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  1. AquaPit

    Need Help! How Much Alder Cones Should I Be Putting In My Tanks?

    Hi all I have two tanks One is a 3Litre Shrimp-only tank and a 30Litre German Blue Ram tank I have added 2bunch of alder cones in the shrimp tank(about 4small cones per bunch) and 10bunch in my 30Litre How will it affect both my tanks? I read it lowers pH and the benefits of using them but...
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    Mini-Chiller For My 3Litre Shrimp Tank?

    Currently im using a cooling fan to maintain the temp at 26deg celcius.. Should I be using a mini-chiller instead? Appreciate if anyone can share the pros and cons of both a cooling fan and a chiller.. TIA!
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    Three Wonderful News!

    First, I thought I had only 9 Red Rili Shrimps in my shrimp tank but there are 10! Hahaa! Second, I found one of the shrimp berried! And a few more with their 'saddle' full! Third, I think I saw a pair of them mating! Im not sure how shrimps mate but I think what I saw just now was one hell of...
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    Issues With Fast Evaporation Rate Of Tank Water

    Hi all I have this concern where my tank water evaporates very fast.. It is definitely due to the cooling fan that I fixed on the tank.. It is a 3US Gal shrimp tank and the cooling fan is needed to maintain a temp of 26deg celcius.. What are the issues that I might face due to the fast...
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    A Dedicated Shrimp Tank!

    Finally! It's ready! I have been contemplating on setting up a shrimp tank for a few months back and now it has become a reality! I'm gonna be so addicted to this tank for sure! Even though it is just a cute, mini tank.. Hahaa! Info: 10litre(3 US Gal) Gex HOB Filter Cooling Fan 10xRed Rili...
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    Gold Ram? Female Or Male?

    Firstly, my handphone camera sux big time! I saw this beautiful Gold Ram at my LFS just now.. I was told that it is a Female but I am not sure.. Can help me with this guys? TIA
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    Allergic Reaction!

    What is worse than having an allergic reaction to your own fish tank??! I always get irritants on my face.. sneezing and eye puffy... Haizzzzz
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    A Weird Advice From Lfs Guy

    Hi I was at a lfs this afternoon.. I asked questions about some ph readings and water hardness.. And the lfs guy gave a weird advice.. Is it true that if you dont clean your filter media at least once a week, the ph will rise?? Pls clarify.. haha
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    Shrimp Dying Phenomenon

    Hi I have read somewhere that shrimps have a survival instinct where they will die for the sake of the new generation (in this case shrimplets). Especially the males. If I remembered correctly, they do so because they want the new generation to survive and if the adult Male shrimps die, the...
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    Anyone With Sulawesi Cardinal Shrimps Experience?

    Hi I am having this thought of keeping Sulawesi Cardinal Shrimps.. Read a bit about them but I hope someone here have some experience keeping them.. Need some advice on keeping Sulawesi Cardinal Shrimps.. Water parameters, type of substrate, pH levels, etc.. TIA
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    Future Cherry Shrimps And Endler Mates!

    Just sharing my 30L cube tank... The neon tetras will be rehome soon due to the water parameters..
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    Oh No! I'm In Trouble!

    Hi everyone! A short intro.. I had set up a new 30L(8US Gal) cube tank for 5mths now.. All these while, I only had a PH Test Pen which I bought one year ago.. And the PH reading was always the same range, 6.2-6.4PH.. Finally, I bought a new API Water Test Kit.. So.. With the water test kit...
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    Advice On Apistogramma Tank Set-Up

    Hi Based on my previous post, I am going for the Apistogramma set up.. Tank size 90cm x 30 x 36(H) 97Litres 26US Gal Details: Soft, Acidic water PH 6ish 25-28Deg Celcius Sand Substrate Lots of driftwood (some are cavelike)...
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    A Customised Tank

    Hi everyone I will be customising a fish tank with the following dimensions; L90cm x W30cm x H36cm (26Gallons) Low height, Long Tank Based on my previous tanks experience, my water temperature will be around 28-29Deg Celcius So.. What kind of fishes should I look into based on the shape of...
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    Blue Light Suitable For A Tropical Freshwater Tank?

    Hi I just bought a new Fish Tank Set. It comes with a light which is Tri-lighted. White, Blue and Blue-White. If I'm not wrong, Blue light is usually associated with Marine Tanks. So my question is, will the Blue light be suitable for a Freshwater Tank also? Will it somehow affect my fishes...
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    My Growing 'bud'dies!

    Just Sharing... :) Feeling excited! Can't wait for them to grow!
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    I Can't Add Image To My Signature!

    There is no option to add as well.. Pls help!
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    Dosing Co2 Tablets

    I just bought a bottle of CO2 tablets My tank is a 30cm cube tank with low-tech plants with my Betta I am using liquid fertilisers once a week I was told to use CO2 tablets as well How to dose those tablets? Is it necessary? Is it safe? Anyone with experience using such tablets?
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    Just Sharing Part 2 :)

    Introducing..... Marvel! And the rest of him... :p Fierce Fella!
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    Just Sharing! :)

    Introducing.... El Matador! And the rest of him... :p