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My wife spend more than me :(
Most of the spending was for water and electricity bill, the rest are very minimum. Dry fert last forever, CO2 top-up...
Normally you can open the motor assembly to access the impeller. Then use brush to clean it. Not sure by reddish-brown colored, if you have picture,...
You can increase the soil behind to hide it. Other than that, it is nice hardscape (y)
If I may guess, it probably due to dosing excel directly. The other three that you mention wont cause that in the picture.
Theoretically it is correct, electrical appliance never do well with water. They do have waterproof endcaps for T5, if you worry.
for 10 gallon tank, I would go for Eheim 2211 (300 l/h) or equivalent.
Maybe the cat in your avatar picture scared the fish :LOL:. So far I have yet experience fish jumping before but maybe because my fully planted have...
Beautiful, I have not seen Dutch style for a while.
you also try echinodorus tenellus. E. Parvula is needle leaf, E. tenellus is much thicker leaf
In my experience HC need plenty of CO2 especially well first planted. Based on your tank size, slightly bigger than mine, you need at least 6-8bps....
if not mistaken someone was mention 20% PAR lost due to the light cover.
I never use glass lid, why do you need glass lid in the first place? As...
Thanks for the article, good info, let me see if I can make it sticky.
I like your heat sink, where do you got it from?
Thanks for sharing
It has been like that as far as I can remember. It is more strict in the old day, they wont accept if you scape already submitted to other contest....
beautiful work, congratulation
I suggest you take out the blue background, the air bubble very distracting ;).
yea, around one inch
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