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Forum: Beginner Saltwater Aquariums   01-14-2016, 07:32 AM
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Question New 3foot reef aquarium. Set up tips required

Hi guys.
My wife has convinced me to sell my tropical tank and buy a reef tank. Normally I would take time and research properly everything I need to know. This time is different it's all been...
Forum: Beginner Saltwater Aquariums   12-13-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,564
Posted By JonandJo
Question Sumps: pros, cons and cost implications

Hi I'm considering getting a marine tank. So my little bit of research is into is it better to have a sump or not. What will be the benefits to a sump and what will be the difference in price...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   04-01-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By JonandJo
Co2 tubing problem

I have recently added co2 system to my tank and after much reading I realisd that co2 is not required of a night. So I purchased a solenoid to shut off the supply of an evening.
This is where...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   03-28-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By JonandJo
Ok diffuser opposite side of the tank to the...

Ok diffuser opposite side of the tank to the bubble counter. Bubble counter at 1 BPS ( bloody hard to adjust its either 1-2 BPS 1 bubble every 4 seconds). Drop checker initialy blue (24 hours in...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   03-27-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By JonandJo
Ok so if I place my diffuser near my substrate...

Ok so if I place my diffuser near my substrate and the opposite side to my filter intake I should get a better and longer lasting effect from the Co2. Should I have my drop checker near to or...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   03-26-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By JonandJo
Co2 setup

I'm ready to take the next and daunting step in my aquatic adventures. My tank is not overly planted but has enough plants to require some supplementary CO2.

I have a tmc aquagro hobby set. I...
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   03-25-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By JonandJo
Can you link thread please

Can you link thread please
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   03-25-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By JonandJo
I don't feed much my fish eat all food before it...

I don't feed much my fish eat all food before it reaches the bottom of the tank. The only thing that gets to the bottom is an algae flake which goes in every other day but nothing is ever left of it...
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   03-25-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By JonandJo
I have changed my feeding pattern and I have a...

I have changed my feeding pattern and I have a co2 system(not installed yet) just waiting for a drop checker and also a solenoid so I can control the co2 input.
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   03-19-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By JonandJo
Never thought of switching the lights off during...

Never thought of switching the lights off during the day. Thanks
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   03-16-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 918
Posted By JonandJo
Angry hair algae. Any help please PLEASE!!

Ongoing issue with hair algae

Possible causes and considerations
Over feeding: feed twice a day, morning and night. Rarely does any get to the floor of tank. Even if it did I have 4 feather fin...
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   03-11-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By JonandJo
Question Liquid firtiliser

Hi I'm looking for advice on liquid firtilisers. At the minute I use tetra plantamin and was wondering if there were any other suggestions or better liquid firtilisers.
Just so you know I'm having...
Forum: DIY Aquarium   02-25-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 888
Posted By JonandJo
I have plastic versions and they have screwdriver...

I have plastic versions and they have screwdriver slots which disintegrated on my first turn so I'll get the stainless steel fit ones. Thanks guys
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   02-25-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 3
  Algae
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Posted By JonandJo
Thanks that wAs very helpful.

Thanks that wAs very helpful.
Forum: Freshwater Journals   02-24-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By JonandJo
2 Months later Well my tank has survived the...

2 Months later

Well my tank has survived the move, I lost one fish after a water change, but apart from that all fish are thriving.

I have added new fish to my tank and they are all going well....
Forum: Beginner Planted Aquarium   02-24-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
  Algae
Views: 471
Posted By JonandJo
Question Algae

Hi I have a black thread like algae which has attached itself to some of my plants. How can I combat this?
Forum: DIY Aquarium   02-23-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 888
Posted By JonandJo
Question Plumbing parts

Hi, my question is in regard to replacing a broken shut off valve on my fluval 103 filter.

Yes it's old and I should get a new one but I've grown attached to it

I've tried to replace the part...
Forum: Freshwater Journals   01-06-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,148
Posted By JonandJo
Love the tank. What's the fish in the last...

Love the tank. What's the fish in the last picture?
Forum: Freshwater Journals   01-04-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By JonandJo
One last thing for today. My LFS had 50% off on...

One last thing for today. My LFS had 50% off on a co2 system so I will be reading up on this and will add this to my tank.
Forum: Freshwater Journals   01-04-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By JonandJo
Post Transferring fish from my 60ltr to 125ltr aquarium

Day 4
As a relative beginner (only a years experience) I will start my second account of new tank setup. This one however will cover decisions and pit falls of transferring fish directly into a new...
Forum: Aquarium Photography   01-01-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,312
Posted By JonandJo
Nearly a year How things have changed. All the...

Nearly a year
How things have changed. All the bugs ironed out, feeding routine working well. Some changes to my population and plants. No dramas as such, except the failure of my lighting...
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   10-28-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,481
Posted By JonandJo
Thanks guys I appreciate the response. I'm glad...

Thanks guys I appreciate the response. I'm glad the discussion was had regarding to empty or not to empty fully.
Im glad I'll be able to swap things over without to much trouble.
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   10-25-2014, 02:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,481
Posted By JonandJo
When I say move things over I mean my fish. But...

When I say move things over I mean my fish. But if like to change the substrate
Forum: Beginner Freshwater Aquarium   10-24-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,481
Posted By JonandJo
Question Moving tank tips

I have a 60ltr tank and have discovered that a 125ltr tank is only 20cm wider. I'm now in the process of making my wife think it is her idea to get a slightly bigger tank.
If that works what is the...
Forum: Aquarium Photography   03-23-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,312
Posted By JonandJo
Day 84ish Just a little update. Tank is...

Day 84ish
Just a little update.
Tank is going well seem to of ironed out all the little issues.

The fish are looking really good all the colours are are popping out on the tetras. The dwarf...
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