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01-07-2015 03:00 AM
tylergvolk Your thread has inspired me to attach a marina breeder box to a mr. Aqua 3G.



It's a work in progress.
01-06-2015 08:28 PM
jbrady33
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How fast does that H. Japan grow emersed on the spillway? Looks great!
real fast - it's basically emerged so it grows like a weed.
01-06-2015 05:30 PM
tylergvolk How fast does that H. Japan grow emersed on the spillway? Looks great!
10-16-2014 03:54 AM
TankFreak420 I love this idea and I'm stealing it for 4 filters on my 3 tanks with clip on lights. I know I want different plants in each one and know all the plants I want to grow in the filter. However I am having trouble coming up with more than just Monte Carlo on the spill away mesh. I want to put Staurogyne Repens in my penguin 100B and Anubias nana in my penguin 150B, both are on my 40g breeder. I also what to put a Java Furn in my quietflow thats on my 15g. My 38g has a AquaClear 50, but because of the way the light is on it I can only do the spillway. I intend to use my Monte Carlo on the 38g but I'm at a loss for the other 3 spillaways.

EDIT: I just noticed your automatic top off, vary cool.
10-14-2014 03:30 AM
mags8679 It looks so green and beautiful, I have to give it a try.....who wouldn't.
10-14-2014 01:07 AM
pweifan
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That is filling in quite nicely! Glad to see it

By the way, I forgot to tell you. I did find some of this plant at Lowe's, but I never put it in the HOB. Mine is by a window and the leaves are more pointy/sharp looking. When I get the 20 gallon tall set up, I'll put some in the riparium planters. Thanks for confirming they will adapt
10-13-2014 08:21 PM
Raymond S. Not that I know the particular plant but many ferns require high humidity.
The fern mentioned in #80
10-13-2014 08:06 PM
jbrady33 Seems to like the conditions just fine,



same angle, 6 months later:

08-26-2014 05:26 PM
jbrady33
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Originally Posted by AquaAurora View Post
Wow very nice office, to hell with the bland cubical!!!
Your wondering jew is the most purple-est I've ever seen!! Is it because of variant/sub species, nutrients, or your camera? Your fern on the far left looks like it needs a little love :c
I think it is the breed - came that way (from Lowes I think, maybe home Depot) and I have seen much greener ones too. My favorite (which I have seen but don't have one) are really purple and really twisted, dense leaves - very cool. Should have snatched it up the first time I saw it.

The fern is a little sad - but I really like it and would love any tips. It is a rabbit's foot fern - the rhizomes are healthy and plentiful, the leaves are sad (as you can see)
08-26-2014 04:45 PM
AquaAurora Wow very nice office, to hell with the bland cubical!!!
Your wondering jew is the most purple-est I've ever seen!! Is it because of variant/sub species, nutrients, or your camera? Your fern on the far left looks like it needs a little love :c
08-26-2014 04:23 PM
jbrady33
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Very nice, hope it grows well for you, and damn I didn't realize your planted setups were at work and not at home, nice!!
Here's the whole cubicle Yes to both - people like it and think I'm just a little bit weird!

08-25-2014 06:57 PM
jbrady33
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Thanks for the heads up. I found some at the Lowes here I'll let you know if I have any luck. I was thinking of trying to grow it a couple different ways and see what works. Any update on yours?
So far it still looks good, time will tell
08-22-2014 04:00 PM
pweifan
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if you have a Lowes you can pick one up cheaper than postage, mine was $5, they had a smaller one for $2.50.

I think any place that sells ' little angels' brand might have them.
Thanks for the heads up. I found some at the Lowes here I'll let you know if I have any luck. I was thinking of trying to grow it a couple different ways and see what works. Any update on yours?
08-22-2014 03:01 PM
Veritas so no chance on buying preformed one?


mine ended terribly, the moss got moldy and the sponge fell into the water
08-19-2014 10:48 AM
jbrady33
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Originally Posted by AquaAurora View Post
Very nice, hope it grows well for you, and damn I didn't realize your planted setups were at work and not at home, nice!!
the little 3 gallon and a few bowls are at work, the 36 is home in our living room

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I like the look a lot. I hope it grows for you and doesn't turn to mush. If it does work out, I may ask you for some cuttings Good luck!
if you have a Lowes you can pick one up cheaper than postage, mine was $5, they had a smaller one for $2.50.

I think any place that sells ' little angels' brand might have them.
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