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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 07-19-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By AUAV8R
I'm not exactly sure that is what this is but...

I'm not exactly sure that is what this is but it's been in there for about two weeks and is doing well so far. Here is a better pic.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 07-19-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By AUAV8R
Thanks Aqua, so far so good. I'm not sure what...

Thanks Aqua, so far so good. I'm not sure what the name of it is. Its some sort of ground cover I've got all in my yard. The stuff grows and spreads like crazy. It will even grow in the cracks on...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 07-19-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By AUAV8R
Second HOB

Second HOB
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 07-19-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By AUAV8R
I have Fittonia "pink angel", purple waffle,...

I have Fittonia "pink angel", purple waffle, peace lily, and allura anthurium. I picked them up at Lowes and seem to be doing well. Still a work in progress...

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Forum: Tank Journals 06-29-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 530
Posted By AUAV8R
Here is the display case. I still haven't decided...

Here is the display case. I still haven't decided what I want to do with it yet but I'm in no hurry...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-29-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 530
Posted By AUAV8R
Shot of the foam pads I tied together with...

Shot of the foam pads I tied together with fishing line. I just shove the roots between the layers
Forum: Tank Journals 06-29-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 530
Posted By AUAV8R
I also picked up some carnivorous plants to try,...

I also picked up some carnivorous plants to try, Venus fly trap, and pitcher plant.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-29-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 530
Posted By AUAV8R
Peace lily

Peace lily
Forum: Tank Journals 06-29-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 530
Posted By AUAV8R
Purple waffle

Purple waffle
Forum: Tank Journals 06-29-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 530
Posted By AUAV8R
I picked these up from lowes yesterday to try. ...

I picked these up from lowes yesterday to try.

pink angel.
Forum: Tank Journals 06-29-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 530
Posted By AUAV8R
This is the other HOB, it only has one side...

This is the other HOB, it only has one side planted right now. It has an Allura anthurium, amazon sword I had left over from my tank, some sort of orchid I picked up from Lowes (probably not going to...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-29-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 530
Posted By AUAV8R
This is allura anthurium I got from Lowes, it was...

This is allura anthurium I got from Lowes, it was an experiment to see if it would survive and it too is showing signs of new growth. The other plants are crypts,I had left over from my tank. They...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-29-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 530
Posted By AUAV8R
The dwarf bamboo I had wasn't doing well at all...

The dwarf bamboo I had wasn't doing well at all so I pulled it out and put it back Ina pot to try and save it. The umbrella plant was looking kind of weak too but after a few days I'm seeing some new...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-26-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 530
Posted By AUAV8R
Awesome tank Aqua, thanks for posting pics of...

Awesome tank Aqua, thanks for posting pics of your setup. I've been trying to find the best way to plant the hob. Right now I've got lava rock in the bottom with layered foam and the roots just...
Forum: Tank Journals 06-25-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 530
Posted By AUAV8R
Low tech 90 with planted HOB filters

This is my first attempt with mineralized top soil. I used a cheep bag of top soil from lowes and mixed it with MGOPM and mineralized it.
I found the Dolomite at The Vitamin Shop, the clay at...
Forum: Substrate 03-24-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By AUAV8R
I think I'm going to stick with around an inch of...

I think I'm going to stick with around an inch of soil to a 1 1/2 to 2 inch cap. I am really apprehensive to go much deeper for fear of yet another failure. I didn't move my plants but I did make the...
Forum: Substrate 03-19-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By AUAV8R
I found this exact brand at my local store. ...

I found this exact brand at my local store.
http://www.dickblick.com/products/amaco-mexican-pottery-clay/
I haven't used it yet but I've seen people using this stuff...
Forum: Substrate 03-18-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By AUAV8R
If you have a Michaels arts and craft store...

If you have a Michaels arts and craft store nearby, I've found Mexican potting clay there. I've used Hartz PH5 in the past. I found that at the dollar store...
Forum: Substrate 03-16-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By AUAV8R
I had black diamond in there before, I really...

I had black diamond in there before, I really liked how the plants stood out with the black but it just didn't look natural to me. I have strait safe t sorb in there now and really like the look but...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-14-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By AUAV8R
+1 on surface skimmer. I had the same problem, I...

+1 on surface skimmer. I had the same problem, I would manually skim the surface during water changes but the slick would be back the next day. I bought a surface skimmer that hooks up to my filter...
Forum: Substrate 03-12-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By AUAV8R
My plan, and a few questions on dirted tank

So third times a charm for me hopefully. I have tried MGOPM tanks with black diamond cap twice in the past with disastrous results that I attribute to anaerobic conditions. I had 3 inches of MGOPM...
Forum: Fish 03-07-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 279
Posted By AUAV8R
I think it's normal. When my lights come on in...

I think it's normal. When my lights come on in the morning, my rummy nose have very little red. Stress will also cause them to lose their color. Anything from doing tank maintenance, to adding a new...
Forum: Substrate 03-04-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By AUAV8R
If it is slow release ferts, is this soil safe to...

If it is slow release ferts, is this soil safe to use for MTS?
Forum: Substrate 03-04-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By AUAV8R
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting.php?do=...

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pHosting.php?do=show&type=f&id=51410&title=imageb.jpg
Forum: Substrate 03-04-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By AUAV8R
Yellow balls in top soil

I bought a cheap bag of top soil from Home Depot. I started the soak process and am finding little yellow water filled balls everywhere. Some people say they are fertilizer, others say some sort of...
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