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Forum: Other Websites 11-12-2005, 04:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,112
Posted By Salamastre
SOrry to hera that :( About the bouncing...

SOrry to hera that :(

About the bouncing mail:


<rant class="furious">
Check with your ISP

Some <several dozen expletives deleted> ISPs are blocking whole countries and continentes, and...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-07-2005, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,441
Posted By Salamastre
Thanks for the link GMF, I put 11 differente...

Thanks for the link GMF,

I put 11 differente mosses unserwater, and only this two show any growth. I will keep my fingers crossed.

Tried to contact my university, and it has become a Kafkian...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-07-2005, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,441
Posted By Salamastre
The moss in picture 3 grows very slowly, i only...

The moss in picture 3 grows very slowly, i only noticed new growth by comparing to an older picture.

The moss in picture 4 stayed unchanged 10 days, and then sent out the new growth you see in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-07-2005, 09:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,805
Posted By Salamastre
Ok, thanks. Microsword does not seem to...

Ok, thanks.

Microsword does not seem to propagate much in my tanks, but growing emmersed you can get enough to carpet a 10 gallon in less than a month, maybe you could spare a few runners for an...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 11-07-2005, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,805
Posted By Salamastre
Is microsword E. tenellus or is it Lillaeopsis...

Is microsword E. tenellus or is it Lillaeopsis brasilensis (sp?)?

I was under the impresion that E. tenellus is called something like 'chain sword' and L. brasilensis is called 'micro sword' or...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-07-2005, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,441
Posted By Salamastre
Mosses (San Luis Mistery Moss)

This is my first photo album, with pictures of my mosses. I own no digital camera or scanner, so I have to be very choosy as to which pictures I get scanned.

I have regular java, christmass and...
Forum: Plants 11-07-2005, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,860
Posted By Salamastre
Pictures!!!

I don't own a digital camera, so I went and got this scanned.

Thess are my first cuttings. Plants are too expensive here, so I went to a big aquarium, and helped the staff clear some tanks of...
Forum: Plants 11-02-2005, 03:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By Salamastre
Trim large leaves and long roots, divide rhizome...

Trim large leaves and long roots, divide rhizome making sure you get at least a growing point on each piece, and then plant, or let float for a couple of week so you can monitor rhizome and root...
Forum: Fish 11-02-2005, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,099
Posted By Salamastre
I love those fish, one of my favourite. I...

I love those fish, one of my favourite.

I had a tank of hillstreams + khulies for years.

The do not need such a strong current, they enjoy it, but it is not needed. What they do need is a lot...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-31-2005, 11:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By Salamastre
I agree, and I also love crypts because every one...

I agree, and I also love crypts because every one I have tried can grow emersed, a great way to propagate and always have a healthy, algae free stock for when you mess up your tank.

You can grow...
Forum: Other Websites 10-09-2005, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,376
Posted By Salamastre
Site looks real good, but it is ver slow. ...

Site looks real good, but it is ver slow.

You can get a speed report and some suggestions by pasting your site url in http://www.websiteoptimization.com/services/analyze/

Your images are WAY...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-09-2005, 06:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,915
Posted By Salamastre
Same thing happened to my Java Fern, and i tought...

Same thing happened to my Java Fern, and i tought it was nutrient related. Then I noticed that the salvinia was dissapearing.

I found hundreds of baby pond snails hidding in the salvinia's 'roots'...
Forum: DIY 10-08-2005, 12:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,027
Posted By Salamastre
I beleive it could work, check out this article: ...

I beleive it could work, check out this article:

http://www.trackertrail.com/survival/fire/cokeandchocolatebar/

For those too lazy to click the link:
How do you start a fire with a coke can...
Forum: Plants 08-13-2005, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,860
Posted By Salamastre
You need very high ambient humidity, 100% would...

You need very high ambient humidity, 100% would be great for aquatic plants. You can achieve it by keeping your container airtight, and doing an air change and misting some 5 times a day, which soon...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-12-2005, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,165
Posted By Salamastre
Satr Ocean what you suggest is an approach...

Satr Ocean what you suggest is an approach followed by many. It is very hard to achieve an Amano style tank, but easy to get healthy planted tanks.

Do a search for Diana Walstad, she wrote the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-11-2005, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By Salamastre
Jhoetzel, I use them as pointed tweezers, the...

Jhoetzel, I use them as pointed tweezers, the orange arrows signify your fingers pressing on the tweezers.

Depending on how many turns you give the rubber ban, they can go all the way from super...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-11-2005, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,093
Posted By Salamastre
I have water hard enough to not worry about Ca. I...

I have water hard enough to not worry about Ca. I have no test kits, except PH, I get my water tested once in a while at a LFS.

Tank has 2.5 gallons water, 13W CF 6500K, no CO2, 50% WC every 2...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-11-2005, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Salamastre
So I will rephrase my question: How many...

So I will rephrase my question:

How many molecules of KH2PO4 are in a gram?

Hoe many molecules of K2HPO4 are in a gram?

If the number is different, the quantity of PO4 will be different.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-11-2005, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 713
Posted By Salamastre
Poor man's chinese takeout planting tweezers

This are the tweezers I make and use.

http://www.azulcerezo.com/choptweez.gif
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-11-2005, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,056
Posted By Salamastre
Figgy, that sound like a dream come true to me :)...

Figgy, that sound like a dream come true to me :)

I can imagine pulling an extra 4 hours on a saturday to get a new 35 galls, a great investment considering all the long saturdays of tinkering and...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-11-2005, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By Salamastre
Question for the chemists: Mexican 'fleet'

I have a question for the chemists here, the mexican equivalent of fleet enema is the Travad Enema. The formula is:

Monobasic sodium phosphate (KH2PO4): 12g
Dihidrated sodium citrate: 11.4g...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-11-2005, 02:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,093
Posted By Salamastre
I am bumping this old thread because i have the...

I am bumping this old thread because i have the same problem. I have a crypt wendty that started showing pinhoels in old leaves. Now the new leaves have them, they appear the same day the leaf starts...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-10-2005, 08:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,056
Posted By Salamastre
I choose $20. For me, spending $20 in a...

I choose $20.

For me, spending $20 in a hobby implies saving for a couple of weeks. $20 is the cost of the most expensive items in my aquariums, HOB filters and powerheads. Everything else is DIY,...
Forum: Substrate 08-10-2005, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 563
Posted By Salamastre
I once had a rock that bubbled with vinegar on...

I once had a rock that bubbled with vinegar on some spots. After a good cleaning with muriatic acid, it stopped bubbling. It seems it had some calcareous deposist. Then I had another rock that...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 08-10-2005, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By Salamastre
I have been able to use DIY CO2 on a 5 gallon by...

I have been able to use DIY CO2 on a 5 gallon by using a 200ml bottle of yeast mixture.

One way to start without too much risk is to use an inefficient reactor, and start increasing the...
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