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    Dreaded BBA! Need a beginner C02 setup

    Hey all I have some horrible BBA. With my water parameters I'm really not surprised- hard water, high phosphate, high nitrate. Its basically BBA heaven in the. I never wanted a high tech tank but Ive tried most things to try and tackle the BBA and it looks like C02 is the only solution...
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    Collecting Cory Eggs Before The Other Fish Do!

    Hey guys. Thanks ever so much I've raised cory fry before its just the sticky issue of the eggs getting ate by the other fish before I can get there Maybe some kind of divider... hmmm
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    Collecting Cory Eggs Before The Other Fish Do!

    Hey everyone. Wondering whether anyone had any advice for me? I have 6 sterbaI cory and they are laying eggs. I want to collect their eggs and raise in a breeder box HOWEVER... one small issue is that my aquarium also has 2 Rams and 6 cardinal tetras who love to feast on cory eggs. I don't...
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    I Want To Draw Your Fish!

    Here are a few pics of my little gems. Blue Phantom Pleco, SterbaI Cory and German Rams
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    What's Wrong With My Plant? :(

    SeattleRoy well its been just over a week since I started adding ferts. As you can see there is a lot of new growth on the plant despite me clipping many of the dead leaves. I think it does look greener but it is really early days still.
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    Centrepiece For My 130 Litre Tank

    ValerieAdams my tank is 80cm x 45cm x 50cm. It's a fluval roma125 German blue rams are definitely something I would consider. I think an angelfish would be great but would they get on with guppys? I do like pearl gouramI but my partner isn't that keen on them Albifrons I would live a...
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    Centrepiece For My 130 Litre Tank

    I just don't know what to go for! I'm looking for a centrepiece fish for my 130 litre aquarium. I have: 5 guppies 6 cardinal Tetras 6 sterbaI corys 1 blue phantom pleco What are your thoughts? Thanks!
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    What's Wrong With My Plant? :(

    Was an addition I thought it might be useful to upload a picture of what the plant liked like before the issues started
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    What's Wrong With My Plant? :(

    Hey SeattleRoy or planting knowledge legend as I keep telling my partner . I'm a bit late in replying as my internets been down for a while. Very inconvenient ha ha So I have today got both the seachem products which you suggested. Very excited to start seeing some improvement. I need to do a...
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    What's Wrong With My Plant? :(

    Wow thank you so much for your help Roy. I can just tell that your aquarium/s look amazing without even seeing them Thank you so much for your advice. You are definitly correct it is the older leaves that are most effected. They seem fine until they start growing that little bit of black hair...
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    What's Wrong With My Plant? :(

    It was in my tank for a few months I think before this happened and was growing well. It was perfectly healthy before. I give it 7.5 hours of light each day and I don't use any ferts as it is growing nicely. I've just googled black beard algae and I'm dreading that it could be this.
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    What's Wrong With My Plant? :(

    Hey everyone. I have a plant in my aquarium- you will have to forgive me but the name has completely slipped my mind. It was growing great, then I went on Holiday for 1.5 weeks and the fish were fed by a friend every 2 days. When I came back the plant had loads of holes in its leaves. Now some...
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    Is My Heater Broken?

    Ha ha elon love your response ha ha. I live in the UK so we are all about degrees Celsius here. To give you an idea my room temperature is 73 degrees Fahrenheit. The UK does get penguin cold sometimes though Kevin I've got a thermometer on the side of my tank which is currently readimg 27...
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    Is My Heater Broken?

    HI all. I'm quite new to the aquarium hobby so I'm looking for some advice. I've got an oase adjustable heater. When I was fishless cycling the tank it was set at 30 degrees and didn't vary too much. Now I have fish I want to keep the temp at 26. I've set the heater to 26 degrees but my...
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    Slowly Upgrading 55 To 75 Gallon

    Well from all your updates it seems like they are loving life so I would say go for it! While I've been cycling my tank I've loved seeing your tank progress as I'm planning on getting many of the same fish. I'm actually getting my first fish tomorrow. Eek!
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