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Old 01-02-2013, 01:59 AM   #1651
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As always, It still looks awesome! I will be getting in touch with you soon for some plants, Tom. As you know, I am home and the tank in running!!
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Old 01-02-2013, 05:29 AM   #1652
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Should I assume you are ready for some ET now? Let me know and I'll cut out a nice patch for you and drop it by.
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Old 01-02-2013, 07:51 AM   #1653
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Tom, let me know when you have that arcuata for sale, no one seems to have such a common plant anywhere I look.
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Old 01-02-2013, 08:24 AM   #1654
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Should I assume you are ready for some ET now? Let me know and I'll cut out a nice patch for you and drop it by.
Juan has some he's going to drop off. I can use some, but I'll let you know if Jan's does not work etc. All I need is a small amount, 2 weeks later............so I think he's got it covered.
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Old 01-02-2013, 08:25 AM   #1655
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Tom, let me know when you have that arcuata for sale, no one seems to have such a common plant anywhere I look.
I like the plant, and will likely do something with it.
In 1-2 weeks, I can give you a small amount.
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Old 01-02-2013, 08:26 AM   #1656
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As always, It still looks awesome! I will be getting in touch with you soon for some plants, Tom. As you know, I am home and the tank in running!!
Just get everything jamming good.

Take the time to rethink and add filtration etc to it, good hardscape etc. Such tear downs and re sets are always good IME.
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Old 01-05-2013, 03:11 AM   #1657
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Hey tom, does all of your flow come from your filtration output ? Its hard to tell for sure. Its a slow process, but I'm trying to test the best flow configuration for my tank. Your tank is much wider, more square. Does that pose any kind of extra challenge ?
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Old 01-06-2013, 11:18 PM   #1658
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Hey tom, does all of your flow come from your filtration output ? Its hard to tell for sure. Its a slow process, but I'm trying to test the best flow configuration for my tank. Your tank is much wider, more square. Does that pose any kind of extra challenge ?
Yes, I suppose, mostly due to pruning so the rows of weeds do not the flow across the top. Takes some fiddling etc.
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Old 01-11-2013, 08:52 PM   #1659
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Hey Tom!

You've grown a lot of UG and downoi - from your experience, do you think UG and downoi BOTH need to be planted where there is high flow and high light?? How do they grow if placed in areas of the tank with less water flow and lower light (via floaters)? Do they both need high flow/high light or is one plant more demanding than the other?
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Old 01-12-2013, 07:23 AM   #1660
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Got the white Anubias in, they are in excellent shape.

Hacked the UG out and put into one section(where the downoi is in the above pic).
Tied some Mini Pellia to a couple of small pieces of wood to make dividers.

Moved the Downoi over back to the far Left section.

Moved the R macrandra back behind the main trunk, doing well back there.
Placed ther Ludwigia acruata between the Mimi Myrio and the downoi.

The L. sphaerocarpa is back where the R macrandra is.

I'll be getting some Elatine hydropiper sometime coming up in the next 2 weeks.
It will go in the middle front area.

Once the Rotala sunset grows out more, I might add that back to this tank somewhere. It was nice in the front where the Rotala macrandra is in the above pic.
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Old 01-12-2013, 07:25 AM   #1661
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You've grown a lot of UG and downoi - from your experience, do you think UG and downoi BOTH need to be planted where there is high flow and high light?? How do they grow if placed in areas of the tank with less water flow and lower light (via floaters)? Do they both need high flow/high light or is one plant more demanding than the other?
Well, they grow faster with more light, but they can be grown fine with less current and light than I have certainly.

This is a high light, high growth rate garden, so it requires more work and care over time. Slower growing tanks certainly work well.
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Old 01-13-2013, 12:21 AM   #1662
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I wanna now how you get so much CO2 in your tanks with out killing your fish...
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Old 01-13-2013, 04:42 AM   #1663
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I wanna now how you get so much CO2 in your tanks with out killing your fish...
I watch and make sure.

I also have good current, wet/dry filters etc.
The light intensity is programmable, so I match the CO2 and the light as they both come on and shut off.
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Old 01-13-2013, 04:44 AM   #1664
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This is right after trim and water change in the morning.




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Old 01-13-2013, 04:48 AM   #1665
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Really like the additional white anub.

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