HC or glosso

Discussion in 'Plant Help' started by lil-lynx, 28 Feb 2010.

  1. lil-lynx

    lil-lynx Member

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    well i want a carpit of one os these plants my tank specs will be 79w of twin t5ho light tubes with diy co2 will be gettin canster . what one will do best ?
     
  2. Dolly Sprint 16v

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    Both require Co2 and its a personnel choice - mine HC its very low growing and compact.

    Regards
    Paul.
     
  3. lil-lynx

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    what is easyer tho ? ? ? will a diy co2 be enuf for the time being until i get a canster ? will run 2 co2 bottels to get enuf co2 ? ?? is there much between these hc and glosso ?
     
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    think il go for hc :) quick question with 79w over a 100 litre tank will i need diy co2 or any liquid fert to prevent algie or will i be fine ?
     
  6. milla

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    With that amount of light you will need pressurised CO2 and a good ferts regime otherwise you are asking for trouble (algae). Don't think DIY CO2 will cut it if you add liquid carbon aswell you may get away with it for a while.

    Have a read here these articles may help

    http://www.ukaps.org/higher-tech-tank.htm

    and here

    http://www.ukaps.org/EI.htm
     
  7. lil-lynx

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    wicked :) i think i will stick with the good old hc :) as i like the look of it better is there any thing i can do to help it grow easy carbon ? dry fert ?
     
  8. alzak

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    I do have HC and glosso in my tanks and I have to say glosso is much easier to keep than HC and to be honest glosso looks much better
    if you look after this plant it will make great looking carpet
     

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