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  1. Carlovel1

    London Riots

    Is everyone (in London) ok? :unsure:
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    Royal Wedding

    Anyone watch it? I thought it was great, they seem to be a perfect couple. Still waiting for the balcony kiss! :blush:
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    White Cheek Goby

    Common Name/s: White Cheek Goby, White Throat Goby, Red Cheek Goby, Red Throat Goby Scientific name: Rhinogobius wui, sometimes also known as Rhinogobius duospilus Family: Gobiidae Origin: Southern China and Vietnam Maximum size: 5cm/2", though usually smaller Care: This hardy Goby species...
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    Poor Thing! Well that's a first...a tattooed Gourami. Appalling IMO :no:
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    Rip Knut

    RIP Knut :wub: :-( :-( :-( :-( :rip: In 2007 His last moment below.
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    New 50P

    I was chuffed when I found this little jewel :hey:
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    Garra Rufa

    Does anyone know about the care this fish needs? Like, does it need to be in groups...feeding...water conditions needed... Carl
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    Got some today for £4. What a godsend! My life is so much easier. They are not special plant tweezers, just some ...tweezers, off the high street. But they do the job well so not gonna complain. :hey: I'm unusually delighted :huh: :hyper:
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    The Kārubusshu

    My early birthday present! :- Tank- LxDxH 35cmx35cmx41cm 50 litres Lighting- 20W T5 CO2- DIY with Glass Diffuser Ferts- Tetra PlantMins but will be TPN+ from Tuesday Filtration- Aquaflow 2- 500LPH (10X turnover) Flora- Undecided, just have to pop over to the LFS to see what plants grab my...
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    Our Syrians, Toby And Elsa!

    We got our 2 new Syrian Hamster babies 9 days ago (they were 24 days old at the time). They are Cinnamon-Banded Syrian Hamsters, 1 boy (Toby) 1 girl(Elsa, much smaller than Toby). Here they are: Elsa to the left, Toby to the right Elsa to the left, Toby to the right Elsa to the left, Toby to...
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    Anyone Watch Come Fly With Me?

    Anyone watch Come Fly With Me? The comedy progarm thingy? I think its brilliant especially 'Precious Little'! :lol:
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    Help Me Name Them!

    Tomorrow, we will be receiving 2 1-month-old Syrian Hamsters since our previous one (R.I.P Buddy :-( :rip: :byebye: ) died. It will be a male and a female but we still have not come up with any nice hamster names. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Cheers Carl
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    Anyone Know This Song?

    Please ID the song in this saucy TV commercial. :crazy: :look: :shifty: :D Carl
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    Carlovel1's Attempt At Pico Tank

    Dimensions: 2.5"X 1.5" X 1.5" small Shot Glass Volume: 13ml but with gravel and wood and plants, I used about 8-9ml to fill the glass, maybe less Substrate: Dorset Pea Gravel (I hand picked the darker grains and used the dark bits for the Pico) Hardscape: Tiny piece of driftwood. Flora: 2X Dwarf...
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    Today's Purchases!

    :shifty: 5 unknown Apistos, I'd apprecicate if someone could ID them for me :look: And please don't kill me for this but I got 3 German Balloon Rams :unsure: (I totally don't support GM/balloon fish but today was an exception :look: :lol: ) Tell me what you think ;) Carl
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    Help! Whats Wrong With Licorice Gourami

    Well today, I bought another Licorice Gourami to add to my existing group of 3. However, in the shop, he was alone and there were 2 other licorice gourami in the tank-both dead. I felt sorry for him so I bought him, see if I could help him get better. At the moment, he is either floating at the...
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    My L260 Queen Arabesque Pleco Journal

    Well, yesterday, I finally recieved my L260s which I was waiting for over a month. There are 3 of them, all juveniles around 1" long. Enjoy! :) And this was this morning when they were settled Here is one of the 3 L260 with one of my other L333 juveniles. I will be updating the thread...
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    New Tank, What To Do?

    Well, I just bought a new tank (MicroHabitat 8, the same tank as the one in the PFK subscription promotion) , its small only 8 litres/ 2 Gallons. But it's got a nice powerful filter and really bright LED lights. Originally, I was to use it as a quarantine tank, but its a perfect little tank for...
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    Fish Abbreviations

    GSP= Green Spotted Pufferfish RTBS= Red Tail Black Shark CAE= Chinese Algae Eater SAE= Siamese Algae Eater JD= Jack Dempsey EBJD= Electric Blue Jack Dempsey GBR= German Blue Ram ABF= African Butterfly Fish BN= Bristlenose Pleco FM= Firemouth Cichlids F8= Figure 8 Pufferfish GCMM/WCMM= Gold Cloud...