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Forum: Plants   12-04-2015, 11:31 PM
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Posted By Phantomlink
Pretty sure on looking up more it's Limnophila...

Pretty sure on looking up more it's Limnophila aquatica
Forum: Plants   12-04-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By Phantomlink
limnophilia species/propagation

I have some limnophilia, not sure on the subclass I think it's sessiliflora but it's doesn't match the images I've seen. I bought it at the store and it came in a bunch of about 5 stalks or so. ...
Forum: Plants   11-19-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By Phantomlink
Alright thanks, the tag inside the plastic...

Alright thanks, the tag inside the plastic container at the store was labled Ceratopteris Thalictroides, and Wisteria looks like it has thicker leafs but I'll take some closer looks at it when I do...
Forum: Plants   11-18-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By Phantomlink
Water Sprite/Ceratopteris thalictroides

I bought a few bunches of Water Sprite when I wanted to setup my tank, I haven't been able to add the fish yet so I'm stuck to adding my ammonia every few days to keep the bacteria and plants happy....
Forum: Lighting   10-29-2015, 01:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By Phantomlink
Good to know, I'll slowly upgrade the systems as...

Good to know, I'll slowly upgrade the systems as it progresses. The Clamp lights were twice the price they were before, so if I bought 3 more and replaced all the bulbs with the 23w version right...
Forum: Lighting   10-29-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By Phantomlink
The box itself and the labels at the store don't...

The box itself and the labels at the store don't mention their temperature counts, but the site does. I've used these before with success so I'll work with what I've found thus far
Forum: Lighting   10-29-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By Phantomlink
so my lights are indeed 6500k, good to know. And...

so my lights are indeed 6500k, good to know. And thanks for the rest of the info as well, should I upgrade to the 23w variant down the road if I'm not getting the growth I'm looking for? I plan to...
Forum: Lighting   10-28-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By Phantomlink
Maybe they are 6500k, they are only labeled...

Maybe they are 6500k, they are only labeled "Daylight" while all the other lights that mention daylight their boxes say 5000k, there is also a bright white, and a low light version. Here is what I...
Forum: Lighting   10-28-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By Phantomlink
Sorry thought I attached it last night. I wont...

Sorry thought I attached it last night. I wont be using co2 I'd like to keep a low tech system going
Forum: Lighting   10-28-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 474
Posted By Phantomlink
Too much light?

I have my 75 gallon tank setup now, currently it houses 3 CFL lights sitting at 13w/60w a piece which sets me at 2.4WpG ( I know this isn't an ideal measurement, but I can't calculate PAR ). The...
Forum: Plants   10-27-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By Phantomlink
Where to "place" my current setup?

my 75g tank is pretty much done it's cycle, so I used some credit I had at my fish store and picked up some plants in the meantime before I can get fish

I walked out with
2x Watersprite (...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-27-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By Phantomlink
I just did another test and it does appear...

I just did another test and it does appear everything is good to go after 3 days to do a major water change and bring in the plants. Just need to get my clamp lights for the CFL again and I'm good...
Forum: Low Tech Forum   10-27-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By Phantomlink
Too early to plant?

I'm getting back into the aquarium game after losing it's drive for awhile and am starting up a 75g low tech planted. I used mature media from my other tank I'm working on decommissioning and it...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-12-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,160
Posted By Phantomlink
Heres an update from today ...

Heres an update from today

http://i.imgur.com/8pAw2bH.jpg
This little guy was barely living from my first attempt a few months ago, after I planted him in this tank hes done really well pretty...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-28-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,160
Posted By Phantomlink
Got my plants today and put them in, I also got...

Got my plants today and put them in, I also got 15 pieces of Italian Vails on my order which I forgot to mention above

http://i.imgur.com/C4UmtA6.jpg
All the plants were nicely bagged and labeled...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-19-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By Phantomlink
I didnt know that, but thats fine to me I never...

I didnt know that, but thats fine to me I never sent in the warrenty papers when I got my tanks. The one tank I bought second hand that did leak I'm in the middle of selling it as a terrarium for...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-19-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By Phantomlink
dont quote me on this but I remember looking...

dont quote me on this but I remember looking around for this stuff when I was setting up my 125 gallon. Is the tank your doing flat bottom or is the bottom elevated some compared to the sides of the...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-19-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By Phantomlink
by growing emersed? I haven't really looked up...

by growing emersed? I haven't really looked up that method but doesnt it melt most plants when they are fully immersed in the tank afterwards?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-19-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,621
Posted By Phantomlink
The spraybar helps direct the flow that I've seen...

The spraybar helps direct the flow that I've seen and give it some extra push for more current since theres so much water that has to come out so many small holes. It also lets me aim it wherever I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-19-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,022
Posted By Phantomlink
I follow this guy, you can buy the acrylic paint...

I follow this guy, you can buy the acrylic paint at the dollarstore and it comes off insanely easy
HOW TO: paint an aquarium background - YouTube
Forum: Lighting   02-19-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By Phantomlink
I bought some of the clamp lights from Home...

I bought some of the clamp lights from Home Depot/Lowes and put a CFL light inside ( the spiral bulbs ) I had to pay a little extra because I needed to house the 23w bulbs instead of just regular 13...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   02-19-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By Phantomlink
A 20 gallon planted tank without fish?

I have a spare 20g tank I wanted to put some plants I will be getting soon in order to grow them and propagate quicker with better light and ferts and whatnot. Without the nitrogen cycle from the...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-15-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,160
Posted By Phantomlink
That one is news to me

That one is news to me
Forum: Tank Journals   02-15-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,160
Posted By Phantomlink
I originally planned for orange laser, since they...

I originally planned for orange laser, since they are around $15 a cory in my town but the store I go to in the city had them on sale for $3 each. When I got there though there were only two left...
Forum: Tank Journals   02-15-2013, 01:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,160
Posted By Phantomlink
Special ordered some plants from the only...

Special ordered some plants from the only Canadian seller I could find, Will be shipped out on the 25th and I should get it on the 28th

4x Java Fern (Microsorium pteropus)
3x Wendtii - Green ...
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