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by Gingerlove05
Tue Jun 02, 2020 20:54 pm
Forum: The Planted Aquarium
Topic: Which plants and suppliers?
Replies: 11
Views: 82

Re: Which plants and suppliers?

You can use hydrogen peroxide (6% max from a chemists) in water to help clean plants but you shouldn’t need to quarantine as such. When we first planted our tanks i removed the plants from any pots and the rockwool (the stuff around the roots), and rinsed them through with just tap water before putt...
by Gingerlove05
Tue Jun 02, 2020 20:39 pm
Forum: Aquarium Decor, DIY and Equipment.
Topic: Substrate choice
Replies: 7
Views: 56

Re: Substrate choice

If its planted you probably wont have to stir it, also if you have snails that bury into the sand. Saying that SJP (my albino BN) does a pretty good job of rescaping sand :D Also i think the unipack sands are made so they dont compact. But unless the sand is really deep (3-4inches+) it probably wont...
by Gingerlove05
Tue Jun 02, 2020 20:35 pm
Forum: Characins
Topic: Lost a neon tetra
Replies: 1
Views: 15

Re: Lost a neon tetra

Sorry for your loss :( Its really hard to say. If you haven’t had them long you dont know the conditions they were in before you got them which means they could already have underlying issues, or they’re older. Even then younger fish can have issues depending on their lineage and genetics. Just keep...
by Gingerlove05
Tue Jun 02, 2020 20:18 pm
Forum: What's happening in your Aquarium?
Topic: Paul V's Big Tank Log
Replies: 72
Views: 694

Re: Paul V's Big Tank Log

They’ll be fine! They’re virtually indestructible:D I left one in my QT tank upstairs that wasnt running at all (no filter, lights or heater) for quite a while (it really was ages!) and when i found it i just dropped it in one of the tanks, its grown and become one of the many now :D Its looking goo...
by Gingerlove05
Tue Jun 02, 2020 20:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My big spanner
Replies: 6
Views: 48

Re: My big spanner

Is that only 7/8? Although then it depends if its British Standard or Whitworth :D
Although someone has ground it out to make it a little bigger :D
by Gingerlove05
Tue Jun 02, 2020 15:38 pm
Forum: The Planted Aquarium
Topic: Spoon question
Replies: 10
Views: 67

Re: Spoon question

Yeah its seachem prime i use during water changes! I also use quick start during water changes, but as of now, no longer lol... so basicly, add quickstart when adding fish/livestock, filterclean/change or when starting new tank/QT Just note safe start doesnt work with prime as prime binds the food ...
by Gingerlove05
Mon Jun 01, 2020 20:16 pm
Forum: What's happening in your Aquarium?
Topic: Daryl's tank log
Replies: 89
Views: 1688

Re: Daryl's tank log

How big are the adults Daz?
Last time i seen any forktails they looked more like the size of your fry, whereas your adults look like beasts :)
by Gingerlove05
Mon Jun 01, 2020 18:05 pm
Forum: What's happening in your Aquarium?
Topic: Marty's tank log
Replies: 381
Views: 10410

Re: Marty's tank log

Shame about the tank Marty, but the pond is a silver lining :)
I’ll look forward to seeing how you get on :)
by Gingerlove05
Mon Jun 01, 2020 16:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fish stocking levels?
Replies: 23
Views: 199

Re: Fish stocking levels?

I wouldn’t know about football, just realised it would probably “local” rivalry related :D
by Gingerlove05
Mon Jun 01, 2020 15:27 pm
Forum: The Planted Aquarium
Topic: Spoon question
Replies: 10
Views: 67

Re: Spoon question

plankton wrote:
Mon Jun 01, 2020 15:26 pm
Keep the "Quickstart" for when/if you add more fish. ;)
Or that! :D