Redshark1
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Gender:
Male
Birthday:
Feb 15, 1962 (Age: 57)
Location:
Leeds, Yorkshire, England.
Occupation:
Countryside Ranger, looking after parks and countr

Redshark1

Fishlore VIP, Male, 57, from Leeds, Yorkshire, England.

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Of course you can if you do your gravel cleaning. I didn't like reverse flow - puts dirt in the water column not the gravel. Dec 6, 2018

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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Feb 15, 1962 (Age: 57)
    Location:
    Leeds, Yorkshire, England.
    Occupation:
    Countryside Ranger, looking after parks and countr
    Gender:
    Male
    Gallery:
    Yes
    Quarantine?:
    I have one in case it is needed.
    Country Flag:
    england
    List any water conditioners and test kits used::
    Prime
    Experience:
    More than 10 years
    Do you know about the Aquarium Nitrogen Cycle?:
    Yes
    Aquarium Size:
    400 l/90 UK gal/110 US gal 183 x 46 x 46cm/72" x 18" x 18”
    Aquarium Type:
    Freshwater Fish Only
    Fish, Plants, Inverts, etc.:
    6 x Clown Loach 2f4m purchased 01.01.95
    7 x Congo Tetra purchased 12.11.13
    Aquarium Start Date:
    18.12.89
    Ammonia:
    0.25ppm
    Nitrite:
    not tested recently
    Nitrate:
    40ppm
    Temperature:
    27C or 80F
    pH:
    7.2
    Lighting:
    0.78 WPG: 2 x 58W 5ft T8 with reflectors
    Aquarium Filter Type:
    2 x U/G Filters with 2 P/Heads, 9 x turnover per hour
    Aquarium #2 Size:
    200 litre cube 22" x 22" x 25"
    Tank #2 Type:
    Freshwater Planted Tank
    Tank #2 Fish, Plants, Inverts, etc.:
    20 x Neon Tetra purchased 2013-2017
    3 x Bristlenose Catfish (bred in tank 1)
    Cryptocoryne wendettii "Brown" purchased 2009
    Hygrophila polysperma donated 2009
    Sagittaria subulata donated 2009
    No fertilisers at all
    Tank #2 Start Date:
    12.05.09
    Tank #2 Ammonia:
    0.25ppm
    Tank #2 Nitrite:
    not tested recently
    Tank #2 Nitrate:
    5ppm
    Tank #2 Temperature:
    23C or 73F
    Tank #2 pH:
    7.2
    Tank #2 Lighting:
    1.8 WPG: 2 x T5 and 2 x T8 plus morning sunlight
    Tank #2 Filter Type:
    Internal Fluval U4
    Aquarium #3 Size:
    41 litre Hexagon, 11 uk gallon, 13 US gallon
    Tank #3 Type:
    Freshwater Planted Tank
    Tank #3 Fish, Plants, Inverts, etc.:
    5 x African Dwarf Frogs
    Tank #3 Start Date:
    01.11.02
    Tank #3 Ammonia:
    0.25ppm
    Tank #3 Nitrite:
    not tested recently
    Tank #3 Nitrate:
    10ppm
    Tank #3 Temperature:
    24C or 75F
    Tank #3 pH:
    7.2
    Tank #3 Lighting:
    11W Compact T5
    Tank #3 Filter Type:
    Internal Eheim Aquaball
    My name is Steve and I am married to An (who is Belgian) and have two adult children James and Olivia.

    I enjoy Learning new things, Volunteering in the Community, Walking in the Mountains, Nature Identification, Growing amazing Trees from Seeds, Keeping my Stray Cats, Listening to New Progressive Music, Art especially sculpture, Gardening and off-road Vehicles.
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