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My name is Steve and I am married to An (who is Flemish) and have two adult children James and Olivia.

I enjoy My Job, Learning new things, Volunteering in the Community, Walking in Nature, Gardens, Growing Amazing Trees, My Stray Cats, Listening to New Innovative Music, Art especially outdoors, Vehicles (both on and off-road kinds).
Feb 15, 1962 (Age: 59)
Leeds, Yorkshire, England.
Countryside Ranger, looking after countryside.
I have one in case it is needed.
List any water conditioners and test kits used:
More than 10 years
Do you know of and understand the Aquarium Nitrogen Cycle?
Aquarium Size
400 l/90 UK gal/110 US gal 183 x 46 x 46cm/6' x 18" x 18”
Aquarium Type
Freshwater Fish Only
Fish, Plants, Inverts, etc.
6 x Clown Loach 2f4m purchased 01.01.95
Aquarium Start Date
not tested recently
27C or 80F
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.
3 x Neon Tetra purchased 2017
17 x Cardinal Tetra purchased 2018
1 x Bristlenose Catfish (bred in tank 1)
Cryptocoryne wendettii "Brown" purchased 2009
Hygrophila polysperma donated 2009
Sagittaria subulata donated 2009
No fertilisers or CO2 at all
Tank #2 Start Date
Tank #2 Ammonia
Tank #2 Nitrite
not tested recently
Tank #2 Nitrate
Tank #2 Temperature
23C/73F to 26C/80F depending on season
Tank #2 pH
Tank #2 Lighting
1.8 WPG: 2 x HoT5 and 2 x T8 plus 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
Tank #3 Ammonia
Tank #3 Nitrite
not tested recently
Tank #3 Nitrate
Tank #3 Temperature
24C or 75F
Tank #3 pH
Tank #3 Lighting
11W Compact T5
Tank #3 Filter Type
Internal Eheim Aquaball


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