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  1. Metalman

    Holiday mode?

    Hi all, ok the wife and I are planning on maybe two weeks away in the motorhome in October and it has dawned on me heck the fishes!!!! So I know such items as automatic fish feeders and holiday blocks exist, what do you guys gals do for a fortnight with no one popping in to feed them for you...
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    TANK OF DEATH......

    My brother bless him decided to buy one of these talllllll octagon tanks and as he lives many hours away from me all I saw on fb was stories about the tank of death killing all of his expensive fish each time. After several holidays and his boys being blamed for killing the fish or some strange...
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    Wednesday Moan!!!!!!

    Been a few bad weeks and I’m not having a rant just because I want to and I feel I have the right too!!!!!! I have been fighting the medical profession to try to get my health back and feel good again, whereby I’m not being a moaning old fart..... Five odd years ago I smashed my hip in a very...
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    New Aquarium plant seen, whats it called?

    Now I do love a challenge so this was sent to me for naming but heck I can’t find what it is.......look close
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    Our tank has begun....All natural no chemicals.

    So we got the tank, Nikki went to town cleaning it completely and rinsed out several times, next was fill up and get pump going then new gravel cleaned and layered. I did go local to buy anything as I am an avid buy UK wherever poss!!! Bogwood scrubbed and well soaked then basic setup with some...
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    Best plants for a new build

    Wife and I are back with a metre long tank and now have gravel washed and in tank with heat on and first bit of bog wood cleaned and now floating barely as it soaks. So next is plants and I am after easy growing onEs that give height and bush out. Also smaller ones that carpet spread. I have a...
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    Good evening all

    Hello all and good evening from uk Wiltshire. The wife and I have decided to restart the hobby of keeping a tropical tank after 20 yrs. probably going to be a peaceful tank with lots and lots of plants. As long as I can have my pleccy I’m a happy bunny tbh....and maybe a clown loach or two. We...
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