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|07-15-2016 01:38 AM|
|07-14-2016 07:59 PM|
My dragon tongue does great close to strong light (13 watt 6500k cfl). My HOB use to have several plants but has been taken over by the Helxine soleirolii
|07-13-2016 04:51 PM|
|Nubster||That's awesome. I need to get into Lowes and see what goodies I can find. I used some Lowes plants in my tank a couple years ago and they did alright. Not sure off top of my head what they were...I'm terrible with plants names. I think it's all in my Blue Diamond thread I started way back when...this time around I want to keep it more simple. I really like your spillway idea and then maybe some red root floaters and keep it at that instead of all the baskets and rafts I had last time.|
|07-13-2016 04:37 PM|
Originally Posted by Nubster View Post
Oh yeah, still alive and kicking!
Here is a pic from today:
I've had to hack the filter back twice, gets taller than the lights. This stuff grows like a stem - chop it short and it regrows.
|07-11-2016 12:00 AM|
This tank still alive? I've done something similar in the past but to less effect. I'd like to do it again on the tank I'm currently setting up which is a 12" cube Mr. Aqua with an AC 20. Might have to bump up to my old AC 70 if I decide to do this but I think the motor is burnt out. This was my last attempt a couple years ago. Things were doing good until I got lazy and let things go to shizit.
This has definitely given me renewed interest. I might dust off my larger Mr. Aqua instead for this project...the one in the picture which is 19" across and 12x12. 11.5g total.
|01-07-2015 04:00 AM|
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 09:28 PM|
Originally Posted by tylergvolk View Post
|01-06-2015 06:30 PM|
|tylergvolk||How fast does that H. Japan grow emersed on the spillway? Looks great!|
|10-16-2014 04:54 AM|
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 04:30 AM|
|mags8679||It looks so green and beautiful, I have to give it a try.....who wouldn't.|
|10-14-2014 02:07 AM|
Originally Posted by jbrady33 View Post
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 09:21 PM|
Not that I know the particular plant but many ferns require high humidity.
The fern mentioned in #80
|10-13-2014 09:06 PM|
Seems to like the conditions just fine,
same angle, 6 months later:
|08-26-2014 06:26 PM|
Originally Posted by AquaAurora View Post
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 05:45 PM|
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
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