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  1. Newbie Advice
    I am new with terrapins. my two always bring their food into the water to eat and the water gets dirty quick. we have to change every two days. how can I keep it clean. do I need a better water filter that purifies better?
  2. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    hey there, so a friend just gave me two small terrapins. I like them and they seem to bee worth keeping around, but I am having trouble keeping there water clean. it was recommended to feed them ham while they are young and transition to more veg as they get older. we also have some pellet food...
  3. Fish Keeping
    Hi everyone, I've been buying Pets at Home own brand fish tanks to modify into tarantula enclosures - They come with filters, which I don't need - Anybody have any use for them? Naturally they are small, and hardly brilliant works of engineering - just had a look at one and they do 250L/H -...
  4. Equipment & Supplies
    Do any of you guys use carbon/ charcoal filters for your reptile room? I saw a guy on you tube mention that he had one in his snake room to absorb bad smells and odours when the snakes poop... I currently have 5 snakes in my rep room and sometimes it smells bad if one of them has had a clear...
  5. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Just a quick one, it never really crossed my mind but i bought a new filter the other day and i have no idea how to change it over? because the old filter obviously has all the good bacteria in it, how do i get the new one up and running other than plugging it in. i wondered if i had to keep the...
  6. Fish Keeping
    :gasp:hi sorry if this sounds daft i have a jewel 125 liters tank and it had a big filter in the corner but ever time i clean the sponges it murder as the dirt goes ever where and the tank is dirty...What i was thinking was could i use 2 fluval2plus in the tank ,my only worry is there only 10...
  7. Aquatics Classifieds
    Hello, I am looking for any free unsellable tanks, filters, heaters, lights etc. If you can deliver to Lincoln I will pay your petrol fees (within reason). Condition wise I can't take smashed tanks but cracks or broken seals don't matter to me, I will take the other items no matter what...
  8. Fish Keeping
    Hi i had guppies since were born, they 18-20months old now most have lived well not had any deaths for around 11 months. I was curious I left my tank to long 5 weeks away and ill etc, and wondered if best just do 50-60% water change, and not stir up it crap in gravel, then do another after a...
  9. Equipment & Supplies
    So I just bought an external filter (fluval 304) without instructions I have both pipes secure and in the correct way, when I prime it water comes out of the inlet pipe but when I turn on it doesn't continue by its self, Has anybody got an idea to why this is? Cheers, all the best
  10. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Guys, Just got a tank, 3ft long, 22 inches high and 18 inches in depth. I believe it holds around 210 litres and it came with a Fluval 4 internal filter and a Fluval 306 external filter rated to 300 litres. I will be getting a Musk turtle, few inches long, won't be a hatchling and my question...
  11. Aquatics Classifieds
    We stock everything and anything aquatic and reptile, Fluval FX5s £110 each seneye aquarium monitors £45 ech (pond,reef,home) Skimmers from £20 Various external and internal filters from £10 over 200 aquariums in stock full set-ups just buy the tank and stand the extras are free pond...
  12. Aquatics Classifieds
    Clearseal Tank 4ft x 15" tall x 12" wide (roughly 130L) plus black hood (no lighting) and 2D picture background. Also including equipment - Ehiem 2012 Internal Filter Fluval U2 Internal Filter Ehiem 2010 Internal Filter (less than two months old and sponges unused - I used a different media...
  13. Equipment & Supplies
    ive upgraded my turtle tank from a 2foot to a 3 1/2 foot tank and need to upgrade my external filter the one i have atm minute is shockingly awful i have to clean the tank twice a week.... what would be the best and cheapest external for the new tank be please? thanks :)
  14. Fish Keeping
    I was in a pet shop the other day and saw some young bubble-eyed goldfish. Their sacs had still not formed as such. My partner loved them so seeing as it was his birthday and my workmate gave me back my old 3 ft tank which I leant her last year as she didn't need it anymore (just as I bought...
  15. Aquatics Classifieds
    Few bits for sale, garage clearout :2thumb:, my internet connection is very hit and miss at the moment, i wont have full broadband until July so it might be best if you Text me on 07763089877.Collection only from Bridgwater in somerset TA6. Fluval FX5, complete with all pipework, has full pot...
  16. Other Pets and Exotics
    I've got 4 long hair and semi-longhair cats and despite constant hoovering and dusting, their hair gets EVERYWHERE! I'm getting tired of being constantly plastered in fluff and finding enourmous dust bunnies blowing around the living room. I've been using a shedding comb to remove the dead hair...
  17. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    OK Ive been asked (well Jo has) by a few people how I made the pond filters she has in her pics, so here goes. first, you start of with a big plastic tub, like this one (with a lid) and some plastic piping, 40mm and 22mm some fittings You will also need a 22mm push fit end cap...
  18. Shelled - Turtles & Tortoise
    Hi Again! I've started buying all the equipment for my little musk turtle I'll be getting and I have no idea which filter to get?? I know Musk Tutles live in still water lakes, so the current can be too strong and it should also be an external filter. Does anyone out there who has a musk...
  19. Amphibians
    hey guys, im in the process of converting one of my larger tanks into 2 thirds land and 1 third water. I am anticipating that the pool area is going to get pretty messy as the tank will be housing a pair of my cane toads. I already have most of the materials to hand however the only thing i...
  20. Fish Keeping
    :help:hi all, iv inherited a 300L marine tank.. iv had a few problems, includin ich, 3 of the fish died, still got 3.. Paul, a porcupine puffer, Terry, yellow tang n a pink spotted goby.. also got a cleaner shrimp, a blue starfish n a black urchin... the main problem at the moment is gettin both...
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