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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-18-2015, 07:05 PM Thread Starter
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Paludarium scape opinions please

So I am in the brainstorming phase of a paludarium build and wanted a few opinons.

I want to give the impression of a jungle river bank. I am going to have a pretty involved land and water portion in there using driftwood and black lava rock as the primary scaping media. I want to do some ferns and mosses with maybe some earth stars and airplants in the mix for the terrestrail portion.

I am going to have pretty easy low light plants for the submerged portion such as anubias, crypts, mosses, and maybe hygrophila pinnatifida.

My question is: I think I am either going to use narrow leaf java fern or bolbitus as well. I really like the look of bolbitus and have never worked with it but I am a little concerned that with bolbitus and terrestrial ferns it might be a little too ferny (if that is even a word). Also I am not planning on have too strong a flow in the tank and from what I read that is pretty important for bolbitus. I have a TON of narrow leaf java fern so that is another factor to consider but I just want to try something new.

Thoughts?

Well that's just like.........your opinion man.


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What size tank ? Without this the goesinto might get tough.
You might try mini Bolbitus instead.
And the humidity might be high enough for some "collected" moss...
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65g 36"X 20" X 18" then an extra 12" tall in the back for the land section. It is enclosed on top so it keeps humidity high.

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What size tank ? Without this the goesinto might get tough.
You might try mini Bolbitus instead.
And the humidity might be high enough for some "collected" moss...
https://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pi...ictureid=79665
https://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pi...ictureid=56610

Well that's just like.........your opinion man.


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