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Forum: Plants   06-24-2008, 05:18 AM
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Not all apple trees, mostly done in orchards for...

Not all apple trees, mostly done in orchards for specific reasons. Like pollination, pests and root rot....
Forum: Plants   06-24-2008, 04:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,457
Posted By yargthegreat
Its a process of cutting two plants at a desired...

Its a process of cutting two plants at a desired point. Then perfectly aligning the two pieces so the plant can continue to send nutrients to the top of the plant. Commonly done in apple trees so...
Forum: Plants   06-24-2008, 04:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,457
Posted By yargthegreat
Great point, didn't even realize that. Maybe you...

Great point, didn't even realize that. Maybe you could make a designer type of anubia. Graft all sorts of anubia leaves to one rhizome. Anubia var diversifolia :proud:
Forum: Plants   06-24-2008, 04:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,457
Posted By yargthegreat
Grafting aquatic plants

Is it possible? Or are all aquatic plants monocots? If it is possible, what plants would notably benefit from such a procedure?

This all stemmed from a conversation about apple trees. Then got...
Forum: Plants   06-20-2008, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By yargthegreat
Generally I believe the moss will do fairly well...

Generally I believe the moss will do fairly well for awhile then crash very quickly. There was a lot of debate about aquaticmagic selling non-aquatic moss as true aquatic moss.
Forum: Equipment   06-20-2008, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,570
Posted By yargthegreat
I am also making said reactor. I also have a...

I am also making said reactor. I also have a question about whether or not it goes on the intake or outtake. Does it matter either way? It will be attached to a Zoo Med 501 if that helps.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-19-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 414
Posted By yargthegreat
I concur.

I concur.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-07-2008, 03:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By yargthegreat
Bee, New Bee, Bumble?

This guy looks odd. He has a white spine reminiscent of the Sulawesi skeleton (http://www.planetinverts.com/sulawesi_stock_list/skeleton.jpg). Also has a tiger tooth pattern on his side. No idea what...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters   06-06-2008, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By yargthegreat
1. The tank should still cycle without fish...

1. The tank should still cycle without fish present, it will just take longer.

2. Ammonia also comes from decaying matter in your substrate, which is why some nitrogen cycles offer the suggestion...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-06-2008, 05:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,207
Posted By yargthegreat
Looks exactly like Neocardinia sp. "Blue". Blue...

Looks exactly like Neocardinia sp. "Blue". Blue tigers from what I've seen have the identifiable black side markings.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-06-2008, 05:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,504
Posted By yargthegreat
Causes of dropped eggs can be from stress,...

Causes of dropped eggs can be from stress, molting or water pollutants in my experience.
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-05-2008, 01:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By yargthegreat
Tank has been going for about a month and a half...

Tank has been going for about a month and a half now. There is no wood.

As per oblongshrimp's suggestion of removing CO2 I have seen a drastic improvement in activity in the amanos and otos. I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-04-2008, 06:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By yargthegreat
@Natty I pretend like I'm a surgeon before I...

@Natty

I pretend like I'm a surgeon before I dive into my tanks, I scrub hard with scalding water to make sure there are no contaminants. So that shouldn't be a problem.

The only metal I...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-04-2008, 04:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By yargthegreat
I assume they're accurate because they're are...

I assume they're accurate because they're are showing the same results as my previous kit that had run out. I will test them tonight to see if they're truly accurate. Does this sound like something...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   06-04-2008, 03:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 874
Posted By yargthegreat
Deadly shrimp behavior

My shrimp have learned to flip upside down, but they haven't figured out how to right themselves. I am not entirely sure what to do with how the shrimp react to my tank. It seems to be a death trap...
Forum: Shrimp & Other Invertebrates   05-30-2008, 05:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,331
Posted By yargthegreat
Fairly sure the store MedRed went to is called...

Fairly sure the store MedRed went to is called "The Wet Spot" in portland. They have a few uncommonly named shrimp that are all pretty common in the trade. Their "zebra" shrimp are actually tigers,...
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