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Forum: Plants   02-17-2014, 02:41 AM
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Posted By micr0
Very interesting. From image search it appears...

Very interesting. From image search it appears that under high tech conditions H'Ra and my plant look very similar. This would make more sense as colorata seems to redden with co2/ferts. I have...
Forum: Plants   02-16-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,602
Posted By micr0
Thanks for the responses. Colorata seems to be a...

Thanks for the responses. Colorata seems to be a good match. The surprising part is how this plant becomes pink for me only in low-tech conditions. Basically the opposite of what one would assume,...
Forum: Plants   02-15-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,602
Posted By micr0
Pink Rotala ID

Hey guys - A couple of years back I received this rotala sp. as a bonus from a reputable seller here who did not know the ID. I love this plant as it grows bright pink under low-tech conditions (LED...
Forum: Plants   02-12-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,784
Posted By micr0
Thanks everyone for the responses. Glad to have...

Thanks everyone for the responses. Glad to have this little mystery solved. Perhaps the spherical shapes are even connected to seed dispersal. In any case people ought to try this plant out in...
Forum: Plants   02-12-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,784
Posted By micr0
Yes, Hydrocotyle verticillata. One of my favs. ...

Yes, Hydrocotyle verticillata. One of my favs.

http://imageshack.com/a/img545/9749/61312.jpg
Forum: Plants   02-12-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By micr0
From the APC write up: "Of interest is the...

From the APC write up: "Of interest is the ability of E. triandra to set seed while submersed and spread to places far away from its original location."

But also "Important too are abundant carbon...
Forum: Plants   02-12-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,784
Posted By micr0
I've wondered if it could be a low co2 form of E....

I've wondered if it could be a low co2 form of E. triandra. I have grown the species in this tank before, though I can't remember if the mystery sprouts predated this period:
...
Forum: Plants   02-12-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,784
Posted By micr0
Mystery Low-tech Carpet Plant

Hello all, I'm hoping someone might be able to identify an interesting mystery plant.

Some time ago, I began to periodically discover very tiny, individual 2-leaved plantlets in my high...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions   09-14-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,770
Posted By micr0
Preordered my black 32gb at 3:30am and got launch...

Preordered my black 32gb at 3:30am and got launch day delivery:proud: Itunes had a good long run but I never open it now that I use spotify.
Forum: Tank Journals   09-04-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,268
Posted By micr0
very natural looking. Love the dimensions!

very natural looking. Love the dimensions!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   09-02-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 574
Posted By micr0
diatom filters clear it up well.

diatom filters clear it up well.
Forum: Tank Journals   08-25-2012, 03:21 PM
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Posted By micr0
just gorgeous. Very well done!

just gorgeous. Very well done!
Forum: Tank Journals   08-14-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 47,195
Posted By micr0
sweet stand! I would love something similar...

sweet stand! I would love something similar eventually.
Forum: Tank Journals   08-14-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,622
Posted By micr0
Nice!:proud: This tank is a lot of fun to work...

Nice!:proud: This tank is a lot of fun to work with. Look forward to watching yours develop.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   08-06-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,042
Posted By micr0
What I do here in Boston is put my 10 lb tank in...

What I do here in Boston is put my 10 lb tank in a suitcase when I take the subway to my refill place. Works like a charm and no one gets freaked out:proud:
Forum: Tank Journals   07-30-2012, 01:30 AM
Replies: 2,267
Views: 340,657
Posted By micr0
wow that stand of tonina is just stunning.

wow that stand of tonina is just stunning.
Forum: Tank Journals   07-30-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 76,916
Posted By micr0
wow looking great! Grats on the offspring

wow looking great! Grats on the offspring
Forum: Tank Journals   07-30-2012, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 363,259
Posted By micr0
nice work! Look forward to checking them all out.

nice work! Look forward to checking them all out.
Forum: Tank Journals   07-30-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 23,642
Posted By micr0
no prob man:thumbsup: I keep them around the...

no prob man:thumbsup:

I keep them around the maximum height. This allows for lots of space for working on the tank and it's still plenty bright.
Forum: Tank Journals   07-29-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 23,642
Posted By micr0
http://img802.imageshack.us/img802/3893/lightsu.jp...

http://img802.imageshack.us/img802/3893/lightsu.jpg

In addition to being extendable, the lights tilt on top and bottom, so there may be another inch or so of wiggle room beyond my measurements. ...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-29-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 23,642
Posted By micr0
That's the affinis. My nurii usually attracts...

That's the affinis. My nurii usually attracts more attention, but there's a subtle beauty to the affinis that is hard to capture in pics. Up close, in person, each leaf is like a ribbon of bright...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-27-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 23,642
Posted By micr0
Some shots from the past couple months: ...

Some shots from the past couple months:

5-27-12
http://img152.imageshack.us/img152/1708/52712.jpg

http://img855.imageshack.us/img855/9333/dsc0005yq.jpg

6-29-12...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-28-2012, 04:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 23,642
Posted By micr0
I removed the CPD's after a few jumped...

I removed the CPD's after a few jumped out...although this was before I added the wood, which I think has made the tank's inhabitants feel more secure. Haven't had any jumpers since.

As for the...
Forum: Tank Journals   04-24-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 47,195
Posted By micr0
Looking good! HC looks like it's coming along,...

Looking good! HC looks like it's coming along, should be very zen:cool:. I admire the patience of you dry-starters!
Forum: Tank Journals   04-24-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 23,642
Posted By micr0
There's a small margin (maybe 2") on the right...

There's a small margin (maybe 2") on the right end of each fixture for the bulb socket. However, I don't really notice a difference in spread at the distance I keep the lights over the tank (near...
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