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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 03-28-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By greenman857
A lot depends on what you have easy access too....

A lot depends on what you have easy access too. Certainly the foam/eggcrate approach is a viable approach and one that is used successfully all the time. But once done can't be undone very easily and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-24-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By greenman857
I think you could try a BT. Bacillus...

I think you could try a BT. Bacillus thuringiensis is a bacteria that attacks Leptidoptera larvae ie moth caterpillars. It might be tough to get them to ingest/eat, but multiple applications would...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 03-09-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 401
Posted By greenman857
Um waiting for the snow to melt here in snowy...

Um
waiting for the snow to melt here in snowy Vermont but then 6 acres of flowers!
Forum: Plants 03-05-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 955
Posted By greenman857
Pretty sure its this Fontinalis antipyretica ...

Pretty sure its this
Fontinalis antipyretica
google it.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-28-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,401
Posted By greenman857
Viola hirta doesn't go dormant? That seems to be...

Viola hirta doesn't go dormant? That seems to be the problem with Violas in general is they have a dormancy period.

I'd love to see build specs on this.
And what do you do to keep humidity up or...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-20-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By greenman857
It would, I expect as long as it is situated in a...

It would, I expect as long as it is situated in a spot that doesn't have standing water. It likes humid conditions but not we feet.
I have some growing outside (in the summer of course), that are...
Forum: Plants 02-09-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 709
Posted By greenman857
Ok so is it a virus specific to Hygrophila or a...

Ok so is it a virus specific to Hygrophila or a more generally seen virus like tobacco ringspot virus? And is there evidence as to how detrimental the virus is to Hygrophila?

And so is the...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 01-28-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,355
Posted By greenman857
Looking good! One simple way to get some...

Looking good!
One simple way to get some moisture in the air/ raise humidity is with an airstone in your water "feature" I do that and it's amazing how well it works!
Forum: Ponds 01-13-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By greenman857
Ok three quick options come to mind. Floaters,...

Ok three quick options come to mind.
Floaters, of course as you've surmised, maybe try water lettuce or frogbit, and possibly acclimate it in a tub at your house outside where it doesn't get full...
Forum: Plants 12-20-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 498
Posted By greenman857
Yeah, its basically like cutting the lawn and...

Yeah, its basically like cutting the lawn and planting the clippings and expecting them to grow.
However, cutting DHG as you so brilliantly illustrated will encourage it to grow denser and send out...
Forum: Lighting 12-18-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By greenman857
How much can you vary distance of light to wabi?...

How much can you vary distance of light to wabi? That would give you are range.
I think its a balance, enough light to get good growth but not too much which could stimulate algae in the water.
Forum: Plants 12-18-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By greenman857
Nobody wants it I expect b/c it might be a new...

Nobody wants it I expect b/c it might be a new strain of super....?
Lol but seriously

How about a lateral section of the rhizome from one piece, like a long thin ginger slice.
I expect its a...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-12-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 356
Posted By greenman857
I think you're mostly alright if you use a box...

I think you're mostly alright if you use a box with any kind of insulation and a ziplock bag with air and moisture in it.

I usually use a small cube size box (like the USPS box) with the ziplock,...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 12-11-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By greenman857
I keep taking pictures but most come out so bad...

I keep taking pictures but most come out so bad that I'm reluctant to post them. Maybe I'll try and out something together though since there's interest.

Tubs are mostly un filtered/etc but I...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 12-10-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By greenman857
sure check your pm!

sure check your pm!
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 12-10-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By greenman857
Here you go First picture is of one of my...

Here you go
First picture is of one of my "Wabis" with equisetum growing in it It's about the size of a golf ball in total.
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Second pic is of my stand growing in the tub
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Last...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 12-10-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 984
Posted By greenman857
Should be, if it gets enough light. I have it...

Should be, if it gets enough light. I have it growing in several tubs in my basement, but it gets some diffuse sunlight and fluorescent light. I've had it for 2 years now and it's slowly spreading...
Forum: Plants 12-09-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 686
Posted By greenman857
Hey you got any pictures of it growing emersed?...

Hey you got any pictures of it growing emersed? I'd love to see that! Does its form change much, I'd expect thicker "leaves" but how about the structure?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 11-18-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By greenman857
Assassin's Creed 4 (?) Help

So I'm helping out a kid at a local HS and he's really into the most current Assassin's Creed game (4: I think)
but I know pretty much nothing about it.

I'm way too old to be a gamer but I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 11-17-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,309
Posted By greenman857
So I've been interested in this kind of thing for...

So I've been interested in this kind of thing for a while too.
If you check my posts about the clay tower:http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=194049&highlight=
While far from what...
Forum: Plants 10-10-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 433
Posted By greenman857
Probably needs more light. I have it growing...

Probably needs more light. I have it growing outside in pretty bright conditions.
Forum: Plants 09-19-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 645
Posted By greenman857
Trouble with goldfish is they eat all the shrimp...

Trouble with goldfish is they eat all the shrimp too ;-)

I'd like to hear more about high light eliminating duckweed, I know this is true because I have a outside tub that starts with duckweed but...
Forum: Plants 09-19-2013, 01:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 313
Posted By greenman857
If you're asking about Acorus sp. Then yeah...

If you're asking about Acorus sp.
Then yeah thats really an emersed plant. It will survive I would expect submerged under high light conditions for a while, but it really wants to have its foliage...
Forum: Fish 09-13-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,507
Posted By greenman857
I have Boraras maculatus and really like them....

I have Boraras maculatus and really like them. They are now over 6 months old and going strong. The best part is they co-exist with my malawa shrimp really well and don't seem to eat the babies, even...
Forum: Plants 09-05-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By greenman857
My experience has been that there is some...

My experience has been that there is some mold/fungus problem that can affect UG that just does it in (DSM).

I've even tried some simple fungal controls (sulphur) to no avail. Maybe submerging...
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