How I removed BBA from my fish tank

How I removed BBA. Iv never had a tank without plants. So to be honest ripping out all my plants and being able to see everything was something I wanted to experience. A fresh start. The reason I recently done this (recent to this post) is to completely remove BBA (Black Beard Algae). My only … Continue reading How I removed BBA from my fish tank

Complete rescape of my 4ft tank

After an outbreak in algae, most of my plant leaves went from a lush green to a plagued brown colour. I blame the newly added fertilisers for this. So I stopped dosing fertilisers. I tried to cut off as many leaves as I could but after a few weeks the tank really started to annoy … Continue reading Complete rescape of my 4ft tank

Setting up an outdoor aquarium plant tub (The set up)

The summer is slowly creeping around the corner and my garden is getting lots of sun. Time to set up an outdoor aquarium plant tub to take full advantage and experiment. A standard plastic tub, that sits outside in direct sunlight, and grows aquarium plants. It’s more of an experiment to see if it will … Continue reading Setting up an outdoor aquarium plant tub (The set up)

4ft Planted Tank Update (140L)

This is a quick update on my 4ft planted tank (140 Litres). Very recently Iv had a problem with all my lush green plants going a bit brown. An algae infestation. Some BBA (Black Beard Algae), and just a general browning, across the tank. After having stared at it for a few days I came … Continue reading 4ft Planted Tank Update (140L)

How to set up a quarantine tank

A quarantine tank is a separate tank you can set up to separate fish from your main tank. The tank usually only contains a heater and a filter, and no decorations, bare bottom too, meaning no substrate at the bottom. This is mainly for low maintenance, less risk of a sick fish injuring itself on … Continue reading How to set up a quarantine tank

Shrimp Tank Time Lapse

Video time lapse from the very beginning. Taking down the 30L Dennelre Shrimp Tank, and the rebirth of the 64 Litre. The recording went very well, however the only downfall is that I don’t have an expensive video camera, just my iPhone 7. But it’s not too bad, still 1080p. The taking down, and then … Continue reading Shrimp Tank Time Lapse

64 Litre Shrimp Tank: Complete

In a previous post: Replacing the Dennerle Shrimp TankĀ I talked about how I was going to replace my 30 Litre Dennerle Shrimp Tank with a new larger tank. My old 64 litre shrimp tank. Well, it’s complete. This is the shrimp tank setup. With photos and a video time lapse of me doing the whole … Continue reading 64 Litre Shrimp Tank: Complete

Replacing the Dennerle Shrimp Tank

This 64 litre used to be my main tank. After upgrading to the 4ft, it’s been in my loft. Iv posted a load of posts about the 64 litre. I currently have a 30 litre Dennerle cube tank sat on an IKEA unit that I recently reinforced. I reinforced the unit specifically to hold the … Continue reading Replacing the Dennerle Shrimp Tank

Plant update on the 4ft tank & fertiliser

The first lot of pictures I uploaded of this tank it looked pretty empty, so i’m doing a plant update. I just want to show what the tank looks like two weeks later with a lot more plants in it. I bought a lot of vallis, and some other stem type plants that have a … Continue reading Plant update on the 4ft tank & fertiliser

My new 4ft fish tank: Complete

Read all postsĀ about my new 4ft fish tank. Having only been in my new house for two weeks I still haven’t had my internet setup. This has gave me the opportunity to set up my new 4ft fish tank, and obsessively mess about with it. I posted before that I wanted the new tank to … Continue reading My new 4ft fish tank: Complete