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post #31 of 85 (permalink) Old 10-22-2012, 05:15 PM
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I only have Hornwort and Anacharis but lots of it and a little Christmas moss. I would love to get more of any kind moss if anyone has any for sell let me know..Thanks !

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I am interested in a crypt and an Anubias and is the needle fern the one that looks like lace?

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Lol! yes. and the space for a 10 gallon too =D
I found the room for both tanks in a standard room I have a window seal that is part of the house and a table plus my 10 does not take up a ton of room.
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post #34 of 85 (permalink) Old 10-23-2012, 05:34 AM
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wow theres so much choice but my local store only stocks the same 5 plants usually so may have to branch out to get some more.

All mine are green as well so which would add some viberant colour to the tank to give it more appeal.

Theres a lot to take in with learning all the correct names...... they arnt labelled well at the store either just coded so i cant get names from the staff -_-
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I either got the plants from members here or I ordered it online. Not much selection locally - sometimes I find an actual aquatic plant in a tube at petco but even then - its usually dead or dying.

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i do suggest dwarf saggitaria. micro swords also do well if your lightin is good enough. usually carpeting plants need co2 and highlight considerations, otherwise they wont carpet and will grow upwards instead.
would liquid Co2 work? I have a bottle of that and a bottle of API leaf something and a small bottle of Aqueon's plant nutrient stuff.

Lighting is a basic T8. Is there a better bulb to get? I don't want to buy a new or expensive light strip and I know zoo med has a bunch of different tube lights but I dont know if they are for reef tanks or what. ALso I am not sure of they work with the aqueon light strip I have (current bulb has 2 prongs if that means anything)
...lighting confuses me

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post #36 of 85 (permalink) Old 10-24-2012, 10:29 AM
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To add CO2 to my 10gal tank I use one of the Nutrafin Natural Plant System kits. It's basically a canister that you put sugar, water and two different packets the kit comes with. The canister hooks up to a bubble-holder with some tubing and the bubbles hang out in it inside the tank. I believe you can just buy some yeast and some other ingredient from the grocery store to refill the canisters monthly instead of buying the packet refills from Nutrafin.
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To add CO2 to my 10gal tank I use one of the Nutrafin Natural Plant System kits. It's basically a canister that you put sugar, water and two different packets the kit comes with. The canister hooks up to a bubble-holder with some tubing and the bubbles hang out in it inside the tank. I believe you can just buy some yeast and some other ingredient from the grocery store to refill the canisters monthly instead of buying the packet refills from Nutrafin.
Oooh I'll take a look at that :) thanks for the info :D
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radican sword, marble queen radican, some unnamed sword plant lol, java fern, java moss, dwarf sag, cabomba, ludwigia repens, moneywort, crypt wendtii, wisteria.
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Two tanks, lots of plants- yet not enough!

Brazillian Pennywort
Moneywort
Cabomba - (I'm dieing to find red!)
a few swords (amazon I think)
Hygro of some sort (probably more than one kind)
Java fern (most of the big stuff has decided to brown and die off- lots of babies though) Wendti and regular
Several anubis, nana and other.
Java moss
several crypts
2 moss balls (with one more in QT)
wisteria!

and a few more I'm not sure of


OH! and salvinia, lots of it. I'm throwing out piles of it every week.

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Oooh I'll take a look at that :) thanks for the info :D

Yeah it's really easy. My plants have only been here about 2 weeks but here's my setup:


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