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  1. Thread: Green water uv

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    mines never turned on, water is clear without

    mines never turned on, water is clear without
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    thats not much for the volume of water thats...

    thats not much for the volume of water thats passed through it,
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    look like Simuliidae, good natural fish food.

    look like Simuliidae, good natural fish food.
  4. until Tuesday a few handfuls of OF over the day,...

    until Tuesday a few handfuls of OF over the day, now im at work so they are cold turkey
  5. is the thermostat not in the hive unit? do they...

    is the thermostat not in the hive unit? do they do one that can be plumbed in and talk to the mother unit?
  6. Thread: Oldest koi

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    30+. no reason a carp in your pond should not...

    30+. no reason a carp in your pond should not make 100
  7. Thread: TDS Results

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    all its telling you is there is something in the...

    all its telling you is there is something in the water, but not what it is be it silt etc etc etc
  8. Thread: Water drums

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    you need a shoal of damsels or they stress and a...

    you need a shoal of damsels or they stress and a few as they naturally bully each other, gobies are fun, some clowns gobys (not worth getting if going down sps route, as will sit on them) and sand...
  9. Thread: Water drums

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    my retailer would ask how old the set up is,...

    my retailer would ask how old the set up is, before adding a critter that needs an established sandbed.

    have fun with the clowns, they will ensure you dont stick your hands in, fiesty little...
  10. Thread: Potassium

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    its as easy as its ever been to get hold of any...

    its as easy as its ever been to get hold of any of that stuff, its more the lose of morality that is now the problem, heck i remember using air rifles and pistols in the fields as a youth and beside...
  11. Thread: Water drums

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    your tank wont be ready for a sand sifter for a...

    your tank wont be ready for a sand sifter for a long time yet, or your just going to watch it slowly die

    you did not add CUC when sdetting it up?

    zoas and mushrooms are dead simple, though...
  12. Thread: Potassium

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    if you work in a lab, you soon find you don't...

    if you work in a lab, you soon find you don't need the stuff, not least as it needs such a long risk assessment and safe storage as it is nasty stuff, yet its on sale in a supermarket for 20p and...
  13. Thread: Water drums

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    its very easy to run, the less you mess with it...

    its very easy to run, the less you mess with it and stick hands in etc the more stable it runs,

    the first few months while it cycles and you get diatom blooms etc are a bit frustrating,
  14. Thread: Potassium

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    the would work, but so would a rinse or use of...

    the would work, but so would a rinse or use of ST, if you wanted to speed the process up.
  15. Thread: Water drums

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    the damp could well be from the tank and other...

    the damp could well be from the tank and other daily house use, its going to come out on the coldest spot,

    my set ups been unusual since mid summer, heater I think died then, and its been without...
  16. Thread: Water drums

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    no leaks or spaces happening? the beauty of salt...

    no leaks or spaces happening? the beauty of salt water is easy to spot leaks as the salts left behind, as that seems a lot, and unless your getting all that moisture drawn up the chimney, have you...
  17. Thread: Potassium

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    perfectly fine if its washed or neutralised,...

    perfectly fine if its washed or neutralised, though his personal health is more at risk as its nasty stuff
  18. Thread: Water drums

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    do you have a large difference between tank temp...

    do you have a large difference between tank temp and room temp?

    my 500+ ltr one used to lose a lot, but adjusting the temp has it down at maybe a ltr in a few weeks
  19. Thread: Water drums

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    for the duration your away a table water jug...

    for the duration your away a table water jug will easily be enough volume for a ro top up tank.
  20. Thread: Extra Vigilant

    by bowsaw
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    the tubs just to try and shift a earthy taste, if...

    the tubs just to try and shift a earthy taste, if you get one from a non earth pond you can eat right away, nice enough, though pikes a nicer freshwater fish, just has a lot of sharp bones to remove...
  21. Thread: annual leak

    by bowsaw
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    id avoid using milk as a leak detector, its has a...

    id avoid using milk as a leak detector, its has a higher BOD than raw sewage and can easy take the oxygen levels too low for sustaining larger organisms like fish if its all ready running close to...
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    easy enough to make a Secchi disc and see the...

    easy enough to make a Secchi disc and see the turbidity, when you take a glass, does it settle out and look like silt or algae on the glass base
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    they are good, but you will have a lot of waste...

    they are good, but you will have a lot of waste water generated and make sure you change the resin and carbon often, depending on where you are it can get exhausted fast
  24. trace had a thread showing how to make them last...

    trace had a thread showing how to make them last longer
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    for the volumes involved it probably makes little...

    for the volumes involved it probably makes little difference, just make sure its the horticultural version, as its uv stabilised, the other version, breaks down fast if exposed to sunlight
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