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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-31-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By capn_kirkj
Help with Sword melt, die off

Please help with this melt on my swoord plants, everthing was going pretty good until the heat wave hit. other plants that have died off are, dwarf sag, water sprite, lileo...brasilias, and DUCKWEED....
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 07-21-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,458
Posted By capn_kirkj
well the caulk is mighty thick :) I personally do...

well the caulk is mighty thick :) I personally do not plan to remove the lava rock anytime soon. One of my favorite tanks was a 5 gal that had topsoil and lava rock background, I hope that this will...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 07-21-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,458
Posted By capn_kirkj
Lava Rock Background 30g

Greetings,

Something I have been working on over summer break. The tank was an older tank that I acquired used from a neighbor. It was in decent shape except for the swirls from an abrasive...
Forum: Plants 07-21-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By capn_kirkj
46g Sword Tank

Just a quick post of my sword tank. Mainly Echinodorus bleheri with some dwarf sag. Also a couple of lava rocks with anubias, and java fern and bolbitis.

The tank recently went through a severe...
Forum: Plants 06-23-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By capn_kirkj
here are some more close ups

here are some more close ups
Forum: Plants 06-22-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By capn_kirkj
Moss ID Please....

Can anyone get a positive ID on this hitchiker. It came in some dwarf hairgrass posts a while back. It originally was the size of a pencil eraser. Now it grows really well in my very humid emersed...
Forum: Tank Journals 05-15-2012, 02:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 214
Posted By capn_kirkj
emersed tank baseline for me...

Just a set of baseline photos for my emersed/riparium setups

Cheers and thanks
Kirk
Forum: Plants 05-02-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By capn_kirkj
no i did not bury/submerge the...

no i did not bury/submerge the rhizomes........how is it possible to have too high of humidity? really.

the fungal infection / burnt by nutrients makes some sense at least.

will probably switch...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-01-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Posted By capn_kirkj
it is a generic lightweight expanded clay...

it is a generic lightweight expanded clay variety, just not brand name hydroton. not pea gravel.
it was like $40 for ten liters on amazon.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-01-2012, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Posted By capn_kirkj
Peace Lilly filter/riparium

Just an initial photo of my recent setup, will post more as the tank matures.
Forum: Plants 05-01-2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By capn_kirkj
emersed anubais woes

I bought a batch of anubais in january, and planted them in a emersed setup, that had hydroton pellets and used General Hydroponics nutrients, air stones, waterfall, T5 lighting. In an old aquarium....
Forum: Plants 02-21-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 381
Posted By capn_kirkj
look up the term allelopathy. cheers

look up the term allelopathy.

cheers
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-21-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By capn_kirkj
Updated photos

Just thought I would post some update photos, so far so good, the peace lilly cuttings have rooted into the filter. The ivy really enjoys the light ad has grown many new leaves.

Most importantly...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-08-2011, 01:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By capn_kirkj
I think I will go with black sand on top of our...

I think I will go with black sand on top of our local topsoil. Over the summer I set some soil aside in a largish shallow plastic pan with drain holes, I filled with water and let dry a many times....
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-07-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By capn_kirkj
ohhhh, yeah that light is temprary for the moment...

ohhhh, yeah that light is temprary for the moment while the plants are small I have a larger light that spans the length of the tank. which I will use when the plants get bigger and are permanently...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-07-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By capn_kirkj
on second thought i might give an open tank a try

on second thought i might give an open tank a try
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-07-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By capn_kirkj
I understand that it looks like half a emersed...

I understand that it looks like half a emersed setup. Keep in mind the lilies are planted in gravel in my hang on back filter and illuminated by compact fluorescent lights.

I have the plants in...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 11-06-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By capn_kirkj
Aponogeton farm with peace lily filter

Hey just thought I would display this. If anyone has any suggestions please feel free to comment. I have not decided about the finished look yet. like substrate or wood etc. I have to paint the...
Forum: Plants 11-04-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By capn_kirkj
aponogeton suggestions

anyone have any suggestions, tips, tricks or general knowledge about aponogetons. I had a good experience with the walmart bulbs in a round about way. The bulbs I bought were duds, but the good...
Forum: Plants 10-24-2011, 01:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By capn_kirkj
i have had the same problem before too any help...

i have had the same problem before too any help would be appreciated... everyone says java moss and java fern are so easy to grow... Why does this happen ?
Forum: Tank Journals 10-15-2011, 11:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By capn_kirkj
Nice tank, Heck yeah for the cabomba, nice swords.

Nice tank, Heck yeah for the cabomba, nice swords.
Forum: Tank Journals 09-30-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 362
Posted By capn_kirkj
that is awesome, I have been thinking of doing...

that is awesome, I have been thinking of doing that for awhile ... hows the noise from the dripping, would you say its louder than other tanks?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-22-2011, 11:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 851
Posted By capn_kirkj
jgcd and bradH, that is exactly what I was...

jgcd and bradH, that is exactly what I was wondering, what types of plants did the "old timers" use... maybe I need to ask the European crowd.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-22-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 851
Posted By capn_kirkj
Old fashioned planted tanks?

What did planted tanks look like in decades gone by? What was the popular plants from the previous decades?

Kirk
Forum: Lighting 09-22-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,121
Posted By capn_kirkj
thanks for all the info this has been an awesome...

thanks for all the info this has been an awesome response....
kirk
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