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Forum: Plants 11-03-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By davemonkey
HybridHerp...good guess, but no. AzFishKid got...

HybridHerp...good guess, but no. AzFishKid got it right...but I believe the nomenclature is reversed...Ludwigia glandulosa x palustris...as it appears in the flora key.

By teh way, AZFishKid,...
Forum: Plants 11-02-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By davemonkey
I don't think you'll need to do anything to...

I don't think you'll need to do anything to pollinate...just give them a brush of the hand to shake them just a bit and let air/gravity do the rest. Or let the top open just a bit and let some flies...
Forum: Plants 11-02-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By davemonkey
For fun Plant ID

I had not posted this on TPT yet...and I thought it would be fun to have some guesses first. If you saw this on the other sites, please don't give away the ID just yet. :)

In the first pic, you...
Forum: Plants 06-18-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 961
Posted By davemonkey
Crypt. retrospiralis...tall and thin...every bit...

Crypt. retrospiralis...tall and thin...every bit of 21" or more.
Forum: Plants 06-18-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,042
Posted By davemonkey
Did anyone who has had E. minima ever take note...

Did anyone who has had E. minima ever take note of the fruit capsules? There is very littel information on the internet about the fruits and I am trying to establish that I have E. brachysperma and...
Forum: Plants 10-29-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 261
Posted By davemonkey
Crypt. willisii x lucens might be what you need....

Crypt. willisii x lucens might be what you need. (It's the plant in my avatar...that was the 'bronze' variety...and no, I don't have it any more. ) It does need good root fertilization though. ...
Forum: Plants 10-29-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By davemonkey
Something else that helps with emersed starts...

Something else that helps with emersed starts (but involves more work) is a daily flood. Completely cover the plants with water for an hour or so and then drain back down. This will prevent fungus...
Forum: Plants 08-16-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By davemonkey
Siphon the gunk off the plants.

Siphon the gunk off the plants.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-27-2011, 05:37 AM
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Views: 640,200
Posted By davemonkey
Here's a pic of my brothers old Walstad-style 125...

Here's a pic of my brothers old Walstad-style 125 gallon tank (Soil substrate capped with gravel, lots of different plants, moderate light and modest filtration, heavy stocking/feeding).
...
Forum: Plants 03-07-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,555
Posted By davemonkey
S. repens is easier than HC, IME. It doesn't...

S. repens is easier than HC, IME. It doesn't require as much light and can grow without CO2 supplementation...though it is slow.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-07-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,054
Posted By davemonkey
Err...nevermind. The picture was more of me in...

Err...nevermind. The picture was more of me in my "big sideburns" and the tank was just in the background. All I can make out of it is the Albino Oscar...can't see anything else in the tank.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-07-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,054
Posted By davemonkey
I had a 100gal (60" x 18" ) with 2 Oscars while I...

I had a 100gal (60" x 18" ) with 2 Oscars while I was in college. The plants were Java Fern attached to driftwood and Amazon Swords that I surrounded with large rocks to keep the fish from digging...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2011, 03:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By davemonkey
That actually looks pretty good. You've got the...

That actually looks pretty good. You've got the intakes and outputs positioned to keep uniform flow pattern with little turbulence (except where plants will intercept).
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2011, 03:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By davemonkey
Either you or someone else bought it already. ...

Either you or someone else bought it already. Looks legit to me, though it's hard to tell if it is really 2-stage or just 2-gauge. Concoa is a good brand. I have no idea what the 50psi is in...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2011, 03:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 534
Posted By davemonkey
Dont' spend alot of money for a single stage...

Dont' spend alot of money for a single stage regulator. Any single stage will dump on you as the CO2 tank empties.

You can find a quality (and I mean GOOD QUALITY) regulator for $40, plus or...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-07-2011, 04:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,533
Posted By davemonkey
Here's another update from today. Yesterday I...

Here's another update from today. Yesterday I got some NICE Anubias (maybe 'caladifolia' or some really big 'coffeefolia') from a buddy in Houston. I placed it in the empty space in the back right...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-03-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,533
Posted By davemonkey
I'll have to try the purigen. I've heard it...

I'll have to try the purigen. I've heard it mentioned many times, but never paid it any mind since I never had issues with clarity. I'm pretty sure it's not green water. I have UV wired into the...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-03-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,533
Posted By davemonkey
Oh, I forgot to add: The spraybar is also no...

Oh, I forgot to add: The spraybar is also no longer there. I put the output of the filter at the end of the tank and replaced the bar with a nozzle. The filter is really nog big/powerful enough...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-03-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,533
Posted By davemonkey
Thanks Laura and Rion. Yeah, adding the...

Thanks Laura and Rion.
Yeah, adding the Anubias made a huge difference.

The arch will stay open like it is (S. repens is in the foreground and midground there and Anubias 'nana' as a background...
Forum: Plants 02-03-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By davemonkey
If that pic is true to color, then I don't think...

If that pic is true to color, then I don't think it's Crypt. wendtii 'brown', but it's hard to say. The problem with trying to ID C. wendtii among the various colors/varieties/hybrids/etc... is that...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-03-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,533
Posted By davemonkey
The 55 has been taken down (I moved from Houston...

The 55 has been taken down (I moved from Houston to Liberty 3 months ago). Much to my advantage, my brother was moving at the same time...and as luck would have it, he was unable to keep his...
Forum: Fish 02-03-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,907
Posted By davemonkey
Thanks! And thanks for the instructions as...

Thanks! And thanks for the instructions as well.

Yeah, I'll get a fresh pic of the 125 up in my journal as soon as I can get photobucket to cooperate for me again. ;) It looks NICE!!! (in my...
Forum: Plants 02-03-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By davemonkey
Here's a pic of what it ended up like: ...

Here's a pic of what it ended up like:
http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll125/davemanthei00iq/May2009/IMG_1322.jpg
Forum: Plants 02-03-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By davemonkey
Over due update: This plant did only fair in...

Over due update: This plant did only fair in low-tech, but developed nicely with CO2 and high light. Eventually, though, it gets leggy for me. I have decided not to continue with it. This spring...
Forum: Fish 02-03-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,907
Posted By davemonkey
Holy COW! I forgot all about this thread. Well,...

Holy COW! I forgot all about this thread. Well, I did end up with several fry from a second clutch. They lived for a few weeks but none made it to maturity.

About 3 or 4 months ago I tore...
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