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Forum: ACUREL Aquarium and Pond Care   10-15-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By Acro
If you noticed the dates from the links posted,...

If you noticed the dates from the links posted, it took a few people around 3 months. Go back and check the dates. Then keep contacting ACUREL. ;) They'll get to you.
Forum: Aquascaping   10-10-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By Acro
How about some "Spanish Moss" hanging from the...

How about some "Spanish Moss" hanging from the outside branch?

And how high do you plan to fill the tank? What is making the seal around the wood and glass?

This may be challenging, but I love...
Forum: ACUREL Aquarium and Pond Care   10-08-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By Acro
Kubla, I was a winner last November, they had...

Kubla,
I was a winner last November, they had problems, from November and December of 2014, getting prizes out to people. However they did finally fix things and EVERYONE that was a winner got...
Forum: ACUREL Aquarium and Pond Care   10-06-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By Acro
October Contest?

Seems there has been one contest per month . . . will there be one for October? There could be lots of themes! I missed the last one (September), so hopefully there will be another I can get in on....
Forum: Fish   10-05-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By Acro
What did you decide to do?

What did you decide to do?
Forum: Fish   10-04-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 879
Posted By Acro
Yes, Bristlenose Plecos need wood to rasp on as...

Yes, Bristlenose Plecos need wood to rasp on as apart of their diet.

Small or skinny pieces of wood can be used, as long as other hiding places are provided.

If you don't want wood resting on...
Forum: ACUREL Aquarium and Pond Care   10-02-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By Acro
Shoot, didn't get my pictures up in time. lol ...

Shoot, didn't get my pictures up in time. lol
Great photos everyone and congrats JGNYC! :D
Forum: Fish   09-29-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By Acro
Yep, mine do it too, it always freaks me out at...

Yep, mine do it too, it always freaks me out at first.
It's also mentioned as normal behavior in the book Bristlenoses: Catfish With Character by Kathy Jinkings.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-24-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By Acro
Or slowly improve their conditions (key word:...

Or slowly improve their conditions (key word: slowly).
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-24-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By Acro
Those "tanks" are Ecospheres, and if you read the...

Those "tanks" are Ecospheres, and if you read the link above (and now, also below) you'll realize that they are not awesome.
Petshrimp.com -- All about shrimp (http://www.petshrimp.com/opaeinfo.php)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-23-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,162
Posted By Acro
About those Ecospheres, they are not as perfect...

About those Ecospheres, they are not as perfect as they seem. Read this link:
Petshrimp.com -- All about shrimp (http://www.petshrimp.com/opaeinfo.php)
I ended up opening mine.
Forum: Plants   09-19-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,246
Posted By Acro
Nice! Glad to hear that a listed plant is working...

Nice! Glad to hear that a listed plant is working for you as advertised! :D
How well were the roots attached?


It seems that Micrantherum umbrosum (aka monte carlo) will root onto rock. I...
Forum: Plants   09-18-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Acro
First acquire some. Then set up a tiny 1 gallon...

First acquire some. Then set up a tiny 1 gallon and put a portion in there. Then add the rest to your existing tank. With two portions, at least one should do well.
Good Luck!
Forum: Plants   09-18-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By Acro
I like hearing that! Please tell us more!

I like hearing that! Please tell us more!
Forum: Plants   09-18-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By Acro
Your welcome. :D I compiled the list...

Your welcome. :D

I compiled the list (with research and the help of others) and so far, Monte Carlo has not been mentioned. I don't think it's known (or if it's ever been tried), and if no...
Forum: Plants   09-18-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By Acro
Here is the ultimate list of * Plants that Root...

Here is the ultimate list of * Plants that Root onto Objects *

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/showthread.php?p=8332497#post8332497

:D
Forum: Plants   09-18-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,246
Posted By Acro
Thanks Daisy Mae! Tropica has this to say...

Thanks Daisy Mae!

Tropica has this to say about Monosolenium tenerum: "Rhizoids can anchor the plant to stones or tree roots, but this attachment is not particularly effective under water."
...
Forum: Plants   09-18-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,246
Posted By Acro
Time for updates! I've learned that some...

Time for updates!

I've learned that some Cryptocoryne (aka Crypt) species will root onto rock.

A few months ago, someone told me that they had Cryptocoryne hudouri root onto dragon stone.
...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-18-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 883
Posted By Acro
Check it: ...

Check it:
http://www.cichlid-forum.com/articles/aquarium_weight.php
Forum: Plants   09-18-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By Acro
It will grow without co2. I've grown it...

It will grow without co2. I've grown it submerged with out any co2 source. It is actually much more hardy than most people think. Here is the info I used to grow mine, check out this thread from a...
Forum: Plants   09-16-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By Acro
Peace Lily is famous for flowering indoors in...

Peace Lily is famous for flowering indoors in bowls. Plus they have pretty leaves when not in flower.

I suggest contacting the member "hydrophyte" on this website, he is a master of Ripariums and...
Forum: Fish   09-16-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By Acro
Ahh yes, that's it. I think the original...

Ahh yes, that's it.
I think the original website had problems and they were down for several months. That is the new website with the number "2" added in.
Good Luck!
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   09-16-2015, 12:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 780
Posted By Acro
Forget peat, use ground coconut shell mixed into...

Forget peat, use ground coconut shell mixed into the soil!
And try Jewel Orchids!
Forum: ACUREL Aquarium and Pond Care   09-15-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 834
Posted By Acro
This is happy! I'm excited to see some beauties!...

This is happy! I'm excited to see some beauties!

I'll post up as soon as I have time to take some photos! I have the perfect fish! :D

Thanks for having another contest!
Forum: Tank Journals   09-11-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,087
Posted By Acro
MBADataMiner, Nice setup! It's refreshing...

MBADataMiner,

Nice setup! It's refreshing to see an aquarium that's different from every other. Have fun with it, don't let others convince you to change your décor.

:D
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