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Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-12-2015, 02:57 PM
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Posted By ufimych
I thank everyone for the answers. Now, I will...

I thank everyone for the answers. Now, I will try to navigate in uncharted waters. First, I will better care of the pond. Second, I will use a large container to make different concoctions of...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-12-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By ufimych
I am trying to keep all low tech and green. If...

I am trying to keep all low tech and green. If the tank is supposed to be a self sustainable microcosm as much as possible, why not to work on this project? This is something like with dog food....
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-11-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By ufimych
If dirt under the gravel does not hurt, why...

If dirt under the gravel does not hurt, why carefully prepared liquid would cause the damage? We can experiment, starting with ashes, which is rich with essential minerals, calcium and potassium are...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   12-11-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 420
Posted By ufimych
Did anyone try to prepare own liquid fertilizer?

Did anyone of you try to make own fertilizer by using manure, black soil or ashes of thoroughly burned plants?
Forum: Plants   11-25-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By ufimych
This is one of the most beautiful plants. I...

This is one of the most beautiful plants. I cannot wait to get it.
Forum: Plants   11-24-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By ufimych
Fissidens fontanus

I have a good luck with Java moss and Chistmas moss. Both grow pretty well in my tanks. I do not care much about attaching them. Christmas moss is pretty brittle and small pieces of it are easily...
Forum: Plants   11-24-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 232
Posted By ufimych
Aponogetons are my favorites. Three plants I...

Aponogetons are my favorites. Three plants I obtained originally (Aponogeton crispus) went dormant, when water lost too much nutrients. May be this was a cause, I am not sure, but I forgot about...
Forum: Fish   11-16-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,868
Posted By ufimych
Tiger barb.

Tiger barb.
Forum: Fish   11-12-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By ufimych
I suspect so. My tiger barbs (usually about ten...

I suspect so. My tiger barbs (usually about ten of them) in a 30 g tank are very happy. I keep 4 green cories and glow light tetras with them. Tiger barbs are always first to eat. I like to treat...
Forum: Fish   11-12-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 248
Posted By ufimych
Tiger barbs are attracted by any dragging...

Tiger barbs are attracted by any dragging objects, long fins and feelers in particular. Any quick and compact fish will do well. Tiger barbs are my life time favorites. I keep them with tetras and...
Forum: Fish   11-12-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By ufimych
Will they come along with tiger barbs?

Will they come along with tiger barbs?
Forum: Fish   11-10-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By ufimych
Thank you all for the replies. It seems they are...

Thank you all for the replies. It seems they are not as colorful live as shown on the pictures. I have ordered them at one of local pet stores, they put me on their waiting list and told me that the...
Forum: Fish   11-10-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By ufimych
What is LFS? In Roanoke, VA, we have only Petco...

What is LFS? In Roanoke, VA, we have only Petco and Petsmart. I called Petsmart. They have never heard of this fish.
Forum: Fish   11-09-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By ufimych
Does anyone have Badis badis?

I became interested to try Badis badis, never had them before. Does anyone keep this fish? Where one can obtain them?
Forum: Plants   10-21-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 754
Posted By ufimych
I like Java moss in my tanks. It is growing only...

I like Java moss in my tanks. It is growing only in some of them and it is easy to control. I got rid off all algae in my tanks, while letting Java moss grow. Eventually, all hair algae gone, but...
Forum: Plants   10-21-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 186
Posted By ufimych
Best foreground plants

I am planning to buy either Echinodorus tenellus or Lilaeopsis species.
Which of the two is better?
Forum: Algae   09-26-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 206
Posted By ufimych
I defeated algae in my four tank

I did so by starving them; I did not replace water for about 10 years, only added nearly distilled water purified by our water purification system. Hair like algae gone first, beard algae also...
Forum: Plants   09-26-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,430
Posted By ufimych
This is a very interesting idea. It seems to me a...

This is a very interesting idea. It seems to me a 10 gallon tank is too small for this kind of project. Besides, native plants of your region need a winter break for their natural life history.
Forum: Plants   09-25-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By ufimych
During recent two years, I experimented with not...

During recent two years, I experimented with not replacing water and not adding any fertilizers in my four tanks. The light was plentiful, though. I added nearly distilled water conditioned by our...
Forum: Plants   09-25-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 169
Posted By ufimych
Crinum calamistratum

I got my Crinum calamistratum from "Live Aquarium Plants". A small bulb with healthy looking green leaves. It is small, but already pretty. I planted it in a small perforated pot filled with clay, a...
Forum: Plants   06-29-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By ufimych
Diana, this is what I think and I agree with your...

Diana, this is what I think and I agree with your explanation. I am with aquariums for many years and this never happened to my tanks before. I always used plenty of light and all plants grew very...
Forum: Plants   06-29-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By ufimych
My tanks were set up from five to 12 years ago....

My tanks were set up from five to 12 years ago. Plants were growing in everyone of them very well. I use all natural river gravel purchased at Petsmart. I rarely replace water, only a little , when...
Forum: Plants   06-29-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By ufimych
The best aquarium plants fertilizer

My plants slow down or even stopped growing, except Java moss and Christmas moss. The lighting remains the same, but even easiest plants do not grow and melt down gradually. I think I need a...
Forum: Plants   10-22-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By ufimych
Thank you. I hope it will improve with time.

Thank you. I hope it will improve with time.
Forum: Plants   10-22-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By ufimych
How to grow aponogeton?

I have three Aponogeton crispus plants, but they do not grow well. Usually, I never used any fertilizers or pots, planted all right into the gravel and my Aponogetons grew well and propagated. Pots...
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