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    juwel HeliaLux lighting, worth it??

    I already posted about this but wasnt sure where to put it so it would be seen :p so im considering the new juwel LED HeliaLux lighting for my Juwel Lido 120, if anybody has experience with HeliaLux please help me here, or if anybody just has any knowledge on lighting (my knowledge, not so...
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    Juwel HeliaLux LED lighting?

    hi all, wanting to improve on my tank lighting, and im really taken by the idea of this new Juwel Helialux LED especially with the light control unit too! has anybody else looked into these? because i have a few questions and i dont know a whole load on the technical side of lighting. what i...
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    Aquascaping Tall/square Tanks

    i just got my wood, but i think ive made a big mistake! so stupid i brought a manzanita branch turns out the wood i already had was sumatra wood!! -_- i just spent £20 on the wrong type of wood! could of sworn the stuff i already had was manzanita, it wasnt really labelled in the store when i...
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    Aquascaping Tall/square Tanks

    okay so there isnt alot i can do right now, ive ordered a nice piece of manzanita as i couldnt find any whilst browsing shops today so for now i think im gonna fill up the tank to keep the wood thats in their water logged, put the fish and plants back in, and when my wood arrives i shall plop it...
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    Aquascaping Tall/square Tanks

    thank you i actually put like 3 pieces together to get it looking like that ;)  this is the problem i have with this tank :( i want to get it sorted because i dont wanna leave the fishys in there temporary housing for too much longer but i dont wanna rush it either, i think another bag of sand...
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    Aquascaping Tall/square Tanks

    yeah im thinking the same too, after looking at it for a while, i'll have to fetch me another piece although i rarely see it in any shops around here. if i order on the internet i probably wont receive it until after christmas either and i dont know if i can wait that long 
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    Aquascaping Tall/square Tanks

    another post (yay)  guys i think i prefer the manzy wood :) looks more pleasing to me what do you think ?  need some more sand to build up the right corner just so i can be sure that the plants i put in the back will grow to the surface! 15kg of sand really doesnt go as far as you would have...
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    Aquascaping Tall/square Tanks

    i really dont know what plants to use, all i was thinking was the usual crypts because well you cant go wrong with crypts and i love em, maybe some hygrophilia species too, ive got a lot of space to fill which might be a bit difficult in terms of arranging the plants, im okay planting around...
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    Aquascaping Tall/square Tanks

    i did it! i think it was a good job i did else i wouldnt have been happy with the height of the substrate, and i cant be bothered to go out and get another bag of sand haha i pushed most of the old substrate to the back so i could create some height then just covered everything with sand  i...
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    Aquascaping Tall/square Tanks

    sounds good to me ;) i just realised that i have quite a lot of wood lying around lol!  and people!? do you think its a good idea to layer different substrates, ive got like a fine black gravel atm, do you think itd be okay if i just cover it with play sand? as i wanted to get a bit more depth...
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    Aquascaping Tall/square Tanks

    spent like an hour washing sand today! but at least its ready now also got my catappa leaves or indian almond leaves whatever you wanna call them, trying to think of a plan for emptying out the tank and moving the fish temporarily, ive got like a big plastic box outside i was thinking to empty...
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    Paper Minecraft Project Thingy

    hey Daize, urm yeah i kinda realised half way through what i was doing i though i was really clever but then realised itd already been done  i think i'll just get the cube net and print some out to save me drawing and cutting them out lol! :) im still gonna colour/draw out the textures myself...
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    Aquascaping Tall/square Tanks

    id love to have both, but i only have one tank :( haha i just took a look at your youtube too, felt i had to since the link was there :) nice looking tanks (and fish) you get there! 
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    Aquascaping Tall/square Tanks

    fresh water is the way to go ;) 
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    Aquascaping Tall/square Tanks

    thanks for the reply, your tank looks amazing :)  i think what made me get a lido was i watched a vid on the "natures chaos" aquascape, if youve ever seen it then it really inspired me to do a mountain island type set up that and the lido fit perfectly in a little alcove in my room!! but i loved...
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