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Forum: Plants Today, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 173
Posted By foster
Looking at one fact that you stated. Other people...

Looking at one fact that you stated. Other people bought the plants from the same source, and had no problems. This means it was something in your tank that got released when you disturbed the...
Forum: Substrate Today, 12:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 710
Posted By foster
Im getting tired of my neighbor throwing gravel...

Im getting tired of my neighbor throwing gravel in my yard. Strangest thing, I seen a gorilla, and an army man hitch hiking the other day
I save all my substrate. Clean it, and store it in pails in...
Forum: Lighting Yesterday, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By foster
Your new bulb isn't a HO (high output) is it?

Your new bulb isn't a HO (high output) is it?
Forum: Plants 08-28-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By foster
CO2 is at 30PPM. I am researching EI fertilizing...

CO2 is at 30PPM. I am researching EI fertilizing now. I'm thinking this could help.
Forum: Plants 08-28-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By foster
Ludwigia Senegalensis Question

So after being in the hobby for 40+ years, and into planted tanks for over 10 yrs. I find I can't grow Lud. Senegalensis successfully.
I have tried twice, and failed miserably. I get nice healthy...
Forum: Plants 08-28-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By foster
Looks like Micro-Sword

Looks like Micro-Sword
Forum: Plants 08-28-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 213
Posted By foster
You have to get every tiny piece of it, or it...

You have to get every tiny piece of it, or it reproduces like bunnies:mad:
Forum: Algae 08-27-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 431
Posted By foster
Diatoms are cause by high Silicate in the water....

Diatoms are cause by high Silicate in the water. You could test your tap water to see what the Silicate content is. To reduce it you can use RO water, or try one of the silicate/phosphate removers....
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 511
Posted By foster
Plastic pot scrubbers are what I use. Clean...

Plastic pot scrubbers are what I use. Clean great, without scratching.
Forum: Plants 08-25-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By foster
Most of the Hygros are nutrient hogs also.

Most of the Hygros are nutrient hogs also.
Forum: Plants 08-25-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By foster
You can take the top few inches from the plant,...

You can take the top few inches from the plant, and replant the tops. Ludwigia grow relatively fast. In a few weeks you'll be overrun with it.LOL
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By foster
I use Aqueon Pro heaters. They have been working...

I use Aqueon Pro heaters. They have been working for several years without a problem. The only drawback with them is they are off a couple of degrees between the set temp., and the actual temp.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-24-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 345
Posted By foster
Use of a flocculent, or micron cartridge in your...

Use of a flocculent, or micron cartridge in your filter might help. Some people have used filter floss in the filter to remove the suspended particles.
Forum: Plants 08-24-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By foster
Don't believe that's an aquatic plant. Its more...

Don't believe that's an aquatic plant. Its more of a terrarium plant.
Forum: Plants 08-24-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By foster
Some Vals, and Swords do ok in lower light tanks....

Some Vals, and Swords do ok in lower light tanks. The swords might require root tabs.
Forum: Lighting 08-17-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By foster
Check out CatalinaAquariums. Jim will build you...

Check out CatalinaAquariums. Jim will build you whatever you want!!
I'm using them on all my tanks now. Very nice dependable lights.
Forum: Plants 08-17-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By foster
Looks like its time to start fertilizing!!

Looks like its time to start fertilizing!!
Forum: Plants 08-17-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By foster
I've done the same thing with Wisteria, and a few...

I've done the same thing with Wisteria, and a few species of Ludwigia.
Pretty amazing.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-03-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 187
Posted By foster
As long as the plant is stationary in one place,...

As long as the plant is stationary in one place, the roots will grow into the substrate eventually.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-03-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By foster
Put a heavy glass bowl in the tank, and direct...

Put a heavy glass bowl in the tank, and direct the water into the bowl when filling. Very little disturbance that way.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-03-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 612
Posted By foster
Your bio load is very small, so their not...

Your bio load is very small, so their not producing much to create nitrate in nitrogen cycle. Plants will suck up nitrates quickly if growing properly. You will probably have to add nitrates to the...
Forum: Plants 08-02-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 321
Posted By foster
I've bought, and shipped hundreds of plants. Only...

I've bought, and shipped hundreds of plants. Only one bad experience with shipping, and that was due to the buyer not picking up the package out of the mailbox for 2 days. I still refunded to save my...
Forum: Plants 08-01-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 159
Posted By foster
Seems just not to many people know about it. Its...

Seems just not to many people know about it. Its been around for some time now. Popularity might be less due to the fact that it got negative feedback, saying it was hard to grow. Good light,...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 08-01-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 258
Posted By foster
I dose iron separately, along with micros, and...

I dose iron separately, along with micros, and macros. I bought some iron supplement from GLA, and mixed it in a 500ml. bottle. I can add more or less without increasing the other nutrients,
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 07-19-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By foster
40 gal tank 1ml per 10 gals, according to the...

40 gal tank 1ml per 10 gals, according to the scale on the bottle.
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