Thanks Ian, its nice stuff thought aint it, bigger physically than the normal mosses.
Just using it in my new scape
Quick question will this species of willow adhere under its right to wood?
i.e if i tie it on with fishing line etc.
Use the Tropica website to guide you, it has plants sorted into the right categories, as has the The Green Machine
Popular plants include...
What kind of tank do you have pressurised CO2/No CO2.
That will help with guidance
Afraid Whitey is right, the best effect is planting individual plant lets. My neck ached for days on my 60cm
I planted both Eleoc. Acic and Mini...
Grows like a weed.
Just to add, dont use easycarbo product with Vallis (it melts it)
i recommend using the girlfriends/parents/wife's cards......
a good technique is using a credit card to slide down the front of the substrate (typically were you find the BGA) to loosen and disrupt and then...
Only just read this and i can't help but feel that as well as looking at your dosing you need to consider your CO2.
It sounds like you...
LB is a difficult plant to grow well. When you say you "fail miserably" what does that mean, no growth? turns to mush? algae ridden? etc
u can but with fissidens being so fine its challenging.
I normally superglue it myself, works very well
my money is Rotala sp. (green)
check: http://www.tropica.com/plants/plantdesc ... x?pid=033A
The pink hue to the plant gives it away.
I cant bloody grown the stuff, tried twice now and it slowly just falls apart. I think my shrimps like eating it.
Light and CO2 aint the problem...
Vallis and Easycarbo dont mix well
If you want vallis you cant really use Easycarbo etc
i would buy from TGM myself. Never seen plants wrapped so well and healthy!
The 1-2 grow are a similar size pot but i have always found you get...
yes you can, i super glue moss and plants reguarly
He means that 80w of light is low level (output) for a 240l tank.
I superglued the the moss to my manzi wood in my current scape, was easy to do. Just dont use super runny super glue.
Did experience a very small...
you have answered your own question :)
defo Staurogyne and some very healthy stuff at that!
He will have a good light level/CO2 to get the lovely compact growth. (Also good pruning...
Got mine on saturday, its really good this yr!
Can be a slow grower.
Grows faster (i mean faster than slow, but not quick) with pressurized co2 and good light! :thumbup:
Hi The plant is defo Staurogyne, i had a similar problem to this. If you notice in your pics the older leaves are suffering.
Mine linked to...
I am with james, depends on the look your trying to achieve in my kitchen tank i planted heavily and lots together to create a dense NA style...
Thanks for all the advice guys!
Loads of useful info.
TDI dan, how you doing mate! 6-7 water changes per yr? I suspose thats ok when you have...
exactly the info i was looking for! :thumbup:
I would like to draw from the experience of UKAPS?
What conditions work best with Blixa japonica? Light, CO2, Nutrients etc? I am planning a...
TGM tropica, excellent quality plants!
All my plants in my tanks are form there :thumbup:
I aint professing to be a HC guru!
But with my experience you need to give it some time then once its started growing give it a good prune flat....
:lol: :lol: :lol: :thumbup:
with you on that one Matt it looks like a Fissidens to me! :thumbup:
good many reasons, none to do with you.
The only obvious question is did you bury the rhizome, if so your not meant to as the plant will rot/die....
Not killed but damaged, prune out the bits that look dead and give it a couple of weeks to recover
Its should be ok, moss is fairly tough
Jonesy...sorry thread hijack for just a second hope you dont mind!
John tell me more!
So your staying that now mine is well established if i...
I second what Dave says
The Staurgogyne from TGM is generally grow emerged. It needs time to adjust i just planted mine as it came and left it...
In the interest of clarity no offense was meant, both you and Graeme are excellent scapers.....What i like is the fact that this hobby is so...
That's why i enjoy this hobby, two of the respected UKAPS aquascapers with completely different experiences of the same plant! That is why this...
Thanks guys gone petite!
Will let you know how i get on.
Its best to tie this to a piece of wood or stone, isnt it?
Does it require lots of...
Now the decision is which size to go for! :?: :eh:
So is this it then:
Are you saying there is a petite version to?
This tank is one of Amano's masterpieces.
Please can anybody confirm what the small leafed plant at low level all along the front is?
Whilst i agree with superman as he knows his stuff, can i just add i have grown HC in both my tanks
with a very similar set up to yours with no...
to help people recommend the right plants can you give a little more background?
if you can tell us some of...
I have a piece of wood that breaks the water surface in my tank and wondered is there a moss or similar that i could encourage to...
My success with shrimp is always in tanks with lots of Mosses. So in short you dont need lots of different plants
I have bred crystal red in a...
Thanks to the steve who moved this thread.
I am going to have a go at this later!
Re: [WANTED] Looking for Staurogyne.
Thanks Steve, difficult to explain, maybe you should produce a video!I will give it a go.
Re: [WANTED] Looking for Staurogyne.
When you say pinch out, do you mean just crush the top a little to prevent more growth. In case you cant...
Sorry to thread hijack..... matt can you explain the pinch out leaves comment above, I am interested in this technique as i am trying to get my...
Thanks Matt, i believe a lot of my success in my current setup is the fact that there are so many shrimp constantly foraging in the moss and...
I am just starting a new scape for mosses after a fair amount of success in my shrimp tank.
What do you moss gurus believe to be the successful...
I got some FF from London dragon and have it in my two tanks. One very low tech and one high tech. Its growing in both.
In my high tech,...
May i ask where you got your weeping moss from as i am struggling to find some at the moment?
Glad you clarified what you wanted filming, i try to not get involved in that kind of filming any more!
I may be able to get over on the 24th...
Thats really useful graham! very handy when my new setup is just round the corner, will be popping over to see you soon, need some rock, then the...
G-man can explain what you mean about the initial planting technique? How should you plant it?
Thanks Steve, nice clear advice!
I have what i believe to be Pogostemon Helferi in my tank and i would like to prune it and use the cuttings elsewhere in my tank.
I will go and have good rub (pardon the pun!)
I have and aint gritty, infact i think it could be some sort of moss? But not sure, it was very...
Hey guys any one help me?
Bought this bogwood piece with Riccardia on it last Friday and a moss/algae has started growing alongside it, can any...
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