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Forum: Plants 02-22-2012, 12:09 AM
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Posted By aquariumnewb
Sounds great! I'll keep this updated with...

Sounds great! I'll keep this updated with pictures! One more quick question- will the cotton thread disintegrate before xmas moss will root to lava rock?
Forum: Plants 02-22-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,528
Posted By aquariumnewb
So does it matter that I'll be doing it with Xmas...

So does it matter that I'll be doing it with Xmas moss vs. fissidens (which other people had done)? Will I be able to grow it submerged if I tie it down with fishing line? Sorry for the questions......
Forum: Plants 02-21-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,528
Posted By aquariumnewb
Also, does grinding the moss only work if the...

Also, does grinding the moss only work if the tank does not have water in it? Some of the posts giving 5-7 days of emerged growth before filling the tank
Forum: Plants 02-21-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,528
Posted By aquariumnewb
Grinding Moss- Does it work?

I have some xmass moss that hasn't attached so well. I've seen a few threads talking about grinding fissidens and attaching the ground up moss to the rock/dw. Thoughts on whether this would work with...
Forum: Plants 02-21-2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By aquariumnewb
Dwarf Hairgrass Growth

Hi all,

I recently planted dwarf HG in gravel substrate with a Seachem root tab. I have a 5g high light (~30W CFL), dosing with Excel. In your experience, about how long before the HG begins to...
Forum: DIY 02-20-2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By aquariumnewb
5g, heavily planted with just a few fish....

5g, heavily planted with just a few fish. Anubias, bacopa, wisteria, HG, HC. 30W desk lamp, currently dosing Excel but thinking about switching to DIY CO2. Instead of adding an additional air pump,...
Forum: DIY 02-20-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By aquariumnewb
5g DIY CO2

Is there a safe way to introduce DIY CO2 to a 5g, high light tank that already has fish in it?
Forum: DIY 02-19-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,047
Posted By aquariumnewb
So I'm assuming to set-up a DIY CO2 for a 5 g...

So I'm assuming to set-up a DIY CO2 for a 5 g tank, you'd have to scale down the reaction? How often do you have to make a new mix? And is there a safe way to add this to a tank that already has fish...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-17-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,544
Posted By aquariumnewb
My goal is to grow an HC carpet, which to my...

My goal is to grow an HC carpet, which to my understanding, requires high light. So your thought is that excel doesn't give sufficient carbon for this? Thanks!!
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-17-2012, 02:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,544
Posted By aquariumnewb
Is Excel sufficient for CO2 dosing?

Is Excel sufficient for CO2 dosing?
Forum: Lighting 02-17-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By aquariumnewb
Looks like I'll start dosing Excel then. What are...

Looks like I'll start dosing Excel then. What are your thoughts on me being able to grow HC on the gravel substrate with this set-up?
Forum: Low Tech Forum 02-17-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,544
Posted By aquariumnewb
Desk lamp?

Hi everybody, I recently purchased a MarineLand 5g tank (which comes with LED lights, which research told me has 16 x .1 watt bulbs). Although I use aquarium gravel substrate, I prefer the look of a...
Forum: Lighting 02-16-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 386
Posted By aquariumnewb
5g + LED + desk lamp

Hi everybody, I recently purchased a MarineLand 5g tank (which comes with LED lights, which research told me has 16 x .1 watt bulbs). Although I use aquarium gravel substrate, I prefer the look of a...
Forum: Plants 02-05-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By aquariumnewb
Sorry- I forgot to mention that I like the look...

Sorry- I forgot to mention that I like the look of the moss grown over lava rocks. Would using Excel be sufficient for some of these moss types?
Forum: Plants 02-05-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By aquariumnewb
Any recommendations for a moss that will serve as...

Any recommendations for a moss that will serve as a carpet (and a reliable place to buy it online)? I prefer the small leaves of mosses like mini-pellia, but I'm a beginner (5g with fish, w/o CO2 or...
Forum: Plants 02-05-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By aquariumnewb
Question Fissidens splachnobryoides

Hi everybody,

I recently purchased fissidens splachnobryoides from AQ Magic. Initial research led me to believe the moss requires very little... the more I read, the less confident I am that it...
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