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06-21-2013 06:33 AM
rocksmom
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Originally Posted by denske View Post
Wow that looks awesome! I would just let it keep going, lol.
Thank you!

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Originally Posted by pweifan View Post
Wow, this is incredible, Stacy! I can tell you what I'd do because it's how I ended up with several Of course you should trim this one and start another! It's a great way to try multiple kinds of plants also.
Thanks Scott. Yeah, I definitely need to try some new plants on my next one. I have some s. repens I want to try and I bought some rotala colorata like you recommended too.

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Originally Posted by FisheriesOmen View Post
I vote trim it sparingly and then move this massive ball to a bigger container to use this one for a new one. Now I'm tempted to start my own. Really nice job!
I think that's what I'm going to do. I bought a little custom "tank" from our local group that's like 6x6x1.5 that should be perfect for this one.

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Originally Posted by bluestems View Post
looks great!!

what are you using for ferts?
Thanks! I haven't used any fertilizers besides the osmocote that was in the clay originally. I tried adding some to my misting bottle, but it burned the leaves so I just use plain water.
06-20-2013 05:19 AM
bluestems looks great!!

what are you using for ferts?
06-19-2013 05:14 PM
FisheriesOmen I vote trim it sparingly and then move this massive ball to a bigger container to use this one for a new one. Now I'm tempted to start my own. Really nice job!
06-19-2013 04:58 PM
pweifan Wow, this is incredible, Stacy! I can tell you what I'd do because it's how I ended up with several Of course you should trim this one and start another! It's a great way to try multiple kinds of plants also.
06-17-2013 11:12 PM
denske Wow that looks awesome! I would just let it keep going, lol.
06-17-2013 09:35 PM
rocksmom I haven't done anything to the wabi kusa in over 6 weeks, just the occasional watering when the bowl looks dry. It's grown out of control. The hydrocotyle is even flowering.



I'm debating on giving it another big trim or moving it to another, bigger container and starting a tiny one in this bowl.
05-15-2013 05:29 AM
HybridHerp I need one of these now. That looks amazing man.
05-15-2013 02:55 AM
pweifan
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Originally Posted by rocksmom View Post
sorry you didn't have time to keep up with yours. Don't fret, your wabi kusa passion will live on through me, sensei! Or something cheesy like that.
lol!!!
05-14-2013 10:22 PM
MABJ
My first wabi kusa w/ step by step pics!

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Originally Posted by rocksmom View Post
Gasp! Thief!

Are you going to start a journal for them?
Done and done! They are in the Planted Nano section.
05-14-2013 10:21 PM
rocksmom
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Originally Posted by MABJ View Post
I love this wabi!!!! Excellent green glob .

I confess I'm the thief who stole Scott's wabis. :p
Gasp! Thief!

Are you going to start a journal for them?
05-14-2013 10:20 PM
rocksmom Thanks Scott!

I have some stems floating in one of my tanks, but the only ones that seem to grow up and out of the water are the ludwigia, which is already in there, and bacopa caroliniana which is boring. Haha! I keep hoping for some rotala mini butterfly to go emersed but no luck. I'll have to watch for the r. colorata. That's one I've actually wanted for awhile but never got.

Sorry you didn't have time to keep up with yours. Don't fret, your wabi kusa passion will live on through me, sensei! Or something cheesy like that.
05-14-2013 10:19 PM
MABJ
My first wabi kusa w/ step by step pics!

I love this wabi!!!! Excellent green glob .

I confess I'm the thief who stole Scott's wabis. :p
05-14-2013 10:13 PM
pweifan Awesome awesome awesome!!! This is just great. I think that you should add just a splash of red color. Rotala sp 'Colorata' comes to mind, but whatever you can find would work.

To convert plants to emersed growth, I just lower the water level a bit in my tank and float the plants. New growth comes out of the water.

As for my wabis... I'll be posting to my journal soon, but I no longer have them. I was going to reduce the number I was keeping, but I realized that I just didn't have the time to maintain them anymore. Now that it's warm, we've got too many outdoor projects going on to keep up.

It helps to see this one doing so well. Thanks
05-14-2013 09:44 PM
rocksmom It's safe to say that my wabi kusa has recovered from it's trim. Less than three weeks and the plants are once again growing out of the bowl.



I keep meaning to add some new plants, but I don't have anything growing emersed. I need to just buy some from the sns.
04-24-2013 10:27 PM
rocksmom There was like literally no room left in the little bowl, the plants were packed up against the glass. Yeah, I left some ludwigia. I did trim it pretty low, but there is still quite a bit in there. You can kind of see the reddish stems peeking through the glosso.

You definitely need to update yours! How many do you have going now?
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