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Forum: New Acquisitions 06-19-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,379
Posted By eja206
any chance of some pics of those beautiful fish...

any chance of some pics of those beautiful fish in their new tank??
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 06-17-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By eja206
a pic please lowryder?!

a pic please lowryder?!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 06-06-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 14,570
Posted By eja206
i am now following! i like the rocks and...

i am now following!

i like the rocks and wood - excited to see the fish in there!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 05-25-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,454
Posted By eja206
cycling i'm not so good on. i usually cycle with...

cycling i'm not so good on. i usually cycle with fish (not the best method), so someone else will have to jump in i'm afraid.

yeah the stocking calculator is great isn't it - i find it so helpful!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 05-25-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,454
Posted By eja206
i would say 5. however if you want another type...

i would say 5. however if you want another type of fish as well then obviously get less platies.

you can use this to work out your stocking:
AqAdvisor - Intelligent Freshwater Tropical Fish...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 05-25-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,454
Posted By eja206
i have found platies good for a 10g, hardy and...

i have found platies good for a 10g, hardy and colourful!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 05-21-2010, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 18,311
Posted By eja206
thanks - nice to get some local advice!! will buy...

thanks - nice to get some local advice!! will buy that bottle next!!
Forum: Show Off/Photography 05-18-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By eja206
beautiful tank! i particularly like the beige...

beautiful tank! i particularly like the beige stone structure things! keep posting pics when you begin to stock it!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 05-17-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By eja206
the length of the tank is 57.5 cm / about 22...

the length of the tank is 57.5 cm / about 22 inches

I have included a pic so you can see thw sword plant I have at the mo as well as some messy Anacharis or something on the left.

Platies are...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 05-17-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By eja206
ah ok, thanks for clarification both of you. I...

ah ok, thanks for clarification both of you.
I definitely only have flourescent then :(
and as it is all attached to the hood, i don't think i can increase it easily...

So shall i stick with the...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 05-17-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 19,282
Posted By eja206
following along - very much looking forward to...

following along - very much looking forward to seeing how you do your plants!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 05-17-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By eja206
you are probably right, but how do you find out...

you are probably right, but how do you find out of the light is fluorescent or incandescent? I have been looking at the label but can't see either way...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 05-17-2010, 11:04 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,145
Posted By eja206
trying to understand lighting...

I am getting better at this fish-keeping malarky...

But now i really want plants to thrive and become a bit more dense in my tank.

I have read the sticky on lighting... but as I am not very...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 05-17-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By eja206
thanks to this forum my aquariums are a success!

just wanted to post this to you lot.
after a mini-cycle a couple of weeks ago I finally got round to buying an API test kit ( the liquid one that everyone advises)!
It arrived in the post this...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 05-15-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By eja206
hey - i have a 12 US gallon tank. I live in uk...

hey - i have a 12 US gallon tank.
I live in uk - it's about 10 UK gallons.

I was surprised when I found out too!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 05-15-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By eja206
thanks 7Enigma - that is very good advice!

thanks 7Enigma - that is very good advice!
Forum: Saltwater Reef Aquaria 05-13-2010, 04:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,090
Posted By eja206
got a white and orange comet goldfish that is...

got a white and orange comet goldfish that is about 13 years old... survived multiple tank changes, and for the past 5 or 6 years has been in a pond in our garden!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 05-13-2010, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By eja206
cool - think i'm going to go for it! now to...

cool - think i'm going to go for it!
now to find a shop near me with decent plants... quite tricky, keep being sold non aquatic plants only to have them die/rot!!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 05-12-2010, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,081
Posted By eja206
Java moss and cories

Hi guys,

I am thinking of buying some java moss for my 12 gallon tank.
inhabitants are pygmy cories, platies and harlequin rasboras.

Main question is will the cories like it? Cos i know they...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 05-11-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 18,311
Posted By eja206
update - 1 platy seems to be moving around now -...

update - 1 platy seems to be moving around now - the others still similar situation - hiding and listless.

Got my water tested - ammonia is fine. other slightly too high, so i think as someone...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 05-11-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 18,311
Posted By eja206
thanks meegosh - that is very helpful advice. I...

thanks meegosh - that is very helpful advice. I will do all of those things...

If i go buy prime or something similar now, and add it straight to the tank - will it make any difference?
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 05-11-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 18,311
Posted By eja206
no i didnt use dechlorinator - i never do (bad i...

no i didnt use dechlorinator - i never do (bad i know)

as for surface agitation, my filter has been turned off for 3 days of so cos one platy just had fry.
have now turned filter back on with...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Unhealthy Fish 05-11-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 18,311
Posted By eja206
Help quickly! Platies lying on bottom

hi all

I have just done a 30% water change on my 12 gallon tank (which has been up an running for over a year), and my platies have all just started lying on the bottom! i have not had trouble...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 04-29-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,610
Posted By eja206
yep, similarly to dkpate - my harlequin rasboras...

yep, similarly to dkpate - my harlequin rasboras lose their black markings almost completely at night!
thanks for the video - really interesting!
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 04-26-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,213
Posted By eja206
try this calculator: AqAdvisor - Intelligent...

try this calculator:
AqAdvisor - Intelligent Freshwater Tropical Fish Aquarium Stocking Calculator and Aquarium Tank/Filter Advisor (https://aqadvisor.com/AqAdvisor.php)

then you can enter your...
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