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Forum: Low Tech Forum   04-18-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,730
Posted By Nolan
No CO2 or excel here.. ...

No CO2 or excel here..
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting.php?do=show&type=f&id=58386&title=bowl4c.jpg
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Forum: Low Tech Forum   02-17-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,498
Posted By Nolan
it grows like a weed in my walstad bowl, but...

it grows like a weed in my walstad bowl, but doesnt grow at all in my 37g

same substrate, roughly same light level only difference is the depth...

I wonder if the bowl has better gas exchange...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-31-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 115,727
Posted By Nolan
Nice jar Kevin! I really like the emergent...

Nice jar Kevin! I really like the emergent growth.
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-29-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By Nolan
If there is open air around the light it really...

If there is open air around the light it really shouldn't warm the water much at all. Light going through the glass does have an effect on the light, I would guess you're getting enough light for...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-21-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,163
Posted By Nolan
I'm starting to think that it was more the pond...

I'm starting to think that it was more the pond snails that were eating the film because they have disappeared, and now I get film again..
I'm not sure what happened with the pond snails all other...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-20-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,163
Posted By Nolan
I believe it's regular dwarf. As for the rock,...

I believe it's regular dwarf. As for the rock, when I was kid I used to collect rocks. This is the only one I still have from those days and have no clue as to where I picked it up



Thanks!...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-20-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 115,727
Posted By Nolan
My Walstad Bowl...

My Walstad Bowl (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=262434&highlight=)

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting.php?do=show&type=f&id=66898&title=bowl7c.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals   10-20-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,163
Posted By Nolan
Well I think the training has been a success....

Well I think the training has been a success. This lotus has been in the bowl for 20months now, and seems to be producing smaller and lower leaves as time goes on. I just trim it back to 3-5 leaves...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-28-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,163
Posted By Nolan
DHG is pretty much a carpet now!...

DHG is pretty much a carpet now! :biggrin:http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting.php?do=show&type=f&id=59945&title=bowl6c.jpg
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-29-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By Nolan
Juniper with ant trails

Got a nice surprise when I clean up this piece a scavenged driftwood.
I think it looks pretty neat. What about y'all?
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Forum: Tank Journals   05-28-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,163
Posted By Nolan
Thanks! It's a rock. My wife and I were...

Thanks!

It's a rock. My wife and I were trying to figure out where that rock came from, and we have no clue..

on second look I'm guessing your talking about shrimp in foreground of the newest...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-27-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,163
Posted By Nolan
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting.php?do=...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting.php?do=show&type=f&id=58386&title=bowl4c.jpg

DHG is spreading
Forum: Low Tech Forum   05-27-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,814
Views: 980,431
Posted By Nolan
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting.php?do=...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting.php?do=show&type=f&id=58378&title=red_lotusc.jpg
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-20-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,210
Posted By Nolan
They will increase in number very fast at first...

They will increase in number very fast at first but then slow down just as fast when they've eaten all the excess food, unless you are way overfeeding
Forum: Low Tech Forum   05-05-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Nolan
I agree that that is probably too much light for...

I agree that that is probably too much light for no CO2.

Simple solutions: Raise the light up higher; add floating plants such as duckweed to block light at the surface
Forum: Low Tech Forum   05-05-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 646
Posted By Nolan
My swords are in a low tech set up with a finnex...

My swords are in a low tech set up with a finnex fugeray 24in above the substrate, and are growing well.

I do have dirt capped with sand as substrate, so not the exact same setup.

However, I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   05-03-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,254
Posted By Nolan
As long as you dont overfeed your tank, snail...

As long as you dont overfeed your tank, snail populations should stay under control..
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-03-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,091
Posted By Nolan
Lovely setup. The driftwood fits that bowl very...

Lovely setup. The driftwood fits that bowl very nicely.

It should be very low maintenance too, perfect for work.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-02-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By Nolan
That is Ludwigia repens, its funny right under...

That is Ludwigia repens, its funny right under the water surface its green stemmed with red leaves and when it breaks the surface it reverses.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-01-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,048
Posted By Nolan
Very nice, love the layout and the COLORS.

Very nice, love the layout and the COLORS.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-01-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By Nolan
Wow! I never expected such high praise. Thanks! ...

Wow! I never expected such high praise. Thanks!

I was inspired by this cylinder (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=287994&highlight=cylinder). Hopefully mine is inspiring others...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   05-01-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,452
Posted By Nolan
The substrate is miracle grow organic choice....

The substrate is miracle grow organic choice. Light bulb is http://www.soap.com/p/ge-78951-energy-smart-15w-daylight-indoor-floodlight-r30-compact-fluorescent-bulb-2-pk-236283

I occasionally dose...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-29-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,163
Posted By Nolan
I'm going to attempt to train it to stay somewhat...

I'm going to attempt to train it to stay somewhat compact. If I end up having to move it that'll be ok too. I'll probably be looking for a reason to rescape it again by then anyhow:)
Forum: Tank Journals   04-29-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,163
Posted By Nolan
I put the new pic at the top of the first post. ...

I put the new pic at the top of the first post.

Before I had shrimp I had a problem with biofilm forming on the water surface. I believe they eat that as well as algae and dead plant matter. ...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-29-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,914
Posted By Nolan
Sounds good. I have pulled up a lotus from...

Sounds good.

I have pulled up a lotus from a dirted tank before, and never will again unless planning to rescape. The root system rivals that of my amazon swords!

I subscribed to this thread....
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