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  1. GShorty1981

    new 300L/80G tank stocking ideas

    Thats what i'm doing mate, i'm asking questions :D i get the general feeling you don't want to help, you just want to speak down to me, its a fish site, and i'm asking questions. I'm researching, hence the questions. How do i research in 1999 with no internet and just peoples words, i'll ask...
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    new 300L/80G tank stocking ideas

    The lesson learned? I didnt go ahead with i just asked a question i dont impulse anything i just goole or ask questions, the only clowns i have seen having be max 4" over the years so totally for that they grow huge Because of the eyebiting thing i dont think ill try zevra loaces again plus the...
  3. GShorty1981

    new 300L/80G tank stocking ideas

    Unless there is some smaller types of loaches i haven't looked at? i had a group of 'Candy cane' loaches about 20 years ago, not sure which type because i didn't have the internet back in the 90s, but i googled them now and they look the same...anyway, the LFS warned me that they are known for...
  4. GShorty1981

    new 300L/80G tank stocking ideas

    Yeah like i said i'll give them a miss and look at something smaller. So, Red Rainbows or a couple more Boesmans? i'd really like a diff colour in the tank
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    new 300L/80G tank stocking ideas

    Ah ok i'll give them a miss i think. I think i might just add a couple more rainbows and a green phantom plec. I read somewhere that clowns can take 30 years to grow a foot long? i had some about 10 years ago and they were very slow growing, but i suppose i'd want to keep them for life so its...
  6. GShorty1981

    new 300L/80G tank stocking ideas

    ideally i'd like to just add a couple more rainbowfish, some loaches and a green phantom plec, i'm not to bothered about anymore cichlids. If the reds are not a good idea then maybe upping the number of Boesmani but i'd like a colour contrast, i have a lot of yellow in my tank, i'm not very...
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    new 300L/80G tank stocking ideas

    I do 70-80% weekly every sunday, i'm used to doing huge waterchanges because i used to have Mbuna in the tank before i sold up and switched to community I don't gravel hoover because i have sand, but i do stir the sand up heavily before waterchange then suck all the nasty bits out yes of...
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    new 300L/80G tank stocking ideas

    This is the plan, do you think this will be ok? i currently have a 60g with grow outs and my 2 severums breed regularly, they are both about 6" now but they are sterile so no fry ever hatches so little aggression, they spend most of their time cleanign rocks and flirting with each other. Tank...
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    Pics Of My New Red Dragon Zz *pic Heavy*

    Selling everything up now, giving up on Fishkeeping after this, Rex was irreplaceable to me.
  10. GShorty1981

    Fluval Vicenza (Full Set Up) For Sale Taunton, Somerset

    **For Sale** Fluval Vicenza 260 4 foot bow front Aquarium (260l/70 USG) whole Tropical set up and Fish pick up from Taunton, Somerset. (Cabinet in Beech/ Brown) includes... Equipment... Tank.... brand new T5 Lights..... brand new 300 watt heater.... Fluval 305 external filter (matured media...
  11. GShorty1981

    Advice For Planting My 260L

    Just bought 3 bunchs of Cabomba.
  12. GShorty1981

    Advice For Planting My 260L

      Thanks for the info, I tried and had no luck with Amazon Swords before, i never did anything special for them tho, just planted them and that was it, i have seen those c02 canister thingys for as cheap as £18.99 so i may get one of them, i'm assuming because of previous success that cabomba...
  13. GShorty1981

    Stocking My 260L With Angels And Community

    Everything is fine :) can't wait to add some more fish, all the fish i want is out of stock at the lfs, and the other lfs's are over priced, £18.99 a angel at pets at home! granted they are big but still smaller than the 2 i bought from watermarque for £6 each the other day!   Heres a few pics...
  14. GShorty1981

    Advice For Planting My 260L

    Heres a few before pics of my tank....its gonna be a while till i fill it up with plants tho :P  
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    Advice For Planting My 260L

    Oh yeh my lighting is 2 x T5 tubes, forgot to mention that!   I get a lot of Algae on the glass because my tank is right by my patio doors, never used to be a problem when i had plecs, hopefully when i get a bristlenose it will die down a bit cos I'm scraping weekly!
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    I'm Gonna Try To Grow Algae. Crazy Huh?

      LOLOL me to!
  17. GShorty1981

    Advice For Planting My 260L

    Hi i have a Fluval Vicenza 260L (70USG) filtered by a Fluval 305 External Filter.   My current occupants are...   2 x Large Angel fish 2 x Bolivian Rams 10 x Rummynose Tetras.   I plan to get   10 x more Rummynose 6 x Corydoras Sterbai 1 x Long Finned Bristlenose Plec 2 x more Bolivian Rams  ...
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    Stocking My 260L With Angels And Community

    Bought 5 Rummynose today (thats all they had)
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