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  1. I know some of Grubs crypts have heated water,...

    I know some of Grubs crypts have heated water, others I think are just covered/un-covered etc to try and regulate temp. Not 100% sure though.
  2. I think even with 1000L of water volume you are...

    I think even with 1000L of water volume you are going to struggle with temps as high as 43. They key will be making sure the tub can't get that hot, with significant planning and setup to ensure it...
  3. That's a real shame! Are you planning to put...

    That's a real shame! Are you planning to put anything else outside for summer?
  4. How are everyone's outdoor tubs going? ...

    How are everyone's outdoor tubs going?

    Melbourne is still having pretty inconsistent weather (no surprises there) so I've been hesitant to move too many fish and shrimp outside.

    To start with I...
  5. Interested in any swaps for some trident? :D

    Interested in any swaps for some trident? :D
  6. Thanks a lot mate, will try the polystyrene under...

    Thanks a lot mate, will try the polystyrene under base. Also noted your cooling fan moves, I will need to add fans to my garage tanks for summer. Did you just use a desk fan?

    Also - any concerns...
  7. Thanks Rebel. Since the tubs are in different...

    Thanks Rebel.

    Since the tubs are in different spots around my yard, they all get sun at slightly different times each day. I thought perhaps the circulation would also help regulate temperature...
  8. Hi All, I will have 3x 220L tubs running this...

    Hi All,

    I will have 3x 220L tubs running this summer, would it be worth plumbing them together with a small power head?

    I'm wondering if the system will act more like a 660L tub if they are...
  9. Oh that is just way too tempting... Will call...

    Oh that is just way too tempting... Will call them tomorrow
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    Are there any other benefits to barley straw?...

    Are there any other benefits to barley straw? It's also available as a liquid extract and pellets. Wondering if it has humic acid or other qualities?
    Cheers
  11. Thanks mate! I used a stepped drill bit to drill...

    Thanks mate! I used a stepped drill bit to drill the 4 corners nearly then used a jigsaw.

    Definitely check your temps, do you have a cover on your tub(s)? Canberra should get some warm sun during...
  12. Also testing another good option for outdoor tub...

    Also testing another good option for outdoor tub season - 220L olive barrels. I'll set it up this week but seems like a great option so far and dirt cheap at $10ea...
  13. Grubs that's such an awesome setup!! I'm hugely...

    Grubs that's such an awesome setup!! I'm hugely jealous. How have your temps been the last couple of weeks?


    On another temperature related note - I left one of my tubs set up over winter and I...
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    Long term bump - what a great setup. Is it still...

    Long term bump - what a great setup. Is it still going?
  15. Thread: Sold

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    Did these sell? Cheers

    Did these sell?
    Cheers
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    Here we go! Not sure if it's healthy or not yet,...

    Here we go! Not sure if it's healthy or not yet, I've had it for about a month but minimal new growth.

    https://farm1.staticflickr.com/802/40442198125_d6ae7861e2_b.jpgIMG_20180409_193833387_HDR by...
  17. Grubs, I'll go you halves... Volume discount??

    Grubs, I'll go you halves... Volume discount??
  18. Thanks guys. I have a big 30cm square net so...

    Thanks guys.

    I have a big 30cm square net so that will be helpful.

    Any tips for acclimatising the fish to indoor life? I am going to shut down my CPD tub tonight. On the weekend I half filled...
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    Hi All What kind of potting mix is best for...

    Hi All

    What kind of potting mix is best for these guys? I bought one today and just potted it with some basic potting mix I had spare with a sprinkle of blood and bone mixed in.

    Cheers!
  20. Hi all, I hope everyone is having a successful...

    Hi all,

    I hope everyone is having a successful tub season.

    Last night it got down to 11 degrees at my place so I'm planning on shutting down the tubs soon.

    Can anyone share...
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    Looks similar to Pisces "ghost wood"

    Looks similar to Pisces "ghost wood"
  22. I think this is fine, my air pump is in my garage...

    I think this is fine, my air pump is in my garage next to the power point, then I ran a 10m hose outside to my tubs.
  23. Ok cheers. If anything I think mine gets too much...

    Ok cheers. If anything I think mine gets too much light, I've had to double up on shade cloth.

    I've thrown a clump of each plant into a tub as a test - I'll post results soon.
  24. Thanks Rebel, do you think this was due to...

    Thanks Rebel, do you think this was due to fluctuating temperature?
  25. Is anyone growing java fern amor bolbitis in...

    Is anyone growing java fern amor bolbitis in their outdoor tubs?

    I re-scaped my big tank recently and I have a bunch of NL Java and bolbitis I would like to save for a future Scape.

    I could...
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