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Nymphea Lotus Zenkeri - Question by sexandcheerios
It MAY encourage new submerged leaves but then again if it's trying to reach the surface it more than likely will keep trying to do so. If you're gonna remove it do so at the lowest point possible. If you cut it higher up, the remaining stalk will start to decay and could possibly introduce some...
August 24th 03 08:52 PM
by marc Go to last post
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identification by tazzzie
Hi, Can anyone identify these plants for me ? http://users.pandora.be/tazmanian_be/pictures/plant1.jpg and http://users.pandora.be/tazmanian_be/pictures/plant2.jpg Thanks ! tazzzie
August 24th 03 08:54 PM
by marc Go to last post
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Crypt's dying off? by Paige
We have a 12 gallon planted Eclipse tank. It's very established but I've noticed lately that every so often the Crypt's start to melt by themselves and then come back. The only other plants in the tank are anubia's and they are doing very well. My question is: is the tank too small for all...
August 24th 03 08:58 PM
by marc Go to last post
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Need advice on foreground plants by Matt
I have a 55 gal. tanks with 2 55 watt CF bulbs and I'm looking for a foreground plant. Something that will fill in all the empty space and will grow with 2 wpg. Any suggestions?
August 24th 03 08:59 PM
by marc Go to last post
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New to planted tanks by Sarah
I would like to put together a planted 30g tank but I have no idea where to start. I've found a lot of websites online but I don't want to take advice from just any website. I figure a 30g tank would be large enough to start out with but what equipment am I going to need? How do I pick the...
August 24th 03 09:00 PM
by marc Go to last post
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Assorted aquatic bulbs.... question by jduprie
Hey folks, my LFS had a major overstock of a bunch of "assorted bulbs", and thtey made me an offer I couldn't refuse. So now I've got a couple dozen random plants, all of them with bulbs on the bottom. Most of them are pretty scraggly, heart shaped leaves, mostly green, some purples. A couple of...
August 24th 03 11:36 PM
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Seeking opinions about substrate options by Jeff Heimsch
Flourite!!! "Doug and Lois" wrote in message ... One of my planted tanks has become a nightmare. The alage growth is overwhelming. I am quite sure that I made a mistake with the substrate when I set the thing up. (Trust...
August 25th 03 02:04 AM
by Doug and Lois Go to last post
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hornwort growth rates by Gbruce121
hey all.. I just had a quick question. I just got back from petsmart and i picked up some hornwort for my 29 gal community tank. I really like the way it looks, and wanted to find out how much of it I should get. The tank could probably hold three or four plants of the size I had purchased, but...
August 25th 03 05:40 AM
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why is my Samolus Parviflorus doing bad? by Gimpy
I've got a Samolus Parviflorus which was doing really well about a month ago.. I have since switched using co2 tabs and gone with a 10lbs bottle with the whole setup. (overkill, i know) Since then, it has been developing light algae. ph - 7 all other levels are normal using the test kit light -...
August 25th 03 08:51 AM
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Water cress in aquaria or pond?? by Paul McGuinness
As header, has anyone tried water cress as a pond or aquarium plant? TIA. Paul. -- Paul reply-to is valid
August 25th 03 03:46 PM
by Charles Go to last post
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Sand or Gravel? by rapdor
I'm probably only a few days away from bringing home my 4' freshwater aquarium, which I aspire to eventually have fairly densely planted. The filter is similar to an external filter (except that it's incorporated into the hood) with the filtered water returning at the top of the tank. The hood...
August 25th 03 04:05 PM
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Plant bath? by Craig D
I hope this doesn't seem like a silly question but I seem to remember someone telling me that they washed their local found water plants in a chlorine/water bath in order to get rid of any clinging eggs or larvae that may be living hidden from view on the plants. Does anyone know what the best...
August 25th 03 04:06 PM
by AQUATIC-STORE.COM Go to last post
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Lobelia cardinalis - FAILURE by Chuck Gadd
On Wed, 23 Jul 2003 22:41:43 -0000, Ross Vandegrift wrote: I didn't think I'd be reporting back so quickly, but this plant is seriously not aquatic, despite the tag claiming "True aquatic!" It took maybe a week or two for the roots to completely rot out and die. I've...
August 25th 03 07:08 PM
by Giancarlo Podio Go to last post
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Best canister and CO2 diffuser? by B.
I am currently in the market for a canister filter for my planted tank. i am looking for the best but cost worthy canister out there. I plan to spend atleast $150 on one and would like some expert advice on which one to get. I have been looking at the Fluval 404 but i havent seen or heard any...
August 25th 03 07:36 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Aquatic or not?? by RedForeman
Lobelia cardinalis on www.floridadriftwood.com has it, I've seen it, was going to buy some, but didn't... then I remembered some discussion on it... but might have been something else... old brain bad memory, can anyone elighten e?
August 25th 03 10:59 PM
by AQUATIC-STORE.COM Go to last post
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August 26th 03 04:14 AM
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The best way to deliver CO2 by James M K
"The best way to deliver CO2 "Between the regulator, which is attached to a bottle of carbon dioxide, and the reactor or membrane diffuser, manufacturers of aquarium equipment generally supply us with silicone tubing. However, this kind of tubing is highly permeable to CO2. This becomes...
August 26th 03 04:28 AM
by James M K Go to last post
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spider house plant and fish. by RedForeman
it's probably not a good idea, but you could always put some in a tub of water and measure for bad stuff, maybe it's not a bad thing... "mindmeld" wrote in message ... my (non-variegated) spider house plant has lots of lovely buds... can i ...
August 26th 03 04:29 AM
by Rich Go to last post
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Tips to catch Bristlenose by Leong Goh
Hi all I want to tranfer a 3in bristlenose from a heavily planted tank to a new cichlid tank I've setup. Any tips on how to catch her without destroying the plants? Thanks Leong
August 26th 03 10:39 AM
by Leong Goh Go to last post
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Snails - Benifit or Pest? by Martin A. Gross
You know those little snails that come with every plant you buy? Why are they considered to be a pest? Don't they virtually eliminate algae on plant leaves? What is everyone's opinions of them? Are they beneficial to planted aquariums, or are they a nuisance? Marty
August 26th 03 03:31 PM
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