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Forum: Plants   01-24-2016, 07:46 PM
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Posted By meowschwitz
Invertebrate poop.

Invertebrate poop.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   01-18-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 361
Posted By meowschwitz
USPS Shipping Rate Increase

USPS Shipping Rate Increase - January 17, 2016 (http://blog.stamps.com/2015/10/22/usps-announces-postage-rate-increase-starts-january-17-2016/). Sucks, especially for small flat rate boxes.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   01-17-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By meowschwitz
Magic erasers.

Magic erasers.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   01-17-2016, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By meowschwitz
High nitrates. Large water change. Suddenly using...

High nitrates. Large water change. Suddenly using GH booster. Replacing sponge filter so often, i.e., losing biological filtration and needing to reestablish. Having the canister filter stop working...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-15-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,915
Posted By meowschwitz
I got the Ricciocarpus natans from a member on...

I got the Ricciocarpus natans from a member on this forum. PM me if you would like the details.

There are two glass sheets that cover the tank. Keeps the humidity ~90%.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-15-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,915
Posted By meowschwitz
Quick update. ~95% of the Azolla sp. has...

Quick update.

~95% of the Azolla sp. has slowly deteriorated and is now gone. This is my second try with Azolla, and I'm not sure why it never seems to do well.

Added a few new plants:...
Forum: Algae   01-14-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By meowschwitz
I've done bleach before, at maybe 1:9 dilution,...

I've done bleach before, at maybe 1:9 dilution, and resoaked with super-excess Prime. Still was never comfortable with that, since wood is just so porous.
Forum: Algae   01-14-2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By meowschwitz
Excel is expensive (unless you have the...

Excel is expensive (unless you have the glutaraldehyde alternative), so not the best choice for a dip; but Excel/glut decomposes naturally into CO2 and H2O within a short while, so if you did use it,...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-14-2016, 02:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,991
Posted By meowschwitz
What's going on to the left of that last photo?

What's going on to the left of that last photo?
Forum: Plants   01-14-2016, 02:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By meowschwitz
Use only water. Keep humidity as close to 100% as...

Use only water. Keep humidity as close to 100% as possible. Mist as needed. Fertilize every other day/few days with very dilute fertilizer solution or tank water. Excel may kill your moss, but a...
Forum: Algae   01-14-2016, 02:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 903
Posted By meowschwitz
Spirogyra.

Spirogyra.
Forum: Plants   01-10-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By meowschwitz
Are you keeping a cover over the openings of the...

Are you keeping a cover over the openings of the tank lid? Emersed setups should stay near 100% humidity.
Forum: Plants   01-10-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 335
Posted By meowschwitz
Break them into smaller clumps for faster, more...

Break them into smaller clumps for faster, more even growth.
Forum: Tank Journals   01-09-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 624
Posted By meowschwitz
Been admiring this display for years over at...

Been admiring this display for years over at Dendroboard. Hate to ask, but how much does something like this cost? And who are your plant suppliers?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-31-2015, 11:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,425
Posted By meowschwitz
Very nice hardscape, and especially for a tank...

Very nice hardscape, and especially for a tank this size. Can't wait to see it flooded.
Forum: Plants   12-31-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By meowschwitz
Utricularia gibba.

Utricularia gibba.
Forum: Plants   12-30-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 268
Posted By meowschwitz
I've had F. sp. 'Miroshaki' attach and grow...

I've had F. sp. 'Miroshaki' attach and grow emersed rather fast for a Fissidens sp. Definitely faster than F. geppi which, I swear, is one of the slowest growing mosses ever, or at least initially as...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-30-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,915
Posted By meowschwitz
Boraras urophthalmoides closeups. ...

Boraras urophthalmoides closeups.
http://i933.photobucket.com/albums/ad175/bejesuseggs/Aquariums/DSC_0985_zpsnvych06u.jpg
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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   12-27-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 906
Posted By meowschwitz
Tissue culture.

Tissue culture.
Forum: Plants   12-27-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By meowschwitz
No need for root tabs. Miracle Grow potting soil...

No need for root tabs. Miracle Grow potting soil has plenty of nutrients. It's what I use for my emersed setups.
Forum: Tank Journals   12-27-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 332
Posted By meowschwitz
Can't wait to see what you come up with. The...

Can't wait to see what you come up with. The dimensions of the 12 gallon long are amazing and very, very fun to work with. Seriously my favorite tank size ever. Have fun with it!
Forum: Tank Journals   12-24-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 21,388
Posted By meowschwitz
Such a pristine and contemporary-looking setup....

Such a pristine and contemporary-looking setup. Very nice.
Forum: Fish   12-24-2015, 01:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,152
Posted By meowschwitz
Ken's Fish Food and Golden Pearls are my go to...

Ken's Fish Food and Golden Pearls are my go to foods.
Forum: Plants   12-22-2015, 12:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 669
Posted By meowschwitz
Definitely not Rose Moss (Blepharostoma...

Definitely not Rose Moss (Blepharostoma trichophyllum). Looks like a Vesicularia sp.
Forum: Tank Journals   12-21-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,915
Posted By meowschwitz
Thanks! So far, the B. urophthalmoides have been...

Thanks! So far, the B. urophthalmoides have been a little skittish. There's a main shoal that dominates the center of the tank with maybe 15-20 individuals at any one time, and a few stragglers that...
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