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Old December 15th, 2012, 09:50 PM   #1
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Talking WHAT KIND OF PLANTS ARE YOU GROWING IN YOUR TANKS

if you want to post on this subject give an idea on substrates ,lighting fertilizer ect 🎅🎅👻👻
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Old December 15th, 2012, 09:59 PM   #2
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As I mentioned at the dinner yesterday. I have a soil and sand substrate. I regular add potassium to the water at least twice a week and prune plants that hit the surface. This has given me great root structure. Major grower of Cabomba and Amazon Swords.
Just started using root caps I got from aa guy online. Still testing.

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Old December 15th, 2012, 10:01 PM   #3
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Here is a link to the Dirt Tank Build project. Copy and paste the link into your browser

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3Hconqp8mc
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Old December 15th, 2012, 10:27 PM   #4
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Today I went to get dirt , they didn't have any so I took from the front lawn enough for 2 in and covered it with aquarium sand �������� oh and by the way I have seen ur tube vids
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The issue with lawn soil is the stray stuff found in it thst you don't expect. Pollutants, fertilizer etc.
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Old December 16th, 2012, 10:24 AM   #6
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I did find an old cigarette filter , but this is only going to b for plants so I think it will do the trick😝😝😜
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Old December 16th, 2012, 07:29 PM   #7
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Well I set up my 5.5 gal tank dual substrate ; sand and dirt valesiniria some kind of bushy sword ah a cardinal plant , dwarf baby tears and a spider plant which I had in my 3 gal and it sported roots just floating ;now the question is do I put a filter ; heater airstone I have a dual light full hood over it ?? No fish goin in tank 😳😳 oh and a small java fern😍😍😀😀
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My trick is to place the heater under the filter to keep the tank evenly heated. Keep lighting on the light side as that tank is pretty small. Good experiment
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Thank you 😍😍
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Pruned a bunch. I'll be bagging plants for Fridays auction.
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Old January 6th, 2013, 12:37 AM   #11
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KOOL what r u bringing 👍👍🐬🐬🎏
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Cabomba among other things. Coral frags too
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