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Old 11-11-2009, 06:47 PM   #1
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Ribbon wood in scaping


Anybody using ribbon wood in scaping? I'd love to see some pics...
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Old 11-12-2009, 02:06 PM   #2
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Ribbons don't seem to be that popular...hmm...:-P
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Old 11-12-2009, 02:59 PM   #3
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I've never heard of it.
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I've never heard of it either. What is it exactly and where is it native to?
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Old 11-12-2009, 03:31 PM   #5
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Never mind. Is it the wood used in bird cages as perches? If so I have never heard of it being used in aquascapes. Interesting idea though.
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That's the problem with common names. Ribbon wood is a New Zealand shrub that you would not use in a tank. You are probably thinking of something else, but it's hard to guess what. Manzanita maybe?
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Heh heh...WP...I'm trying to look for a cheaper alternative...
http://www.aquaticplantcentral.com/f...nted-tank.html
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I guess we'll have to ask Tex Gal what Ribbon wood is, in scientific terms.

Never heard of it either. I figured it's like "Foxtail" or "Green Creeper"
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Old 11-12-2009, 08:17 PM   #9
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Never mind. Is it the wood used in bird cages as perches? If so I have never heard of it being used in aquascapes. Interesting idea though.
Manzanita is commonly used as bird perches, though the smooth red skin is often left on.
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Old 11-12-2009, 09:03 PM   #10
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hmm....
that's ok WP...I was just curious...I think we're too hung up on malaysian and manzanita...
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