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  1. Plants
    Hi people, I recently did a dry start method with Glosso seeds and everything went well. Once i had a good thick 1.5inch layer I added water then a couple days later added 6 Mollies. Now 1 week later all the fish have died and I'm getting patches of dead glosso. It's a brand new 144L tank with...
  2. Plants
    So I have been reading a bit about glosso, and how the market has been flooded by knock-off seeds and plants from china called Xiaozhuang, which ends up growing larger and more bushy than the normal glosso. Does anyone know reputable seller or a good way to tell the 2 apart? Because I am...
  3. Plants
    Hi all, I've had my 20 gallon running about 3 months now with CO2, high light(?), and fertilizers. There is also about 20 endler guppies and some neos. I'm happy to say I am having good growth with Glossostigma elatinoides, but there are some yellow leaves under there and without proper light...
  4. Substrate
    My next project is going to be a high tech 27 gallon cube. I'm planning on a dirt substrate capped with something, either BDBS or extra fine Contrasoil. I've grown glosso for several years in Seachem Flourite (regular stuff, not the sand) with ok results, but I usually have trouble getting it...
  5. Plants
    Hi all, I'm in the process of setting up a new planted and would kindly like some input on these two carpetting plants: I'm aware that HC requires both high light and CO2, but haven't actually found much from online research on glossostigma elatinoides (everything seems to be outdated info from...
  6. Aquascaping
    Hello all... First post on this great resource of a website. I am relatively new to this hobby. By saying that, I have kept aquariums for the last three years and slowly introduced myself to plants. That being said, I have become quite engaged in this hobby and I am trying to take my skills...
  7. Plants
    I'm new to planted tanks, and I wanted to get someone's opinion. I have a 20gal high, moderate lighting, black diamond blasting sand, and I'm still debating doing the mineralized topsoil or just dosing ferts. Which one would you recommend to a beginner? Is there a difference with lighting...
  8. For Sale/Trade
    CARPETING FOREGROUND PLANTS: Glosso, Glossostigma elantinoides Easy carpeting plant, medium light, CO2 not necessary. 5"x5" for $10. SOLD Staurogyne repens Easy stem plant, medium light, C02 beneficial but not necessary. $.75 per stem. SOLD Dwarf Baby Tears, HC, Hemianthus Callitrichoides...
  9. Iowa
    Hey everyone, I have two large 5x6 portions of both Glosso and HC (dwarf baby tears) for sale. I will be willing to ship in small flat rate boxes for 7.00. I am open to offers, fair prices please. This stuff is taking over! As always I expect you to check your weather and I don't offer...
  10. WTB/RAOK
    Looking to buy a good portion of Glosso or DHG for a carpet in my new high tech 55g. Looking for generous portions =P. just pm me what you have and a ballpark price your looking to get! Thanks :icon_lol:
  11. Plants
    First time planting glossostigma and I am looking for some feedback. I have broken it up into individuals stems. It's a bit leggy which I'm assuming is the result of being grown emersed. Should I let it root before before trimming it down to smaller stems? I also read somewhere of a planting...
  12. For Sale/Trade
    Hi, I have recently trimmed and sent out some plants, but I have some leftover. All plants are grown in a high tech setup under finnex leds, pressurized co2, EI fertilizer dosing. Red Bamboo - Polygonum sp. “Kawagoeanum” - $2/stem - 7 available 4"-8" Sold Purple Bamboo - POACEAE SP...
  13. Colorado
    Does anyone have any Glosso (Glossostigma elatinoides) they'd be willing to sell or know where to find around Denver/aurora area?
  14. For Sale/Trade
    My new high light, CO2 injected and auto fertilized tank has become overgrown in just a few weeks, need to get rid of a bunch of plants. I have two packages to go out. There is the possibility of snails and algae. 6" x 6" triangle of Hydrocotyle Japan 2" x 2" glosso 5+ Rotala Macrandra red 5+...
  15. For Sale/Trade
    Plants: Shipped USPS Priority flat rate with tracking, small box $5.50, medium $11 large $14.50 HC - 3x5 inch mats $10 each (special price 5 mats for $45 shipped) HC - 11x11 inch mats $36 each (special price 2 mats for $70 shipped) DHG Acicularis 3x4 inch mats $10 each (special price 5 mats...
  16. For Sale/Trade
    Plants: Shipped USPS Priority flat rate with tracking Nesaea SP red - 10 stems $7 (sold out) Rotala Magenta - 10 stems $5 (sold out) Rotala Macranda - 10 Stems $5 (sold out) Rotala Nanjenshen - 20 stems $5 Rotala Indica -25 Stems $5 Rotala Walichii - 20 stems $5 Lloydiella - 10 stems $5...
  17. Plants
    I just started getting into aquascaping, and right now I am working on growing a carpet. I got started with some dwarf baby tears, and they died. The dwarf grass is growing, but is taking really slow. I've heard that glosso are good, so that might be the next ones that I'll try. I'm looking for...
  18. WTB/RAOK
    Looking to buy a nice large, clean and healthy portion of glosso. If you have other stuff for sale with the glosso, please let me know and I'll consider purchasing other plants as well. Please PM me!!!
  19. General Planted Tank Discussion
    If I was to silicone a piece of egg crate about an inch from the back on my aquarium and put some weed out/mesh behind it and then fill the gap with substrate, could I poke holes in the mesh and put individual plants into each hole? I was thinking of using glosso or some other carpeting plant.
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