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post Jan 12 2015, 05:26 PM

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QUOTE(Ashraf Farid @ Jan 10 2015, 07:41 PM)
Allow me to reiterate a previous question.

Anyone know a fish shop selling bristlenose plecos? Want to breed them in my pond.
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Maybe you can look for it at:

1. https://www.facebook.com/R08ThatFishShop
2. https://www.facebook.com/nextaqua


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post Jan 12 2015, 05:27 PM

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QUOTE(nairud @ Jan 12 2015, 05:25 PM)
post #1-5 moved to here
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Thanks moderator.
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post Jan 14 2015, 03:37 PM

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QUOTE(Ashraf Farid @ Jan 14 2015, 02:51 PM)
Quick vid of my pond. Tiger barbs, jewel cichlids, and a fivesome of siamese algae eaters.

As you can see, the algae eaters will have plenty to munch on lmao.

Excuse the bad audio. Camera acting up.

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Nice pond you got there? No water flowing from the top?

is that a chair for you to sit and have a pool view ? laugh.gif laugh.gif
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post Jan 14 2015, 05:26 PM

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QUOTE(sniper on the roof @ Jan 14 2015, 05:24 PM)
Semi planted tank can masuk?  laugh.gif  laugh.gif

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Hei, did you just rescape your tank? laugh.gif If not mistaken, this not your tank setup previously. Where are your shrimps?
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post Jan 15 2015, 08:52 PM

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Guys. Anyone of you know what type of algae that surface on the rock? Hair Algae?

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post Jan 15 2015, 10:40 PM

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QUOTE(budakdegilz @ Jan 15 2015, 09:46 PM)
newly setup tank??
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Nope. it's been few months.
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post Jan 16 2015, 09:37 AM

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QUOTE(budakdegilz @ Jan 16 2015, 12:29 AM)
white colour??
possible some sort of bacteria fungus..
in my experience...it will go away in times
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That's what i thought so, it doesn't looks like algae to me, but fungus more. Treating it with Hydrogen Peroxide, but time consuming.
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post Jan 16 2015, 11:29 AM

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QUOTE(Ashraf Farid @ Jan 16 2015, 09:49 AM)
Tzuen, I really think it looks more like diatoms than fungus....

Fungus tends to appear on wood, or something organic that they can feed off of.
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Thanks Ashraf. Just google, and i hope this option works.

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Brown Algae (Diatoms)
Diatom Algae

Brown Algae, or diatoms, often present themselves as a brown, muddy, muck that covers plant leaves and hardscape items. It is rare to be seen in a fully established aquarium.

Causes:
Newly setup tank – Aquariums that have just been setup seem to be prone to diatom algae.
Excess nutrients – Silica in particular appears to be a trigger. Contact your water utility company for a report detailing silica concentrations in your water supply.
Possibly old bulbs – Sometimes, old bulbs can encourage the conditions for diatom algae.

Cure:
Time – Allow it to use up the excess silica, and it will often disappear on its own.
Manual removal – Siphon/scrape diatoms manually for quick removal.
Algae Crew – Otocinclus and Nerite snails are fantastic at clearing a tank of diatoms. They help with other sorts of algae as well.

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post Jan 28 2015, 01:57 PM

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QUOTE(1NEFZ @ Jan 27 2015, 09:57 PM)
Hi all sifu. Wanna ask about lighting for 2ft 60cm with 120litre . which lighting should I go for ? Led ? T5 ? pL?II'm so confuse. Just started planted tank.
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For better light penetration, go for T5. LED light is energy save and bright, but if you intend to grow some carpet plants like monte carlo better go for T5.
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post Mar 11 2015, 12:01 PM

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QUOTE(richgrohl @ Mar 11 2015, 11:52 AM)
Awesome! Thanks, will try to visit all these shops.
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Or you can try Fish Depot @ Aman Suria. You can make an order with the specific plants that you prefer and it's arrive every Wednesday evening.
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post Apr 2 2015, 10:35 AM

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QUOTE(okboon15 @ Mar 31 2015, 11:45 AM)
Setup my tank last year with great help from Weijie sifu.
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Tank after 2 month.

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Recent pic of tank.

Its kindda rojak now as sometime can't resists to add in or try new stuff  sweat.gif
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nice, clean and healthy plants. Can share the spec?
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post Jul 30 2015, 12:07 PM

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QUOTE(Calvin871989 @ Jul 28 2015, 10:51 PM)
Yeah good idea ! Need to go back to ADA showroom and purchase timer for light and Co2 together. Thanks smile.gif
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Amano's Co2? thumbup.gif thumbup.gif
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post Aug 6 2015, 10:11 AM

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RIP Takasi Amano sad.gif sad.gif He will be miss, and his legacy stays on...

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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takashi_Amano

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post Jun 23 2017, 11:13 AM

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Decided to replace my 2 strips of 3 feet Wavepoints.

Anyone using FRESH & PLANT 2.0 FULL SPECTRUM PERFORMANCE LED before?

http://www.fluvalaquatics.com/us/freshwate...sh-and-plant-2/
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post Jun 29 2017, 10:03 AM

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QUOTE(Newgen @ Jun 28 2017, 10:51 PM)
Gosh I just recall that few years back I came across an article about using LED Flood Lights as DIY aquarium lights. They used ssome 6000k to 10000k LED flood lights and they could grow plants! Wonder any of you guys tried?
Looks like LED flood lights could be the cheap alternatives now.
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It works, just matter of how are we going to maintain the power consumption and the plants growth. who knows algae bloom faster than the plants biggrin.gif
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post Jun 29 2017, 10:26 AM

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QUOTE(Newgen @ Jun 29 2017, 10:12 AM)
Hmmm... Yeah that's always the concern... probably got to play around with the 3x 10w or 2x 30w to see how it goes...
Another concern is the colour temperature...
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I'm using this 2 strips of 3 feet Wave Point, specs below:

Wave Point® 36”
30-watt Super
Blue & 10000k Daylight
Photon Energy LED High Output Light Strip
15x Super Blue
15x 10000k Daylight

Results are pretty convincing for the first year. But qualities for the growth of the plants are dropping. Not much photosynthesis bubbling happening in the tank. That's why i've decided to change it. And my options are below:

1. Fluval LED 2.0
2. Chihiros A901

Price from lelong.com.my wise, Fluval cost 3 times more than Chihiros, of course the specs wise are much better than Chihiros (full spectrum) and again doesn't mean Chihiros won't perform well laugh.gif
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post Jul 20 2017, 11:37 AM

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Fluval LED 2.0 lights, anyone of you guys have been using this? How's the performance so far?

 

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