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Forum: Plants Yesterday, 01:03 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By AirstoND
Does it have some bright pink leaves and labeled...

Does it have some bright pink leaves and labeled "partytime"?

These and what you're referencing will probably only like their roots wet.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Yesterday, 01:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 450
Posted By AirstoND
Are these golden rams? I will also try...

Are these golden rams?

I will also try lowering light intensity (raise lights, lower photoperiod)

Have you tried distilled water (50% DI/50% treated tap)
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-15-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By AirstoND
I'd say empty it, till it's 3/4 to 1/2 full and...

I'd say empty it, till it's 3/4 to 1/2 full and go for a riparium setup with a large HOB or DIY planter hanging from tank rim

1) It will make water changes easier.
2) water quality will...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-11-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By AirstoND
I'd skip the CO2

I'd skip the CO2
Forum: Algae 04-08-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By AirstoND
I get this happening when stems are too close and...

I get this happening when stems are too close and not spread out.

Give two inch diameter per planting or diffuse lighting by raising it 4-6inches.
Forum: DIY 04-08-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By AirstoND
So the big question is how does this compare to...

So the big question is how does this compare to the basic DIY CO2 setup i.e. bubbles per second and for how long?
Forum: DIY 03-31-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,192
Posted By AirstoND
I would cap the top but drill a smaller hole. ...

I would cap the top but drill a smaller hole. Leaving it open might just entice fish to nip and remove bait.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 03-29-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By AirstoND
Depends on tank size, light distribution, and...

Depends on tank size, light distribution, and plant density. Top half of plants might get all the color and density while bottom half is stemmy.

Ludwigia repens, Alther. Reinecki., bacopa, and...
Forum: Plants 03-27-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By AirstoND
Just out of curiosity ..what's the substrate?

Just out of curiosity ..what's the substrate?
Forum: Plants 03-24-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 508
Posted By AirstoND
actually planting more plants around them and...

actually planting more plants around them and lowering light intensity makes them reach for the sky and shoot runners
Forum: Plants 03-21-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 576
Posted By AirstoND
what lightbulb setups are u guys using?

what lightbulb setups are u guys using?
Forum: Plants 03-20-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 567
Posted By AirstoND
How deep is your substrate? Root tabs? ...

How deep is your substrate?

Root tabs?

Tank temp(if you do cold water changes, this stresses them)?

Light parameters?
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 348
Posted By AirstoND
Sometimes it's fine gravel or snail shells. Use...

Sometimes it's fine gravel or snail shells. Use a turkey baister or wet vac to suction clean.
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-18-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By AirstoND
Picture?

Picture?
Forum: Aquascaping 03-11-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,245
Posted By AirstoND
I would take that inspirational picture, scale it...

I would take that inspirational picture, scale it to tank setup, and make it a background picture
Forum: Low Tech Forum 03-11-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By AirstoND
Environmental induced stress causes flowering.

Environmental induced stress causes flowering.
Forum: Lighting 03-03-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By AirstoND
They're doped with phosphors that emit specific...

They're doped with phosphors that emit specific wavelengths conducive for growth and flowering of SOME plants.

5000K is a color temperature used for selling bulbs, and they are good for...
Forum: Algae 03-01-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By AirstoND
Use Nerites & Otos. Depending on light level,...

Use Nerites & Otos. Depending on light level, nutrients you will probably have to do more consistent water changes for such a small tank. Consider emergent stems of zebrina pendula and philodendron.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 03-01-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,029
Posted By AirstoND
This was one glorious mother of a tank...

This was one glorious mother of a tank setup...Video? What's your current setup?
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 03-01-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By AirstoND
Zebrina pendula.

Zebrina pendula.
Forum: Plants 03-01-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By AirstoND
I would use something with narrower leaves, or...

I would use something with narrower leaves, or ask for a stem or two.

They need space and light spread for their fairly large leaves, otherwise you'll get stemmy growth with more leaves at...
Forum: DIY 03-01-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 734
Posted By AirstoND
This post is his alibi:red_mouth

This post is his alibi:red_mouth
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-01-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 737
Posted By AirstoND
someone say nerites

someone say nerites
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-01-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 363
Posted By AirstoND
Edmund scientific has one with a LCD camera...

Edmund scientific has one with a LCD camera starting at $300. I've used if for algea and microrganisms in substrate (diatoms, rotifers, planaria)
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium 02-26-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By AirstoND
Instead of brine shrimp, use amphipods or...

Instead of brine shrimp, use amphipods or freshwater crustaceans/shrimp. I've found gammarus shrimp to be good indicators of a healthy ecosystem.
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