i'm wondering does anyone have any tips for planting in a pond, i have a few lilies currenftly in the pots they came in is buying a larger basket the only option or could i use for example a decent sized shallow terracotta bowl?
Hi, so where should I start? Roughly this time last year I got the ok off the boss to set up a 4ft X 18inch shallow, I’d found one locally for £70 (it’s not the nearest job but a glass box all the same) and promptly stored it away knowing I had to clear out the spare room to be able to set it...
I'm going to be setting up a 4x2 ft low tech with Big Tom's scapes as an inspiration, and want to put a bit of soil in ...
what would everyone reccomend?
i want to create soft acidic conditions so i can keep some Apistos
i'm going to be setting up a 4ft by 2 ft open top tank with emersed growth, and i'm looking for pendant style spotlights to light it.
is there anything out there like a kessil but cheaper. doesnt have to be mega quality as i only go for easy to grow low tech plants.
Not Really Sure where to post this, s thought i'd stick it in the general forum
does anyone have an idea of whether a standard kitchen worktop would take the weight of fish tanks (got a 125L and buying a 4" *2") or is it really just a guessing game?
i was just wondering if theres anything i can do to encourage my tiger lotus to flower?
had if for about 6 months and it's healthy but hasnt flowered yet? is there something i need to do other than have patience?
it has sent out runners for new plantlets if this helps.
Has anyone seen this before? I have what was sold as flame moss growing in a clump in the front corner of my tank and it has sprouted the spores or whatever they’re called you see on terrestrial mosses
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I'm planning building a pond (about 2M in length) as was going to do a Bog filter, i dont really have power access in the garden so was wondering does the lift of an air driven filter (was going to use solar power) only apply from above water level?
going to use it to drive current through a...
Would someone be able to ID this fern I got from a garden centre please. Looks like maidenhair to my untrained eye... also I have a clover fern that would be nice to iD... sorry for the poor picture of the clover, just dumped the big fern pretty much on top, I put it in a few weeks ago and...
i've seen on here a picture of someone growing a plant out the top of their tank with the plant bare rooted and emersed wrapped in some mesh, but i cant find it. looking to make a similar contraption, does anyone know what i'm referring to?
So, i'm looking at buying some extra lighting for my tank for helping emergent growth, i've seen a few clip on led lights such as these
i've got a couple of DIY planters for Emersed growing, but im having a bit of trouble stopping them slowly slipping down the tank walls, i've already had to chase hydroponic clay balls around the tank a couple of times.
i make them using the bottom half of a milk carton type bottle and put a...
I'm currently in he process of making my tank open top and growing Emersed plants using DIY suction cup planters and was having trouble finding a good list of the best Terrestrial / lower humidity plants to grow Emersed?
i'll start off by saying i've got as far as Pothos(Epipremnum)...