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    New Tanganyikan Tank - Stock Suggestions

    Thanks for the advice.  So in a nutshell, fill the tank, just tap water and bicarb, and weekly 25-50% water changes, and the water conditions will be good.  What about the high Nitrate?
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    New Tanganyikan Tank - Stock Suggestions

    Apologies for the delay, I was waiting for my my API KH test kit to arrive.  KH result is 7.  What do you think
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    Colombian Tetra

    I couldnt agree more.  This is one underestimated fish, stunning colour, good size, peaceful and robust.  I have had mine since I started back in tropical fish 2 years ago, a small school of six fish that are the most docile in the tank, always in a group and just a pleasure to look at.  I cant...
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    New Tanganyikan Tank - Stock Suggestions

    In March I will be moving away from my tropical set up and would like to start a Tanganyikan set up.  So my first question is whether my hardware is up to the job.  Curently I have got a 200L tank with approx 1750 lph internal filtration and a Koralia 1 for additional water movement, though I...
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    Waht Is The Best Way To Keep Filter Media Alive When Out Of Tank

    Thanks, but what addition rates and test results are we looking fopr when doing this. As the filter media is mature, i will need to be able to tell if I am adding enough.  What is suggested
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    Waht Is The Best Way To Keep Filter Media Alive When Out Of Tank

    Hi guys,  I am moving house next month and been as I have to empty the tank I am taking the opportunity to change my current set up to a Tanganyikan set up.  This is the plan   1. Remove all current stock and sell to local fish store 2. Drain and remove all substrate, plants, wood etc etc 3...
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    Bamboo Shrimp Playing Dead

    Thanks for that, he has found a spot in the corner of the tank under the filter, so I have covered the outside area to give him some peace and darkness. It really doesn't look very good but I am holding out for this miracle recovery that I read some where else
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    Bamboo Shrimp Playing Dead

    Lol no its definitely the shrimp. He will move quite quick if provoked but will then land on his back and pretend to be dead again.
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    Bamboo Shrimp Playing Dead

    Need some help here, my bamboo shrimp has been playing dead for a three days now, literally belly up with legs in the air. I was sure he was a goner but he still alive and I showing no external signs of anything untowards. Figured it would be best to leave him where he is and keep a careful...
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    What Are The Rocks That Amano Uses

    Spot again mate, duly ordered, thanks
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    What Are The Rocks That Amano Uses

    Hi all, long time since I posted but I want to scape my tiny 20 litre tank and wanted to know what the silvery grey rocks are commonly used in Iwagumi set ups, and where to get them from. Help would be appreciated
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    Plant Donations

    Sorry guys, java moss has all gone now. I expect it won't be long before there is load more out of my tankTony
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    Plant Donations

    I've got one big bag of java moss after a pretty big trim, any takers
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    This Time I'm Ready

    Update, fry are still going strong and I think, but not sure, there is some colour starting to show. Nearly two months old now, how old do you think before I can let them go?
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    Effect Of Temporarily Stopping Easycarbo

    Most of them. What should I be spot dosing with?
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