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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 06-12-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By sealife
To my knowledge, the prefilter has no electric...

To my knowledge, the prefilter has no electric motor. It just gets sucked from the main filter. If this is true, im guesing flowrate will be decreased. But at least you get lots of stages of...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 06-04-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By sealife
Thank you. I dont know how i should take a...

Thank you.
I dont know how i should take a photo of the glass tank. I though this was they best way.

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 06-03-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By sealife
How do i know if my tank glass is low iron?

I had a custom made tank a while ago and local store is no longer there.
Apparently is was supposed to be a high end tank, but i did not know much about low iron or starfire glass back then. If i...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-31-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,626
Posted By sealife
Golden vine drift wood. So much tannins...

Golden vine drift wood.

So much tannins coming out, i cant beleive it.

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-31-2016, 04:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,626
Posted By sealife
Gold vine drift wood leaking tannins after 1 year...

Hello,
About 1 year ago i bought a small piece of golden vine driftwood.
When i bought it i boiled it etc etc to the point that no tannins were leaking, and i had it in my tank for around 6 months...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-29-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By sealife
Thanks PBSmith, Just some questions: 1....

Thanks PBSmith,

Just some questions:
1. Which LED light would suit?
2 What is something that forties substrate?
3. What are easy low tech plants?

Thanks again.

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-28-2016, 05:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By sealife
If i was to convert to a planted tank, i will get...

If i was to convert to a planted tank, i will get rid of my 3 cichlids and start fresh with new stock.

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-27-2016, 08:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By sealife
I only have 3 small africans and 2 catfish in it....

I only have 3 small africans and 2 catfish in it.

Lighting is beamswork led 6w
Substrate is inert natural coloured gravel. Around 4 to 6mm

Thanks

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-27-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By sealife
https://postimg.org/image/46v61kae9/ Here is...

https://postimg.org/image/46v61kae9/

Here is a picture of my tank if it helps.
Thanks.

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-27-2016, 08:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By sealife
How hard to convert African Cichlid tank to Planted tank?

Hello,

Im getting a bit bored of my African Cichlid tank, and would like a more hands on tank.

So i am thinking of a Low Tech Planted tank. Never done a planted tank before.

How hard is this...
Forum: Cichlid Discussion 03-27-2016, 02:42 AM
Replies: 1,746
Views: 392,002
Posted By sealife
Not sure if i have posted my tank here or not....

Not sure if i have posted my tank here or not. But this is my current tank.

Stocking is:
Leluepi
Cobalt blue
Krib
Peppermint bristlenose
Synodontis catfish (small breed)

All are small...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-19-2016, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By sealife
So this sunlight would do nothing to help on a...

So this sunlight would do nothing to help on a planted tank?

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-19-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By sealife
Question about planted tank and sunlight

I currently have a cichlid tank, which is set up near a window.
Because it is near the window, the tank has some nice lush green algae growing in it. Actually looks nice.

Does that mean if i was...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-03-2016, 06:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
Posted By sealife
Is the tank cycled? Sent from my SM-G920I...

Is the tank cycled?

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 11-29-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,150
Posted By sealife
Throw in filter floss in both to clear up water. ...

Throw in filter floss in both to clear up water.

Add the same media in both filters.
Mechanical and bio media.



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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 11-27-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 539
Posted By sealife
Fish may have bloat unfortunately Sent from...

Fish may have bloat unfortunately

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 11-27-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 696
Posted By sealife
Are you turning stop valves half closed to slow...

Are you turning stop valves half closed to slow water, while filter is still running?

If so thats the reason.
Leave them on full open when filter is turned on.

I know alot of people say its...
Forum: Members Freshwater Tanks Showcase 11-25-2015, 02:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By sealife
Thanks guys. Cycling around half way through. ...

Thanks guys.
Cycling around half way through.

Tank specs:
47cm cube rimless tank
27g / 100 litres
Eheim 2215 filter
Eheim heater
Beamswork LED light
Silk plants
Forum: Members Freshwater Tanks Showcase 11-20-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By sealife
Sealifes cichlid shellie tank (in progress)

This is my tank, currently still cycling.

View image: 1a (https://postimg.org/image/46v61kae9/)

I think im gonna add shellie cichlids to tank and make it look as saltwater as possible.

Any...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 11-20-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By sealife
Hi guys, just some questions about shellies: ...

Hi guys, just some questions about shellies:

Do shellies dig gravel and mess up tank?

Do they fight amongst eachother?

Can i have dithers with shellies like danios?

What catfish would...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 11-17-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By sealife
Something exotic and natural... with top, middle...

Something exotic and natural... with top, middle and bottom dwellers

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 11-17-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By sealife
What fish would suit this tank?

Looking for fish that are suited for this tank:

View image: 20151117 184945 (https://postimg.org/image/u1f0y2kwh/)

View image: 20151117 184931 (https://postimg.org/image/wr5xv2ih1/)


Tank...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 11-16-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,670
Posted By sealife
Can you buy pool filter sand with slightly larger...

Can you buy pool filter sand with slightly larger granules... like 2mm to 3mm?

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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 10-20-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By sealife
What is your old filter and what is your new...

What is your old filter and what is your new filter?

Leave both filters running together for 1 month so the new filter can build up on bacteria.

Most here dont use black carbon. It gets used up...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 10-19-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 877
Posted By sealife
Maybe take it back if its still under warrenty ...

Maybe take it back if its still under warrenty

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