Is it a Catalina light?
Just making a lighthearted (and apparantly completely missed) joke about your highly visible white cable ties.
Anyhow, get this thing planted already! I grow weary of these journals where nothing happens but a lot of chit-chat
Oh yeah. I was wondering when someone would comment on those. I was going to replace them with black ones tomorrow when I partially drain the tank to put the AS in. I'm also going to adjust that branch so that it looks more "natural" with regard to the rest of the scape. I'm also going to be taking all of those rocks out.
Something about setting tanks up on snow days. I did it last year too. lol. Got the aquasoil on friday and I've been working on planting it and stuff since then. The substrate still isn't sloped entirely the way I want it (a little too high in th back left), but I'll fix that soon.
My emersed colorata finally got planted. I've been growing it emersed for like 5 or 6 months now (started from 3 stems)
I'm trying out lawnmarsh pennywort as my first foreground. I'll just change it if I don't like it. I also grew this stuff emersed for 5 or 6 months and it took over my 40 breeder. I didn't even use half of it in here
Not fully planted yet, but it will be soon. I still have a bunch of crypts and anubias petite to plant.
Oh yeah, I only put 3 bags of aquasoil in there, and it's almost too much. I didn't realize until I had all four bags in front of me that it was 80 pounds of aquasoil lol.
Oh well, I don't mind having an extra bag laying around
woohoo its finally planted!!! can't wait to see it fill in...i was just curious about 2 things:
1) how did you plant the anubias on the substrate??? i've been trying to do that but everytime I try my anubias float back up to the surface...are you holding it down with something?
2) your using aquasoil amazonia right??? are you getting any yellow water? because i don't really notice...and is it still getting muddy everytime you pull plants up from the substrate?
1. I tied them to slate pieces.
2. Yes. No, I am not getting yellow water, it does cloud a bit when I plant something, but that's because the AS hasn't settled very much yet, so all of the fine particles haven't settled to the bottom of the substrate yet.