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Old 02-26-2008, 09:51 PM   #61
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Hey MODS- any chance we could get a sticky on this?

James- I was looking for this awesome list of yours yesterday and couldn't find it- I thought it already had a sticky and went through just about every forum looking for it! LOL

BTW this is awesome work- pics would just make it OTT incredible!
Haha, thanks. Most of the credit is from the research done online. I will be adding pics as the time goes by. I'm sure the mods wont mind me adding the link to my signature so I will do that as well.
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Old 02-26-2008, 11:22 PM   #62
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HC- Hemianthus callitrichoides

Can we really grow in HC under low light ? i hope you put it on by mistake
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Old 02-27-2008, 01:13 AM   #63
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No HC can grow in low light if it has a source of fertilization and CO2.
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Old 02-27-2008, 01:57 AM   #64
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Did you try to grow HC in low light with CO2 and dosing ?

I don't think in low light, plant will be in need of CO2 and nutrient.

However, I would like to see it is really possible to do so
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Old 02-28-2008, 12:20 AM   #65
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From things I have read it can be done given those things. I will be trying the plant out personally when I get my 55g setup. I will let you all know what the end result is
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Old 02-28-2008, 02:37 AM   #66
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I would suggest to remove HC from list, or somehow mark it as not yet tested.
As often used as carpet plant, HC would require lot of light to penetrate down to the bottom.
As far as I know, only HM can grown in low light, and they will grow pretty tall.
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Old 02-28-2008, 02:56 AM   #67
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Most sites even clarify HC as Low-Very High Light. For instance Tropica.

For everyone that tunes in to this thread HC has not been tested yet and will require experimntation. If anyone has a tank with 1-2wpg with HC growing let me know so we can set this straight. The thing to remeber, as I will stress many many time, is that no two tanks are the same. What will grow for me may not grow for you. HC will grow very slowly and would require the CO2 and ferts to keep algae at bay. In smaller tanks Excel would work best. Larger tanks can probably have a couple 3L soda bottles with DIy Co2.

EDIT: I will be adding pics of Java Fern and Java Fern Windelov very soon.
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Old 03-09-2008, 09:14 PM   #68
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Another thought besides adding pictures may be to note where the plant is best/typically used foreground/midground/background etc.
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Old 03-10-2008, 06:37 PM   #69
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No prob Jinx, I like that idea alot as well. I am sorry for not posting in a while. Been sick and internet problems.
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Seeing that alot beginners are being directed to this list I just thought it may be a good addition.
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Old 03-10-2008, 06:49 PM   #71
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Working on it now
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Old 03-10-2008, 07:04 PM   #72
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B=Background,M=Midground,F=Foreground,FL=Floater,A =Anywhere,

FERNS & MOSSES
A-Marimo Ball- Aegagropila linnaei
B-African Water Fern - Bolbitis heudelotii
B-Watersprite - Ceratopteris thalictroides
A-Pheonix Moss - Fissidens fontanus
A-Zipper Moss - Fissidens zippelianus
A-Willow Moss - Fontinalis antipyretica
M-Philippine Java Fern - Microsorum pteropus 'Philippine'
M-Java Fern - Microsorum pteropus
M-Red Java fern - Microsorum pteropus "red"
M-Windelov Java Fern - Microsorum pteropus 'Windelov'
M-Narrow Leaf Java Fern - Microsorum pteropus v. 'narrow leaf'
A-Pellia - Monosolenium tenerum
A-Mini Pellia - Riccardia chamedryfolia
F/FL-Riccia - Riccia fluitans
A-Round Pellia - Süßwassertang
A-Flame Moss - Taxiphyllum alternans
A-Java Moss - Taxiphyllum barbieri
A-Peacock Moss - Taxiphyllum sp. 'peacock'
A-Taiwan Moss - Taxiphyllum sp.
A-Singapore Moss - Vesicularia dubyana
A-Christmas Moss - Vesicularia montagnei
A-Erect Moss - Vesicularia reticulata
F-Water Clover - Mariselia minuta
F-Marsilea hirsuta
F-Four Leaf Clover - Mariselia quadrifolia

STEM PLANTS
B-Waterwheel Plant - Aldrovanda vesiculosa
B-Bacopa - Bacopa caroliniana
B-Moneywort - Bocapa monnieri
B/FL-Hornwort - Ceratophylum demersum
B/F-LWatersprite - Ceratopteris thalictroides
B/F-LAnacharis - Egeria densa
B-American Waterweed- Elodea canadensis
F-HC- Hemianthus callitrichoides
B-Stargrass - Heteranthera zosterifolia
B/FL-Brazilian Pennywort - Hydrocotyle leucocephala
M-Water Pennywort - Hydrocotyle ranunculoides
B-Ceylon Hygro - Hygrophila polysperma 'Ceylon'
B-Giant Hygro - Hygrophila corymbosa
B-Water Wisteria - Hygrophila difformis
B-Green Hygro - Hygrophila polysperma
B-Sunset Hygro - Hygrophila polysperma 'Rosanervig'
B-Dwarf Ambulia - Limnophila sessiliflora
B-Red Ludwigia- Ludwigia repens
B/FL-Parrots Feather - Myriophyllum aquaticum
B-Guppy Grass - Najas guadalupensis
F/M-Downoi - Pogostemon helferi
B-Rotala Indica - Rotala indica
B-Rotala Rotundifolia - Rotala rotundifolia
B-Rotala Rotundifolia sp. Green - Rotala rotundifolia sp. 'Green'
B-Combomba - Combomba carolina

FLOATERS
B/FL-Hornwort - Ceratophylum demersum
B/FL-Watersprite - Ceratopteris thalictroides
B/FL-Anacharis - Egeria densa
B/FL-Brazilian Pennywort - Hydrocotyle leucocephala
FL-Duckweed - Lemna minor
B/FL-Parrots Feather - Myriophyllum aquaticum
FL-Red Root Floater - Phyllanthus fluitans
F/FL-Riccia - Riccia fluitans
FL-Giant Slavinia - Salvinia molesta

CRYPTOCORYNE
M-Crypt Affinis - Cryptocoryne affinis
B-Crypt Aponogetifolia - Cryptocoryne aponogetifolia
B-Crypt Balansae - Cryptocoryne balansae
M-Crypt Becketii - Cryptcoryne becketii
M-Crypt Lutea - Cryptocoryne lutea
F-Micro Crypt - Cryptocoryne petchii
F-Pygmy Crypt - Cryptocoryne pygmaea
B-Crypt retrospiralis - Cryptocoryne retrospiralis
B-Crypt spiralis - Cryptocoryne spiralis
M-Crypt Walkeri - Cryptocoryne walkeri
M-Crypt Wendtii - Cryptocoryne wendtii
M-Crypt Willisi - Cryptocoryne willisi

ANUBIAS
M-Anubias barteri - Anubias barteri
M-Anubias barteri 'marble' - Anubias barteri 'marble'
M-Coffee leaf anubias - Anubias barteri v. 'coffeefolia'
M-Anubias barteri v. 'glabra' - Anubias barteri v. 'glabra'
A-Golden nana - Anubias barteri v. 'nana golden'
A-Anubias nana - Anubias barteri v. 'nana'
M-Narrow leaf nana - Anubias barteri v. 'nana narrow leaf'
A-Petite nana - Anubias barteri v. nana 'petite'
B-Hastifolia - Anubias hastifolia
B-Barteri Round Leaf - Anubias barteri v. ‘Round Leaf’
B-Gigantea - Anubias gigantea
B-Congensis - Anubias congensis[/color]
B-Lanceolota - Anubias lanceolota [/color]
M-Gracilis - Anubias gracilis[/color]
M-Anubias Barteri v Angustifolia - Anubias barteri v angustifolia
M-Caladiifolia -Anubias barteri v Caladiifolia
M-Anubias Afzelli - Anubias afzelli

SWORD PLANTS
B-Amazon Sword - Echinodorus amazonicus
B-Ruffle Sword - Echinodorus major
M-Melon Sword - Echinodorus osiris
M-Tropica Sword - Echinodorus parviflorus 'Tropica'
M-Red Flame Sword - Echinodorus 'Red Special'
F-Pygmy Chain Sword - Echinodorus tenellus or Helanthium tenellum
B-Uruguay Amazon Sword - Echinodorus uruguayensis
B-Argentine Sword - Echinodrous argentinensis

LILY'S
F-Lotus- Nymphaea pubescens
M-Tiger Lotus - Nymphaea zenkeri

GRASSES
B-Water Celery- Vallisneria americana
B-Contortion Val - Vallisneria asiatica
B-Vallisneria natans
B-Valliseneria rubra
N-Corkscrew Val - Vallisneria tortifolia
M-Dwarf Sag- Sagittaria subulata
B-Crinum calimistratum
B-Onion Plant - Crinum thaianum
F-Micro Sword - Lilaeopsis braziliensis
B-Crinum aquatica

APONOGETONS
M-Aponogeton ulvaceous
B-Aponogeton bouvianus
B-Aponogeton crispus
B-Aponogeton elongatus
B-Aponogeton undulatus
B-Rigidifolius - Aponogeton rigidifolius

I will make a nicer looking list with everything like this when I start to feel better. Thanks for all the support guys(and gals).

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Old 03-10-2008, 07:17 PM   #73
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Post pics when it is set up. That sounds like it would be definitely a nice tank. Especially how you described it. What are your methods of doing blackwater? Natural or Chemical? What plants will be in this setup?
Here's the link to the journal thread for my Amazon biotope:

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/ph...e-journal.html
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Old 03-10-2008, 07:26 PM   #74
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Thanks for the links....Posted there. Looking good.
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Old 03-10-2008, 09:04 PM   #75
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I put some stargrass in my 32gal and its growing much better and greener than my high light high tech 4gal. My 32 is only 1.25wpg. Im amazed by its growth. I put in one sickly stem and now its almost ready for a trim. Its only been about a month in that tank.
I didnt see stargrass on your list so i thought i would post my experiences with it thus far.

Im dosing Iron once a week 15mL and NPK mixture (ready made) 15mL weekly
5-10% WC every other week.
Lights on for about 6-8 hrs a day depending on how late i plan to stay up.
substrate is fluorite.
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