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  1. Plants
    Does anyone keep wild mosses in their aquarium? Is this a bad idea? I know that they should always be washed and sterilized first, but I don't know if I should go hunting for them.
  2. Pennsylvania
    https://books.google.com/books?id=9fQUAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA82&lpg=PA82&dq=pennsylvania+fissidens+species&source=bl&ots=riMAwWQ10u&sig=RPAr8EaP8pKg5VLX5z0XueKmjUs&hl=en&sa=X&ei=xhYIVZ_ELIb_ggSLwYPgBg&ved=0CCkQ6AEwAjgK#v=onepage&q=pennsylvania%20fissidens%20species&f=false Found this super neat book on...
  3. For Sale/Trade
    I received over a dozen Wild Columbian Altums from Inland Empire Discus in California. He had them imported from Columbia, these are truly Wild Altums. If you PM I can provide links to the orginal FS thread on SimplyDiscus. I can also provide a link to a thread showing their progress since the...
  4. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Hey guys I have what look to be glass shrimp in a large pond near me and was wondering how I should go about quarantining them? What is the chance they will have something nasty? I was thinking of putting some in a week old empty tank for a few days for observation, then put some of them in my...
  5. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    I just brought a couple of water plants back from the river, and they're sitting in a bucket so I can get the bugs off. Among those bugs are about six scuds, and I was wondering if they're good things to have in an aquarium. Said scuds are sitting in a cup of tank water, scudding around. I was...
  6. Fish
    Has anyone tried keeping wild-caught minnows in an aquarium? I've been watching the ones at a river near us, and here's what I know about them; They seem to prefer groups, although I occasionally see loners. They stay mostly on the top inch of water, unless scared. Their diet consists of bugs...
  7. Plants
    So, I went creeking this past Wednesday (here in central/eastern kentucky), and happened across a strange moss-type plant. I grew in shallow water, in strands up to a foot long, but the structure just makes me think moss, especially since it attached itself to rock and wood the way moss tends...
  8. Plants
    Do wild plants need to be slowly acclimatised to the temperatures in a tropical tank?
  9. Plants
    I collected this plant out of a local creek here in north texas. I think it might be guppy grass, but I'm not sure, it has two leaves per node and is light green. The brown stems were like that when I pulled them out of the creek. What do you guys think it is? If you need any more info just ask.
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