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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-12-2016, 03:46 AM
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Posted By amphirion
was wondering where you went. glad to see the...

was wondering where you went. glad to see the progress! everything looking good!
Forum: Fish   12-27-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,425
Posted By amphirion
try to keep the male and female separated for the...

try to keep the male and female separated for the time being. being kept in line-of-sight desensitizes them and causes them to lose interest. otherwise, pretty solid advice offered by Nordic. have...
Forum: Fish   12-26-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,425
Posted By amphirion
Issues: Breeding bettas

Betta breeder here, just wanted to address a few things that I noticed were not mentioned that might prove significant in upping your numbers.
1) water level might be too high. For spawning, I...
Forum: Plants   12-24-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By amphirion
Look up rhizome notching for detailed photograph....

Look up rhizome notching for detailed photograph. Sterilize your razor blades with alcohol and flame before making the notches.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-21-2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,316
Posted By amphirion
looking very good! love the layout, has very nice...

looking very good! love the layout, has very nice flow. good use of partial burial of the pieces to make the wood look like one whole structure. i love using that trick. if there were anything i...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-20-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,508
Posted By amphirion
Almost, recumbent works. i'll take it. ;) yep--...

Almost, recumbent works. i'll take it. ;)
yep-- i think it's time E 'belem' and i part ways. im done with it. grass is growing way too slow and way too big. i wonder how afa gets theirs so low?...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-19-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,508
Posted By amphirion
thanks very much dpod! practice makes perfect. im...

thanks very much dpod! practice makes perfect. im not completely happy with it, but its more of a waiting game now.

some updates: decided to whack the L 'white' stem and did some horizontal...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-16-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,508
Posted By amphirion
you might be able to get some good pieces from...

you might be able to get some good pieces from landscape vendors, or from a generous neighbor (how i happened to get mine--she had a whole bunch just lining the front of her area, and was in process...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-16-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,508
Posted By amphirion
Indeed, the hardscape was made using scoria, a...

Indeed, the hardscape was made using scoria, a bit of gravel too, to help with the erosion effect. the anubias is indeed a stunner but comes with a hefty price tag. Thing about lava rock is that it...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-15-2015, 08:27 PM
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Views: 7,508
Posted By amphirion
Mr. Aqua 8.6 gallon: Chiaroscuro Operandi No.1

Thanks very much Jennie, all that needs to be done is to add a few more Anubias whites, for the ludwigia white to fill out and a bit more. Otherwise I have a battle with thread algae to carry out.
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Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-14-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,508
Posted By amphirion
Mr. Aqua 8.6 gallon: Chiaroscuro Operandi No.1

Thanks bereninga, I miss a lot of the red rock too. Nothing that a little trim to open things up again. That being said, it was mostly mini Christmas moss, not mini pellia. Better luck next time. I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-13-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,508
Posted By amphirion
Hahhaa. Sorry mate, when you spend $15 on a...

Hahhaa. Sorry mate, when you spend $15 on a single frail stem on a plant you have no info about you tend to be maybe a tiny bit invested?

I'm glad too that the tank is finally taking off. H....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-13-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,508
Posted By amphirion
lol... this thread quickly devolved into a let's...

lol... this thread quickly devolved into a let's just watch a stem grow. sorry for the segue. but the plant is so darn interesting-- for example, apparently the white mutation is unstable as i...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-13-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,578
Posted By amphirion
i just saw the post about the setback. :( hope...

i just saw the post about the setback. :( hope everything rebounds quickly.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-04-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,508
Posted By amphirion
still alive, nothing really to look at right now....

still alive, nothing really to look at right now. things filling out. 'white' finally decided to branch for me.

http://i.imgur.com/0ALbF53.png

it looks hideous right now, but im sure it will...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-24-2015, 12:06 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,508
Posted By amphirion
Gracias Ugly! I recently had two betta spawns...

Gracias Ugly! I recently had two betta spawns last week, it does help speed the time.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-18-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,578
Posted By amphirion
i see you have hygrophilla pinnatifida.

i see you have hygrophilla pinnatifida.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-18-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By amphirion
what major are you going for lime? i was...

what major are you going for lime? i was considering going into Env Science for my master's.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-18-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,508
Posted By amphirion
FRIEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEND! Long time no see!...

FRIEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEND! Long time no see! Glad to see you on another part of the web!
Aquascapejackson - thanks very much! it will be a time before more of the negative space gets filled out....
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-11-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,508
Posted By amphirion
ludwigia 'white' looking lovely as of late. ...

ludwigia 'white' looking lovely as of late.
http://i.imgur.com/cBNeaah.png
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-08-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,508
Posted By amphirion
Thanks Ugly! It's hard waiting!

Thanks Ugly! It's hard waiting!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-08-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,508
Posted By amphirion
im still alive...here's a progress pic. ...

im still alive...here's a progress pic.
hygrophilla pinnatifida has finally rooted. hoping for some nice bushy growth.

http://i.imgur.com/dIUjumH.png

thinking of adding a bit more mini pellia...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-27-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,508
Posted By amphirion
noted. ask me in a week or two when im done with...

noted. ask me in a week or two when im done with them. arranging a couple of spawning tanks.

glass pipes havent arrived yet. :(
hygrophilla likes to uproot and float due to current. :P

but i...
Forum: Fish   10-26-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By amphirion
i had a bumblebee catfish live with neons...

i had a bumblebee catfish live with neons once.... never again.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-26-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 20,578
Posted By amphirion
very naice. the painting too!

very naice. the painting too!
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