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Forum: Plants 12-11-2012, 04:13 PM
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Posted By B192734
What to plant along with Anubias?

So, I have a 40g tank with a nice "hedgerow" of large Anubias (Barteri round leaf?) along the back. It's grown nice and large. All from one original plant that has been split numerous times. I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-30-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By B192734
So theoretically, if I found good looking pieces,...

So theoretically, if I found good looking pieces, just clean them and boil them, and soak them so they'll sink, and it's all good then?
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-29-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By B192734
Wood

So, is there any difference aside from looks, between the different types of drift wood? Would it make a difference if you picked up some good looking pieces along the river, or bought them through...
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-27-2010, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,058
Posted By B192734
I have not tested them, but I will. The water...

I have not tested them, but I will. The water reports here are for soft water though, so I don't expect it to show being hard at all.
Forum: Fertilizers and Water Parameters 05-26-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,058
Posted By B192734
optimal PH level?

I was just wondering if there was an optimal PH level for plants. My tank right now is hanging around 7.2-7.6. Is this going to be too high for the plants and fish, or should that be close enough...
Forum: Plants 05-03-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By B192734
What does Dwarven hairgrass need lightwise? I...

What does Dwarven hairgrass need lightwise? I currently have a 65W fixture over the tank. It's a 37g tank, so as far as I can tell that puts it in the high end of lowlight, or the low end of...
Forum: Plants 05-03-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 645
Posted By B192734
Something grassy?

I was wondering what kind of plants there are that would be a nice grassy spreading plant. I want to get something growing that will cover the bottom in the front of the tank. I have a few larger...
Forum: Lighting 12-31-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By B192734
Amount of light good?

So I have a 37g tank right now, planted and has 2 Firemouths and a Convict living in it. I have 3 large Amazon Swords, a couple of large Anubias' and a couple of unidentified. I am running a Rena...
Forum: Lighting 11-05-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Poll: New bulb...
Views: 371
Posted By B192734
Mainly what i was trying to figure out was if...

Mainly what i was trying to figure out was if there was a difference between the quality of light, or if plants liked one over the other or if there was any benefit from one or the other. I think...
Forum: Lighting 11-05-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Poll: New bulb...
Views: 371
Posted By B192734
New bulb...

So, I am planning on ordering a new bulb for my tank. I currently have a 65w CF fixture over a 37 gallon tank. It give off a nice amount of light, and plants are growing. I have currently a 50/50...
Forum: Plants 11-04-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By B192734
Ok. Good. So the fact that it's still kind of...

Ok. Good. So the fact that it's still kind of the same size of gravel for the most part won't affect too badly the way the plants are able to root? Just trying to think ahead of what to do with...
Forum: Plants 11-04-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By B192734
What if I were to take some of the gravel out and...

What if I were to take some of the gravel out and mix sand in along with the remaining gravel? Would that work, or what other options are there for making a nice looking substrate. BTW, the...
Forum: Plants 11-04-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 466
Posted By B192734
What's the best way to plant?

So, I have a 37g tank right now. I have a couple of large Anubias that I split and are doing well, and a couple Amazon swords and some wisteria. They are all planted into a moderately small size of...
Forum: Algae 11-02-2009, 01:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By B192734
That's good to know. Thanks.

That's good to know. Thanks.
Forum: Algae 11-02-2009, 01:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By B192734
I thought that Nana stayed moderately small. I...

I thought that Nana stayed moderately small. I thought it was a type of Anubius, but it's really big and tall. I had to split it, and it's probably now about a foot tall. Some of it's leaves are...
Forum: Algae 11-02-2009, 12:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By B192734
By the way...Anyone have any idea what that plant...

By the way...Anyone have any idea what that plant actually is? I can't find it anywhere to ID it, and haven't seen it in any of the stores here for a while now.
Forum: Algae 11-02-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By B192734
I had read somewhere that a good planted tank...

I had read somewhere that a good planted tank should get in the 12-14 hours range of light. I guess that I will start slowly lowering the amount of time i turn it on for. Is that something that you...
Forum: Algae 11-01-2009, 04:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 668
Posted By B192734
Here are a couple of bad pictures of it.

Here are a couple of bad pictures of it.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-27-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By B192734
So I may then want to deactivate the powerhead. ...

So I may then want to deactivate the powerhead. It pushes a lot of water around, and does sometimes cause a lot of disturbance on top.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 10-27-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By B192734
Water movement

Hey, I was just wondering how much water movement I should be aiming for in my tank. I currently have a 40g with a powerhead on one end blowing water around, and a cannister filter under the tank...
Forum: Lighting 10-27-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By B192734
Great. Thanks for the info and the link!

Great. Thanks for the info and the link!
Forum: Plants 10-27-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By B192734
I was thinking of starting the moss up in the...

I was thinking of starting the moss up in the front of the tank, just because they Firemouths tend to stay towards the back. They have some nice hiding spots, and are pretty shy. They do venture...
Forum: Lighting 10-27-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By B192734
Thanks for the info. That bulb just happens to...

Thanks for the info. That bulb just happens to be the one that came with the fixture. It's about time to replace it anyway, so i will just change to the other style.

I am in SW Portland, near...
Forum: Lighting 10-27-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By B192734
CF lighting for a 40g

Good day all. I currently have a 40g tank set up with a 65w CF light system. It's a 50/50 bulb, and I was wondering if that would be enough to grow some plants that may require moderate lighting. ...
Forum: Plants 10-27-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 314
Posted By B192734
What plants to look for

So right now I have a 40g tank with a few plants. A couple of big Anubius I believe and a few smaller sword clumps. I want to get some more plants, but I have 2 firemouths and a convict living in...
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