|05-21-2012, 12:01 AM||#1|
wabi-kusa updated w/ pics 10/17
Well whether it is or isn't a "real" wabi-kusa That's what i'm going to call it.
I basically just put all the plants I had that I thought might survive or thrive. Then just see what happens. It's 2 days old in these pics. Let me know what you think
Aquatic Plant list:
Hydrocotyle sp. japan
Rotala sp. bonsai
Syngonanthus sp belem
dwarf cardinal plant
Lilaeopsis sp "mini"
white rabbit foot fern
spikemoss Selaginella sp.
unknown wild flower
unknown wild flower 2
Last edited by ophiophagus; 10-17-2012 at 08:00 AM.. Reason: title change
|06-28-2012, 02:55 AM||#6|
Planted Tank Enthusiast
This is weird....lol
Good Job though, looking forward to updates
The Fraternity of Dirt #97Just because its dirt doesn't make it low tech
Emersed tUB clUB #17
|06-28-2012, 03:12 AM||#7|
I'm diggin'! Your plants look much more healthy than mine, let's see some new pics.
Any secrets to your "substrate clump"?
|07-01-2012, 12:19 AM||#10|
Ok I started this as sort of an experiment to see what would survive or thrive in these conditions. That's why I put so many different plants in. And to my surprise just about 95% of what I started with made the transition very well. I trimmed off the bits that died off(most of them grew back) and removed a few plants that either didn't make it or I didn't like the look of. Also I took it out of the vase because it was really difficult to trim with it in there and some of the stems were leaning on the glass and didn't grow strong enough at the base to stand. Also I kept getting mosquito larve because I couldn't get all the water out. I'm going to make a plant list later tonight. And there are a lot of plants that I could get pics of because of where I have it sitting. But I will try to get pic of everything soon.Anyhow here's what it looks like now(even better than I expected) ignore the filthy tank I have it in temporarily until I figure out a peminate bowl or something to put it in. Let me know what you think
Notice the flower bud at the top it some kind of local wildflower/weed I haven't id'd yet
right side you can see the tiny bit of Hc,hydrocotyle japan,riccia,and Lillaeopsis 'Mini" among others
left center my favorite plants on here Syngonanthus sp belem,Bolbitis heteroclita,and dwarf cardinal plant
Some more random shots
And here's a couple pics of a new "mini-kusa" I start a couple weeks ago. It's about the size of a golf ball. I'm not done planting it and some of the plants are still making the transition.
|07-01-2012, 12:44 AM||#11|
Planted Tank Guru
Very nice, congrats, that is a wonderful success rate