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Old 07-29-2012, 04:09 AM   #16
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What a great thread..

have you tried putting the p. helferi in an aquarium yet? do you think it will transition well?
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Old 08-14-2012, 06:49 PM   #17
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What a great thread..

have you tried putting the p. helferi in an aquarium yet? do you think it will transition well?
sorry didnt notice your post.

nope. i will try it in sept.
i think it SHOULD. it transitions very easily into emmersed growth, so im hoping it will transition back equally well.
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Old 08-14-2012, 06:57 PM   #18
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the h. tiger and nelsonia sp. are trying to take over. did a massive hack job on them, and will make a trade thread in the sns with the cuttings.
here are pics:

before trim:


cuttings:



after:


c. wendtii brown has grown so much:


the c. parva arent doing bad either:


bruce is growing another new leaf:


a. petite is growing:


and forming new growth points:


p. kawagoeanum transitioned very quickly, and is now growing great:


d. diandra has transitioned, and will now start growing (hopefully):


same with r. goais:


and l. mini:


here is the older setup:


and here is the new growth on the p. helferi after i trimmed the tops:
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Old 08-26-2012, 04:46 PM   #19
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another update:















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Old 08-26-2012, 05:13 PM   #20
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Very, very cool man!
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Old 08-27-2012, 05:01 PM   #21
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I have really enjoyed the pictures of your emersed grow.

Is the a. petite growing in the potting soil or did you just place it on top of the soil? I have mine tied to a piece of lave rock, which I inserted into the potting soil in my emersed grow.

Also are you fertilizing with anything, and do you change the water out?
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Old 08-27-2012, 05:43 PM   #22
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Beautiful collection of plants. Really makes me want to try my hand at a little emersed setup.
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Old 10-20-2012, 09:30 PM   #23
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sorry i never responded guys.

Kiran: thanks bro.

Chris: thank you.
the anubias was planted into the soil. had some nice long roots already when i went to plant it, so i figured why not stick them in. the bruce however was simply pressed ontop as its longest root was maybe .5"
ill occasionally squirt a little miracle grow fertilizer in there. i dont think they really need it at this point.
no WCs, as im not really adding any water and hardly fertilizing. WCs are to keep salts from accumulating, but since im not adding any, no need to remove any.

Marconis: thanks.


ok, so this whole setup has been moved indoors. for the past week its been sitting inside with a 32w PC bulb over it. since i dont have a spare timer, ive been leaving the bulb on 24/7 and am loving the results. the persicaria is particularly happy with it, and everything else is growing better than before (it was outside, but in shade outside). hopefully this will convince the lileopsis mini to go back to growing mini. right now its leaves are taller than l. mauritiana, but i understand that the lileopsis all grow taller emersed than subersed.
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Old 10-24-2012, 03:35 AM   #24
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how are you not getting algae/mold issues with the water that is sitting in each of the pots?
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Old 10-24-2012, 03:52 AM   #25
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how are you not getting algae/mold issues with the water that is sitting in each of the pots?
not sure what the ecological or biochemical explanation is, but i kept bog plants before, including flytraps, which like to be in waterlogged soil (thats essentially what is going on here), and it never molded or algaefied.
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Old 11-04-2012, 03:23 AM   #26
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added a small clipping of an aluminum plant today:


and i notice that my m. pteporus trident reproduced sexually, and some kind of moss is springing up. take a look:



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Old 11-04-2012, 05:09 AM   #27
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great collection!
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Old 11-10-2012, 09:12 PM   #28
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think its a little overgrown:


so i gave it a trim. got a bunch of the plants from here for sale. and others just replanted so i build up more of them. here are some highlight photos post trim:

c. wendtii brown:


l. vietnam mini:


thought this was where my r. colorata was, but no longer sure:


s. repens:


h. lorentziana:


my bruce has come a long way:


my hygro and p. helferi:


l. mini:


another hygro:
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Old 11-10-2012, 11:11 PM   #29
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Nicely done Marko! Anything close to sending out any flowers?

I would agree: time to trim and sell, pal!! The buce probably doesn't mind the shade, though!
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Old 11-11-2012, 01:55 AM   #30
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thanks.
yeah, the p. kawegoeanum is constantly blooming. there is a pic in a past update of the flowers.
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