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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-21-2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,175
Posted By Fishman Dan
I use both. Tapwater in my plant tanks. I make...

I use both. Tapwater in my plant tanks. I make use of the free metals and minerals in the tapwater.

I use RO water in my fish tanks. I have very hard water here and it is stressful on the fish I...
Forum: Substrate 09-21-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By Fishman Dan
I would put whichever flourite you choose to use...

I would put whichever flourite you choose to use on the bottom. Flourite is a clay and will cause cloudiness when disturbed. So you want that under everything where it is least likely to be stirred...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-21-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,084
Posted By Fishman Dan
I feel your pain with the USPS. I ship around 120...

I feel your pain with the USPS. I ship around 120 priority boxes a week and though the post office screws up occasionally. The pro's still out way the cons. The last box I sent to Texas ended up in...
Forum: Plants 09-21-2010, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By Fishman Dan
They are doing what is known as crypt melt....

They are doing what is known as crypt melt. Crypts are sensitive to being moved and water conditions. They will melt away and regrow. Its seems to happen when the roots are disturbed but, I have...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 09-14-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 778
Posted By Fishman Dan
According to the rules stated by the postal...

According to the rules stated by the postal service it is illegal to ship warm blooded animals. Which fish are not. I will see if I can find the info again so you can question the post master about...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 09-14-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,319
Posted By Fishman Dan
I have never personally tried it but, I have seen...

I have never personally tried it but, I have seen pics and read post where it has been done successfully.
Forum: Important Update/Announcements 09-14-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,933
Posted By Fishman Dan
Man I hate dealing with stuff like this I feel...

Man I hate dealing with stuff like this I feel for the admins and moderators. I have been tracking alot of suspicious activity on my site. No breaches but they are definitely testing the fences LOL....
Forum: Plants 09-07-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,288
Posted By Fishman Dan
I personally have always liked the Marble Queen...

I personally have always liked the Marble Queen Sword. It does very well emersed and most likely will be emersed when you buy it because the marbling fades when submerged. I grow them during the...
Forum: Lighting 09-05-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By Fishman Dan
I run regular 2 bulb t-12 shop lights on most of...

I run regular 2 bulb t-12 shop lights on most of my 55/75 gallons. I use daylight 6500K bulbs with great success. I am currently growing probably around 40 different species under the above stated...
Forum: Plants 09-05-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By Fishman Dan
Proserpinaca Palustris aka Mermaids Weed is the...

Proserpinaca Palustris aka Mermaids Weed is the only serrated leaved plant that comes to mind.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-05-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,089
Posted By Fishman Dan
Welcome to the world of aquarium plants. Many...

Welcome to the world of aquarium plants. Many species are known under different names. They are constantly being reclassified and renamed for example Rotala Indica = Rotala Rotundifolia, Anubias...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-05-2010, 03:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,089
Posted By Fishman Dan
Not sure on how to use as a foreground plant. But...

Not sure on how to use as a foreground plant. But Ludwigia Glandulosa is the same plant as Ludwigia Peruensis.http://www.floridaaquatic.com/aquarium_plant_ludwigia_glandulosa.html It has multiple...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 09-04-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,306
Posted By Fishman Dan
Water lettuce in my experience is alot like...

Water lettuce in my experience is alot like amazon frogbit. It does best in open aquariums. I am concerned with the 1/4" I think the plants would melt due to the high humidity caused by the tight...
Forum: Plants 09-03-2010, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By Fishman Dan
That looks like immersed cuba to me. I deal with...

That looks like immersed cuba to me. I deal with it alot and it is also very brittle.
Forum: Plants 08-31-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By Fishman Dan
I agree Crinum Natans it is. Very cool looking...

I agree Crinum Natans it is. Very cool looking plant.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 08-29-2010, 03:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 915
Posted By Fishman Dan
Mary and I are most likely going. My mom lives in...

Mary and I are most likely going. My mom lives in Lauderdale so no hotel fees and I can write it off as a business trip. LoL
Forum: Plants 07-30-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 638
Posted By Fishman Dan
Stargrass in my experience is a sensitive plant....

Stargrass in my experience is a sensitive plant. I order 25 bunches every week so I can keep a stock that is at least 1 month old. It melts within a few days and then starts to recover from there. It...
Forum: Plants 07-23-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By Fishman Dan
Most bunch plants especially the Myrio's will...

Most bunch plants especially the Myrio's will shed their lower leaves when they become shaded. If you have them planted closely I would spread them out a little bit. Another reason can be that the...
Forum: Plants 07-21-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By Fishman Dan
Looking at it again it also could be ludwigia...

Looking at it again it also could be ludwigia cuba.
Forum: Plants 07-21-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 747
Posted By Fishman Dan
The Eleocharis Parvula was known as Eleocharis...

The Eleocharis Parvula was known as Eleocharis Acicularis up until 2010. They are the one in the same. That might be one reason the info on parvula is scarce.
Forum: Plants 07-21-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By Fishman Dan
I would say its nesaea. I have both the ammania...

I would say its nesaea. I have both the ammania and nesaea sp. and the ammania has larger round leaves.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-12-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,870
Posted By Fishman Dan
My wife loves the hobby as much as I do. We both...

My wife loves the hobby as much as I do. We both have the lets moves that here so we can add a tank there attitude. I am always moving things around so I can fit more tanks.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-15-2008, 06:07 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 9,544
Posted By Fishman Dan
I kept and bred alot of fish years ago. Not so...

I kept and bred alot of fish years ago. Not so many now. Friends started calling me Dan the fishman. So Fishman Dan was born. I think it needs to be Plantman Dan now.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-14-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,455
Posted By Fishman Dan
I love the outdoors. Fishing, Hunting, Biking,...

I love the outdoors. Fishing, Hunting, Biking, Hiking. The fishing and hunting take up most of my free time.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 04-14-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,461
Posted By Fishman Dan
I spend 4-6 hours a day on average doing emails,...

I spend 4-6 hours a day on average doing emails, plant orders, auction posting, website updates, cruising the planted tank forums. I am currently laid off for a few months (my choice). Going to setup...
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