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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   03-24-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By hydrophyte
Yep that was a planting in a 50-gallon from a few...

Yep that was a planting in a 50-gallon from a few years ago.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   03-23-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By hydrophyte
Acorus gramineus Pilea grandifolia ...

Acorus gramineus
Pilea grandifolia
Acrostichum danaefolium
Echinodorus grandiflorus
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-17-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,696
Posted By hydrophyte
With every new format on the Internet, the...

With every new format on the Internet, the quality of the content seems to decline.

Traffic to most of these semi-serious hobby forums slowed down a lot when people started to use FB a lot more.
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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion   03-17-2017, 03:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,696
Posted By hydrophyte
If you think that's bad, check this out... ...

If you think that's bad, check this out...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zrwpg-5pWJI
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   03-17-2017, 03:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By hydrophyte
Was it sold as "parlour palm"? If so, then it is...

Was it sold as "parlour palm"? If so, then it is probably Chamaedorea elegans. It will probably do OK if you just plant it with the roots in open water. The filter will probably be alright for it. ...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   03-16-2017, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By hydrophyte
Those plants were rooted in riparium planters...

Those plants were rooted in riparium planters filled with Flourite.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   03-16-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By hydrophyte
This is probably Chamaedorea elegans. It can do...

This is probably Chamaedorea elegans. It can do OK in water if you use really open planting medium, such as hydroton, or just suspend it with the roots in open water.

A better choice if you can...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-09-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By hydrophyte
You can easily add a fert tab to a planted...

You can easily add a fert tab to a planted planter by just lowering the water and poking a hole with a pencil and shoving the tab about 1/2-way down. When you raise the water level again the...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-06-2017, 01:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By hydrophyte
Looking good!

Looking good!
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   02-09-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,350
Posted By hydrophyte
Most of these plants will grow very in hard...

Most of these plants will grow very in hard water. My tanks are all filled with high pH, high hardness municipal tapwater and the riparium plants grow just fine. They are less fussy than most...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   11-02-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,350
Posted By hydrophyte
Leather fern (Acrostichum danaefolium) grows very...

Leather fern (Acrostichum danaefolium) grows very well in a riparium. I have also had pretty good results with Marsilea.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   10-08-2016, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,274
Posted By hydrophyte
Any updates for this tank?

Any updates for this tank?
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   09-28-2016, 05:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,274
Posted By hydrophyte
Looking good!

Looking good!
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   09-28-2016, 04:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,350
Posted By hydrophyte
I wrote another new blog post with some detail...

I wrote another new blog post with some detail about growing mangrove trees in ripariums...

Mangroves in Planted Ripariums ? Aqua Verdi...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   09-19-2016, 08:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,350
Posted By hydrophyte
I wrote a new blog post that has some detail on...

I wrote a new blog post that has some detail on plant selection for a series of real nice riparium setups. Here's the link...

Growing In: Flick Ford's Native Fish & Riparium Adventure...
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   07-31-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,350
Posted By hydrophyte
I just uploaded another video about riapriums...

I just uploaded another video about riapriums with a special plant feature. This one shows how to plant and grow Mexican Milkweed. Here is the link...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xtBNfKBr7k
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   06-28-2016, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By hydrophyte
I uploaded another new one! This video includes...

I uploaded another new one! This video includes some more details on plants as well as the combination of riparium foliage with a blackwater aquascape. Check it out...

https://youtu.be/ikYFLqzLIj0
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   06-27-2016, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 348
Posted By hydrophyte
Another Riparium Video

I posted another video about riparium plants. This one includes some detail on Spathiphyllum Peace Lily, Acorus Japanese Sweetflag and Cyperus Dwarf Umbrella Sedge.

Here's the link...
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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   06-25-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 650
Posted By hydrophyte
11.4G Riparium

I have used this little Mr. Aqua 11.4G for several riparium layouts. This new planting is coming together pretty nice. Notice the single pink Ruellia Bluebell flower.
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Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   06-18-2016, 10:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,350
Posted By hydrophyte
I made a new video about riparium plants that...

I made a new video about riparium plants that includes some detail about the Acorus, Spathiphyllum and Cyperus. Here is the YouTube link...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYRNBpvarQs
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   05-16-2016, 11:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By hydrophyte
Here's the link with the new edit with...

Here's the link with the new edit with voice-over...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i9pdkHj5TW0
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   05-16-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By hydrophyte
Thanks for watching! I'll try to get the...

Thanks for watching! I'll try to get the voiceover done tonight and post the link for the updated video.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   05-15-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By hydrophyte
Video! Tab & Slot Riparium Planter Assembly and Planting

Video! Tab & Slot Riparium Planter Assembly and Planting

I made a new video that shows how to assemble and plant the Tab & Slot riparium planters. I am going to make another version with voiceover...
Forum: Tank Journals   05-06-2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By hydrophyte
Yep, this kind of planting looks really good in a...

Yep, this kind of planting looks really good in a shallow tank.
Forum: Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium   05-01-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,350
Posted By hydrophyte
I have grown the white Zephyranthes, a pink kind...

I have grown the white Zephyranthes, a pink kind and a yellow one in ripariums and they have all been very easy. They grow best if you root them in a fine clay gravel, not open water or LECA. They...
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