Trial and Error - Page 7
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > General Planted Tank Forums > Tank Journals


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-18-2012, 08:12 AM   #91
wabisabi
Planted Tank Obsessed
 
wabisabi's Avatar
 
PTrader: (39/100%)
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: ハワイ諸島
Posts: 486
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by looking4roselines View Post
Nice vid dude. I miss my aldofoi cories after seeing yours.

Anymore spathes? You were on a roll!!
Thanks! I haven't had any new spathes from new plants but the C. minima threw 2 more spathes since and the C. striolata seems to be flowering constantly, although some of the spathes are tiny.

Quote:
Originally Posted by sepehr View Post
Congratulations, all the fish are healthy and happy in there. I have 2 questions for you:

1. What kind of corys are those? They look like baby clown loaches.
2. What does 90p stand for? How many gallons is that? What's your filters turn over?

Thanks in advance
They're C. weitzmani. They remind me of clown loaches too.

90p is a 90cm (roughly 36") long ADA tank. I think it's around 48 gallons. I'm running an Eheim 2217 on it. Don't recall the gph. I think a tank this size could benefit from another 2217. Never can have too much filtration!

Quote:
Originally Posted by speedie408 View Post
Those new swords are growing on me . I like this one... how much do one of these go for? What's the growth rate compared to buces?
Check out Inspire91's for sale thread over on APC. I think the E. opacus 'Goncalo' would be the closest to this one. The price depends on the size of the plant. I got these for more than what he's selling though. These things grow as slow as buces. Maybe slower? They throw babies painfully slow. Manini had a plant for more than 2 years before it threw a keiki.

These swords are so cool. They are hard like thick plastic and actually look like plastic! Definitely nothing like it out there.


Quote:
Originally Posted by looking4roselines View Post
Did you clean up your greenhouse yet? I want to see how you setup your shelves.
I believe someone owe us photos
Hahaha! I did tidy it up a bit, just didn't have time to snap some pics. Not really missing anything. It's a converted dog kennel (from the previous owner) with a shade cloth thrown over it. I'll see if I can snap some pics tomorrow.
wabisabi is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 07-19-2012, 11:37 AM   #92
wabisabi
Planted Tank Obsessed
 
wabisabi's Avatar
 
PTrader: (39/100%)
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: ハワイ諸島
Posts: 486
Default

So be ready to be disappointed at my make shift greenhouse. Please pardon the neglected plants. I've been devoting my time to my aquatic plants!





Not a greenhouse, but a lemon tree I use to hang orchids on.



Some random things blooming at the moment since I was snapping pics anyway.







sorry this one is blurry, Dendrobium anosmum aka 'honohono' from about two months ago.
wabisabi is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-19-2012, 06:37 PM   #93
S&KGray
Planted Tank Obsessed
 
S&KGray's Avatar
 
PTrader: (13/100%)
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Garden Island
Posts: 399
Default

Very nice! I am converting a former dog kennel into a makeshift aquaponics greenhouse.
__________________
EPC #329 - VPC #59
Marina Style20
20L - P. axelrodi, C. macracanthus, H. ocellifer, T. albonubes "gold", Stiphodon sp. gobies, Sailfin mollies
16BF - T. albonubes "gold", A. dolichopterus, Ps. gertrudae "Aru II"
S&KGray is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-19-2012, 07:15 PM   #94
Kai808
Planted Tank Enthusiast
 
PTrader: (1/100%)
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Ameri,CA
Posts: 575
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by wabisabi View Post
So be ready to be disappointed at my make shift greenhouse. Please pardon the neglected plants. I've been devoting my time to my aquatic plants!





Not a greenhouse, but a lemon tree I use to hang orchids on.



Some random things blooming at the moment since I was snapping pics anyway.







sorry this one is blurry, Dendrobium anosmum aka 'honohono' from about two months ago.
Cool, Hey are those tables from Waimanalo feed? I've been looking for these. Idk why but I have a lemon tree in my yard. You gotta watch out for the thorns when you trim it. Great orchids too!
Kai808 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-19-2012, 08:03 PM   #95
wabisabi
Planted Tank Obsessed
 
wabisabi's Avatar
 
PTrader: (39/100%)
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: ハワイ諸島
Posts: 486
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by S&KGray View Post
Very nice! I am converting a former dog kennel into a makeshift aquaponics greenhouse.
Hahaha! I've been contemplating doing the same thing!


Quote:
Originally Posted by Kai808 View Post
Cool, Hey are those tables from Waimanalo feed? I've been looking for these. Idk why but I have a lemon tree in my yard. You gotta watch out for the thorns when you trim it. Great orchids too!
Yeah, these are the ones from Waimanalo feed. They were expensive but they are sturdy and I hope they will give me years of service. You can never tell though cause the uv from the sun deteriorates everything over time.

I know first hand about watching for thorns! Stepped on one a few years back and got infected. That was fun
wabisabi is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-19-2012, 09:55 PM   #96
looking4roselines
Wannabe Guru
 
looking4roselines's Avatar
 
PTrader: (112/99%)
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Posts: 1,288
Default

Very cool steve. I saw the same benches at the greenhouse megastore. I might just pick up a few of those. Very nice orchids by the way. What is the humidity like in your area and how often do you water them?
looking4roselines is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-19-2012, 10:01 PM   #97
xenxes
Planted Tank Guru
 
xenxes's Avatar
 
PTrader: (39/100%)
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 2,725
Default

Wow pretty hanging orchids and flowers
__________________
xenxes is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-20-2012, 10:55 AM   #98
wabisabi
Planted Tank Obsessed
 
wabisabi's Avatar
 
PTrader: (39/100%)
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: ハワイ諸島
Posts: 486
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by looking4roselines View Post
Very cool steve. I saw the same benches at the greenhouse megastore. I might just pick up a few of those. Very nice orchids by the way. What is the humidity like in your area and how often do you water them?
I like the benches a lot. But they were expensive here. I bet you could get them a lot cheaper in Cali. The humidity usually hovers around 70-80%. It's not too bad, we get a lot of tradewinds.

Quote:
Originally Posted by xenxes View Post
Wow pretty hanging orchids and flowers
Thanks!
wabisabi is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-11-2012, 11:32 AM   #99
wabisabi
Planted Tank Obsessed
 
wabisabi's Avatar
 
PTrader: (39/100%)
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: ハワイ諸島
Posts: 486
Default

Haven't updated this in a while and was downloading pics from my iphone so I said what the heck...

The 40 breeder a few months ago...








And this is what happens when you don't trim your stem tank for about 6 weeks....


I'm know why some people quit keeping stems....


Misc. orchids that bloomed recently. I dig green flowers.



wabisabi is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-11-2012, 02:44 PM   #100
BruceF
Wannabe Guru
 
PTrader: (6/100%)
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Centennial,Co
Posts: 1,344
Default

Good growth there and great colors!
BruceF is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-11-2012, 07:03 PM   #101
mommabear1007
Planted Tank Obsessed
 
mommabear1007's Avatar
 
PTrader: (3/100%)
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: under a dead ohio sky
Posts: 311
Default

quite an enjoyable thread
mommabear1007 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-11-2012, 07:05 PM   #102
mommabear1007
Planted Tank Obsessed
 
mommabear1007's Avatar
 
PTrader: (3/100%)
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: under a dead ohio sky
Posts: 311
Default

what is that plant in this picture? looks almost tree like with pronounced stems. there are two of them toward the left?
mommabear1007 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-11-2012, 09:28 PM   #103
n00dl3
Planted Tank Enthusiast
 
PTrader: (91/100%)
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Posts: 988
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mommabear1007 View Post
what is that plant in this picture? looks almost tree like with pronounced stems. there are two of them toward the left?
I believe it is parrot feather.

Very nice jungle Steve!
n00dl3 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-12-2012, 12:01 AM   #104
wabisabi
Planted Tank Obsessed
 
wabisabi's Avatar
 
PTrader: (39/100%)
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: ハワイ諸島
Posts: 486
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by BruceF View Post
Good growth there and great colors!
Thanks Bruce!

Quote:
Originally Posted by mommabear1007 View Post
quite an enjoyable thread
I'm glad you like it

Quote:
Originally Posted by mommabear1007 View Post
what is that plant in this picture? looks almost tree like with pronounced stems. there are two of them toward the left?
It's Hygrophila pinnatifida

Quote:
Originally Posted by n00dl3 View Post

Very nice jungle Steve!
Thanks Hung! Takes a lot of hard work to neglect your tank and turn it into a fine mess!
wabisabi is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-12-2012, 12:55 AM   #105
mommabear1007
Planted Tank Obsessed
 
mommabear1007's Avatar
 
PTrader: (3/100%)
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: under a dead ohio sky
Posts: 311
Default

i was wondering if that's what it was. it was suggested to me that i use that plant for my jungle/forest goal. that picture has made me decide that i want to try it =)
mommabear1007 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 03:41 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012