hrmm...bolbitus - The Planted Tank Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-08-2004, 02:04 AM Thread Starter
Algae Grower
 
MentaldisordeR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 99
hrmm...bolbitus

what experiences have you guys had with this plant?

thanks in advance
Mark

Eheim Pimp Club Member #77
MentaldisordeR is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-08-2004, 02:10 AM
Doesn't like Kool-Aid
 
Momotaro's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Hawthorne, New Jersey
Posts: 10,125
There is a ton of information on this plant already on the board!

Try doing a search!

Mike

[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
Momotaro is offline  
post #3 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-08-2004, 02:20 AM Thread Starter
Algae Grower
 
MentaldisordeR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 99
ooooo didn't think of that...thanks

Eheim Pimp Club Member #77
MentaldisordeR is offline  
post #4 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-08-2004, 02:35 AM Thread Starter
Algae Grower
 
MentaldisordeR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 99
darn this pic from aquariumplants.com is misleading

i thought it stayed low to whatever it was attached to, but i was wrong

Eheim Pimp Club Member #77
MentaldisordeR is offline  
post #5 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-08-2004, 01:22 PM
Planted Tank Obsessed
 
TeeItUp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Mount Vernon, Ohio
Posts: 493
First 3 months mine did not do much and had some dark spots but then started to take off. 6 months now and it is more than 5 times its original size. I attached 2 plants to a large piece of driftwood by pushing it in the cracks. The wood is almost completely covered now and the root structure is amazing. I am so glad I waited it out.

Eheim Pimp Club member #14
2215 Classic
Eheim CO2 Diffuser
TeeItUp is offline  
post #6 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-09-2004, 04:06 AM
Doesn't like Kool-Aid
 
Momotaro's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Hawthorne, New Jersey
Posts: 10,125
The picture is not misleading, that is what the plant looks like!

The fronds of the fern can get to 8-10" tall if they are grown in optimal conditions. The plant stays fairly low, in proportion to it's own growth. The fronds of the plant tend to sag and hang a bit.

So much for the "Search"!

Mike

[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
Momotaro is offline  
post #7 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-09-2004, 09:38 PM Thread Starter
Algae Grower
 
MentaldisordeR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 99
no i did the search and even searched google and the pics of the plant i found were showing it as a huge plant...also the search within the site wasnt much help atleast it didnt tell of experiences with the plant ...hrm maybe i will buy this plant after all...theres a certain affect im aiming at and i believe i will be able to achieve it

[edit] woops missed your last post momotaro, in one of the threads during the search...and it was what i was looking for ....sorry

Eheim Pimp Club Member #77
MentaldisordeR is offline  
post #8 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-10-2004, 02:51 AM
Doesn't like Kool-Aid
 
Momotaro's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Hawthorne, New Jersey
Posts: 10,125
Just try the plant! It is a great one. Nice shape and nice color. If you don't like the plant you can always swap it with someone for something else!

Mike

[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]
Momotaro is offline  
post #9 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-10-2004, 10:59 PM
Planted Tank Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
Posts: 666
One of my favorites. Put it close to the outflow of your filter, it loves current. The green that this plant gets with good lights and CO2 is unlike any other aquarium plant IMO. It looks like it is made of see-through plastic.

I have mine growing horizontally out of some wood. I love watching the new fronds uncurl, and pearl as they do.

Mmmm bolbitis.

got CO2?
putty is offline  
post #10 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-11-2004, 12:42 AM
Planted Tank Enthusiast
 
ming's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Queens, NY
Posts: 653
Send a message via AIM to ming Send a message via MSN to ming
These plants go for a lot!
I had a piece of rhizome about 6" long attached to a rock about 3lbs nicely grown and my LFS took it for $12.50! They sell it for double in return
With the speed mine grows at, I can pop them a plant every months or so
Granted its no get rich quick scheme, but its free money to fund my hobby and will grow at that speed even if I neglect it now and then. And it looks good too!


10G, 2x13W PC AH retrofit, Hagen CO2 Taken down
29G, 1x55W PC AH retrofit, Flourite, DIY CO2 Taken down
10G, 2x10W PC Walmart Screw-ins Cherry Shrimp Tank
29G, 2x65W PC Coralife, Flourite Taken down
2.5G, 2x10W PC Walmart Screw-in Taken down

75G, 2x54W T5, 90lbs Flourite

http://www.mings.info
ming is offline  
post #11 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-11-2004, 03:21 AM Thread Starter
Algae Grower
 
MentaldisordeR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Long Island, NY
Posts: 99
alrighty thanks for the replys...i will give this plant a go

Eheim Pimp Club Member #77
MentaldisordeR is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome