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Old 11-14-2012, 01:27 AM   #181
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It took about six teaspoons in maybe 350 ml. of cooked food to get the consistency I liked. It gels real fast. I tried with less and the food broke up in the water a bit so I reheated it and added more agar. Ten minutes later it was set and worked great. I though it seemed better than gelatin but who knows? I'd like to try gelatin at least.
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Old 11-17-2012, 05:45 PM   #182
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Hmm, I'll do some investigating and maybe I'll use it formy gel food next time!

Thanks for the idea!
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Old 11-17-2012, 06:10 PM   #183
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Well thats how i have the frogbit, its been growing in my five gallon betta tankm i just pull some out and put it in the goldies tank.
Me too! Except it's my shrimp and snail tanks!
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Old 11-17-2012, 08:21 PM   #184
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Lol, well now it's a ten gallon tank and it has bugs in it that arnt in my Goldie's tank...
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:21 PM   #185
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Fifty five gallon has been broken down, all the old dirt and sand has been removed. Tank and stand moved to my new pretty room =]



And here it is with the crypt clay...



I'm now going to add a few osmocote caps and then add the dirt.
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:50 PM   #186
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EXCITING! What's crypt clay??

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Old 11-28-2012, 11:01 PM   #187
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I'm not sure, lol. I bought it from chad320, he said a lot of the serious crypt growers use it to grow crypts and since this is almost a crypt only tank I figured that it would probably do me and my crypts some good.
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Old 11-29-2012, 12:03 AM   #188
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With dirt...


I plan on letting the dirt air out for a few days, hopefully dissolving the gasses out of it!
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:34 PM   #189
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Sand and some water are in the tank, plants arrived today in the mail, will start planting tonight when I got outta work.

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Old 12-04-2012, 01:22 PM   #190
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Such excitement!! I've been checking every day to see if you've updated yet!! Can't wait for more pics!!

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Old 12-04-2012, 02:58 PM   #191
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Lol, well I ended up working late till 4 am, so no planting got done. But hoping to do some before I go in to work at three. Gotta soak the plants in pp, I'm just wondering for how long....
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:26 PM   #192
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I got almost all the plants in the tank before work, will try to finish it off tonight before bed!
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:49 AM   #193
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Sweet!... And then try and post some pics too! ;-)

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Old 12-07-2012, 12:01 AM   #194
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Here's what it looks like so far, I still have one large crypt in the mail, should be here Monday =]



The crypts are still straightening out from being curled into boxes. Mts snails are back in the tank and I plan on picking up some nerites and ramshorn snails from the lfs soon.
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Old 12-08-2012, 02:05 AM   #195
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Wowzers! Thats really looking great Jasmine!

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