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Forum: Tank Journals 01-13-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,430
Posted By Trail_Mix
Best tank journal description I have ever read! ...

Best tank journal description I have ever read! :thumbsup:


Not being sarcastic either, I seriously love it, that's how I feel most of the times, like I'm either just playing around, or trying...
Forum: Plants 01-13-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 906
Posted By Trail_Mix
Wow... I imagine those stand rigid above the...

Wow... I imagine those stand rigid above the waterline? Seems the key may be that they need slightly harder water than most planted tanks provide.
Forum: Plants 01-12-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,767
Posted By Trail_Mix
Any updates on how these guys grew up? I've been...

Any updates on how these guys grew up? I've been very interested in dissecting the whole Bolbitis genus and taking a look at what's really from that genus and not, and what the different types of...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 01-10-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,828
Posted By Trail_Mix
May I ask what brings you to Arizona? And this...

May I ask what brings you to Arizona? And this is a pretty awesome collection of Tilandsias, I am jealous, any updates? You should get some type of gecko or something and put it in that tank, I'm...
Forum: Plants 01-10-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,939
Posted By Trail_Mix
I know this is an old thread, but there's just so...

I know this is an old thread, but there's just so much confusion and lack of knowledge concerning Bolbitis right now that I have to ask and see if anybody knows... There are clearly more than one...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-26-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,572
Posted By Trail_Mix
Nice work, I really like the looks of these, and...

Nice work, I really like the looks of these, and am impressed by the sheer variety of plants you were able to squeeze onto one ball! Plus I love that you use so many terrestrial plants and include...
Forum: Plants 10-29-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By Trail_Mix
What is the best way to grow these plants? They...

What is the best way to grow these plants? They seem to like to attach to crevices in rocks on or near waterfalls. I have some emersed specimens which appear to be growing aerial roots, (they are...
Forum: Plants 10-29-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By Trail_Mix
Smile I am no expert, so hopefully someone with more...

I am no expert, so hopefully someone with more knowledge and experience can weigh in on this, but here's my thoughts. First let me say, the more information you can provide on your tank and your...
Forum: Plants 10-11-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By Trail_Mix
I suppose it depends on your actions really. I...

I suppose it depends on your actions really. I mean are you putting a lot of water conditioners, chemicals, and/or medications in your water? If not then don't worry about it. To get rid of it,...
Forum: Plants 10-02-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 657
Posted By Trail_Mix
I think this is just regular C. undulata. The...

I think this is just regular C. undulata. The color of the leaves can vary depending on emersed vs. immersed growth, lighting levels, and other growing conditions. I have a ton of these, so while I...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-02-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 15,267
Posted By Trail_Mix
Update? Do the crabs eat or bother any of your...

Update? Do the crabs eat or bother any of your plants to your knowledge? I guess probably not noticeably if at all. Great looking tank by the way, very jealous!
Forum: Plants 10-02-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,683
Posted By Trail_Mix
Anyone have any pics of this plant grown emersed...

Anyone have any pics of this plant grown emersed or in a Wabi-Kusa style?
Forum: Plants 08-27-2013, 02:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,666
Posted By Trail_Mix
The reason is, neither Home Depot, nor Home Depot...

The reason is, neither Home Depot, nor Home Depot employees are responsible for labeling plants. They don't actually grow the plants themselves. They get shipment from nurseries, and I guess the...
Forum: Plants 07-02-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,028
Posted By Trail_Mix
Do you guys use soil test kits to test the pH of...

Do you guys use soil test kits to test the pH of your soil? I'm talking about for emersed cultures. Either way, what pH do you generally aim for in your soil mixtures for the average Crypt, and...
Forum: Plants 07-02-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 387
Posted By Trail_Mix
Lightbulb I personally am guilty of being lazy sometimes...

I personally am guilty of being lazy sometimes with my emersed set-ups, since they tend to require the least effort and have the least problems, and since I pretty much stick to Aroids and moss, both...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-19-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,322
Posted By Trail_Mix
What happened to the black & silver Pilea? I...

What happened to the black & silver Pilea? I forget its name at the moment, but I really liked that plant, and have that same Pilea, or one that looks almost exactly like it, and I've been thinking...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-12-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 615
Posted By Trail_Mix
Also, how much water does that hold and how many...

Also, how much water does that hold and how many fish are you keeping in there? Is there a filter in there or at least an air stone or something? Just wondering cause I didn't see anything in the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 06-12-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 615
Posted By Trail_Mix
How heavy do you think that thing is? I've been...

How heavy do you think that thing is? I've been wanting to make a slightly larger version of what you have or similar to put on my apartment's terrace/balcony. However, living on the third floor of...
Forum: Plants 06-10-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By Trail_Mix
Also, I totally forgot, I LOVE Hygrorza aristata,...

Also, I totally forgot, I LOVE Hygrorza aristata, but mine became buried in duckweed and other floaters, now I know not to let that happen again! But is there anything that coexists well with H....
Forum: Plants 06-10-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By Trail_Mix
Best Floater Combination for Nitrates?

Aside from water hyacinth, what is the best combination of floaters as far as filtering nitrates and other unwanteds goes? Currently I am employing a mix of dwarf watter lettuce, salvinia, and...
Forum: Plants 05-17-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 266
Posted By Trail_Mix
Does aquatic moss have roots?

I'm asking because from what I understand, terrestrial mosses do not, and I am wondering then how the moss attaches itself to driftwood and such. I know liverworts don't which is why if you attach...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-17-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By Trail_Mix
Questions about rhizomes and plants attached to driftwood

Say I have an Anubias that's been growing on a piece of driftwood for awhile and I want to cut the rhizome to propagate it, or perhaps the rhizome has outgrown the piece of driftwood itself. What's...
Forum: Plants 05-05-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,081
Posted By Trail_Mix
I know this thread's really old, but I thought...

I know this thread's really old, but I thought this was an interesting topic. The truth is, as we all know, that the same plant can grow completely differently in different conditions. In this case...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-03-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By Trail_Mix
No, Amano shrimp are totally different. The eggs...

No, Amano shrimp are totally different. The eggs hatch into larvae which require brackish water and are difficult to keep alive. Then the whole process of adapting them back to freshwater and...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-03-2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By Trail_Mix
Exclamation Who Wants a Berried Amano?

Hey all, I have 10 amano shrimp in my tank. I have raised them since they were tiny. I noticed today while doing a WC that one of them was berried! It looks very impressive considering the size of...
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