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09-22-2013 05:36 AM
crazydaz I sure did! I'd be happy to trade or send you some. PM me on the other site and let me know what your thinking!
09-22-2013 04:56 AM
denske Any update on this Don? Did it go full red for you? Wish I had something to trade you, but my rare collection is non existent lol, dying to try some of these guys.
02-15-2013 02:52 AM
bud29 Very neat!
02-15-2013 12:17 AM
IWANNAGOFAST man, I would've had something just as nice and rare to send you, I had some elatine hydropiper, but it all melted away.
02-14-2013 11:19 PM
crazydaz Samee, you probably wouldn't want the Hygro "Brown," then....it grows like a week, too!

The Ludwigia here does grow quickly, but half as quickly as the Hygro "Brown." You take the good with the bad.

I'll try to get more pics of the H Brown and post in my Journal, Samee.

HD.....I'm sure that we'll work something out, then. Where there's a will, there's a way.
02-14-2013 09:41 PM
samee I would like to see more pics of H. "Brown". It seriously looks good in your pics. Orangish red. It looks similar to bold (greenish brown) and seems to grow just as quick. I would actually love to have that plant while evryone else fights over the other :p. Im just not digging the weed part. I already have enough weed plants I got rid off recently.

Would like to see more pics as it gets better red colours.
02-14-2013 09:41 PM
HD Blazingwolf
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Originally Posted by crazydaz View Post
You all are ridiculous!! I much prefer trades!

can i interest you in anything then sir??
how about 1-65 blyxa? im bout to trim a huge load this weekend
maybe some ludwigia repens?

if all else fails how bout a true weed like wisteria?

i kid i kid
but seriously.. we want this plant
02-14-2013 09:22 PM
crazydaz You all are ridiculous!! I much prefer trades!
02-14-2013 08:22 PM
HD Blazingwolf
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Originally Posted by IWANNAGOFAST View Post
awesome! I'll keep you in mind, I'm happy to pay whatever for the newest plants!
$1,178.32 per cm of plant tissue and its sold, i'll even ship it to you in silver lined bags to prevent negative bacterial growth
02-14-2013 07:52 PM
IWANNAGOFAST awesome! I'll keep you in mind, I'm happy to pay whatever for the newest plants!
02-14-2013 07:40 PM
Jiinx BBA! boo.

Maybe our tanks were chatting My BBA has dissipated..thankfully!

sarah
02-14-2013 06:24 PM
crazydaz Yes they are! And some BBA! Probably will have to do some additional tinkering is all. No biggie. It's worth it Sarah!!
02-14-2013 04:02 AM
Jiinx Beautiful plant. The new lights are bringing out some wonderful colours!
02-13-2013 05:14 AM
plantbrain
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Originally Posted by crazydaz View Post
Thanks Samee!

The other plant I think that you are asking about is Hygrophila sp. "Brown." This hybrid can grow very quickly in a high-tech set up, and like grandulosa it is a bit brittle, so planting needs to be done in the same vein...with a little caution.

It does tend to creep, preferring to throw down aerial roots and spread that way. It will form side shoots quickly. The plant never tends to gain much in height, though, unless you trim the aerial roots, and even then it still tends to "leaning" at best. Interesting plant, for sure!

My understanding is that this plant grows alright in low-tech setups as well.
The H. "Brown" is similar to H polysperma. It has serious weed potential.
I've had well over 1" of growth per day.
02-13-2013 05:11 AM
plantbrain
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Originally Posted by crazydaz View Post

I'm a little confused, and I am just requesting a little clarity: when you say "replacements" referring to the bulbs, are you stating that the ZooMeds and StarCoats are "better" than the Giesemann's, or simply another option that I could consider. I've heard from a few other hobbyists that sincerely believe that the StarCoats are better than the Middays. I simply had such good results using the Giesemann's that I'm hesitant to switch. Your opinion would carry a bit more weight, though. Please let me know, if you happen upon this again!
Yes, they tend to have better color and the PAR is nice, they blend well with what you have. They also are cheap, so I would search and look for deals, and pick up a few extras and try them out when you think about it.

So cheaper, nicer color, but you might as well wait till you need some extras.
The GE starcoats are the brightest nice white bulbs I've used.

That said, I might only use 1-2 in an 8 bulb fixture. In a 2 bulb fixture, this white color becomes more important, but with such a large no# from the color palate...........you really do not even need a white bulb at all. I tried it and it turned out to be true, after more than 4 bulbs, you can play this game without any regular Joe Whites.
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