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Forum: Plants 02-14-2012, 01:31 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 46,309
Posted By chuukus
Verry nice chad320!

Verry nice chad320!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-03-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 528
Views: 93,396
Posted By chuukus
That crypt looks to be either C. noritoi or C....

That crypt looks to be either C. noritoi or C. moehlmannii, Crypts are tricky though I could be wrong.
Forum: Fish 03-10-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By chuukus
I have no experience with them but they are...

I have no experience with them but they are awesome! Did you buy some or are you just considering buying some?
Forum: Fish 03-10-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,152
Posted By chuukus
Whats your water like? Do you use tapwater? Do...

Whats your water like? Do you use tapwater? Do you know the PH? kh? gh?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-04-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,135
Posted By chuukus
This is probably your best bet i know its...

This is probably your best bet i know its expensive but what isnt? I can say ive used it and its great stuff! http://www.aquaticeco.com/subcategories/3048/Sweetwater-Epoxy-Paints-1-Gallon
Forum: Plants 10-20-2010, 05:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By chuukus
I see now exactly what your talking about, I dont...

I see now exactly what your talking about, I dont have any experince growing cilata. I do have some verry large pontederifolia and moehlmanni I just looked at and you are right they dont look like...
Forum: Plants 10-20-2010, 03:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 595
Posted By chuukus
That could be C. moehlmannii or C....

That could be C. moehlmannii or C. pontederifolia. I wouldnt say for sure its C. cilata.
Forum: Plants 10-20-2010, 03:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By chuukus
Crypts are the some of the hardest plants to...

Crypts are the some of the hardest plants to identify, It is pretty much impossible without flowering each plant.
Forum: Plants 10-19-2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,764
Posted By chuukus
here is a pic of a branching rhizome on my needle...

here is a pic of a branching rhizome on my needle leaf. Its not the best pic but you can see a little of the new branches

http://i705.photobucket.com/albums/ww55/chuukus/crypts/NLVFrhizome001.jpg
Forum: Plants 10-17-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,764
Posted By chuukus
Try knicking the rhizome like timdawg suggested....

Try knicking the rhizome like timdawg suggested. You can also trim off some of the oldest leaves, I recently did this and now im seeing the rhizome branching every inch or so.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-16-2010, 03:46 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 39,929
Posted By chuukus
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-13-2010, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By chuukus
Im not sure the rust will affect your fish. I...

Im not sure the rust will affect your fish. I have the same type of connector used on some of my plumbing but I used stainles steel instead of galvinized.
Forum: Tank Journals 10-09-2010, 03:56 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,899
Posted By chuukus
Did you use a shaper or routertable to make the...

Did you use a shaper or routertable to make the raised panels? Do you buld custom cabinets for a living?
Forum: Tank Journals 10-08-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,899
Posted By chuukus
Nice work! I like the wood shop also.

Nice work! I like the wood shop also.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-07-2010, 03:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By chuukus
29" tall would be great height for a riparium. ...

29" tall would be great height for a riparium.

As for what they are this should answer your question http://ripariumsupply.com/
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-06-2010, 03:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By chuukus
I agree with crypts, swords, anubias and ferns...

I agree with crypts, swords, anubias and ferns for plants.

As far as inverts I think you can keep shrimp with most fish as long as you create enough hiding spots and crevices. Rummynose, neons...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 10-05-2010, 03:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By chuukus
Hurry up and sneak out while shes not paying...

Hurry up and sneak out while shes not paying attention! You could have it loaded and be back home before she even notices.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 10-05-2010, 02:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By chuukus
What do you plan to keep in this tank? Activated...

What do you plan to keep in this tank? Activated charcoal might help but I think big water changes often will help the most.
Forum: Plants 09-30-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By chuukus
I would think it depends on the sp. Soaking them...

I would think it depends on the sp. Soaking them would apply more to badly damaged or hard to grow crypts. If you recieve plants in decent shape go ahead and plant them, they might melt then come...
Forum: Plants 09-30-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 751
Posted By chuukus
I reccomend you let it float in some tank water...

I reccomend you let it float in some tank water for a week or two befor you plant it. I also suggest you read this...
Forum: Aquascaping 09-27-2010, 04:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,296
Posted By chuukus
There are non toxic epoxy paints made for...

There are non toxic epoxy paints made for underwater use but they are quite expensive. I have used 3 different kinds, still have them one is west systems epoxy the other is sweetwater epoxy those...
Forum: Tank Journals 09-24-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 521
Posted By chuukus
You can go ahead and lower it right to the...

You can go ahead and lower it right to the substrate. Im sure you wont have any problems.
Forum: Tank Journals 09-10-2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 29,096
Posted By chuukus
Some cryptocotyne sp. are not suitable for...

Some cryptocotyne sp. are not suitable for aquarium culture. Lego has quite a collection of rare sp. of crypts. Lots of the plants on his list would be way to slow to grow and would not be cost...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-03-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,296
Posted By chuukus
The PVC will work fine for Crypts to start. Drill...

The PVC will work fine for Crypts to start. Drill some small holes around the bottom of the PVC. You dont need alot of soil to start your plants. I would use some small gravel or some larger grain...
Forum: Plants 09-01-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,487
Posted By chuukus
Cryptocoryne do have a rhizome just to clear...

Cryptocoryne do have a rhizome just to clear things up. see here http://www.xs4all.nl/~crypts/Cryptocoryne/Botanical/botanic.html This is a good place to start if your interested in crypts.

Scrool...
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