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Robs 6Ft Planted Discus

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Well as most of you will know the reef has gone :crybaby:  :crybaby: But the planted discus has begun. :)  :)

 

Got the last of my silicone today so managed to silicone the last baffle into the sump.

 

Empty Reef.

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Rockwork done.

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Plants in starting to fill. leaving sump off till the silicone dries.

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more plants in the post hope they arrive in the morn also need to find some nice wood to put on the plant substate end but that can wait at least this time it will fill faster than last time lol.

 

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way to go Rob, is all that slate on the end m8, must have cost a fortune

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That's looking really good Rob, you may have sparked an idea for a new project for me.

 

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way to go Rob, is all that slate on the end m8, must have cost a fortune

Yes mate all slate cost a pretty penny but with what i made selling the stock from marine im still up some.

 

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That's looking really good Rob, you may have sparked an idea for a new project for me.

 

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Oh dear tell the mrs im sorry lol. And thanks.

 

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Just about half full now gonna have to turn the hma filter off till mornin then it can fill right up and let sump run. Just waiting on my equipment for co2 injection and a few more plants.

 

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I dunno whether to be sad looking at those pics or excited at was is to come! I'm sure this is gonna be stunning mate! Just sad that your reef has gone! I'm sure you'll be back. Discus are stunning tho!

 

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looking good rob i do like discus to but love my marines to much lol 

 

did you want that ph computer m8 still have it ive dropped price to £60? 

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looking good rob i do like discus to but love my marines to much lol 

 

did you want that ph computer m8 still have it ive dropped price to £60? 

 

cheers mate yeah I still want it mate its just getting over to collect it. im well busy got my mum and dad moving house step son moving house and this tank to sort and only have 3 spare days a week.

can you hold it for a couple of week? any idea when you will have a tank no rush but would be good to collect the large vat and ph comp together?

I dunno whether to be sad looking at those pics or excited at was is to come! I'm sure this is gonna be stunning mate! Just sad that your reef has gone! I'm sure you'll be back. Discus are stunning tho!

 

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not sure yet m8 as need funds to by a tank lol hence why iam selling gear lol but i can hold it np

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its Full and filter on just need to collect something to hold carbon in the sump.

 

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Still cloudy from the fill but that will clean up soon, had to swap the pump for filter as the old one was too strong for the plants hopefully they will take root soon and stop floating off. Got a few more plants to arrive yet got some rare moss and other stuff coming over from the states hope it all arrives alive as it cost a pretty penny I spoke with the supplier on the phone and he said he will bag it well so it should arrive ok.

may pop out later to see if I can get some nice wood.


and the white pipe aint staying its just till my glass pipes arrive.

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Looks good Rob. For the carbon, just pinch a pair of the other half's tights and cut the end of one of the legs off lol. That's what I use for my carbon and phos remover in my filter

 

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Looks good Rob. For the carbon, just pinch a pair of the other half's tights and cut the end of one of the legs off lol. That's what I use for my carbon and phos remover in my filter

 

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that's what I did in the reef mate but I found the media doesn't have enough flow through it I always ended up with stale water in the middle of the bag. I need something that I can run flow in one end and out the other more like a reactor but in a bag if you get me. not sure what I want myself yet but I will know when I see it lol.

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you can make a pocket in filter floss and put phos remover and carbon in it 

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you can make a pocket in filter floss and put phos remover and carbon in it

The floss blocks up to quick though. I found some netting that im gonna do a similar thing with.

 

 

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