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Forum: Plants   04-18-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By richy
Signs of life... YES!! Never been more happy to...

Signs of life... YES!! Never been more happy to see a leaf. LOL

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Forum: Plants   03-27-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By richy
When I originally got the crypt, it was the...

When I originally got the crypt, it was the hardiest crypt I'd ever had the pleasure of keeping. No crypt melt when it went into the substrate nor anything else, even when I did massive water...
Forum: Plants   03-24-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By richy
Very minuscule, if at all... LOL. Looks exactly...

Very minuscule, if at all... LOL. Looks exactly the same. I managed to get a small rhizome from one of the larger plants to try converting to emersed but I ended up with mush. So I'm just gonna wait...
Forum: Plants   03-04-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By richy
If live in SF, where the water out of the tap is...

If live in SF, where the water out of the tap is naturally soft. :)
Forum: Plants   03-02-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By richy
Thanks for the input. I've left it alone for the...

Thanks for the input. I've left it alone for the most part up to this point. I suspect both of you are right that it'll likely revive on its own if I don't disturb the plants. I added some root tabs...
Forum: Plants   02-27-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By richy
bump. Anyone with suggestions/expertise?

bump. Anyone with suggestions/expertise?
Forum: Plants   02-24-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 651
Posted By richy
Reviving C. bullosa?

I recently had a tank crash that took out the leaves of my beloved C. bullosa (see pic below). I had it growing beautifully in Aquasoil and was able to propagate a good number of new plants after it...
Forum: Fish   07-14-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
  Fish ID
Views: 450
Posted By richy
Looks like Bororas merah. :)

Looks like Bororas merah. :)
Forum: Plants   06-27-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By richy
Thanks! I owe the bullosa a better picture...

Thanks! I owe the bullosa a better picture though with my fancy DSLR! iPhone pix just don't do it justice. LOL.



I wish, but everyone knows Crypts don't get collected in Norcal, except in...
Forum: Equipment   06-26-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,402
Posted By richy
You're better off looking at your local Ace or...

You're better off looking at your local Ace or Orchard hardware stores for these. Big box stores will not carry these items.
Forum: Plants   06-26-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By richy
Very true. I am going back through the chain of...

Very true. I am going back through the chain of "custody" to determine if there is actual known collection location. This is both for my own knowledge and for proper ID if and when I decide to sell...
Forum: Plants   06-26-2012, 04:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By richy
Thanks for the response. I'm inclined to say...

Thanks for the response. I'm inclined to say it's Sarawak, too... LOL Your guess is as good as mine. There aren't too many pictures of tank-grown 'sarawak' out there, so there isn't exactly a...
Forum: Plants   06-26-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By richy
C. bullosa location ID?

I have this gorgeous C. bullosa growing submersed in my 55g for a little over a year now. It grows painfully slow and has only sent out three runners so far. I know without a doubt that it's a C....
Forum: Tank Journals   06-17-2011, 01:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,058
Posted By richy
I think they're making plans to bust out... lol

I think they're making plans to bust out... lol
Forum: Tank Journals   06-14-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,058
Posted By richy
Nice shot of that fry... how big is it? 4mm?

Nice shot of that fry... how big is it? 4mm?
Forum: Fish   06-13-2011, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By richy
Having java moss helps. Infusoria will inhabit...

Having java moss helps. Infusoria will inhabit the moss and newly hatched fry will be able to feast on the infusoria as a first food source.
Forum: Fish   10-05-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,521
Posted By richy
Looks like a false siamensis to me. The stripe...

Looks like a false siamensis to me. The stripe does not go all the way to the end of the tail and it should at that size. Flying foxes have some yellow tinting in their dorsal fins and tail, so I...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   10-08-2009, 12:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,789
Posted By richy
Nick, it's cuz we're all suffering from some form...

Nick, it's cuz we're all suffering from some form of sfbaaps withdrawal!! Jim is working on getting the site back up.

Here are Jim's notes from this morning:
the forum problems have not been...
Forum: Aquascaping   10-07-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 13,019
Posted By richy
Nothing special needs to be done. Just add...

Nothing special needs to be done. Just add plants, fasten, and viola!!
Forum: Fish   10-05-2009, 06:49 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,695
Posted By richy
So it's not just me. I think something happened...

So it's not just me. I think something happened on the server end. No new posts every time I check, which is muy muy unusual. Also can't send any PM's.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   06-26-2009, 02:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,041
Posted By richy
Rip mj.

Rip mj.
Forum: Fish   06-21-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,628
Posted By richy
Awesome accomplishment! What are the water...

Awesome accomplishment! What are the water conditions that caused them to spawn? And what does the spawning behavior look like?
Forum: Algae   07-07-2007, 12:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By richy
It's clado. Sadly, there is practically nothing...

It's clado. Sadly, there is practically nothing that will eat it and it's hard to get rid of now that it's in your tank. Squirting Excel at it will kill off the clado that it comes into contact...
Forum: DIY   07-02-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,571
Posted By richy
The only reason I don't want to do that is to get...

The only reason I don't want to do that is to get the good folks here or sfbaaps in trouble. I don't know if there are legal ramifications (basis for a lawsuit), so it's best to leave that...
Forum: DIY   07-02-2007, 07:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,571
Posted By richy
Obviously a false statement. :icon_evil BTW,...

Obviously a false statement. :icon_evil BTW, very sorry for hijacking your thread!!
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