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Forum: Plants   01-22-2017, 02:36 AM
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Posted By davrx
Good, I've found this plant to be one of the...

Good, I've found this plant to be one of the easiest aquatic plants I've ever grown. It's seems like a weed at times.
Forum: Plants   01-21-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
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Posted By davrx
Thanks, I keep the tank around 78 degrees. I've...

Thanks, I keep the tank around 78 degrees. I've never had it go dormant in 7 years. I know Aponogetons are supposed to have a dormancy period but this has not been the case for me. It must have...
Forum: Plants   01-18-2017, 05:10 AM
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Posted By davrx
A few days ago I noticed what looked like the...

A few days ago I noticed what looked like the tips of some leaves sticking out from the moss on my bonsai moss tree. I have Fissidens covering a driftwood bonsai and when I took a closer look I saw...
Forum: Plants   12-24-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 545
Posted By davrx
My Lace Leaf Flowered!

I've had this APONOGETON MADAGASCARIENSIS for 7 years and it recently flowered for me. I noticed a very long stem and then saw the flower bud on its end. It took a while for the flower to open up...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   09-17-2016, 03:02 AM
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Views: 30,072
Posted By davrx
Wow! Thanks for the compliments!

Wow! Thanks for the compliments!
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   08-28-2016, 11:37 PM
Replies: 34
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Posted By davrx
Thanks Varmint, I have two more antique tanks in...

Thanks Varmint, I have two more antique tanks in the works but don't have the time to post right now.

Bump:

E-bay, estate sales, other collectors, but they aren't necessarily easy to find.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   08-28-2016, 11:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,305
Posted By davrx
Update

Sorry it's been so long and I really appreciate the kind words of those who have followed this but a lot has happened since I started this and it has sat in the same place in my study covered with a...
Forum: Plants   01-19-2016, 04:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,509
Posted By davrx
Fissidens sp. sulawesi

I know this is an old thread but does anyone know where I can find this Fissidens sp. sulawesi? Has it ever made it to the U.S.?
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   01-18-2016, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,236
Posted By davrx
Fissidens grandifrons

How's the Fissidens grandifrons doing? I was under the impression that it would only grow under cold water conditions. I've always wanted to grow this species but was afraid it would die under the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   12-01-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,305
Posted By davrx
I remember that scene now and I remember how neat...

I remember that scene now and I remember how neat that tank looked. You're right, it was a great looking tank, not the same as mine but very similar, so there must have been some early "Betta" tanks...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-09-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,305
Posted By davrx
Ha, ha I like that!:hihi:

Ha, ha I like that!:hihi:
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-09-2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 34
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Posted By davrx
O.K., I didn't know that, next tank I acquire...

O.K., I didn't know that, next tank I acquire with a slate bottom I'll have to get some, will save me from having to add a glass bottom. I used ASI (American Sealants, Inc.) RTV Silicone Aquarium...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-08-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,305
Posted By davrx
Thank you! I plan on aquascaping it but will be...

Thank you! I plan on aquascaping it but will be limited to the small size of the individual compartments so it'll be a challenge.

Bump:

I didn't know this but I wonder if it's meant to be in...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-08-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,305
Posted By davrx
Thanks, yes there are a few of us. :smile2: ...

Thanks, yes there are a few of us. :smile2:

Bump:

Thank you, I appreciate the positive feedback. :grin2:
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-08-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,305
Posted By davrx
Thanks, no they don't make them like they used...

Thanks, no they don't make them like they used to, these tanks were built out of thick, heavy, cast iron screwed to a 1/2" thick slab of slate, with thick bulb edge glass. They didn't have silicone...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-08-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,305
Posted By davrx
No problems, I appreciate the advice, that's why...

No problems, I appreciate the advice, that's why I like this forum because it's a two way street, I learn from others with more experience than me and hopefully I can show others some things they may...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-08-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,305
Posted By davrx
Well it looks like I'm going to have to figure...

Well it looks like I'm going to have to figure out some method of making something so that they can't see each other. Maybe some thin sheet of some kind of plastic that is translucent.
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-08-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,305
Posted By davrx
There's actually a small gap on each side of each...

There's actually a small gap on each side of each divider to allow water to flow through the tank. I currently have a betta in a tank without a top and he hasn't jumped out in the last couple of...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-08-2015, 02:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,305
Posted By davrx
Yes, they only made these for a short time before...

Yes, they only made these for a short time before the Great Depression put them out of business, at least this part of the Jewel company. These were called the "Modernistic" models 90 and 91 by the...
Forum: Planted Nano Tanks   11-08-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,305
Posted By davrx
Vintage Jewel Model 90 "Betta" Restoration

I rescued this Jewel Model 90 from a pile of junk in a garage. Its original glass was all intact as was its bronze finish. It's marked on the bottom as a Model 90 (4 gallons) late 1920's but the...
Forum: Equipment   10-29-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,323
Posted By davrx
Thanks, I agree and I appreciate the site info. ...

Thanks, I agree and I appreciate the site info. When I found out the spray bar was by DICI I decided to get a matching DICI inflow which I found on the AliExpress site cheaper than anyplace else I...
Forum: Equipment   10-28-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,323
Posted By davrx
Thanks, I agree, it is beautiful. Don't know why...

Thanks, I agree, it is beautiful. Don't know why they aren't more easily available. This one store in France was the only place I could find them for sale.
Forum: Equipment   10-28-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,323
Posted By davrx
DICI Compact Rain Pipe

Just received my stainless steel spray bar from Aquascape in France. Turns out it's made by DICI and they call it their "Compact Rain pipe" model DC09-08. It's 13mm mirror polished and looks like a...
Forum: Equipment   10-28-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,323
Posted By davrx
I didn't see this one. Yes, that's a good price...

I didn't see this one. Yes, that's a good price but the $17.50 is for one pipe, input or output, not the pair. But at $35 for the pair that's still a good price.
Forum: Equipment   10-28-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,323
Posted By davrx
Thanks, looks like the same things that you can...

Thanks, looks like the same things that you can find on eBay and they're still pretty expensive (to me anyway).
Here's a company, Thara-products, Indonesian I think, that has stainless steel...
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