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Forum: Plants 02-24-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By Plantnerd
None above mentioned advice would really help...

None above mentioned advice would really help with the cause of the algae.
Expect perhaps reducing the lighting period. But then you would have the algae again once you turned the light back to...
Forum: Tank Journals 12-20-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 23,939
Posted By Plantnerd
Looks amazing Tom. Looking forward to see...

Looks amazing Tom.

Looking forward to see those blood vomit fill in.

What happend to the other erios? They where the most visually striking plants in the old scape imho.

How about...
Forum: Plants 12-20-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,636
Posted By Plantnerd
I always thought that sp. was just short for ...

I always thought that sp. was just short for
..space..
As in the author does not know the correct name and write sp. to show this. Instead of just leaving the space blank.
Forum: Fish 12-20-2013, 12:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By Plantnerd
I had some darios and CPDs together for a few...

I had some darios and CPDs together for a few years.. Never had any trouple. I would buy some again but really got tired of the live food and daily target feeding..
Forum: Plants 12-02-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By Plantnerd
And to think i just walked down to a LFS and...

And to think i just walked down to a LFS and picked it off the shelf.
Small plus of living close to Germany;)

With all the fuss about this plant in the states it makes you wonder why no shop...
Forum: Plants 10-31-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By Plantnerd
Gettin both to flower should only prove that they...

Gettin both to flower should only prove that they are both Bucephalandra motleyana.
Forum: Plants 08-22-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By Plantnerd
It does indeed look like one of the "common" ones...

It does indeed look like one of the "common" ones but i would give it a chance to settle in and send out some new growth.
It might just yet surprise you:)
Forum: Plants 08-22-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By Plantnerd
Your are not going to get an consensus from those...

Your are not going to get an consensus from those two pics.
Atleast not an accurate one. It is just not possible

To accurately ID a plant you need a flower. In this case a spathe.
And even if...
Forum: Tank Journals 08-18-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,131
Posted By Plantnerd
The freshwater limpet (Septaria porcellana) does...

The freshwater limpet (Septaria porcellana) does not leave little white eggs all over the place and are in my experiance actually better alge eaters than nerite snails.
Forum: Tank Journals 08-13-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,103
Posted By Plantnerd
Poison dart frogs are not poisonous in captivity....

Poison dart frogs are not poisonous in captivity. This toad is however, albit slightly.
Forum: Plants 08-11-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,754
Posted By Plantnerd
Mentha aquatica might work. Its edible but i...

Mentha aquatica might work. Its edible but i don't know about long term aquarium life.
Forum: Fish 08-06-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Plantnerd
I had a small group in a 6g and honestly felt...

I had a small group in a 6g and honestly felt like i was pushing the limit.

If you want your CPDS to be out and active you need a "dither fish" or atleast it was what did the trick for me.
Added...
Forum: Plants 08-04-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,766
Posted By Plantnerd
New leaves turned a different color as the plant...

New leaves turned a different color as the plant got bigger and more adapted to the tanks conditions. Altough the plants still produce some leaves that look sorta pink:)
But as someone mentioned the...
Forum: Plants 08-03-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,766
Posted By Plantnerd
I guess that could work. But it would still leave...

I guess that could work. But it would still leave you with a small plant with few leaves.
Forum: Plants 08-02-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,766
Posted By Plantnerd
Sorry about the glare but here are some crypt...

Sorry about the glare but here are some crypt 'flamingo' that are around 5-6months old. They started out pink. Then turned pink and sand. Then turned sand with pink and green.. And now this.
The...
Forum: Plants 08-01-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,766
Posted By Plantnerd
They only seem to be pink when they are tiny....

They only seem to be pink when they are tiny. Once they grow up the ones ive seen including mine turn green/brown with splashes of sand and pink.
Forum: Tank Journals 07-16-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,237
Views: 271,799
Posted By Plantnerd
Monte Carlo is a form of Micranthemum, and it is...

Monte Carlo is a form of Micranthemum, and it is pretty cool. Got a nice foreground carpet in my low light tank.
Something i thought wasnt possible
Forum: Plants 07-11-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By Plantnerd
Again it depends on the plant, and how you define...

Again it depends on the plant, and how you define motality.
If someone clone and kills me then i would be dead.
So a plant that has been reproduced vegetatively with the old mother plant dieing,...
Forum: Plants 07-10-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By Plantnerd
It depends on the plant really.. Some live 1...

It depends on the plant really.. Some live 1 year..2 years..afew years..and some could go on forever more or less untill something kills it:)
Forum: Fish 06-03-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By Plantnerd
This is gettin alittle off topic but a poodle and...

This is gettin alittle off topic but a poodle and a german shepard is the same species. They are even the same supspecies Canis lupus familiaris.:icon_wink
Forum: Plants 05-21-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By Plantnerd
Saw a thread about a vivarium once where the guy...

Saw a thread about a vivarium once where the guy had to waterlevel rise and soak the bucephalandras once a day. And they seemed to do ok.
Forum: Plants 05-20-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By Plantnerd
I treat mine as anubias aswell. But you can get...

I treat mine as anubias aswell. But you can get some leaf melting when it has to adjust to your tank conditions. Even had one who did at total leaf melt. But i left it alone and it recovered just...
Forum: Fish 05-19-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By Plantnerd
CPDs need a dither fish. Mine went from hiding...

CPDs need a dither fish. Mine went from hiding all the time to being super brave and always out just because i added some ruby tetras.
Forum: Plants 05-18-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Plantnerd
Only plants have roots. And there are even some...

Only plants have roots. And there are even some plants that dont have any.
Forum: Fish 05-18-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By Plantnerd
Kepts them together for years withouth any major...

Kepts them together for years withouth any major problems.. The CPDs will try and chase the free swimming shrimps but only because they like to chase stuff:)
The shrimps will hide more and swim...
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