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Forum: Small Animals and Birds 11-01-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,214
Posted By acedophin
I think you can use diatamaceous earth(Food...

I think you can use diatamaceous earth(Food Grade). It helps to remove ticks/flea by powdering it.
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 10-12-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 763
Posted By acedophin
PH of RO water

Hi,
Any bro here use RO? Can share what is the PH before and after? I understand that it will be slightly acid but curious to know how much difference.
Forum: AroReefers 13-12-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,221
Posted By acedophin
Years ago, I tried breeding seahorse ranging from...

Years ago, I tried breeding seahorse ranging from kuda, tigertail, barbouri and reidi species. Manage to breed up to 3-12weeks. Culture green water, rotifier, decap brine shrimp. All up and running....
Forum: AroReefers 08-12-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,221
Posted By acedophin
It is known as Mysis Shrimp. I used to have the...

It is known as Mysis Shrimp. I used to have the contact for the supplier who supply to underwater world at sentosa, but lost the contact. I know kelong usually has a lot floating around midnight...
Forum: Arowana Discussion 21-11-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,121
Posted By acedophin
Mine does eat the first few, the rest he chew and...

Mine does eat the first few, the rest he chew and exit from its gill. Bad for the water quality in the long run. So it depends on each aro. Not all behave the same.
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 12-11-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,166
Posted By acedophin
1.5K is 1.5 x 1000 which is 1500kg. I use to have...

1.5K is 1.5 x 1000 which is 1500kg. I use to have a 2 tier 6ft tank which I estimate to be 1200kg which I keep close to the pillar.
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 21-02-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,169
Posted By acedophin
The problem about marble polish is that water is...

The problem about marble polish is that water is used a medium. The whole floor area will be wet, if the cabinet is wood, then wood rot will start once water is absorb. If metal based, rusting on the...
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 18-02-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,169
Posted By acedophin
In your tank stand design, have provision for...

In your tank stand design, have provision for pallet jack assess. So that you can easily jack it and shift it to another location easily. Buy those jack with 1.5-2ton capacity.
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 26-11-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,728
Posted By acedophin
5ft still manageable, but need at least...

5ft still manageable, but need at least 3-4person, just drop water level to 1/4. remove any load like cabinate door, filter media etc. Have a few thick cloth on hand, lift up cabinate one end and...
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 12-10-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,024
Posted By acedophin
What I understand from articles for discus and...

What I understand from articles for discus and koi, they discharge a hormone from their body to stun the growth of similar species in the surrounding. Not sure if this is applicable to aro or not as...
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 09-10-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,475
Posted By acedophin
Don't waste time on solar. Cost is very high. You...

Don't waste time on solar. Cost is very high. You need solar panel, regulator, inverter and battery(for storing). Will set you back easily few k plus. On top of that, you have to maintain the battery...
Forum: Freshwater Invertebrates Forum 02-06-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 162,821
Posted By acedophin
Very noisy during mating season. Wanted to get,...

Very noisy during mating season. Wanted to get, but gave up the idea. It would be ideal if you can house them in aircon environment. Saw a lot in australia when I went for training with SAF years...
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 10-02-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By acedophin
You need wood router for trimming, else have to...

You need wood router for trimming, else have to use file.
Forum: Freshwater Invertebrates Forum 09-11-2011, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,378
Posted By acedophin
I kept tree frogs before which I caught in...

I kept tree frogs before which I caught in Australia donkey years back, about 35pcs back then. Its turns full green to brown accordingly to surrounding. Feeding was pin head size cricket which I...
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 13-10-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,472
Posted By acedophin
I used to buy those bacteria startup bottle to...

I used to buy those bacteria startup bottle to cycle the tank for 2 weeks before adding fishes. More safe and hygiene than using fishes for the cycle process.

Adding hot water to sterlised the...
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 14-08-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,008
Posted By acedophin
UV is good for green algae removal, but as yours...

UV is good for green algae removal, but as yours is brown algae, I suspect is the feeding, filter or water quality issue. Brown algae had to be removed physically by sponge.
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 11-08-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By acedophin
It's common unless you do not off the pump during...

It's common unless you do not off the pump during WC. If the pump is switch off and on again after a while, the sudden surge of water stirred up the particulars within the filter compartment and also...
Forum: Arowana Discussion 28-07-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By acedophin
My guess is that no doubt the tank is supplied...

My guess is that no doubt the tank is supplied with air pump, the filter itself was not. There could have been massive bacterial dying off in the filter compartment resulting in change of chemistry...
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 13-07-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,856
Posted By acedophin
NEA and HDB are 2 different group. They don't...

NEA and HDB are 2 different group. They don't really bother what you have unless you breed mosquitoes as a hobby. As long as the weight of the tank do not exceed the floor max limit and result in...
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 29-06-2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,219
Posted By acedophin
Those using hot water for washing, be aware that...

Those using hot water for washing, be aware that it may affect the silicon adhesive in the long run.
Using chlorine to disinfect is more than enough, use anti chlorine for washing will do. This...
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 02-06-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,678
Posted By acedophin
It depends on whether are you going into this...

It depends on whether are you going into this hobby for long or not? You can get steel or even WI, but as long as there is iron, rust will occur. Periodical maintainance is a must like fresh paint,...
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 12-02-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,920
Posted By acedophin
It will be difficult to maintain the light colour...

It will be difficult to maintain the light colour formica in the kitchen if there is frequent cooking. Also if the living room side uses other colour like full black, will reduce the look of the tank...
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 04-02-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,942
Posted By acedophin
I believe you have not use the mention metal wall...

I believe you have not use the mention metal wall anchor before, it is not for concrete wall but for gysum/plywood board. The concept is the same as plastic butterfly stud, just that once the middle...
Forum: Tank set-ups, Filtration & Water Management 04-02-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,942
Posted By acedophin
You can try the metal wall anchor...

You can try the metal wall anchor http://homerepair.about.com/od/interiorhomerepair/ss/wall_fastening_7.htm. It can carry a few kg easily. Never buy the plastic butterfly type, will drop out after a...
Forum: AroReefers 27-01-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,419
Posted By acedophin
Actually, it is CITES which make the import...

Actually, it is CITES which make the import troublesome. Are you prepare to pay tens of thousands of dollar just to bring it in? A few local farms I know are able to import it in provided you pay...
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