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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-16-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By wijnands
Pogostemon won't stay planted

I'm getting a bit annoyed by this. My pogostemon won't stay planted. Could be that fish are the cause. I continue to replant but, as you know pogostemon helferi doesn't take handling well.

Does...
Forum: Tank Journals 02-10-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By wijnands
IT's filling out nicely now. ...

IT's filling out nicely now.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8238/8457919239_456e991ab6_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/j_wijnands/8457919239/)
DSC_7526...
Forum: Plants 01-31-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By wijnands
Thanks Anthony. The biggest plant is getting a...

Thanks Anthony. The biggest plant is getting a bit wider than I really want it.

As to the tips, this pics is already a few weeks old but it's best I got at the moment.
...
Forum: Plants 01-31-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 351
Posted By wijnands
wendelov questions

I've got some wendelov tied to driftwood and that's mostly doing very well. Few questions though for someone with more experience.

1. Can you prune the roots without harming the plant?
2. what's...
Forum: Plants 12-19-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By wijnands
Funny how it sometimes takes ages for you to...

Funny how it sometimes takes ages for you to notice something isn't it?
Forum: Plants 12-19-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By wijnands
rotala closing for the night?

In my new tank my rotala is really taking of, especially since I've started dosing low doses of easy carbo.
I did notice that the top part of the plant, 3-4 leaves closes for the night. Has anyone...
Forum: Plants 12-04-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By wijnands
Thanks! So basically, once it decides it...

Thanks!

So basically, once it decides it likes your tank it's pretty much bullet proof.
Forum: Plants 12-04-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By wijnands
managing amazon frogbit/Limnobium laevigatum

I got these about 10 days ago and I'm impressed with the growth speed.

One question, some of the plants are developing very long roots with hairs. Can I prune these without killing the plant? And...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-28-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By wijnands
Got three patches of Limnobium laevigatum on...

Got three patches of Limnobium laevigatum on saturday. One has lodged itself agains the branch and send a root down in just a few days. That's about 10cm/day
...
Forum: Tank Journals 11-27-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By wijnands
Thanks! That background is actually one of the...

Thanks! That background is actually one of the cheapest styro ones I could find
Forum: Tank Journals 11-27-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By wijnands
A composite of 2x3 pictures using panorama and...

A composite of 2x3 pictures using panorama and focus stacking.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8487/8208527315_e19da5b971_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/j_wijnands/8208527315/)
Focus stacking...
Forum: Fish 11-14-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By wijnands
Roseline that"s Puntius denisonii ? Bad...

Roseline that"s Puntius denisonii ?

Bad combo I'd say, these guys get a lot bigger and are very active. I suspect the little guys will spend a lot of time in hiding. I keep mine with T. Espei and...
Forum: Fish 11-14-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 668
Posted By wijnands
Eh, no. Quite a few 20 gallons are too low for a...

Eh, no. Quite a few 20 gallons are too low for a fully grown angel.
Forum: Tank Journals 11-14-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By wijnands
http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8069/8172741615_1f65...

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8069/8172741615_1f65ebe4fc_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/j_wijnands/8172741615/)
DSC_5915 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/j_wijnands/8172741615/) by j_wijnands...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-30-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By wijnands
Took the time for a proper picture: ...

Took the time for a proper picture:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8466/8139400252_e9bf6275cd_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/j_wijnands/8139400252/)
DSC_5708...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-29-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By wijnands
Saturday the last plants were planted. Sunday...

Saturday the last plants were planted. Sunday evening I transplanted the Windelov fern. Also the bacteria transplant seems to take, the water is noticeably clearer now.
...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-26-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By wijnands
http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f81/wijnands/DSC...

http://i45.photobucket.com/albums/f81/wijnands/DSC_5539.jpg

Wednesday I got a load of vallis from a friend. I also used some tie raps to stick some anubias to the back wall. Curious to see how...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-23-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By wijnands
Thanks! Yes, I do want to work in some...

Thanks!

Yes, I do want to work in some smaller rocks or even a bit of coarse gravel into it. First want to plant it though and I need to find some proper material. All I've found so far is coarse...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-22-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2,246
Views: 277,177
Posted By wijnands
Still a lovely piece of wood. The colour mix is...

Still a lovely piece of wood. The colour mix is unlike anything I've ever seen. Sorry to say this but this is not traditional dutch style. It could be a very nice way to bring the Dutch style into...
Forum: Tank Journals 10-22-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,136
Posted By wijnands
wijnands' 33 gallon riverbank

Over here in Europe we have somewhat different tank sizes than in the Americas. Biggest tank company on the market is the German firm Juwel. I started out with one of their starter tanks, a 60cm 72...
Forum: Plants 10-17-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By wijnands
sterilizing new plants?

I know I've read it here somewhere but can't seem to find it now.

I'm getting some plants from a few aquarium keepers. I don't want any nasty surprises from that. I've read somewhere about dipping...
Forum: Plants 09-19-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By wijnands
Hmm, looks nice. Few shops have it but the ones...

Hmm, looks nice. Few shops have it but the ones that do sell it for around 3 euros a pot. Would it take on wood?
Forum: Plants 09-19-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By wijnands
Must be something?! Moss maybe?

Must be something?! Moss maybe?
Forum: Plants 09-19-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By wijnands
Excuse my ignorance but that's listed everywhere...

Excuse my ignorance but that's listed everywhere as an African species?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bolbitis_heudelotii
Forum: Tank Journals 09-18-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,843
Posted By wijnands
One, probably really dumb, question. Why pea...

One, probably really dumb, question. Why pea gravel in pantyhose? To get the height? Won't the pantyhose affect water quality?
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