I killed *floaters*?!? :P - Page 2 - Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-18-2013, 09:00 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Blue Fish's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: East Tennessee
Posts: 1,653
Babystarz, I used the full dose, I'll definitely try dialing it down. :) I've got the batches separated into four different containers, so I can do some experimenting on them. ;) I can't help myself...I really need to know... ;)

And Kitties, I had some bad luck at first, so I finally started getting just one bunch at a time, until I could figure out what I could keep alive, and where in the tank, and go from there. :) Saved me some expense in buying several sets of plants only to have them die. :P
That was a big part of it at first for me, some things are okay in the back where they get a little less light, others need to go RIGHT up front where they get a full dose. I was under the idea that camboda was a low-light plant at first, and melted six bunches of it over the course of a month because I had it tucked into corners. Now I know better, and it's done really well now that I've moved it more directly under my lamps. :)

If all else fails, water wisteria. ;) I don't think you *can* kill it, lol! ;)


Last edited by Blue Fish; 09-18-2013 at 09:02 PM.
Blue Fish is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-19-2013, 05:26 PM
Member
 
Kittiesdragons's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 385
Water wisteria IS very pretty. I can't wait to set up my 10 gal NPT :p

Momma to three male bettas, two cats, and a dog!
Kittiesdragons is offline  
post #13 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-19-2013, 06:45 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Blue Fish's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: East Tennessee
Posts: 1,653
I love it, every time I find some I pick it up. :) I love how it floats, and can be planted, or tied to stuff...ahhh...it's just my favorite plant, lol! I'm such a dork. ;)

And I love how even when *leaves* fall off, they root out, lol! It's the most self-propagating thing I've ever seen. ;)

Tricker sells it (www.tricker.com) and the bunches they send out are HUGE! One warning though, they grow it above ground, so it looks quite a bit different (the leaves have a different shape), but once it starts growing in your tank, all new foliage will be the pretty lacy leaves that you usually think of when talking about wisteria. :)

Blue Fish is offline  
post #14 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-19-2013, 07:05 PM
Member
 
peachii's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 1,106
The roots were all dirty from being in the outside pond, that's why he said no that we would wait until next year and get them the day they open the pond section on the Open House sale day.

and wth, I was on the other thread and it posted to this one O.o

Last edited by peachii; 09-19-2013 at 07:06 PM. Reason: weird
peachii is offline  
post #15 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-19-2013, 09:21 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Blue Fish's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: East Tennessee
Posts: 1,653
Oh...weird! I wonder if I can get the other one closed or deleted...I was so busy freaking out thinking that this was some horrible giant worm thing and that we were all going to be "infected" that I cross-posted. :P

Blue Fish is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Lid Made of Floaters JellOh Planted Betta Tanks 12 08-23-2013 12:19 AM
Looking for red root floaters Hopeseeker Betta Fish Marketplace 0 07-29-2013 12:35 AM
RAOK: Floaters VJM Betta Fish Marketplace 10 07-20-2013 03:57 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome