|04-22-2014 06:25 AM|
OOo my my my!!!! Sucha splendid work... saw each and every pic in all the pages.... I feel lazy to post any replies for the tanks i view but ths was somethng tht force u type
Hats off to ur dedication... got some new inspiration from your tank... totally loved it
|04-22-2014 03:33 AM|
Looks amazing! wish mine had tank had been a taller!
Those airplants are out of this world.
Congrats on making the mag!
|04-06-2014 03:51 PM|
|harsaphes||Never going to leave the couch. Just going to keep refreshing the browser. On another note there was a reference a few pages back to not keeping the thread going? or something like that. Care to explain?|
|04-06-2014 01:19 PM|
|BraveBuc||Awesome! I actually just subscribed to the magazine after seeing your tank is in it. Grats!|
|04-06-2014 05:23 AM|
|04-06-2014 05:17 AM|
Congratulations again to Don for the tank feature in the current issue of AMAZONAS Magazine. The plants and everything else look great in print, too.
|03-31-2014 10:42 PM|
Congratulations on having your tank featured in Amazonas magazine!
your tank is amazing as always Great work!
|03-03-2014 04:43 PM|
|crazydaz||No, I don't think that you have to. Bacopa species tend to keep their submersed leaves fine even after the top goes emergent. No worries.|
|03-03-2014 09:00 AM|
|03-02-2014 11:17 PM|
|izabella87||Doooooowww mAaaaaa your tank so sassyyyy !!!|
|03-02-2014 07:52 PM|
|crazydaz||Cypress is fine, but also grows quickly. And rather tall as well. A lot of the marginal species do get pretty tall....you'll simply have to trim them and train them.|
|03-02-2014 08:47 AM|
Yeah papyrus grows crazy I was gonna try it with cypress heferni? Think it can grow half in and out
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|03-01-2014 08:21 PM|
There's always time, my friend. Always. You just have to plan it into the schedule.
That's how I started....just got so tired of trimming stems that I started letting the ones in the back of the tank grow out of the water. Persicaria, Bacopa, Hygros....stuff like that. It worked really well, and gave me ideas for the set up I currently have. Plus, they were cheap! Once they break the surface of the water, they look vastly different. They also send out a TON of roots as well.
|03-01-2014 10:28 AM|
I'll probably start by growing some plants out of the back of my high light 40b for now. Just to get a feel for growing things out of the water.
I'm not at your level yet.
|03-01-2014 02:59 AM|
Thank you zzrguy! It is a very stable system, easy to maintain, and should look pretty much how it does now until I decide to make it look different. Not much to do with it now, except add a few finishing plants up top and let the bottom finish filing in a bit.
Pirayaman- not a traditional grass, I'm afraid, for a tank. Mondo grass does fine it wet conditions, but not with the leaves submersed in any way for a long period of time. Cat tails are way to big for most aquariums, though there is a dwarf variety on the market now, but it still gets rather large. Your best option would be to use a dwarf papyrus which will grow fine as long as the tops and some of the upper stem is above water. It took root in my system and started spreading quickly. I don't think that Val's or sags are the way to go...they tend to dry out and die once the leaves break the surface. There maybe something at your local nursery that may work as a marginal, but that is all I really can suggest right now. Mint species work well as long as there are some leaves above the surface of the water, but I don't think that's really what you're trying to go for in terms of looks.
Hey BravBuc! Thank you very much!! :-) are you thinking about trying something similar.
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