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  1. jkrekord

    Its Been Several Years...

    Hey. Not really a new member but considering its been a good few years since I was last active figured I would reintroduce myself. So, for anybody who remembers me a quick update... I ended up starting my military career, kept my tank up and running for a couple of years, but with being away so...
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    New Tank Out Of The Question

    Hey. So, I'm returning to the world of standard community style set-ups. Originally my plans was to upgrade my current tank, however I now have my start date for when I start my training with the Armed Forces. I have tried to explain to my Dad that a bigger tank is more stable and stuff, but...
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    A Situation

    Hi. Right, so I should be getting a new tank very soon and plan on just returning to the world of community tanks, I have reasons which I will explain another time. However, in my current tank I have a Synodontis, I believe it is a Featherfin. Thing is, my dad bought it and he is kinda attached...
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    Paradise Fish Enquiry...

    Hi all. I'm a little confused, so allow me to explain. I'm sure we are all aware Betta Splendens are very popular for to keep alone in small setups, which is all well and good. However as far as I can tell they seem to have similar requirements to Paradise Fish, both species are anabanatoids...
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    Possible New Tank...

    Well, it's been a long time since i've been on here, but here goes. I plan on restarting my current tank, however i've been thinking it may be time to just upgrade and get a new tank. The Aqua One Aquastyle 850 Aquarium has seriously caught my eye. It's measurements are pretty perfect for the...
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    My Tank

    Hi. Well a bit has changed, the Channa Bleheri is now the only fish in the tank, i was only caring for the shark as a temporary thing, shall be getting some new tank mates for my Snakehead soon and will keep you updated. Also, since these pictures i have got some cabomba just floating at the...
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    Little Help...

    Hey. Well its been a while since i was last active on here but im back now. So as some of you know i was planning on getting a bigger tank for a marine set up, well this aint gonna happen for a while now due to the fact i lost my job. I want to get my tank sorted now, its is 100 litres, i have...
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    Top 10

    Alright, well i think it will be a bit of lighthearted fun and also rather interesting if we all give our personal top 10 Freshwater Tropical Fish, if you want to give reasons why these fish are your favourites then thats fine, however it is'nt totally neccessary. I will start us off... 1. Red...
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    Good Plan Or Bad Plan?

    Hi. Straight to the point, i plan on settin up a 4' x 2' x 2' reef tank later this year. I would like to keep at least 1 Crocea Clam, possible a T. Maxima Clam as a centrepiece. Now i know these require a lot of light, my problem is that metal halides are not an option for me. I have my mind set...
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    Planning Has Re-started

    Hi. Alright, as some may be aware a while ago i had been planning to make the switch to marine, but i hit financial trouble and the plans crumbled. Well now the financial troubles are sorted, and the saving has begun. This means that hopefully i can get the tank and begin by the end of this...
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    Possible, Or Not?

    Hi. Right i shall get straight to the point. I am in the process of re-doing my tropical community tank, the main focus being on a pair of Shell dweller Neolamprogus Brevis Cichlids. The substrate is Crushed Coral Sand and the tank will be kept with a rather high PH. The tank will be fairly...
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    Good Places To Get Livebearers

    Hey. Well i am interested in purchaseing specific livebearers, however the shops in my area dont seem to carry the stuff im looking for. Im interested in Limias, Swordtails of which i want a more unusual type, such as the genuine albinos or the blood red hi fins, also guppies not after any type...
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    Plausible?

    Hi, alright im gonna get straight to the point. Would this large 80 litre plastic container Plastic Container be okay for rasing fry, and maybe useing as a hospital/quarantine tank? Obviously i would add a heater, and filter.
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    Surface Plants

    Hi I have a rather simple questions... Im completley redoing my tank, the tank is 100 lites. The substrate is to be crushed coral sand, but undernest that i going to have a thin layer of Tetra complete plant substrate (or whatever its called). The tank will just have standard juwel T8 lighting...
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    Suitable Shell Dwellers....

    Hello I have decided to set my 100 litre tank up for shell dwellers, i will also be keeping some halfbeaks which will occupy the upper regions of the tank and act as dither fish for the shell dwellers. (Post which led to this decision can be seen here ) My first question is what species of shell...
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    Hmm.... Predicament

    Hello all, well i havent posted in a while, been busy. As some of you may know i have been saveing up to buy a bigger tank and switch marine, however down to a veryyyy high phone bill, i can no longer afford to do so. I have realized im going to have to stick with my current tank and stay...
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    300 Litre Possible

    Hello I have already stated im plannin on going marine, the process is likely to begin early next year. However until yesterday the plan was a nano, and i was planing a Red Sea Max. This is due to my dad being strict baout space more than anything. However its is now possible i may be able to...
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    Red Sea Max, Or Rekord 96

    Hello Well i now have a job, and so im going to start saving and then im settin up a nano marine tank. I do however have a simple question, i really like the look of the Red Sea Max tank Click here for Red Sea Max info However i have a rekord 96 tank which i suppose i could convert Rekord 96...
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    Birthday Tommorow

    Hello Well its my 17th birthday tommorow, and so i should get some cash :D My krib is to be rehomed to a display tank where im doing college work placement (fantastic tank, about 200 gallons at least id estimate) my female bettas are to go to one of my colleges many tanks. After that what...
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    Nano

    Hello Although i have a lot of experience with freshwater fish i have virtually none with marine. I have been working at an LFS 2 days a week on college work placement, and its been great. I am now considering switching my 100 litre tank to a marine nano. This will only happen if i get a paid...
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