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Forum: Plants 02-20-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By iGabe
Jrs, my blyxa had a few dead and half-dead...

Jrs, my blyxa had a few dead and half-dead flowers when it arrived. No it didn't come from asia, it came from Brazil. Here's a pic to help me explain, it sort of looks like peas in a pod. there are...
Forum: Plants 02-19-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,596
Posted By iGabe
can anyone answer my blyxa "seed"...

can anyone answer my blyxa "seed" question?
Forum: Plants 02-19-2009, 06:18 PM
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Views: 1,596
Posted By iGabe
thanks :)

thanks :)
Forum: Plants 02-19-2009, 04:53 PM
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Views: 1,596
Posted By iGabe
Question Brown Blyxa Japonica Bought Online

about 2 weeks ago I "bought" a blyxa japonica online, and I today it finally arrived. It's a tiny little piece of blyxa (2x2 in), and 40% of the leaves are brown and 10% are turning brown. What do I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-23-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,082
Posted By iGabe
Yeah, I guess you're right :( I only realized...

Yeah, I guess you're right :(
I only realized that til yesterday.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-22-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,082
Posted By iGabe
I just bought a pH buffer that drops the pH by...

I just bought a pH buffer that drops the pH by 1-2. The product doesn't mention if I have to take out the carbon from the filter, do I have to?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-21-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,082
Posted By iGabe
I can't find any pics of the micro version...

I can't find any pics of the micro version online, but they look exactly like the normal version except smaller and with bigger eyes. Really cool looking tetras.

Here is another pic of the normal...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-21-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,082
Posted By iGabe
Update! The algae finally died off since my...

Update!

The algae finally died off since my light fixture broke :(
So I put my tank (since it's so tiny & light) in the bathroom, where it gets 0.01% of sunlight so the plants could survive until...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-12-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,082
Posted By iGabe
The BGA is pretty bad, but not to the point where...

The BGA is pretty bad, but not to the point where it'll kill anything in my tank I guess. It's mostly on the sides, while the hair algae is on my rock and micro sword. Yes, I am scrubbing off as much...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-12-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,082
Posted By iGabe
I have another problem now. The green hair/fuzz...

I have another problem now. The green hair/fuzz algae and BGA has taken over the sides of my tank, I'm so lucky it's not on the plants. Now that I'm no longer worried about my glosso growing...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-11-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,190
Posted By iGabe
I understand, ever since I started keeping...

I understand, ever since I started keeping fish/aquariums (started with a betta) I've "wasted" at least $1,000. And unfortunately I got had to give most of my supplies away after I moved, so now I'm...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-11-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,190
Posted By iGabe
Your tank is looking pretty awesome, can't wait...

Your tank is looking pretty awesome, can't wait to see the HC fill in completely. As for UG, I agree with pga. I didn't have any type of heating whatsoever, then I changed my bulb and the new bulb...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-11-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,184
Posted By iGabe
I undertand, although I never had problems with...

I undertand, although I never had problems with runners. Good luck with your new scape :)
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-11-2009, 01:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,184
Posted By iGabe
Finally came around to take a look at this...

Finally came around to take a look at this thread. You're tank looks great, I used to have one for my baby angels. Just a suggestion, but maybe you could add some type of vallisneria to the back to...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-09-2009, 02:21 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,082
Posted By iGabe
I just love everything about this layout, even...

I just love everything about this layout, even the fish. Are they like albino bleeding heart tetra? Anyways I would like to do something similar using my micro sword and what I have available. What's...
Forum: Plants 01-08-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,878
Posted By iGabe
The glosso is finally growing horizontally!...

The glosso is finally growing horizontally! Probably thanks to my nano filter and oto for keeping it down. Check out my journal for more info (on my sig).
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-08-2009, 08:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,082
Posted By iGabe
Updates! My glosso is looking much better...

Updates!

My glosso is looking much better now! The "vertical runners" are now sort of like grabbing themselves to the substrate with their roots, while the normal glosso is growing horizontal...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-06-2009, 08:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,082
Posted By iGabe
What I meant to say on my previous post, was that...

What I meant to say on my previous post, was that I'm doing water changes every other day. Sure, it might be too much but there is no effect on the fish and plants. Will start dosing fertilizers...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-06-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,082
Posted By iGabe
Just got an oto, he's still adjusting to his tank...

Just got an oto, he's still adjusting to his tank (it's normal for otos, right?) and I hope he'll start picking on the algae soon. Will post pics of it and the tank soon. So far I'm doing daily water...
Forum: Plants 01-05-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,878
Posted By iGabe
This is what's going on, I planted them around 2...

This is what's going on, I planted them around 2 weeks ago. And I kept the lights on for like 10 hours (with co2) and it kept growing vertically, but now I noticing that the new shoots that were...
Forum: Plants 01-04-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,878
Posted By iGabe
Of course, I'll try to get a pic of it as soon as...

Of course, I'll try to get a pic of it as soon as my camera charges. But what I did, I put aluminum foil on the sides of the fixture (very ghetto lol) so the "leftover" light doesn't go to waste....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 01-04-2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,082
Posted By iGabe
Ok I ditched the algicide idea, I'm afraid it'll...

Ok I ditched the algicide idea, I'm afraid it'll damage my plants because my pygmy cories acted a little strange after I put in the solution. So I'll be doing this the old fashioned way. I'll try to...
Forum: Plants 01-04-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,878
Posted By iGabe
I understand what you're saying. But I highly...

I understand what you're saying. But I highly doubt that my bulb is old. It's one of those compact fluorescent screw-in bulbs with 6500K (don't understand anything to detailed about lighting...
Forum: Plants 01-03-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,878
Posted By iGabe
No, hahaha :), you guys don't understand. I have...

No, hahaha :), you guys don't understand. I have more than 5 watts per gallon, not a 5 watt lamp. Hell no, I wouldn't be caught dead growing glosso with a 5 watt lamp! What I said in my first post,...
Forum: Plants 01-03-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,878
Posted By iGabe
Thanks gsmitchell! Just got a nano filter...

Thanks gsmitchell!
Just got a nano filter today, and hopefully it will help distribute the co2 (before the co2 bubbles just stayed at the surface, it looked like a giant bubblenest). I put the co2...
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