Bubble Counter for Regulators and Solenoids 1x Professional Aquarium CO2 Dual Stage Regulator...
  6. Mark Green

    AGA results 2014

    http://showcase.aquatic-gardeners.org/2014/show131.html Some outstanding scape's again this year, however very disappointed with the Dutch category was expecting more. Really chuffed that my scape was published on their site
  7. Mark Green

    CPR Overflow size

    Hi all, New tank size will be 90*45*45cm (180Liter / 48gallon). so will i need a overflow system following the 10* flow rule. Looking at the following page http://www.cpraquatic.com/products/overflows.html the CS90 with 600gph with one bulk head is fine. However i would like to have a...
  8. Mark Green

    Changing from canister to Sump

    Hi all, Im upgrading my tank to a 90*45*45cm and in the process changing to a wet/dry overflow with sump. i was looking at the kind of sump in the following thread......... http://www.barrreport.com/showthread.php/13223-Sump-Demo-and-overflow-installation i was thinking of a sump size of...
  9. Mark Green

    Par readings on 60cm Luminaire over a 90cm tank

    Hi, Thinking of upgrading to a larger tank (90 x 45 x 45 cm (35 x 18 x 18in) was wondering if my existing lighting unit ( arcadia 60cm 4*24w) would be sufficient for the job. How far high would I need to suspend the Luminaire from the substrate and how many bulbs on to produce sufficient par...
  10. Mark Green

    IAPLC 523 - Mighty Bush

    Hi all, I decided to start a new scape back in November last year, its currently 3 months old. Here are a couple of pictures showing how it starting and how it looks today. Some specs: Tank- 60x30x36 Lighting - Arcadia Lighting system Filter - Tetra Tec Ex1200 Substrate - Ada Amazonia...
  11. Mark Green

    Can i use this T5....

    Hi all, Will this T5 be good to use on a planted tank??? Its Made by Luxten and the printing on the tube is >> F24 T5 / 6400K 1600lm 03/12 Thx Mark
  12. Mark Green

    Advice Needed - Wood Placement

    Hi, Been thinking about a new set up lately and planned on doing something with wood. I’ve been playing around for a few days with the wood I have, however having problems pinning down a look that I’m happy with. I have a few ideas which I hope you can help with, sorry about the pictures...
  13. Mark Green

    First Journal - Pastures New - last pictures journal finished

    Hi all, It’s been a very long time coming, but at last a can start planning a new set up. Any way to cut a very long story short I started aquascaping around 6 years ago; however things have been on hold for the last 2 years. I moved from cloudy Manchester too Israel because my wife was...
  14. Mark Green

    Mark 1st Journal

    The plan is to create an iwagumi, I'm quite a fan of the style and want to try and create something that i can feel proud off, plus if i do a great job it will keep the wife of my back concerning the cost for the new set up. Tank - Opti-White - 60 x 30 x 36 Lighting - 2 x 25w t5 on 10hrs per...
  15. Mark Green

    Running in time for a 2nd External Filter

    I will be setting up another tank in 7 weeks time :D , cant wait to start setting it up. Now my plan for the new filter ( tetra tec ex1200)is to attach it to my existing set up rio 125l ( This tank currently has a tetra tec ex1200 fitted to it already) so i can give it some running in time to...
  16. Mark Green

    Ricca Fluitans ( Not growing ) Help

    Hope some one can help me with my Ricca, i bought back this in december and its still not growing :x . I have tied this to some slate with fishing wire which is sitting on the substrate. I have a JEWEL 125l. Lights - 4 * 18w. total running time is 11hours. 2 lights on for 11 hours and the...
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