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Forum: Lighting 11-11-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,530
Posted By ukigumo11
My experience has been unfavorable. They seem to...

My experience has been unfavorable. They seem to initially produce a good amount of light, but out of five lights I've purchased, two have failed within a year.
Forum: Lighting 09-16-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By ukigumo11
Actually just purchased some at 1000bulbs.com. ...

Actually just purchased some at 1000bulbs.com. They sent me a 10 percent off coupon, so before shipping they were about$2.90 each. I'm running some led lights, but because these are pretty cheap...
Forum: Lighting 09-07-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By ukigumo11
55w are already 4 pin. No rewriting needed.

55w are already 4 pin. No rewriting needed.
Forum: Lighting 09-03-2013, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By ukigumo11
I have been using 55w eiko bulbs instead of the...

I have been using 55w eiko bulbs instead of the 65w bilbs. I've been paying about $4 per bulb.
Forum: Plants 02-25-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,316
Posted By ukigumo11
Have grown most of these plants. In addition to...

Have grown most of these plants. In addition to some others like downoi, blyxa Japonica, erios, moss, hydrocotyle tripartita, which I've used as foreground plants, have also grown elatine triandra...
Forum: Plants 01-07-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,993
Posted By ukigumo11
I've learned that others are also growing this...

I've learned that others are also growing this plants to larger sizes. 2" Diameter, so maybe it isn't a mini after all...?
Forum: Plants 01-06-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,993
Posted By ukigumo11
Hi Matt, Your plant looks beautiful and...

Hi Matt,

Your plant looks beautiful and large! I haven't been able to grow any of my plants this large, but it may be a matter of me not being patient enough and dividing them too soon, or maybe...
Forum: Plants 01-06-2012, 12:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,993
Posted By ukigumo11
I don't have an experienced eye, but I do have a...

I don't have an experienced eye, but I do have a lot of these plants and they sure look like the Eriocaulon Mini in Ebichua's photos! :smile:
Forum: Plants 12-10-2011, 10:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 921
Posted By ukigumo11
Pronunciation: krip-toh-kor-RY-nee

Pronunciation: krip-toh-kor-RY-nee
Forum: Plants 10-10-2011, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,092
Posted By ukigumo11
My Uaupes are sending out some kind of stalks. ...

My Uaupes are sending out some kind of stalks. The stalks are near the top of the plant. Is this anything like the stalks on Eriocaulons -- which I usually pull off, or should I just leave them in...
Forum: Plants 10-07-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,394
Posted By ukigumo11
If you are interested in growing erios, two erios...

If you are interested in growing erios, two erios that might be good to start with are Erio Cinereum and Erio Parkeri. They are both easy to grow, and are both very prolific. Wheezo is selling Erio...
Forum: Fish 08-06-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,050
Posted By ukigumo11
I have had aquariums with otos and algae so I was...

I have had aquariums with otos and algae so I was kind of skeptical whether or not they really did much. They had a sale at petsmart, so I puchased about 8 of them and put them in a 10 gallon tank. ...
Forum: Plants 08-05-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By ukigumo11
You can get a lot of info if you google it. I...

You can get a lot of info if you google it. I understand it is indigenous to the Northeast coast of the US and Canada. It is a somewhat rare plant and was listed at one website as status G3 --...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-18-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By ukigumo11
Thanks for the great info!

Thanks for the great info!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-17-2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By ukigumo11
Help! What kinds of plants can I grow in a tank w an overflow?

Okay, I made a bad mistake. I bought an 80 gallon tall and skinny aquarium with an overflow right in the center, and I probably paid too much for it to boot. It was formerly used to keep salt water...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 985
Posted By ukigumo11
Some of the higher priced items are higher...

Some of the higher priced items are higher quality. You can by a cheaper item, but sometimes the craftsmanship and quality of materials isn't as good.

You don't necessarily have to compromise...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 06-28-2011, 02:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,908
Posted By ukigumo11
I used osmocote in a planted tank and when I...

I used osmocote in a planted tank and when I measured my nitrate levels they were very high, above 160ppm. I was doing weekly 50% water changes with either rainwater or RO water, and dosing maybe...
Forum: Plants 06-12-2011, 12:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,032
Posted By ukigumo11
Great looking plant! I figure that maybe it...

Great looking plant! I figure that maybe it could be a light issue, so I cut my light in one tank in half. The plants in that tank are even greener than in the original tank.

With all the...
Forum: Plants 06-08-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,130
Posted By ukigumo11
Totally ignorant about the subject, but I read...

Totally ignorant about the subject, but I read one old article from AGA 2001 suggesting that Flavanoids, which gave red plants their colors, were produced to protect them from UV light. It would be...
Forum: Fish 06-02-2011, 08:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,957
Posted By ukigumo11
I like pseudomugil furcatus (rainbow fish). They...

I like pseudomugil furcatus (rainbow fish). They are beautiful fish and seem very active and full of life.
Forum: Plants 06-02-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,032
Posted By ukigumo11
Perhaps time and patience is all that is needed. ...

Perhaps time and patience is all that is needed. As my L. Pantanal grew towards the surface, the color started to come back and it is now a pinkish color. Could this be a CO2 issue? I've heard that...
Forum: Plants 05-27-2011, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,032
Posted By ukigumo11
GH = 2. Time and patience... Even with...

GH = 2.

Time and patience... Even with the green color I still find them beautiful. The biggest problem was that I saw photos from your (Plantbrain's) postings!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 05-26-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,604
Posted By ukigumo11
I usually buy tanks and fish locally and other...

I usually buy tanks and fish locally and other things online. The variety of plants I can purchase online through TPT is much greater than what is carried locally.

While it might seem that...
Forum: Plants 05-26-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,032
Posted By ukigumo11
My Ludwigia Pantanal turned green!

About a week and a half ago I purchased some beautiful Ludwigia Pantanal. It was a nice pinkish orange color and kind of reminded me of a flower.

I planted it in Amazonia II substrate, and put...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 05-25-2011, 02:57 AM
Replies: 599
Views: 44,110
Posted By ukigumo11
Most of my time is spent removing teeth --...

Most of my time is spent removing teeth -- exodontia. :confused:
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