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Forum: Fish 11-17-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By OrangeAugust
Blue Gourami behavior with another BG

Hello,
I purchased two blue gourami on Saturday for my 55 gallon tank. The first day they were chasing each other and nipping, but then the second day they seemed to be swimming together- no more...
Forum: Plants 11-07-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By OrangeAugust
Interesting. Thanks, everyone. Yeah, I'm...

Interesting. Thanks, everyone.
Yeah, I'm thinking I might have a lighting problem because all of my swords pretty much almost died and now are barely coming back to life. I bought the right bulbs so...
Forum: Plants 11-06-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By OrangeAugust
Anubias growing vertically??

I have an anubias that I've had for about a year and a half. It's a beautiful plant with about 17 leaves, but the rhizome has started growing vertically. I thought they were supposed to grow...
Forum: Fish 10-08-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By OrangeAugust
Thinking of getting a/some cichlid(s)

Hello,
I have a 55 gallon community tank and I'm wondering if I can add cichlids. It is planted (sword plants, anubias, java moss), and the substrate is gravel.
Current occupants are a large school...
Forum: Aquascaping 06-29-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By OrangeAugust
thanks for the idea! That means I have to the the...

thanks for the idea! That means I have to the the whole thing out now... lol
Forum: Aquascaping 06-29-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By OrangeAugust
bare bottom planted tank

Hello,
I have a 55 gallon tank and in one corner of the tank I made a separate section, made out of craft mesh, for my female betta sorority. The problem is that I can't put gravel in it because...
Forum: Plants 05-06-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By OrangeAugust
*bump*

*bump*
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates 05-06-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 671
Posted By OrangeAugust
I saw the subject and I was like, "Aww! Scuds!"...

I saw the subject and I was like, "Aww! Scuds!" Because I had one once in my betta tank and it was so cute and funny to watch. I think my betta ate it after a few days, though. I had no idea they...
Forum: Plants 05-06-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By OrangeAugust
Maybe it's lack of nutrition... I've heard that...

Maybe it's lack of nutrition... I've heard that swords need to be fertilized with root tabs every so often. I don't do any ferts and my swords get holes in the oldest leaves. I have to prune every...
Forum: Plants 05-06-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By OrangeAugust
At first I thought it was a lotus (or water...

At first I thought it was a lotus (or water lily), but then I looked at the pictures,... I don't know what that is.
Sometimes my Argentine sword does something like that, but the stalks are more...
Forum: Plants 05-06-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By OrangeAugust
Ok, here are some pics of mine. The first two are...

Ok, here are some pics of mine. The first two are of what I thought was Nana, and the last 2 pics is the other plant which might be barteri.
And there's a serape tetra in there for size comparison....
Forum: Plants 05-05-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By OrangeAugust
I've got amazon sword, argentine sword, anubias,...

I've got amazon sword, argentine sword, anubias, wisteria, and pennywort.
I don't do CO2 or ferts. My substrate is gravel, and my lighting is about 2 watts per gallon, and it's fine for the plants I...
Forum: Plants 05-05-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By OrangeAugust
Kehy- that's a huge plant!! johnson18- so...

Kehy- that's a huge plant!!

johnson18- so the one on top is barteri?? and the smaller one is nana? Ok, the one of mine that I'm questioning whether or not is barteri is about the same leaf size as...
Forum: Plants 05-05-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By OrangeAugust
Hehe that's cool. I think I might attach some...

Hehe that's cool.
I think I might attach some to rocks and put it in my betta's tank, and I might also try to make a moss carpet for the same tank.
I'll probably still have some left over so then I...
Forum: Plants 05-05-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By OrangeAugust
Thanks, Kehy. That's interesting... maybe the one...

Thanks, Kehy. That's interesting... maybe the one I think is nana is barteri, and the other one is nana... I actually have 2 of them that I got in tubes at Petco and they were labeled as Anubias...
Forum: Plants 05-05-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By OrangeAugust
What to do with extra java moss

I went to a local petstore, and they have a good aquatics department. Most of the employees seem to know what they're talking about. Anyway, I went in last week to get some shrimp, and I saw that...
Forum: Plants 05-05-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,538
Posted By OrangeAugust
Oops, I forgot about this thread and just started...

Oops, I forgot about this thread and just started a new thread about barteri var. barteri vs barteri var. nana.
Here's my thread (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?t=625154)
Forum: Plants 05-05-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By OrangeAugust
Anubias Barteri var. Barteri vs Anubias Barteri var. Nana

I was wondering if anyone has both of these plants and could post pictures to compare them side by side. They look almost identical to me from pictures I see online. But then again, the pictures...
Forum: Plants 04-30-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,538
Posted By OrangeAugust
Aquatic Delight- WOWWWW! Anubias is my...

Aquatic Delight- WOWWWW!

Anubias is my favorite aquatic plant. I have two in my 55 gallon tank, and one regular-sized anubias nana and two "petite" anubias nana in a shrimp cube. I'm experimenting...
Forum: Plants 04-29-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By OrangeAugust
Ok, thanks. Yeah, the algae I guess would be my...

Ok, thanks.
Yeah, the algae I guess would be my main concern. I have a 10 gallon tank near that window and it's overrun with blue-green algae because it gets some direct sunlight this time of year....
Forum: Plants 04-29-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By OrangeAugust
here's a pic of what the tank currently looks...

here's a pic of what the tank currently looks like. I'm going to add a floating plant also.
Forum: Plants 04-29-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By OrangeAugust
anubias- direct sunlight

Hello,
I'm putting together a 1 gallon shrimp cube. I basically have it all set up without the shrimp, but I'm thinking of putting it on the top shelf of my garden window. The problem is that this...
Forum: Plants 04-29-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By OrangeAugust
Ok, thanks, everyone. I went back and bought a...

Ok, thanks, everyone. I went back and bought a package and yeah, the leaves were way smaller than I remembered. It came with two plants and they're so tiny! I put them in what will be my 1 gallon...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks 04-29-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 641
Posted By OrangeAugust
1 gallon shrimp tank- do I need a filter?

Hi. I'm planting a 1 gallon cube for some cherry shrimp. Do I need a filter? I don't know how I could fit a filter on this tank. If not, how often do I have to change the water? The plants I have...
Forum: Plants 04-28-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By OrangeAugust
Mini anubias nana

I was in Petsmart yesterday and they had what was labeled as anubias nana, but it was so tiny! the leaves were the size of pennies. It didn't say anything about being a miniature version. I would...
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