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Old 07-11-2005, 12:46 AM   #1
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What do you guys think. Tank is a 50 gallon 36x15x20. Lighting is coralife 2x96, with pressurized CO2.


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Old 07-11-2005, 01:20 AM   #2
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It looks great! The HC foreground seems to be filling in nicely.
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Old 07-11-2005, 02:22 AM   #3
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its doing pretty good, i trimmed some from the left side and placed it in the middle of the tank.
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Old 10-27-2005, 12:34 AM   #4
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New update, HC is a gonner it looks like. The discus are the culprit I think.
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Old 12-20-2005, 08:10 PM   #5
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here is a link to the rest of my pictures
http://usera.imagecave.com/ianiwane/

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Old 12-21-2005, 12:45 AM   #6
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The Hemigraphis Traian is one cool looking plant, it immediately caught my eye.
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I like the jungle effect. Makes it look like it just grew in that way. I like a natural feel to a tank, not that I don't appreciate meticulously manicured tanks, I just prefer the unkempt look.
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Ian,
I'm glad you posted the pics so I can see what some of the plants I got from on Sunday will look like if they make it in my hard water. Looks like you definitely have a green/wet thumb.
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Old 12-21-2005, 02:57 PM   #9
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Urkevitz, the Hemigraphis is one of my favorites too.

mrbelvedere138, thanks for the complement. I do have a bad case of collectoritis.

Thanks Bill, hope they make it.
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Old 12-23-2005, 01:32 AM   #10
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thanks everyone. It is a hi-fin discus. I also have one more in there its a hi-fin red leopard. That one is really shy though. I'm away for two weeks so it may be interesting in how things turn out. I'll post some pictures when I get back in two weeks.

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Old 12-23-2005, 07:14 AM   #11
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Hawaii!!!! I was there for a few weeks a few summers back. How is it there during the winter? My mom wants to head there herself.

Anyways, I like the dimensions of your tank a lot better than my own. Mine is 48"x12"x21". Even worse than a 55 gallon.

The discus looks really nice. I never seen that variation before today. I was wondering what was involved in keeping just one in your tank?

Your macranda looks very healthy. It is enjoying itself under your high lighting. I am a fan of the plant myself.
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Old 12-23-2005, 08:00 AM   #12
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I got a 1inch stem of that Hemigraphis Traian from you Ian - I hope I can grow it out!
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Jimmy, I have two discus in my tank. They are a pair. The other discus is just shy. Winter in hawaii is normally the rainy season. Its been ok so far this year. Marc let me know how is grows for you. You got the smallest stem that I brought to the meet.

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Old 01-05-2006, 08:24 PM   #14
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I am back in cali, my tank looks like it has survived. Plants were growing out of the water. The stellata and hemigraphis turned into some sort of emersed growth. Only plants that looked worse off was the toninas (lack of NO3?). Will post some updates.

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Have always wondered what your tank looks like. Nice jungle you have there.

Might have to pick up a stem of Hemigraphis Traian from you sometime. That's one very unique looking plant.
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