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Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-29-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 864
Posted By Matt N
I've decided to leave it as it is, and wait to...

I've decided to leave it as it is, and wait to see what happens once I fill the tank with water. It's just a bit odd there's no holes in the bottom of the filter, so the first point of filtration is...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 03-28-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 864
Posted By Matt N
New Juwel Lido 200

Hi,

It's been a long time since I was last on this site. (I'm actually amazed that i remembered my username and password first time!)

So today I've got my new Lido 200, built the cabinet, and...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-25-2011, 04:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,793
Posted By Matt N
That's good to know. I'll let it run it's course...

That's good to know. I'll let it run it's course in the tank, now most has cleared up.

The other three new bits of wood are fine, it's just this root wood with it.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-24-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,793
Posted By Matt N
Hi, sorry for the late reply. I've not boiled the...

Hi, sorry for the late reply. I've not boiled the wood yet, I haven't found anything large enough to submerge the wood in.

Good news though, like you said, fort384, the white stuff has gone at...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-20-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,793
Posted By Matt N
Looking up the side there is little red/brown...

Looking up the side there is little red/brown eggs. It's not fish eggs though, my tank is empty at the moment. I'll give boiling a go tomorrow, and see how it goes.

Matt.
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-20-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,793
Posted By Matt N
White 'Junk' growing on Wood

Hi, I recently re-arranged my tank ready for some new fish, but that's been delayed at the moment because the tank has entered a mini cycle.

Anyway, while looking around the tank today, looking...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-19-2011, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,480
Posted By Matt N
I was going to get 4 Peppered Cories at the...

I was going to get 4 Peppered Cories at the weekend, but I think I've entered a mini cycle now.

Done a water test this morning, the following came out;

Total Ammonia - 0.2mg/L
Nitrite -...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-18-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,480
Posted By Matt N
I've done a water test this morning, after a...

I've done a water test this morning, after a water change, and adding Interpet Fresh Start, Flora Boost, Filter Aid, and Liquid CO2 last night. Readings are now;

Total Ammonia - 0mg/L
Nitrite -...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-17-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,480
Posted By Matt N
Hi, I'm currently using Interpet Easy Test, uses...

Hi, I'm currently using Interpet Easy Test, uses tablets, rather than liquid or strips.

This is it here;

Interpet Easy Test Master Tablet Test Kit...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-17-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,480
Posted By Matt N
Hi, thanks for the suggestions. The Rams look...

Hi, thanks for the suggestions. The Rams look like a good choice if they don't mind Tetra's or Cories.

I've just done a 40% water change to try and lower the Nitrates. Although our tap water...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-17-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,480
Posted By Matt N
Hi, thanks for the reply. Surely it must have...

Hi, thanks for the reply. Surely it must have cycled by now? I've had the tank and filter running for 18 months.

I might need a more precise testing kit. The lowest it will measure the Ammonia is...
Forum: Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 01-17-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,480
Posted By Matt N
Fish Suggestions?

Hi, it's been a long time since I was last on, partly because I restarted my computer, lost the favourite tab and couldn't remember the name of the fourm. :king:

Anyway, I've found you again now....
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 09-22-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,588
Posted By Matt N
Ah, yes maybe. I got my RENA heater connected to...

Ah, yes maybe. I got my RENA heater connected to my tank outlet/ filter inlet pipe. The vents on the heater are a couple of inches above the sand, so I was pumping water from the bottom of the tank,...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 09-22-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,588
Posted By Matt N
Went for the Fluval 405

Hi, just to let you know, I went for the Fluval 405 in the end. Setting it up was easy, I had a bit of trouble connecting the RENA Heater to the filter, but soon got that sorted.

It took 45...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 09-18-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By Matt N
I PM'ed you. Free Delivery in UK. Matt.

I PM'ed you. Free Delivery in UK.

Matt.
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 09-18-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By Matt N
I found one on there for 84.50. With Free P+P....

I found one on there for 84.50. With Free P+P. I'll PM you the link if you want. (Can I post sales links on this forum?)

I would have gone for this one a few days ago, but I'm not sure how the...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 09-12-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,588
Posted By Matt N
I've always used Fluval's, and always been happy...

I've always used Fluval's, and always been happy with them, but I've just watched a video on YouTube, and it looks like the Fluval piping won't be any good with my RENA Heater. Unless I leave the...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 09-12-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,588
Posted By Matt N
Nice informative video. I watched another one...

Nice informative video. I watched another one yesterday, which was cleaning the RENA XP. Seems pretty mess free during cleaning, just power off, and lift the clamp, which is alot easier than cleaning...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 09-12-2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,588
Posted By Matt N
I brought the RENA SmartHeater 150W last week,...

I brought the RENA SmartHeater 150W last week, and got the connection kit thrown in with it. I've always used Fluval internal filters, but I'm going for external this time.

Does anyone have any...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 09-11-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,588
Posted By Matt N
Just drained the vinegar/water today, I'll start...

Just drained the vinegar/water today, I'll start the rinsing tomorrow. Then on to my next problem, which filter? https://www.aquariumadvice.com/forums/images/icons/icon10.gif

Matt.
Forum: Member Introductions 09-10-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Hi!
Views: 612
Posted By Matt N
Thank you. :D Matt.

Thank you. :D

Matt.
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 09-10-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,588
Posted By Matt N
Hi, sorry for the late reply, Virgin Media has...

Hi, sorry for the late reply, Virgin Media has been down for a couple of days.

The vinegar done it nicely, I poured a litre of vinegar in the empty tank, and cleaned inside and out. I've got the...
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 09-07-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,588
Posted By Matt N
Thanks, I'll give it a go tomorrow. Is it safe to...

Thanks, I'll give it a go tomorrow. Is it safe to also put vinegar in the tank? I might try some out on the seals, clean them up.

Matt.
Forum: General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 09-07-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,588
Posted By Matt N
Water Marks Removal?

Hi, I'm in the middle of cleaning my empty tank, I wanted to really polish it up, make it look new again, ready for some new equipment etc.

I think I've done a good job so far on the inside of...
Forum: Member Introductions 09-06-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Hi!
Views: 612
Posted By Matt N
Thanks, glad I'm not the only one.:mrgreen: Off...

Thanks, glad I'm not the only one.:mrgreen: Off to bed for me now.

Matt.
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