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Hard-to-Find Plants--Current List by CS
Below is my current availability list--please contact me for prices/shipping and to be sure I still have the plant in stock. I am getting a new shipment in on Sunday and will post a new list then. Thanks!!! Lowcoaster Scientific Name Common Name Alternanthera reineckii var. lilacina
February 11th 04 08:48 PM
by Paulo Go to last post
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Hard-to-find Aquatic Plants by CS
I carry the largest selection of hard-to-find aquatic plants at reasonable prices. Please email me at for a current availability list or to get on my mailing list. Special requests welcome!!! Thanks,
February 11th 04 07:43 PM
by RedForeman Go to last post
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lighting & tap water filter questions by James
hello all, I have a 46-gallon bow front freshwater aquarium and have a few questions about lighting and replacing water using a tap water filter. Fist, I seem to have a problem growing certain plants, especially ones in the foreground. I have a coralife 192-watt compact fluorescent light,...
February 11th 04 06:54 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Need plant ID help by Bob
Can anyone identify the plants in the background in this picture for me ( aprox 150K per pic) ? http://www.home.cshore.com/luna/Fishpics/id1.jpg Also the tall plants on the far right of this pictu http://www.home.cshore.com/luna/Fishpics/id2.jpg The store I got them from says they are both...
February 11th 04 06:20 PM
by Bob Go to last post
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"rubber lipped" Pl*co by Djay
Thinking about adding a "rubber lipped" Pl*co to my tank.... Anyone have any luck with this Pl*co and a planted tank? Anyone have this particular Pl*co destroy their plants? Anyone know why we type Pl*co with the * ? Thanks, DJay
February 11th 04 03:50 PM
by Robert MacCara Go to last post
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The great 58 gallon challenge by Art Giacosa
Folks, Need your help. I just set up a 58 gallon Oceanic but I don't have the time to constantly figure out how to tweak it to get it over the initial challenges of planted aquarium. If you have the time, please take a look at it at www.aquaticplantcentral.com (I don't know how to post a picture...
February 11th 04 03:26 PM
by Art Giacosa Go to last post
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CO2 problems by Dacaprice
Ok.... so far everything I have read about a DIY CO2 setup is very similar. I opted to by the Nutrafin system... but with the packets they sold me I was getting nothing. I think the yeast was dead. Regardless, I re-made my own mixture with yeast and baking soda using the same measurements that...
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February 11th 04 04:24 AM
by Dacaprice Go to last post
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pre-packaged PPMD by Troy Bruder
Anyone know where I can buy a pre-packaged PPMD solution? (yes, I'm too lazy to even obtain and mix it myself!)... Also, does anyone have one of those daily dosing machines for their tank??? I see products, but I'm not sure how good they are and if the treatments stay "fresh" in...
February 10th 04 05:51 PM
by Troy Bruder Go to last post
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Dumb question, or genius thought? by RedForeman
If you need iron in your water, what can be done besides adding iron as a fert??? Can you drop an iron nail in the water??? will it release iron in the water? I wouldn't, but this question was posed at the LFS I was in on Saturday... wanna guess what the 17year old guy said? \/ \/
February 10th 04 05:02 PM
by Harry Muscle Go to last post
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Anubias Questions.... by Nsty N8
Hello, I have a low tech 10 gallon with kitty litter/sand, no co2 and a 15w light fixture. The tank has crypt wendtii and java moss. I want to add either anubias nana or anubias coffeefolia. I have a few questions... Since anubias are slow growers are they a target for bb algae? Or is that only an...
February 10th 04 03:31 PM
by CS Go to last post
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SAE ?? by Bob Alston
Yes it is a Simease Algae Eater. Never heard the loach term you mentioned. Look he http://www.thekrib.com/Fish/Algae-Eaters/ -- Bob Alston bobalston9 AT aol DOT com "Ron Hagley" wrote in message ...
February 10th 04 12:24 PM
by Dick Go to last post
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Disappearing Java Moss by Charles
I recently purchased a couple bunches of Java Moss, tied some to a piece of wood, the rest just tossed into the tank. It took up a large part of the tank, but seemed to be getting smaller and smaller. Today I caught the culprits, the little pigs, aka goldfish, have been eating it. Guess it's...
February 10th 04 05:28 AM
by Charles Go to last post
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plants that take nutrients from water by JHudson
Hi, Just wondering what plants don't need a rich substrate, but take everything from the water. -- Janine Hudson Sure. Fine. Whatever. -Syzygy I have. I did. It's done. -Fight the Future Duct tape is like the Force, it has a dark side and a light side and it holds the universe together.
February 10th 04 04:14 AM
by Eric Schreiber Go to last post
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Propagating Amazon Sword by Jeremy York
I've got a nice healthy amazon sword in my 2 month-old 55 gallon tank. It's got two runners or shoots coming off of it, with varying levels of leafiness. Some of the clumps of leaves have about 1/2 inch roots coming from them. Regular gravel, fertizer tabs in the gravel, no CO2 but well aerated...
February 9th 04 01:35 AM
by Jeremy York Go to last post
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Efficiency of Commercial CO2 Reactors by The Kenosha Kid
I'm using an Aqua Medic reactor driven by a small Hagen powerhead at the moment. Everything is going smoothly but I am curious about saving some CO2, not for the cost but to space out swapping out the bottle a little more. I am trying to get a handle on the efficiencies of those which...
February 8th 04 07:17 PM
by The Kenosha Kid Go to last post
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florida driftwood by RedForeman
Anyone having problems getting to their site? www.floridadriftwood.com If they dont' start working, I'll go somewhere else... -- RedForeman
February 8th 04 06:31 AM
by Aquatic-Store.com Go to last post
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Plant auction Seattle 2/10 by SamB
Greater Seattle Aquarium Soc. is having the annual plant auction on 2/10 at the Seattle Aquarium on the 2nd floor. Doors open at 7 PM. No affiliation to the Seattle aquarium, we just meet there. There will also be bog log for sale and some other odd lot, but related items, as well. Should be...
February 8th 04 02:15 AM
by SamB Go to last post
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Guppy Presentation, Sunday, Feb 8th, SAN DIEGO, Free to attend by SanDiegoFishes
Hi everyone, Topic for this months meeting is "Fancy Guppies". Charles Pratt will be giving a presentation all about guppies, and there will be fancy guppies to buy in the auction and fancy guppies to win on the raffle table! Meeting is this Sunday, Feb 8th. The San Diego Tropical Fish Society...
February 8th 04 01:05 AM
by SanDiegoFishes Go to last post
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too much light? by tinman
I've got a 30 gallon tank that i plan on turning into my second plant tank. My question is, how much is too much light? My current plant tank is 29 gallons, and has approx. 93 watts of light, roughly 3 watts per gallon. For my 30 gallon i could either put a 96 watt or a 192 watt fixture on...
February 8th 04 12:55 AM
by tinman Go to last post
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Balance between nutrients, light & CO2 by NetMax
"Peps" wrote in message ... I have read lots that stresses the importance of balancing nutients, light and C02 in a planted aquarium, but little that tells me in simple terms how. My latest 55g aquarium is about...
February 7th 04 12:55 AM
by Dunter Powries Go to last post
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