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  1. Riparium/Terrarium/Vivarium
    Hello. I am doing timelapses of mosses growing for a project. As mosses are sensitive to changes in moisture levels, I am trying to find a way to keep the relative humidity in the grow chamber steady over the weeks or months that will be needed to do the shots. I also have to keep the air moving...
  2. Plants
    Hey I'm just wondering some basic things. 1. How fast do plants usually grow 2. If it's green is it healthy? Got aaron t's substrats with medium light. My plants are giant red jungle val, dwarf hairgrass, pennywort, echinodorus oriental, cryp wendtii red, and a tiger lily. Thanks for your help !
  3. Plants
    I recently bought some flame moss, but have not set it up in my tank as I can't decide on a growing method. I've been looking around for methods to use to grow it, but haven't seen anyone post progress threads of their moss growth. I've grown java moss since I started planted tanks ~3 years ago...
  4. Plants
    Hello All, In the future I'm wanting to grow and sell plants. Stem plants are going to be on the list. I'm just wondering what other people do for growing stem plants. First, when a stem plant grows, the top of the plant tends to look really good and lush, and the bottom tend to look not as...
  5. Substrate
    Hello All, I currently have a 10G tank that I'm using to grow plants (new to the plant part of this hobby). I used soil and then topped it off with play sand. I put Water wisteria in the tank and planted it. The roots grabbed hold fairly quickly and today when I up-rooted one, I ended up...
  6. Plants
    So, i picked up one of those packages of Topfin bulbs. Figure its a win win, cause, even if all the bulbs are duds, im definitely going to send them back to them, and they should, per thier guarantee, send me more. And even if they all make it, my package came with seven bulbs! From what I can...
  7. Plants
    I thought I could just start a thread so I could ask questions about emersed setups. I have mine running and I always question myself about how I am doing with the tank. 1- Airflow * Do you have airflow? * If so how do you keep humidity up? 2- Mold *...
  8. Substrate
    Hello I just put together 150 gallon aquarium using just regualr pea gravel for the substrate. Right now i only have 2 amazon swords in the tank and have a pressurized c02 system coming in a few days. My question is can i go plants in this pea gravel or what can i do to "fertilize" the substrate?
  9. Plants
    I know that it is probably a uneducated desire but I have been thinking about starting a side business growing plants for the aquarium hobby. I work at a local pet shop now two days a week cleaning all of the 100 something aquariums. Throughout this time I have compiled a moderate amount of...
  10. Algae
    I boiled and scrubbed my driftwood, but while growing HC emersed I noticed this dark green (almost gray) fungus. Is this common? I'm hoping a bn pleco or two would take car of this? Thanks
  11. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I'm need A LOT of moss for my next project and the stuff I have right now seems to do doing quite well. I'd like to create something like this: http://hubpages.com/hub/Keeping-Freshwater-Pet-Shrimp What is the best way to grow Java Moss fast? Can it be grown out of the aquarium, e.g in a...
  12. Plants
    I bought a marimo ball on eBay after I did some research on cultivating them. It is usual that they grow only around 5mm a year. I read that if you take one and make several little clumps out of it, it will grow much quicker. Has anyone ever done this with success? From the article below, the...
  13. Fish
    what would be the fastest growing tropical fish i have a 4 ft tank and how big would it get and does it grow even if theres other fish in the tank
  14. Plants
    This might be a dumb question, but i just purcahsed a 3" x 3" riccia sp. Japanese and now wondering how to get it larger? I'm planning to try to get a carpet in my 20L (lol i know it'll take a while). Do i let it float so it can expand and get bigger so i can chop it up and then tie it town to...
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