Project "KingFish"

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    Must be difficult to swim with that balloon on your head :lol:
     
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    CharlZA

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    Been looking at adding a canister filter to my setup but not willing to buy new for thousands of rands. Found someone selling a 6-month-old Dolphin C-1000 for R 600, so hoping it is legit and in working condition.
     
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    Great deal. Hope it is legit
     
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    CharlZA

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    Never mind dude sold it, even though I said I will take it...
     
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    I hate it when they do that :( sorry hope you find another one soon
     
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    CharlZA

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    So I am going to start skipping my weekly water changes, I have been testing my water before and after each water change for several months now and the results pretty much are the same. I think it is due to the number of plants inside my tank and the amount of plants inside my HOB filters.

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    CharlZA

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    His growth and color are coming along nicely and his kok has also filled out nicely.

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    I don't know anything about flowerhorns, but given the size of the tank, the fact there's only one fish in it, and the amount of plants you have overall, I reckon you could easily get away with only doing water changes every second week.
     
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    CharlZA

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    I think I might be able t push it further considering the plants in my HOB filters are growing like weed atm.
     
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    CharlZA

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    Been looking into ways to supplement his diet with more healthy things, decide to give this Spirulina powder a try, mix it with a bit of water and let his pellets soak in it for a bit.

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    Good stuff that, use it in my microworm/ bananaworm food mix when raising fry.
    Ocean Nutrition now has a bloodworm variety with spirulina & garlic mixed in as well.
     
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    CharlZA

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    Nice also looking at getting some Moringa, apparently it contains plenty of protein and is used by fish farms for growing out their fish.
     
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    He actually stood still for a second for some proper pictures:

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    Oh brilliant! It looks like he's actually posing for the camera and smiling!! Such awesome pics.
     
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    Stunning. He looks so good in that tank. Congrats :thumbup:
     
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    Had to do a bit of a re-scape as my bulb plants weren't doing so well and were rotting so I had to remove them:

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    Also had to Mcguyver the lid for winter due to the temperature drop. Did not turn out too badly even though the plastic is very britle.

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    Also finally added a canister filter to my setup (Dophin 500). So now I have two Aquaclear 110, and a canister filter. So combined filtration of 4900 liters per hour lol!.

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    I think you need more filtration :lol::lol:
     
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    Nothing like too little filtration :lol:
     
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    Also got some Moringa powder so between the Moringa and Spirulina it works out cheaper than buying Seachem Flourish.

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