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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-30-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,942
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
ADA Mini-M "Crystal Corner"

This was my latest aquascape with Crystal Red Shrimps as the main inhabitants. A few shots from the tank.

http://img36.imageshack.us/img36/443/minim02101291.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals 07-12-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,324
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
This could very well be C wendtii var brown. It...

This could very well be C wendtii var brown. It will be very hard to tell without the spathe.
The one in the glass jar looks like C wendtii var. green.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-11-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,324
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
All the unidentified plants look like C wendtii...

All the unidentified plants look like C wendtii variants.
Forum: Plants 07-08-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,133
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
This is Juncus repens. Native to US of A.

This is Juncus repens. Native to US of A.
Forum: Plants 07-08-2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
You should be able grow E tenellus emersed...

You should be able grow E tenellus emersed easily. Just maintain enough humidity.
Forum: Substrate 07-06-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
If you have soft water you should just be fine....

If you have soft water you should just be fine. Just use the powder type on top of normal AS II.
Forum: Plants 04-13-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,525
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
I think you have got HM. When grown emersed HM...

I think you have got HM. When grown emersed HM and HC can look very similar. It would be hard to diffrentiate the emersed grown pots of these plants from the plant nursery by just looking at the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-08-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 516
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
One more vote for Christel Kasselmann's Aquarium...

One more vote for Christel Kasselmann's Aquarium Plants. Great for information on aquatic plants.
Nature Aquarium World or the new book on Mr.Amano's scape from 1985-2009 for inspiration on...
Forum: Plants 04-07-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,726
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
Glass tops is just about what I have covering the...

Glass tops is just about what I have covering the set up. Try to maintain the water level above the plants crown that way it does not dry out.
Forum: Plants 04-07-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,726
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
Craig, I have these growing in a 55g. Most of the...

Craig, I have these growing in a 55g. Most of the time the tank glass is bone dry above the waterline. I am away from home quiet often for period of 3-4 days and don't mist the plants at all during...
Forum: Plants 04-07-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,726
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
Thanks guys. Craig, you should be able to get...

Thanks guys. Craig, you should be able to get away with as low as 70% humidity for most of the crypts excluding a selected few.
Forum: Plants 04-07-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,726
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
I love the color of this spathe too. One of my...

I love the color of this spathe too. One of my favorites till date.
Forum: Plants 04-07-2010, 03:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,726
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
The spring is here and I have had a few spathes...

The spring is here and I have had a few spathes pop up in my crypt set-up. One of the more intresting one was Cryptocoryne zukalii spathe. Now on to the pictures.
...
Forum: Plants 04-07-2010, 03:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,726
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
I guess I should add all the spathe pictures from...

I guess I should add all the spathe pictures from here on to this thread. The size of the spathe gives this species its name. Pretty tiny compared to the plant. More pictures at Aquamusing...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
And they probably would not have the metric...

And they probably would not have the metric threading of the ADA cartridges. So you will need to find an adapter. I did not find one in last 2 years which works and hence sold the system. The quality...
Forum: DIY 03-23-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,199
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
Most of the world uses rimless tanks especially...

Most of the world uses rimless tanks especially in Europe and Asia. 10g of water is not a big deal depending on the thickness of glass which is used. The tank I have has been used for 3 years and is...
Forum: DIY 03-23-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,199
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
Next time you head out to buy a 10g head to...

Next time you head out to buy a 10g head to Wallyworld and get the 10g they sell for 10$. The Aqueon Brand tank I believe have the sides of the tank embedded in the bottom rim. That was atleast my...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 03-23-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
+1 I have also found C pygmaeus are pretty...

+1
I have also found C pygmaeus are pretty sensitive to excess Excel dosing. I am assuming what you are referring to C pygmaeus as mini Cory.
Forum: Plants 03-23-2010, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
The one in the back with large slightly crinkled...

The one in the back with large slightly crinkled leaves is definietly C pontederifolia.
Forum: Plants 03-22-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 447
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
Utricularia gibba. Run.....

Utricularia gibba. Run.....
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-19-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,461
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
D, congrats on your new ride. Bhushan

D, congrats on your new ride.

Bhushan
Forum: Aquascaping 03-18-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,759
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
Andrew, I have been using a few ADA tools for...

Andrew, I have been using a few ADA tools for over 3 years now and have not regretted putting down the money for them. These are tools for serious aquascapers who wanna pay more attention to the...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-18-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,367
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
I will try my best to be there. Bhushan

I will try my best to be there.

Bhushan
Forum: Photography 03-05-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,591
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
Adam, I like the gecko shot. A few of my macro's...

Adam, I like the gecko shot. A few of my macro's to share.

http://img697.imageshack.us/img697/1963/dsc5054.jpg (http://img697.imageshack.us/i/dsc5054.jpg/)
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Forum: Plants 02-15-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,007
Posted By HoustonFishFanatic
Looks like C crispatula var balansae 'green'.

Looks like C crispatula var balansae 'green'.
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