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  1. smithrc

    Tropiquarium Timer Unit

    One of my mates used to do a repair / swap service.... If your any good with a soldering iron it's a few push switches and a relay that are the common points of failure... Has it still got its time showing, just fails to start the lights?
  2. smithrc

    Canisher Filter On Aside Of Tank?

    Keep the hoses as short as you can to try and avoid air getting trapped... I've moved one of ours and left the hoses at full length, it's currently say next to the tank and I keep getting air building up in the canister.
  3. smithrc

    Cheep Big Tanks?

    5x3x2 is approx 850l You'll need to keep an eye on your stock levels if your dropping back down to a 4x2x2 (450l) what have you got in the tank at the moment?
  4. smithrc

    4X Pictus Cats

    Livestock: Pimelodus pictus Age and condition: Adults all about 6" Quantity for sale: 4 Reason for Sale: thinning out tank... Delivery or Collection: Collection or possibly delivery depending on location. Sales price: £30 Postage & Packaging: sorry - not available. Location: Newport Pagnell -...
  5. smithrc

    Fish Identification Please

    I hate replies like this... Its not a Buenos Aires... BUT I dont know what it is. :huh:
  6. smithrc

    Caecilian Worms

    Hi Guys... Martin (Smart) has sold all the young... He's pretty sure they have mated again so its just a waiting game to see how they get on. He has picked up a 5ft tank for them and is planning on having a dedicated setup for breeding them :-)
  7. smithrc

    Aqua Medic Pressurised Co2 Kit

    Replied to all PM's and got nothing back... Still for sale. I'll get a photo later of the actually kit - just to be thorough :)
  8. smithrc

    Tetratec Ex2400 - For Sale

    there are inline taps on most external filters - you just partially close them ;-) This has sold by the way.
  9. smithrc

    Free - Buenos Aires Tetra Shoal.

    All made it home ok. Settling in their own tank at the moment. Will post up a picture when the join the rest of ours
  10. smithrc

    I Kids Show I Can't Remember The Name Of

    Go for it :)
  11. smithrc

    I Kids Show I Can't Remember The Name Of ??
  12. smithrc

    Red Head Tapajo

    How much what?❔❔
  13. smithrc

    Free - Buenos Aires Tetra Shoal.

    Excellent. Despite a weekend away and visiting 2 of te beat shops in the UK, I was set to be returning with no fish... At least I won't go home empty handed now :-) Russell
  14. smithrc

    Free - Buenos Aires Tetra Shoal.

    I'll be there with the plecoplanet meet - we are aiming to be there for 10:00. I'm coming across from Harrogate with a car full :)
  15. smithrc

    Free - Buenos Aires Tetra Shoal.

    I'll have them... To add to a group of 20+ in our 850l Any chance you fancy a trip to pier aquatics on Sunday morning ??
  16. smithrc

    Tetratec Ex2400 - For Sale

    Hi all... The 2400 comes ready to use... No leaks and all the media included. I'm going to take it back off the tank tonight and get the lounge back to normal (or face pain and death from my good wife). I'll give it another clean out even though it had only beed running 10 hours, when I...
  17. smithrc

    Tetratec Ex2400 - For Sale

    Equipment make/model/size: Tetratec EX2400 Quantity for sale: 1 Reason for Sale: Wont fit in cupboard! Delivery or Collection: Either Sales price: £60 Postage & Packaging: Will find out costs. Location: Newport Pagnell - M1 J14 Bought 2nd hand on Aquarists Classifieds last week... Stripped it...
  18. smithrc

    Java / Chrismass Moss

    Hi all... Not checked this thread for a while... sorry... This lot sold out... I might be able to gather another one together. It'll grow under pretty much any conditions... Its thriving in a tank with no ferts, and pretty much no light (Its in our plec tank in the bedroom so only gets...
  19. smithrc

    Aqua Medic Pressurised Co2 Kit

    had a better fiddle earlier... the 1.5 bar fixed limit is with the needle valve fully open. If you turn the bubble rate down the supply pressure is a lot higher. With a bubble rate of approx 60 per min it holds the pressure at about 3.4bar. and even if you need to go a lot highter its still...
  20. smithrc

    Aqua Medic Pressurised Co2 Kit

    Good news... It fits straight onto a fire extinguisher. And having opened the tank, the dials show 2bar on the regulated side. Picture attached.