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03-10-2014 10:06 PM
kcoscia So much change:

12-20-2013 06:12 PM
kcoscia Haven't updated here in a while.
Made some changes:
The fissidens/frogbit vase seems to be doing good. I honestly don't do much more than refill it with tank water and throw in some ferts when I feel like it. Pond snails live in there, doing their thing. The layer of frogbit it getting pretty thick. The fissidens is alive but the picture makes it hard to see.



The next vase used to be anacharis, gravel and a root tab. It turns out that it never really grew that well. I don't know why. I cleaned it a few weeks ago, put in new water, did a gravel clean. I htink the root tab was too much nutrients. I got a lot of green hair algae so I decided to move the anacharis to a tank where it can flourish. Now, I put a tiny java fern plantlet in and some of my new water lettuce floating. I will throw some ferts in once a week. Look at that cute baby java!

10-25-2013 07:51 PM
kcoscia update
10-01-2013 10:57 PM
kcoscia I've caught the illness!
10-01-2013 10:38 PM
OVT Your vases seem to be multiplying

v3
10-01-2013 10:18 PM
kcoscia UPDATES
current setup: GE mountable cabinet light (with removed white diffuse cover) with zoomed floramax T8 bulb



fissidens vase


anacharis/red plant vase


with this one, it was gross. a nasty film on the surface, unclean colored water and a god awful smell. I think it's my soil, must be old or something. So I emptied it out, and now the base is plain gravel with an osmocote+ tab. I'm going to start dosing iron to help with the red
09-27-2013 12:08 AM
kcoscia
I'm hooked

newest addition


soil capped with sand
amazon sword (i know it will probably outgrow eventually. i thought it would be cool to watch it fill out in a bowl)
and I will be adding MTS to tunnel the sand cap
09-24-2013 04:40 PM
kcoscia i've seen and like yours! I'm already thinking about moving my fissidens into its own little square glass jar because I may start excel dosing, and I know how much fissidens hates it
09-24-2013 03:24 AM
frenchie1001 i just started up a couple similar, gets you hooked into it!
09-24-2013 03:13 AM
kcoscia Thanks guys! I've got the bug baddd.
09-24-2013 12:05 AM
Axelrod12 Looks good. Welcome to the madness. These are definitely addicting, I've set up two so far and am starting a third shortly.
09-24-2013 12:00 AM
OVT I like it, I like it.

v3
09-23-2013 10:20 PM
kcoscia no animals other than hitch hiking pond snails in this one! i will look into the grass!
09-23-2013 10:13 PM
TankYouVeryMuch Oh yeah. lol. or you could leave a little space grass free as a "viewing" area if you plan to put a shrimp or something
09-23-2013 10:08 PM
kcoscia thanks! stargrass as a carpet?
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