I’ve been keeping freshwater tropical fish for a number of years and gradually upgraded to larger tanks. My current tank is a 230 litre Aqua One and when I set it up about 3 years ago I did so with the filter that it came with - an ocellaris 850.
I’ve always had a community aquarium and...
I'm setting up a new (bought used) aquarium with an external pump and filter for the first time. My question is about transferring sponge filter media from an internal pump & filter, eheim pick up series. The external pump & filter is eheim 250 and has different filter media. One is...
I am new to the hobby and bought a tank after months of research.
My newly set up 15 gallon freshwater planted overhead filter tank has been cycling for 3 weeks now. I have made a list of the fish would like to keep and need your opinion on it.
6× zebra danio
6× neon tetra
Fluval Roma 125 Aquarium and Cabinet Oak, including 1x Fluval Heater (Fluval Mirrored M Series Heater 150watt) & 2x GLO T8 Light Tubes (although these and the light reflector need replacing)
Aquarium Volume: 125 L
Aquarium Measurements: 80 x 35 x 45 cm
Cabinet Measurements: 80.6cm...
Just need some opinions etc on what external filter is quieter! My tank is in my bedroom so I need an external filter that is virtually silent. Any people who own them could you please tell me how quiet/silent they are? I can't choose between the Fluval 206 or the tetratec ex 700...
So I'm wondering whether to change my filter.
I currently have a hang on the back external marina s20. I cleaned the casing out last weekend and discovered it wasn't flowing last night and I had to clean it all out again. It's fairly new and my fish in cycle is not quite there yet, but I'm...
I recently started having an issue with my All Ponds Solutions external filter, and asked the question re: Beneficial Bacteria's Survival With Filter Shut Down, thus more information re: the filter/tank can be found in that previous topic.
Having opened up the filter checking all was OK...
Equipment make/model/size: Eheim 2117 (no media), Aqua One Aquis (not sure of model) for spares or repairs
Quantity for sale: 1 of each
Reason for Sale: Upgraded
Delivery or Collection: Collection Only
Sales price: Eheim £40, Aqua One £20
Postage & Packaging: N/A
Right, I am going to try out Seachem's Purigen filter media. Question is, How much is needed to fill 1/2 to 3/4 of a Tetratec EX1200 Basket?
I will be running the bottom of the tray in purigen, and the top part of the tray with a course sponge
Thanks in advance