Im chasing my tail trying to find a Cyperus thats suitable for riparium use that is small ive found info stating there are species as small as 5cm but I cant find any names for these
Does anyone know of any that stay smaller than approx 15 inch and will tolerate low humidity riparium conditions...
Ive spent the last month looking into dslr cameras basically when it comes to photogarphy im a complete beginner, im pretty sure im going to buy a used camera for obvious reasons and I think im fairly set on a nikon, this is from the no end of reviews ive read, from what ive gathered nikons are...
Im just about to set up a low tech dirt tank and thought I had everything set, then I had the bright idea to test my tap water for ph and the results have me a bit worried / confused as to what to do about water changes
Ph straight from tap 6.2
Ph after standing (12 hours) 7.6
Ph after standing...
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Im looking at getting my bits sorted for my upcoming riparium project and cant decide on what media to use in the planters am I better off using akadama or Hydroton Clay Pebbles ? Or is it as I suspect the same thing with a different name ?
While sitting in the hotel last night I got bored and started searching around the net for new interesting things to pass the time and although I knew these were popular I never looked into them, well lets just say ripariums have perked my interest but im having trouble finding detailed pictures...
Ive just seen a post by tim t in this thread
Aquarium Liquid Glass nano coating from Germany | Page 2 | UK Aquatic Plant Society
And just thought id spit ball this idea
Im a motorcyclist and I use a product called cat crap, its a wax visor treatment that you rub on then polish off it is...
Apologies if this is in the wrong section I couldnt find anywhere it fitted
Does anyone know what th3 tank mats are made from ? The sort you get with dennerle tanks etc, are they foam, neoprene ?
Also does anyone have any idea when I can buy some in white ?
My son is wanting a gaming pc and ive been offered one and need to know if its any good ?
When its comes to computers my knowledge stops at how to turn it on and off :(
Windows 7 ultimate
8 gig ram
Cpu 620 2 core
This will be his first gaming pc hes only 13 so it doesn't need to be...
Long awaited upgrade
As some of you know ive got a dennerle 30l cube which seemed like a good idea when I bought it but as always happens I wanted more :) ive been toying with the idea of an optiwhite for sometime and gone through the I must have ada stage, anyway ive decided as im a carpenter...
Im having a problem with my hair grass ( Eleocharis acicularis ) does anyone have any idea where im going wrong ? None of my other plants are showing any bad signs, no damage, no algae etc
30cm cube tank
11w cfl t5 ( 6 hours a day )
After having to move my tank out of the bedroom I decided to strip down my old scape and start a new one, im going for a cliff face type look
dennerle nanocube 30l
Eheim classic 2217
Mini landscape rock
Today I visited a farm just down the road from our house to ask the farmer for permission to access his land as there is a brilliant stream / brook that cuts right across his farm where it joins the river soar, he was really nice and was very interested in what I was looking for any way to cut a...
Im wanting to rescape my 30cm cube tank and am wanting to do pretty much all moses and riccia, i am completely new to moses and have next to no experience with them. I know moses grow well in a low tech setup but I would like to have mine high tech,
Is it possible to do a high tech moss tank ...
Does the colour of riccia tell us anything ?
Everytime ive seen riccia its quite a bright green ive got 2 lots in seperate tubs on the window sill both lots came from different places the first lot is the green I would expect but the secound lot is a really deep dark green is this normal ...
Ive got a small amount of what I believe to be hair algae I think this is due to me very stupidly dosing 1ml ferts a day instead of the 3ml I should have been dosing so as ive got no livestock and am running a high dose of co2, bright yellow on the drop checker, ive uped the ferts to 3ml I...
Which would be peoples choice between tropica 1 - 2 grow HEMIANTHUS CALLITRICHOIDES ''CUBA'' and
GLOSSOSTIGMA ELATINOIDES ?
Im leaning towards the glosso more but am a bit concerned the leaf size might be to large for a 30cm cube
Any help or thoughts ?
Ive spent all day playing around with my mini landscape rock for me dennerle 30l cube, ive made a wooden box (with no front) the same dimensions as my tank so I dont scratch or smash the tank but im having a real problem trying to create anything that looks good, I kind of know what im trying...
After much shopping around and wanting a nano tank I finally decided to treat myself to a dennerle nanocube 30l for my bedroom, in the end I ordered it from germany as it worked out quite a bit cheaper than I could find in the uk.
Heres a break down of what ive got so far
Dennerle nanocube 30l...
Im searching around the sponsorers sites because im looking to get a drop checker and have just had a thought,
Does the size of the drop checker matter ?
Im wanting one for a 30l cube tank so dont want a big one but are the smaller ones as effective or is the surface area important to get...
Ive just bought a dennerle nano cube 30l for next to my bed and need some help with plant choice, im after a tall (ish) background plant with small leaves, I was thinking bacopa monniri is there anything similar but with smaller leaves ?
Not sure if it helps but the tank will be lit with an...
After a lot of looking around ive finally decided on an ada 60 p for lighting im wanting to go led. I know this is probably a near impossible question to answer but would 1 tmc grobeam 600 be enough light ? Or would 2 be a better bet I will be getting a power commander so will be able to dim...
On my mobile when I scroll down to the "side bar" button that brings up new topics and new replys the new replys button cant be pressed as its covered by the topic, I hope this makes sense. Is it just my phone ?
Ive been away working very hard and have decided to treat my to an ada tank but im having a massive problem deciding on which one to go for, its either a 60p or 60f I know the 60p lends itself to a wider choice in scaping and fish etc but the 60f looks superb and seems to be a real chalange with...
Im planning on getting a custom tank built im going for an optiwhite possibly 36x18x18 my question is should i go for 8mm or 10mm thick according to possidons aquarium builder 8mm gives a safety factor of 4 im just a bit concerned 8mm is slightly on the thin side
Any help would be greatly...
Im looking into getting a custom aquarium and cant decide on optiwhite glass or standard. Ive never seen an optiwhite tank so dont know how much difference it really makes. Is optiwhite really worth the extra money ?
Hello everyone after a long break from fish keeping im back and am wanting to do a shallow planted shrimp tank the tank is 24 long x 16 wide x 13 high im wanting low light plants such as Anubias, various moses etc my question is will two of the 6500k tmc 400 tiles be enough ?
Any help or advice...
Im wanting to set up a new low tech low light planted tank, the tank is 50 x 36 x 30cm its got an 18w pc luminaire ive got a few questions I cant find answers to.
Is 18w enough for java ferns, java moss and anubias nana ?
Do I need a substraite as all the plants will be mounted to wood ...
Just thought id share some pictures of my pico planted tank, i went for a pico setup as i have it on my bedside table
the tank is made by me from some old tank cut offs i had its 8x8x8, approx 7l, it is filtered by a home made external filter and is decorated with bogwood and pagoda rock, it...