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Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-27-2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 514
Posted By urbanherbalist
Ah, how cool! My husband and I make 'false' wines...

Ah, how cool! My husband and I make 'false' wines out of fruit! I usually make much smaller batches than he does and I pipe the Co2 into my nano. Waste not, want not! :)

Glad to see I'm not the...
Forum: Plants 10-30-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By urbanherbalist
Lindernia parviflora 'variegated' ;)

Lindernia parviflora 'variegated' ;)
Forum: Plants 10-30-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By urbanherbalist
I checked my nitrates this morning and they were...

I checked my nitrates this morning and they were at 0.50. The readings I posted were after I got my ammonia level down, everything was very diluted! :)
Forum: Plants 10-30-2010, 05:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By urbanherbalist
Spiral Vallisnaria/Glosso Troubles

I'm having problems with both my Corkscrew Val and my Glosso in my 2.5G Nano, the Glosso was turning yellow at the edges and the leaves on the Val had turned completely transparent with the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-17-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 161,590
Posted By urbanherbalist
El Funko: I've had really bad result using Excel...

El Funko: I've had really bad result using Excel in a tank with Riccia. It all died, otherwise, nice tank! :)
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-16-2010, 06:45 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 161,590
Posted By urbanherbalist
This is the same 2.5, only re-scaped and thinned...

This is the same 2.5, only re-scaped and thinned out.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 09-02-2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 161,590
Posted By urbanherbalist
2.5G Guppy Tank

Wild, and tame.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 08-26-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 34,516
Posted By urbanherbalist
Yay! I love seeing other peoples small tanks....

Yay! I love seeing other peoples small tanks. Here's my 2.5G with some close-ups of my rotala macrandra and lindernia parviflora.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-26-2010, 03:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,165
Posted By urbanherbalist
I recently got these critters too, if they're...

I recently got these critters too, if they're cyclops, how can they get into an aquarium they haven't been introduced to?
Forum: DIY 08-09-2010, 05:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,402
Posted By urbanherbalist
One thing to think about in the future, make sure...

One thing to think about in the future, make sure that the yeast isn't too old!
Forum: Plants 07-20-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 853
Posted By urbanherbalist
Here's what I do with my lindernia parviflora: ...

Here's what I do with my lindernia parviflora:

I let them grow until I see the side shoots. I wait until I have enough length above the side-shoots to trim and replant the top. If the bottom...
Forum: Plants 07-19-2010, 05:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 997
Posted By urbanherbalist
Question Utricularia graminifolia Question

I just bought a medium sized portion of Utricularia graminifolia and someone said that you 'have to plant it blade by blade'. Honestly, that would drive me insane. Is this really necessary, or can I...
Forum: Aquascaping 07-17-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,264
Posted By urbanherbalist
Lovely driftwood, nice flow, I like the placement...

Lovely driftwood, nice flow, I like the placement in the room. It seems to me that it's very evenly spaced. Good job! :)
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 07-17-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By urbanherbalist
It sounds like some type of flatworm. Are there...

It sounds like some type of flatworm. Are there fish in the tank? How are you cycling it?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-16-2010, 04:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 968
Posted By urbanherbalist
Finally an answer! :D I've been wondering about...

Finally an answer! :D I've been wondering about this for a long time...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2010, 03:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,506
Posted By urbanherbalist
I have my Betta in a 2.5 gallon tank with a Red...

I have my Betta in a 2.5 gallon tank with a Red Sea Nano Filter and a clamp on reading light from Walmart. You can adjust the flow on the filter and the reading light should give you lots of light....
Forum: Algae 07-16-2010, 03:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,028
Posted By urbanherbalist
I have heard that you can squirt H2o2 directly...

I have heard that you can squirt H2o2 directly onto algae if you have a syringe. I personally have never seen it, but it might be something you can try without worrying about overdosing your entire...
Forum: Aquascaping 07-16-2010, 02:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,820
Posted By urbanherbalist
Years ago, I remember when Glosso was a highly...

Years ago, I remember when Glosso was a highly desired plant to use for a carpet. I still use it myself but I'm looking into getting some Hemianthus callitrichoides (HC) just to try it out. A lot of...
Forum: Plants 07-15-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By urbanherbalist
In my experience, as long as there is some green...

In my experience, as long as there is some green part left of the plant, that should be enough for the plant to produce enough energy to grow new plantlets. Good luck!
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-14-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By urbanherbalist
I hope everything works out in whatever is...

I hope everything works out in whatever is happening. You seem to be a regular at the boards I lurk on/post at. Just remember, no matter what happens in life, it could always be worse. You've got...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 07-13-2010, 10:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,151
Posted By urbanherbalist
Wow, that's really strange. Are you using...

Wow, that's really strange. Are you using substrate from an old tank? In my experience, I've gotten methane bubbles in my substrate but that was only after it's sat for a month or so.

If you are...
Forum: DIY 07-12-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By urbanherbalist
The poor Betta is okay, that I know of, the tank...

The poor Betta is okay, that I know of, the tank is still slightly hazy but I guess the only thing I can do is keep up with the twice-daily water changes. *shrug*
Forum: DIY 07-11-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By urbanherbalist
Talking The Big Bang - Experience

A lot of people on a budget use DIY Co2, such as myself. I have my Co2 bottle (a one-liter), tubing, a plastic air-control valve, more tubing and a mini Co2 diffuser.

Last night I made up a new...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 07-10-2010, 02:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,961
Posted By urbanherbalist
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash1/hs456....

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Eddie Van Halen - Mini Aussie/Coyote Mix

I got 'Ed' from my niece in Arkansas....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 07-09-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,649
Posted By urbanherbalist
Keep an eye on your Ammonia/Nitrite/Nitrate!...

Keep an eye on your Ammonia/Nitrite/Nitrate! You've got quite a bit in there, I would test, do a water change and test again. In my 2.5, one Danio created quite a bit of waste and I was doing water...
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