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mountaindew 02-15-2012 04:56 AM

Pearling plants
Post your pearls

kcartwright856 02-15-2012 05:08 AM

Looking forward to watching this thread! My planted tank is only a few weeks old and I don't have any pearling pictures to offer yet, but I look forward to it soon.

Pearling is such a beautiful symbol of the plant's happiness. It's like a thank-you to the keeper, for creating such a great environment for them in which they are happily thriving!

(Sorry to get overly spiritual about it. I just really like it!)

150EH 02-17-2012 11:19 PM

Not a great shot but....

mountaindew 02-18-2012 04:36 AM

150EH 02-18-2012 04:44 AM

This is a really old photo of foxtail that I posted in 2005.;d=1107038892

JRMott 02-18-2012 08:17 PM

bgallodoro24 02-18-2012 11:53 PM

Someone told de this isnt pearling.

jayviado12 02-23-2012 09:47 AM

i only use DIY co2 so maybe no chance of getting this

Uptown193 02-25-2012 05:01 AM

Here is mine from tonight.

tbonedeluxe 02-25-2012 07:30 AM

3 Attachment(s)
A few.

Hyzer 02-25-2012 01:43 PM

Floating riccia from my old 20g:

jasonpatterson 02-25-2012 09:36 PM


Originally Posted by jayviado12 (Post 1738858)
i only use DIY co2 so maybe no chance of getting this

I had pearling with DIY CO2 (and even with no CO2,) so don't give up hope! It's a combination of available CO2, oxygen saturation of the water, and light intensity. Something as simple as extra bright lights (or in my case, a brief period of afternoon sunshine on the tank) can do the trick.

150EH 02-25-2012 11:55 PM

radioman 02-26-2012 01:11 AM

Hyzer 02-26-2012 02:46 AM

All of a sudden I miss my riccia....

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