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Forum: Tank Journals   12-09-2015, 04:58 PM
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Posted By johnson18
WOW!! I just read through this entire thread...

WOW!! I just read through this entire thread while drinking my morning coffee! I keep glancing over at the emersed tanks in my room to see if certain plants that were once in this tank are clearly...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-08-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 14,988
Posted By johnson18
Awesome! I hope it was helpful! I don't know how...

Awesome! I hope it was helpful! I don't know how many different threads I have binge read, but it's a lot. haha.
Forum: Tank Journals   12-04-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 14,988
Posted By johnson18
These two tanks have been left to grow for the...

These two tanks have been left to grow for the last year. I've pretty much just added water from time to time. Everything is growing everywhere. I will be tearing into them to replant, sort and clean...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-04-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 36,121
Posted By johnson18
Thanks! I haven't messed with this tank much...

Thanks! I haven't messed with this tank much lately. The joy of the last month of the semester. It's mostly just sitting there growing. My HOB died a while back and hasn't been replaced, so most of...
Forum: Aquascaping   12-04-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,851
Posted By johnson18
Have You ever seen a nice looking 55 gallon?

Here are a few shots of mine over the years.
It's current setup, though it's full of clado right now.

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/12/04/f76c2ac0d44f0e0862e964bd503e9ff9.jpg
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   06-11-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 85,586
Posted By johnson18
My HOB on the 20L died not long ago. Any...

My HOB on the 20L died not long ago. Any suggestions on a new one? Haven't really been worried about it as there are three large sponge filters back behind the driftwood. The plants in the HOB are...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-13-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 36,121
Posted By johnson18
I've had some on a few different occasions,...

I've had some on a few different occasions, though I don't currently have any in this tank.
Forum: Tank Journals   10-17-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,509
Posted By johnson18
I've got dwarf sag coming out my ears if you want...

I've got dwarf sag coming out my ears if you want some, some other stuff too.
Forum: Tank Journals   10-16-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 14,988
Posted By johnson18
55 is up and running again. I cleared out most of...

55 is up and running again. I cleared out most of the dead organic matter but left the plant bases intact. Doubt anything will grow back at this point but it doesn't cost me anything to try.

I...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-09-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 24,717
Posted By johnson18
The 'Katie' is probably putting out a seed pod....

The 'Katie' is probably putting out a seed pod. Keep an eye on it, it'll pop open and have about 20ish little bitty seeds inside. They're easy to germinate. Actually the first one I had several fell...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-09-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 24,717
Posted By johnson18
Looks like you ended up with decent growth from...

Looks like you ended up with decent growth from the aquaponics system! I've been largely absent lately, but I look forward to seeing what happens in this tank. 55's can be a challenge as I think you...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-09-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,075
Posted By johnson18
Johnson18's 55 Gallon II-Gettin Dirty

There's been a lot of growth since this picture. The Aponogeton in the middle has close to doubled in size. It's also got a shoot growing babies. A lot of other growth too. Like I said, I haven't had...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-08-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,075
Posted By johnson18
Here's a crappy one from about a month ago. You...

Here's a crappy one from about a month ago. You can see some of the algae in it. Most has been removed by hand since then. I think I might have some time to clean it up some this weekend and do a WC....
Forum: Tank Journals   10-08-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,075
Posted By johnson18
The growth of this tank has been incredible. It...

The growth of this tank has been incredible. It looks nothing like the above picture. I've had a little bit of an algae problem. I think I will have to split the photo-period, which is still only 4.5...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-08-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 36,121
Posted By johnson18
Tank's still growing well. Haven't made any major...

Tank's still growing well. Haven't made any major changes. I lost one Ember Tetra not long after adding the last batch. I would like to add a few more and some shrimp. I've not been focusing too much...
Forum: Lighting   08-17-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 97,997
Posted By johnson18
I love the BML 36" XB series custom spectrum...

I love the BML 36" XB series custom spectrum fixture I ordered in March for my 20l riparium so much that I ordered an identical fixture for a new 40b emersed crypt tank the beginning of last week!...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   08-13-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,066
Posted By johnson18
Is this a closed top? If so, it would be ideal...

Is this a closed top? If so, it would be ideal for growing Crypts emersed in a planter! Most Cryptocoryne species are far more likely to produce spathes while emersed. Might add some nice pops of...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-13-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 732
Posted By johnson18
If the plants have long enough roots that...

If the plants have long enough roots that planting just the roots alone into the substrate while leaving the rhizome exposed will secure them you're fine. I've had several of both plants positioned...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   08-12-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,120
Posted By johnson18
T. caput-medusae that I got from WW has been...

T. caput-medusae that I got from WW has been working on blooming for almost a month now! Finally got a few flowers over the last five days! Three in total!
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Forum: Tank Journals   08-12-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 36,121
Posted By johnson18
There are now 10 ember tetras in this tank now. ...

There are now 10 ember tetras in this tank now.

Plants are all growing like crazy. I find the submersed growth impressive considering the light is ~44" above the substrate! Hygrophila sp....
Forum: Tank Journals   08-12-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 14,988
Posted By johnson18
BML has been ordered! I need to figure out...

BML has been ordered!

I need to figure out how I want to handle heating and air pumps for the addition of the 40b. I'm thinking I will add another large air pump like the one I purchased for the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   08-10-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,300
Posted By johnson18
That's great! Sadly, we got no one year...

That's great! Sadly, we got no one year update.... :icon_cry: hahahaha! I'm sure it's looking awesome though!
Forum: Tank Journals   08-10-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 14,988
Posted By johnson18
I really hate to admit and post this..........

I really hate to admit and post this....... BUT...here it goes... Over the last month, since being in a car wreck(you can read more on that topic & see pics in my riparium journal) my emersed 55 has...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-10-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 14,988
Posted By johnson18
Not sure how I miss this when you posted it,...

Not sure how I miss this when you posted it, whoops!

I'm running dual bulb t5ho fixtures with a Giesemann Aquaflora/Midday bulb combo. I have been really impressed with the bulbs, they've made a...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-04-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,509
Posted By johnson18
Looks like everything is progressing along well!...

Looks like everything is progressing along well! I'm glad to see things are going well.

With Java Fern babies that I wanted to replant into substrate, I've always just let them grow on the parent...
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