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Old 7th Mar 2010, 17:37   #81
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I've had Dwarf and Honey Gourami's in the past, and all have been fine with each other and with the other fish, normally happy to barge other fish out of the way when it comes to food.

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Old 11th Mar 2010, 19:21   #82
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Ok, got my new tank, a Juwel Trigon 350 in black, pretty much entirely fine, except one set of lights is dead, but as i'm having a new hood made, broken lights don't bother me, as the hood is custom made, will have new T5 lights as well as LED lighting.

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Old 11th Mar 2010, 19:29   #83
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Since I am at uni I cant post any pictures of my tank, however there is a video of my cat on youtube by the tank so you get the idea.

If you intrested

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YO-xc...eature=related

Since being at uni almost all my fish have perished since no one hardly looks after them
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Old 11th Mar 2010, 20:17   #84
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ive gone off the discus idea, now im looking at a 200l or so marine/reef tank
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Old 12th Mar 2010, 19:07   #85
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Since I am at uni I cant post any pictures of my tank, however there is a video of my cat on youtube by the tank so you get the idea.

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Since being at uni almost all my fish have perished since no one hardly looks after them
lol, that angel fish is just teasing the cat, .

Nice looking tank btw, some excellent fish too.


My Gourami is still alive, still hiding all the time though.
And the plants seem to be growing well, and the algae has all gone now too. So I'm really pleased with how the 'refurb' of the tank has gone.
Need to trim some of the plants they've grown so well.
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Old 12th Mar 2010, 19:23   #86
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haha not so bad
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Old 13th Mar 2010, 00:29   #87
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Got my new tank, so some picks of the water transfer and move, and fill up, more to follow later on:
New tank sitting in a temp spot so i could transfer the water and fish:

Water transfer:

Filling:


Filled:


Old tank is a Juwel Rio 240, 240 litres, new tank is a Juwel Trigon 350, 350 litres.

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Can anyone else not see the pics??


NVM, can see them now. Stupid internet.
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Old 13th Mar 2010, 18:18   #89
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Post your aquarium

NO I am boycotting this. oneoneoneonoenone

Its too over done. Once I have a post your desktop thread... you cant do it after that.

Srsly though, bring back old threads of these if youre going to do more lol.
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Old 13th Mar 2010, 19:30   #90
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whats going in it sam?
think im going tank shopping this week coming
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Also picked up new equipment, including the Fluval G6 Filter, and the Fluval E 300 Heater, and some fake plants. I need new hose for the G6 as i cocked up measuring the supplied hose, and it's a tad short.

@shigllgetcha, i was going to go Marine, but decided to stick with Fresh Water Tropical's, May i recommend http://www.ultimatereef.net/ for loads of helpful people who do reef keeping, may give you some helpful tips.

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haha ive been lurking that website for a few weeks now. they have some great tanks on that forum and there seems like there is alot of traffic on it too.

the tank looks good, great size
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Smallish update:

17ish More Neon Tetras have been added, not all in one go i will point out.
The idea is to go Discus, so some of my current fish will have to go, Neon Tetras will be staying though, as they are peaceful fish.
So the plan is:
2-3 Discus
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My Current stock of Neon Tetras
Maybe some Pearl Gourami's

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ordered a 240l marine tank today. should take 3/4 weeks before i can collect it. eep. going the live rock skimmer route. getting excited lol

not planning anything too exotic, definitely going to look into getting a jawfish
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Why not look for the 699 Angle Fish. Can't remember it's name, other than Angle Fish, but from what i read, it's a species that hardly makes it to the UK.

You wont be able to get much into a 240litre tank, well, not many fish, as Marine fish require more space than fresh water fish. Still, none the less, i wish you all the best, as it's a route i want to go down, but not today.

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My fluorescent bulb died yesterday Time to get a new one.

Lets hope its not some obscure crappy brand and I can get what I need!
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Decided to have some complex work done on the main tank, so has been emptied, and all stock transfered into the older smaller tank.
What it currently looks like:


And for the main tank, i plan on having two holes drilled in the base to allow a more direct connection for the filtration system, so that will go direct through the tank base, and cabinet, into the filter which will be under the tank, instead of running hose around the back, and over the rim of the tank.

Will update when things start to move on.

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I reckon I'm producing enough cabomba plant to be able to start selling it now,

The stuffs going berserk. Just took a bunch over to my neighbour, and I still had to throw a few bits away.

Tank's practically full of the stuff, .

I'll get some pics tommorow. Lights off at the moment, as we're repairing the hood with a new piece of glass.
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my ro filter came during the week, bought a big bucket of salt and ordered extra lighting that I can add at some stage when i need it. my gf is really starting to get into it too, which helps. bringing her shopping after i drag her to pet shops seems to work

should have the tank in a week or two i think

new credit card is taking a pounding lol
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nice.

It is a rather expensive hobby isn't it.

I so wish it was easier/possible to get two lights into my current hood (at a reasonable price).
Had the other lid on with a temp bulb (only lasted about 10 mins), and it was a different colour bulb to the usual one, so the fish looked absolutely awesome. The neons looked so much better.
However, the plants didn't look as green.
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