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    Face book

    That’s great thank you. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Face book

    Does this forum have a face book page or group? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Help stocking first aquarium

    Would you recommend any invertebrates with these fish ? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Help stocking first aquarium

    Thank you for all your help Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Help stocking first aquarium

    Hi Byron, my apologies I’m could have sworn I posted the the dimension in an earlier comment. My dimensions are W 116cm, H 60cm, D 38cm. Thank you for the info some on also suggested keeping Bentosi tetra for contrasting colour. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Help stocking first aquarium

    Hi all as an update I’m thinking the following fish for my tank Bolivian ram Leopard Corydoras catfish Pearl gourami Rummy nose tetra (I know these are little more difficult) Are these a good option? And more importantly would they make good tank mates? Thank you all In advance Sent...
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    Hi complete newbie to the hobby

    It wasn’t my intention to ask the same question I was just introducing myself. My apologies for the duplication Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Help stocking first aquarium

    Shirley aquatics is the store that made me want to get into the hobby. I have Maidenhead aquatics about 5 minutes away from me in Melbicks garden centre. There is also halls aquatic centre not far which is where I got most of my rocks and wood. I’m not sure there is a Ripples near me I’ll...
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    Help plants

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    Help plants

    All I have added to start the cycle is the aqua pure aquarium bomb again recommended by the store. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Help plants

    Thank you, I thought it was bit weird not to give them some sort of nutrients. I was sold the two products attached are these any good ? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Help plants

    Hi all, I recently set up my first tank on Sunday. It’s currently going through the fishless cycle. I have noticed the tips on my java fern are turning black and the leaves look very crinkled. Is this normal ? I have attached some pictures of the plants I have. Could the fishless cycle...
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    Hi complete newbie to the hobby

    Will do thank you for linking I didn’t know how to Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Help stocking first aquarium

    I will do, as soon as I have a couple of plans I will post a couple of possible options. Thanks again Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Hi complete newbie to the hobby

    Hi all, My names Luke, I’m 27 from Birmingham UK. I’m a complete newbie to the hobby. I never really thought about fish untill me and my partner stumbled across a store on a day. Since then I have been obsessed. For the past six months I have been researching loads trying to find out more and...
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    Help stocking first aquarium

    Thank you, you have all been very helpful I posted the same question in some other forums and let’s just say I have not had a very welcome from most of them. You have given me some great ideas for fish. Now to do a little bit of research and see what’s available in my area before my tank is...
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    Help stocking first aquarium

    Thank you. Water parameters where really something that I was lost other than ph. If angels are not a good choice :( is there any specifics you would recommend ? I know my tank isn’t huge but I should be able to have decent number of fish right? I’m not really looking for huge fish like...
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    Help stocking first aquarium

    my water provider is Severn Trent. Their wedsite is https://www.stwater.co.uk/my-supply/water-quality/check-my-water-quality/ you have to put a postcode in. I’m sorry for being so annoying and a newbie. And thank you for your help. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Help stocking first aquarium

    Hi Byron my water is classified as soft but the site doesn’t give specific levels only ranges. I have attached a picture of the ranges. My tank size is W 116cm, H 60cm, D 38cm. Thank you I’m advance for your help.
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    Help stocking first aquarium

    Hi all, I’m new to the hobby and have been doing a lot a of research. I have just set up my new aquarium and am currently running the first cycle. My question is with regards to what fish I can keep. I have 230l tank (picture attached). I am getting overwhelmed by the different types of fish...
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