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Coconut shells by Dave S
I've cleaned out the fruit from a coconut and boiled the shell. I plan to put this in my tank for additional shelter. Before I do has anyone any experience of doing this. Any feedback most welcome. TIA - Dave --- Dave Scott Hampshire, England Beware spam trap when replying
February 28th 05 04:00 AM
by JG Go to last post
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Gravity dripper (IV drip) by Bill Stock
I decided to try the IV drip method for fertilizing my plant tank, after reading about it here. So I headed off to my favourite junk (surplus) store to see what they had in medical supplies. I found a FLU VEN 0160 for $2.95 CND, which is rated at 20 drops per ml. I was hoping for 60 drops per...
February 27th 05 07:01 PM
by djay Go to last post
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Plants Dying! by MP
Hi everyone ... we bought an aquarium for our school about 6 months ago and everything's been going swimmingly until this last couple weeks. There were duckweed growing crazy ... I kept thinning it out with a net ... and several leafy plants growing anchored to the substrate. Then 2 weeks ago I...
February 27th 05 03:41 AM
by Pete Go to last post
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Need More Light; Hood Options? by Benign Vanilla
I have a 55 Gallon setup, that is typical of what you get at Petsmart. It's about 4.5 feet long, maybe 18 inches deep. It has two hood lights. I recently moved to live plants, and some are doing well, but some are not. For example my Amazon Sword Plants seem to be starving. My gut tells me...
February 26th 05 04:44 AM
by Robert Flory Go to last post
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Hi all, i am restocking my tank and in so doing am giving away Free platies about 20 babies(fry1 inch long) 2 adult females(1 pregnant)one of the adults is golden orange.the other is red with a black tail.The fry are a mixture of these.They will have to picked up from my place at wentworth...
February 25th 05 12:13 PM
by Grae Go to last post
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Retroactive Quarantine? by [email protected]
I've recently setup a new 55 gallon tank. I let it run for a while, then stocked it with a bunch of plants and three tetras from my LFS. Yesterday, I read on the skepticalaquarist.com a strong argument for quaratine for new fish, and for salt and parasite treatments, and for treating plants as...
February 25th 05 10:19 AM
by Dick Go to last post
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Looking for plants in WI by John >
I am looking for a good supply of plants in Central Wisconsin. The local LFS in infested badly with snails, and who knows what. So many the plants look brown. And the variety is limited to one type. In a nearby city, the chain Pet Stores don't have a clue what they have, and neither do I. ...
February 24th 05 01:03 AM
by rroberts Go to last post
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Complete aquatic plant fertilizer for fishless tank? by Elaine T
Does anyone know of a complete aquatic plant fertilizer that could be used in a fish-free bowl? I want to start growing some java moss and hornwort for a pond I'm planning. PMDD looks close, but it lacks phosphate and I suspect is lower in nitrate and potash than I will need. TIA! -- __ ...
February 23rd 05 12:54 PM
by Ozdude Go to last post
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fertilizers from greg watson by I3 I L L
I want to give his stuff a try but unclear on which formula to buy. What is the difference between PMDD Pre-Mix and CSM+B Plantex? Should I get both? All I currently use is flourish and some iron tabs.
February 22nd 05 04:57 PM
by steve Go to last post
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Pinpoint Ph Controller Q by Henry
Does anyone know if the probe on a Pinpoint Ph Controller is totally submersible, or is it necessary to keep the top part (where the wire exits the unit) dry ??? Thanks for any help. Henry
February 22nd 05 07:33 AM
by Michi Henning Go to last post
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Pongol? by Ozdude
I bought some new plants the other day and silly me didn't get the botanical name of it. It just had Pongol in chinagraph pencil on the tank glass. I bought 4 of them. When they were in the tank I noticed they propagate by runners like Val., so I separated the runners and planted them out. Then,...
February 21st 05 03:04 PM
by Ozdude Go to last post
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Substrate by Danielle
I've just transformed my 29 gal tank into a planted tank. Added CO2, lights to make 2 wpg, but I didn't change the substrate. I have just plain aquarium gravel right now. Will this do OK? I'm assuming there are plenty of differing opinions, but any suggestions would be helpful. And can I do...
February 21st 05 08:34 AM
by Happy'Cam'per Go to last post
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expiry on TMG? by Dave M. Picklyk
Does anyone know if there is an expiry date for TMG? Or a certain time after like a few months where it starts to lose effectiveness? Thanks!! Dave.
February 20th 05 01:45 AM
by Richard Sexton Go to last post
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Government warning about 13W Globe brand mini spiral fluoprescent screwins by Richard Sexton
Summary: these bulbs can erupt in smoke; they are considered serious fire hazards. http://aquaria.net/articles/lighting/globe/ The (local) fire mashalls office has asked for the widest possible dissemination of this information as these bulbs are sold throughout North America. --
February 19th 05 04:08 PM
by Richard Sexton Go to last post
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Leafzone by Dave S
Hi - Does anyone here use Leafzone - comments are welcome - Is there anything else better on the market (UK)? TIA - Dave --- Dave Scott Hampshire, England Beware spam trap when replying
February 18th 05 10:09 AM
by Dave S Go to last post
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Screw in fluorescent bulbs by Richard Sexton
Is it just me or are these things essentially useless? http://aquaria.net/articles/lighting/screwin/ -- Need Mercedes parts ? - http://parts.mbz.org http://www.mbz.org | Mercedes Mailing lists: http://lists.mbz.org 633CSi 250SE/C 300SD | Killies, killi.net, Crypts, aquaria.net 1970 280SE, 72...
February 18th 05 05:31 AM
by Richard Sexton Go to last post
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Onyx Sand vs. Eco-Complete? by Troy Bruder
Hello, I considering re-doing my planted tank.. This time, I want to use TRUE planted tank substrate.. I really like the look of a "sand-ish" substrate, but also want something that's going to reduce the amount of fertilizers I need to add on a regular basis. Any thoughts on Onyx Sand vs....
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February 18th 05 05:21 AM
by Richard Sexton Go to last post
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South American Cichlids with which plants... by deancoo
Hello all, I'm really frustrated. I have a 90 gallon tank with about 20 Convicts (some large, some small) and one large Texan. The problem is that they seem to take pleasure in uprooting and destroying anything I plant. I really would like to add some greenery, but these damn guys won't quit. ...
February 16th 05 09:08 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Aphyosemion australe by Richard Sexton
It's only taken me 10 yeass to finish this page but it is done now and is an index of the different forms of the killifish Aphyosemion australe, also known as the "Lyretail" or "Cape Lopez Lyretail" in older literature. http://images.killi.net/a/AUS/ -- Need Mercedes parts ? -...
February 16th 05 03:24 AM
by John > Go to last post
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Looking For Plants In Calgary Alberta Canada by Fishfinger
Hi Everyone, Brand new to this forum tonight. I am in the process of setting up a 180 gal tank & was wondering if anyone knew of a good place to get some descent plants (minus snails) in the Calgary Alberta area. I have visited a few local stores & the plants don't look so great & seem to be...
February 15th 05 05:30 PM
by Richard Sexton Go to last post
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