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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-22-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,295
Posted By tetra73
That's what I have here locally. There is a...

That's what I have here locally. There is a neighborhood nursery but they didn't have anything exotic. I did buy my pepperomia from them.
Forum: Photography 04-22-2015, 01:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By tetra73
Thanks but don't wait until Winter though because...

Thanks but don't wait until Winter though because you just don't get that many plant selections. There are plants in the tank I couldn't get during Winter until last week.
Forum: Photography 04-22-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By tetra73
My terrarium/vivarium..finally done..

This tank has been an on going project for 3 weeks or so...from putting my orchids with pots in the soil to air mounting them. This free up a lot of space on the substrate and finally completed it...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-21-2015, 11:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,295
Posted By tetra73
Just want to pass on this deal. Check your local...

Just want to pass on this deal. Check your local Lowes because I just picked up the Earth Pink Star Cryptanthus for $2.98. That's right, for $3, you get yourself a 6" spread Cryptanthus. :) ...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-21-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By tetra73
Terrestrial plants aren't demanding. You can...

Terrestrial plants aren't demanding. You can pretty much grow anything with your regular florescent lights. You only need to add fert, if at all, once a month. If you use soil, you don't really...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-21-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 471
Posted By tetra73
Nice tank BUT......it does not have a soil based...

Nice tank BUT......it does not have a soil based substrate. Which means that your plant selections are only limited to creeping plants and moss.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-19-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By tetra73
A terrarium would be low tech. All dry land with...

A terrarium would be low tech. All dry land with a false bottom. Any vivarium or wet and dry area would require more planing. The problems with a 20g tank is that it isn't tall enough to...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-19-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 86
Posted By tetra73
Air mounting my Phals...

Would this work? :) I decided to air mount my orchids because I mist the tank too much because the spikemoss requires a lot of moisture. And too much accidental water getting to the orchid roots. ...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-18-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By tetra73
hahahaha..I could tie couple of fake fish in...

hahahaha..I could tie couple of fake fish in there with some fishing wire. Take out the fan too....
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-18-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By tetra73
Few hours later...apparently, the first pot I got...

Few hours later...apparently, the first pot I got about a month ago didn't do that well. Not sure. Maybe I broke them up too much and without much of the original soil or maybe the plant didn't...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-18-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By tetra73
Here is the tillandisa not color enhanced...:) ...

Here is the tillandisa not color enhanced...:)

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7698/17190324172_aab3292563_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/sc3Utw)DSC_3515 (https://flic.kr/p/sc3Utw) by vracing...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-18-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By tetra73
Couldn't get enough gold spikemoss...

Just picked up 2 4" pots (more like 6" spread) at my local orchid wholesaler. Wow, $7 each. Beats all the online places selling for $4 to $5 for a tinny 2.5" pot.


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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-18-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By tetra73
That's the thing...wet or not, the red is still...

That's the thing...wet or not, the red is still the same!!!! Because paint does not change color when wet or dry. Anyway, the return has been approved and he is paying for the shipping. He didn't...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-18-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By tetra73
No, is not. I got them 2 days ago. It has been...

No, is not. I got them 2 days ago. It has been in transit for 2 days. It has no roots. The plant is not blooming. Also, area I suspected to be some browning on the leaves due to damage...is red....
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-18-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By tetra73
I have already filed a return claim and waiting...

I have already filed a return claim and waiting for the seller to get back to me...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7693/16980537347_482e2e39da_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/rSvGai)Artificially colored...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-18-2015, 01:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By tetra73
Yeah..if he is paying for the return shipping,...

Yeah..if he is paying for the return shipping, sure, I would definitely return them. If not, I see if I can get a partial refund. His other non-color enhanced air plants are ok.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-18-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By tetra73
It looks nice but I am concerning if the...

It looks nice but I am concerning if the artificial color would kill the plants.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-18-2015, 12:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By tetra73
So, I bought some artifically colored airplants....

Sigh.....I didn't know. I bough two of the Tillandisa Red from this e---bay vendor here...

The item number is 181718924100

The ad didn't mention about their plants being artificially colored. ...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-17-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,295
Posted By tetra73
I am using 2 shop lights from Lowes, those $14...

I am using 2 shop lights from Lowes, those $14 each and 4ft long. 4 t8 bulbs (2 65k and 2 4k.) I assume the light temperature is ideal since my orchids are flowering under them. Ideally, you want...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-15-2015, 12:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,295
Posted By tetra73
Yeah, I think the orchids are doing fine. The...

Yeah, I think the orchids are doing fine. The white one is all flowered with over 15 blossoms. The pink/purples ones seem to experience couple of bud blasts. The one by the front is shooting out a...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 04-14-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,295
Posted By tetra73
Hahahah...here is my terrarium, 3 weeks old. ...

Hahahah...here is my terrarium, 3 weeks old. Kind of big for a terrarium. :) 40g tank, 36x18x16

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7587/16993635742_70938684d3_b.jpg...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-02-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By tetra73
DIY can result in inconsistent CO2 output because...

DIY can result in inconsistent CO2 output because the yeast reacts differently depending on the duration of the fermentation process. This may cause BBA algae...even if your lighting intensity isn't...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-02-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 297
Posted By tetra73
You can not...unless the air was from your...

You can not...unless the air was from your initial setup.....from the filter. This happens to me often too with the unit is when you are doing maintenance on your filter. The air inside the filter...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-01-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 297
Posted By tetra73
You can increase the water flow rate. Thereby,...

You can increase the water flow rate. Thereby, increasing the speed of the spinning wheel and the CO2 would dissolve much faster. Or cutting back your CO2 output.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-01-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 297
Posted By tetra73
Too much CO2 into the reactor. No, you have no...

Too much CO2 into the reactor. No, you have no air coming in. if you have a leak with the reactor, water would be coming out from it!!!! Not air going in.
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