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Forum: Aquatic Plants from Lowcoaster 04-10-2009, 03:46 PM
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Posted By lowcoaster
Plant Shipment 4/19

Hey All,

Just a reminder that I am bringing in plants on 4/19----please have any requests in by Tuesday 4/14.

PLEASE---all correspondence to lowcoaster@nyc.rr.com

Thanks!!!!!:thumbsup:

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Forum: Aquatic Plants from Lowcoaster 02-05-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,625
Posted By lowcoaster
Latest Stocklist 2/5/09

Hey All,

Here is what is coming in this weekend. As always, orders placed and paid for by Sunday will be shipped Monday.

Thanks everyone-----Have a great weekend!!!!

Charley (AKA...
Forum: Aquatic Plants from Lowcoaster 01-09-2009, 01:29 AM
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Views: 1,743
Posted By lowcoaster
Latest stocklist

Hey All,

Here is what is coming in my next shipment. As always, orders placed and paid for by Sunday 1/11/09 will be shipped Monday. Remember, my new email and Paypal address is...
Forum: Aquatic Plants from Lowcoaster 12-31-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,261
Posted By lowcoaster
Next Plant Shipment----please email requests

Hey All,

I am planning to bring plants in on Sunday 1/12/09. Please have all your requests in by Tuesday 1/6/09.

Thanks and Happy New Year.

Charley (AKA Lowcoaster)


Also, I have a new...
Forum: Aquatic Plants from Lowcoaster 08-18-2008, 02:09 AM
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Views: 3,205
Posted By lowcoaster
Latest Shipment

Hey All,

Here is my latest stocklist---please include your shipping address with any requests so I can send a shipping quote. I usually only ship on Mondays. Please adress all correspondence to...
Forum: Plants 02-14-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 826
Posted By lowcoaster
Tonina sp. I need help

Hey all,

The customs inspectors at my local airport (where my plants come in) will now not allow any plant without a full latin name. Does anyone know if Tonina sp. (Belem, Manaus, etc.) has a...
Forum: Plants 05-11-2006, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 777
Posted By lowcoaster
Lead Weights

EVERY fish farm that has plants uses lead plant weitghts---they buy lead sheets from plumbing stores and cut them into strips.

I have to have 10 times the lead as anyone in 25 tanks---never had a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-24-2006, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 807
Posted By lowcoaster
Lead Weights

Hey All,

The weights I sell are 100% pure lead. I have easily 10 times the amount of lead weights in my tanks and have never seen a problem. Plants grow, fish thrive and spawn. Very little...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-02-2006, 12:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By lowcoaster
Oriental Book

I obviously have seen it---it is the way I order plants from Oriental--. It also has some of the best info around---expecially for the price. It is my primary resource for plant info. I refer to...
Forum: Plants 10-19-2005, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By lowcoaster
Aponogeton and other bulbs stay dormant for quite...

Aponogeton and other bulbs stay dormant for quite a while---sometimes they can die in the aquarium (they almost always do for me). What sometimes works is to artificially hibernate them. Take the...
Forum: Plants 10-03-2005, 01:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,345
Posted By lowcoaster
The wrinkled leaf has some variegation, but the...

The wrinkled leaf has some variegation, but the lightest it gets is like a sea-foam green. The marbled goes from green to winter-white.

I am still trying to get the narrow-leaf Anubias nana. I...
Forum: Plants 09-06-2005, 02:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,813
Posted By lowcoaster
He was almost right---the USDA has made Java Moss...

He was almost right---the USDA has made Java Moss illegal to import (i.e. considered a noxious weed). I cannot get it any more---as well as Riccia.

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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-14-2005, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By lowcoaster
My pleasure. Anytime. :proud:

My pleasure. Anytime. :proud:
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-13-2005, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 449
Posted By lowcoaster
Anubias really don't need ferts (in my opinion). ...

Anubias really don't need ferts (in my opinion). If you wanted to, you could fert VERY SPARINGLY---I like the Seachem Flourish line (Flourish, Iron, Excel trace). CO2 may be overkill as well.
...
Forum: Plants 07-07-2005, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By lowcoaster
Hi, I have had this plant in stock for...

Hi,

I have had this plant in stock for months!!! You should have contacted me!!!! :icon_bigg Anyway, I usually just plant the whole group together, I wrap a few weights around it until it takes...
Forum: Plants 06-22-2005, 03:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 615
Posted By lowcoaster
I have some in stock right now---it seems to be...

I have some in stock right now---it seems to be pretty hardy, though it needs good light. The literature states pH 6.8-7.2 soft to medium hard and medium light.

email me for a picture if you...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-03-2005, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 740
Posted By lowcoaster
Riccia considered "noxious"!!!!

Hey All,

I just got a disturbing email from my transshipper---she has told me that the USDA has now refused to allow Riccia and possibly Java Moss from being imported---now, as far as I can tell,...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-13-2005, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By lowcoaster
Hi, You probably saw my auction---it is...

Hi,

You probably saw my auction---it is relatively new to the hobby. According to the literature:
a bit demanding in terms of cultivation
pH-6.8-7.2
can tolerate most hardnesses
needs medium...
Forum: Plants 05-10-2005, 08:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 696
Posted By lowcoaster
The plant is indeed Green Hedge----AKA...

The plant is indeed Green Hedge----AKA Alternanthera ficoidea. It is a tererrium plant very common in LFS's ---it will die soon.

Sorry
Forum: Plants 05-03-2005, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By lowcoaster
All bulb plants will cycle from active states to...

All bulb plants will cycle from active states to dormant states. Some can be left alone and some need to be "rested".
Forum: Plants 04-06-2005, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 879
Posted By lowcoaster
To get rid of snails is easy----go to a drug...

To get rid of snails is easy----go to a drug store and get a bottle of Amonium alum (it is an over-the-counter astringent). It can also be gotten from stores that sell pickling supplies. Place a...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-05-2005, 12:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By lowcoaster
I use lead weights with no foam---the key is to...

I use lead weights with no foam---the key is to get weights that are thin enough so they don't hurt the plants.
Forum: Plants 03-30-2005, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By lowcoaster
It is definitely a Cryptocoryne species. Maybe...

It is definitely a Cryptocoryne species. Maybe lutea or a variety of wendtii.
Forum: Plants 03-24-2005, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,060
Posted By lowcoaster
How about Myriophyllum tuberculatum or Cabomba...

How about Myriophyllum tuberculatum or Cabomba furcata? The former is much easier to keep.
Forum: Plants 03-19-2005, 01:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,654
Posted By lowcoaster
I have Alt. reineckii "lilacina" and "Cardinalis"...

I have Alt. reineckii "lilacina" and "Cardinalis" in stock.
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