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Mackayman

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  2. Mackayman

    Diy sponge media

    Couldn't agree more.
  3. Realize this an ole post , but 12 mm is fine in my book. I have same dimensions in 10mm for 10 years now , no problem. However, mine is braced. not sure what u mean by braceless design. Brendan
  4. 40 % twice a week . Worked for me the last 20 years regardless what fish im keeping. ( freshwater) Brendan
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  6. Mackayman

    Angels and Discus

    Thanks everyone for comments. Think i'm gunna give it a go . As above, transition away from Discus. Cheers
  7. Mackayman

    Angels and Discus

    Just wondering, does anybody here keep Angels and Discus together ? I have decided to move away from Discus as the expense v the loss rate is getting me down. Don't want to offload my 4 current healthy long term discus, just want to add 4 - 5 angel fish with them. 130 gal / 500 lt sumped display system also contains a large Pleco an 6 large loaches which are no concern to the current discus population. Would like to hear of any experiences. Cheers . Brendan
  8. Mackayman

    New fish tank HELP WITH FILTER PLZ

    submerge
  9. Mackayman

    Where did we all go?

    I am hearing you brother .... Loud and clear. BTW. I reckon ya should take up poetry . Ya may be famous like that Banksy guy.. Seriously. Im inspired.
  10. Mackayman

    Where did we all go?

    Yep. I remember the days when the forum was full on. Was good fun. ..... However, ...... Things constantly change , for better or worse ... ya just gotta deal with it . I think things like facebook, ( IT ) , change of forum ownership, young guns coming though he ranks. Cost of living. etc . Blah Blah Blah. I guess you're still here an i'm still here. That covers the important people. :-) An all the other long termers . Cheers
  11. Yeah I'm not sure jc. I do 50 % water changes every three days, have a sumped system with all the essential bells and whistles and a fair bit of experience. The Marlboro Reds and yellows do ok, have been there 18 months . Just about anything else i try goes well for 6 months and then turns up toes. There does seem to be some territorial issues cause a bit of stress ( Discus aren't the calm placid creatures some will have you believe ) but outside of that I can't see anything i can do to improve the situation. Brendan
  12. Tap water Craigo . All the right treatments. As i say, dont have this trouble with anything else and i've kept just about everything ( freshwater ) over the years. Just really pissed atm an venting .......... as i watch my hard earned dollars go in the bin.
  13. My immediate thought is to hit em with rapid white spot treatment . The stuff with formaldehyde in it . That said, you could have a multitude of issues, just suggesting that works " mostly" for me with parasitic issues Cheers
  14. Seriously, been keeping discus for around 18 months now. Just can't get a win, every thing is going good then out of the blue one will just cark it. Bloody expensive fish and i just cant seem to keep them long term. Frustrates the bejeezus out of me . I never claim to be a guru but i been keeping fish for 25 years and never had the trouble i have with discus. Keen to hear from other (long term) discus keepers . Have the fish just become hi bred phuck up"s ? Or am i just a $hite fish keeper Loaches and sailfin pleco been in the same tank for 9 years now with no problems. Brendan
  15. Mackayman

    Filter Leaking

    Ive never had any problems. Been using it for years .
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