Although I don't do many live full journals, I do still like to grow plants...be it submerged or emersed!
So here is a little...
Sweet peas lve already pinched them!
I've got the standard EI salts!
I've only got 5 small elongated troughs 40cm to 70cm!
So would like...
I've planted out some troughs with flowering plants...Sweet pea's and flowering climbers!
I have a mass of dry salts that I can...
Blyxa will not grow emersed
Can change that Tim;):thumbup:
Quote= Are Anubias and crypts grown emerged?
Yes they are!....humidity maybe a issue, the emersed plants may need to be acclimatised over a period...
A leaf like bract that encloses or subtends a flower cluster or spadix.
You could try using a aquarium heater at its highest heating setting....in a plastic drinks bottle full of water..... if you have the space!
Could you take closer photograph of Staurogyne Repens and I will add it to Plant Pictures!
Received some Java Moss....so will attempt to attach some to the rock in the next couple of days!
We have a open flower!
It could be a possibility......we are going into Autumn/Winter now...this little tank is above a radiator so this may help keep the...
Crypts can be look different from emersed to submerged in leaf colours!
Different parameters.... fertilization/lighting/Co2 will also have a...
Indeed do love the leaf structure on this Crypt!
May trim it a try and keep it low to the substrate!....;)
Definitely looks that way Roy!
I will leave it for the time being....there is also a Cryptocoryne albida 'Brown' top left;)
I'm receiving some...
I was thinking that....about Fissidens...there have been reports it grows outside but very slowly!
I think your right.....Java...
Added ................" Copi susu " & " Brownie Phoenix " ....plus some Mini Pellia Coral Moss to the Lava Rock!
May purchase some...
Will up date tomorrow....;)
Just to add!
Attaching the Bucces was far more easier with this product a Gel not a liquid!
Added a couple of drops and used a Ice lolly stick to...
Added a few new editions
" Kedagang Mini ".........." Brownie Brown "
Front right and left....Brownie Brown has a few moth eaten leaves, so may...
Plant list updated!
Ordered a new light....and some more goodies;)
Its emersed Alexander...I don't think I will flood it!
Would like to see how these crypts/bucces turn out above water!
The larger leaf at the back left could be this plant!
I kind gentleman sent me it;)
Cryptocoryne cordata var. siamensis 'Rosanervig'
I received these a while ago from Alan...thought they had snuffed it....but what a surprise they didn't even have much light as the tank they...
Bucephalandras....mostly the smaller variety!
" Mini Needle Leaf "
" Kedagang Mini "
" Kedagang Purple "
" Brownie Brown "
" Red Biblis "
Keep watching :watching:this section!
Indeed 200mm Do! aqua cube.:);).
Decommissioned this little tank yesterday....so it is no more!
Did get a tad overgrown because I neglected it....lost the anubias not enough...
Have a liking to water droplets myself....must be my Scottish heritage ;)
Cheers Troi :happy:
Needs a major re-work!
Got more mini Bucce to go in.... so need to make some changes!
Ludwigia sp Palustris super "mini" red emersed in flower.
I personally wouldn't use sand....it can become anaerobic!
Thanks for the info on the meters!
Well it would help with drainage...also compost tends to compact if its too moist when it dry's out!
Therefore base layering and adding some...
No problem.....you could always purchase a small bag of inert aqua gravel to place on the bottom then add the compost!
But that means striping out...
The substrate looks a tad too wet and not deep enough......try sloping/banking it from the rear to the...
Okay ....see what l can do!
What's your address again?
Yea will take it.........
At work are the moment......what plants are interested in?
What size is the plant?
It's a small tank to go into!
The flowers are stunning...like mini Orchid flowers!
Anyone got any ideas about the flies?
Could it be the John Innes compost?
Had a little surprise today this!
Beautiful purple flowers!
Have a few stems of Hygrophila pinnatifida in this little glass...
Ludwigia sp Palustris & Marsilea sp crenata.
New addition floating plant Salvinia sp culcullata courtesy of Miranda....:happy::happy::happy: added to the pond!
A new edition to the plant list
Bucephalandra Mini Needle Leaf and some more Rotala sp Indica bonsai received from Marius:thumbup:....thank you!...
Two more additions to the plant list!
Tiny plantlets in.....Alternanthera reineckii 'Mini' and Hygrophila sp. "Araguaia".
Did some mowing today....not great but its a start....condensation on the glass bugger:banghead:
Added a couple of new photographs.....just for you!.......:snaphappy:
Plus a couple of new additions plants wise at the back........
Can't view the pictures.
If its growing leggy it probably needs more light!
Chop it and re-plant the tops......adjust the lighting problem.
A TMC mini led tile!
Don't have a bracket...just laid the light on top of a 5mm acrylic lid!
Used a Samsung note 3 phone camera to take...
Few larger photographs!
20cm x 20cm x 20cm.
Flora Colombo Flora Base Black/Brown/John Innes No3.
A general consensus of Mosses that do or don't adhere to hardscapes!
Some mosses will not attach.....Java moss will though!
Maybe we could get a list up and running!
Yes....all are able to be grown in terrestrial conditions. ..you must keep the humidity up though...or they will wilt on the leaf edges!
I have grown Monte Carlo in really wet conditions....but the standard procedure is thinning out the stems and either planting them individually...
Excellent video George!
Nice and easy to do:thumbup:...ideal for the smaller homes!
Where did you get the plants from George?
As the other members have stated!
You have to keep the humidity level up!
Place the bowl in clear plastic bag...with the corners inverted over the...
:) Yip Culture..:thumbup:..scroll down the left side!
Blyxa is a non emersed plant!
Flowgrow your correct my mistake!
Yes mate as far as l am aware!.
Replying on my phone so can't check or paste sites!
One of the forum sponsors have the information!
Click on the plant list and look at cultivation!
Give it a couple of weeks. ..as I have transferred them to John Innes no 3.
To see if they are okay over winter time!
Do l have your...
Rotala sp bonzai!
Produced flowers a few weeks ago!
Cuttings came from Andy
Definitely slooooow growers....but that's the fun of growing plants emersed....you never know how long things take to develop into a nice...
Will try my best to keep it updated....as it can be a tad slow growing!
The crypt sp wendtii on the right side....was a small...
The mister heats the water as it vibrates...there is no other heating used, only room temperature!
Natural light and I switch on a mister three times a day, for about 30 minutes early morning also at 5pm and 8pm in the evening!
Not the best pictures I agree :(
Tank..........Do!aqua Cube Glass 360 x 220 x 260 mm .....Mini M.
Substrate...Columbo Flora Base (small grain black)
Hi and welcome to the ukaps!
Nice little set up!
Mine are still going Andy!
On the window sill in 20cm glass Do Aqua! cube....which has a perspex lid!
No artificial light! The Monte Carlo looks...
Plants in the bucket!
Monte Carlo/Rotala sp colorata/Tom Barr mini hair grass/Luwigia sp repens red!
I think it was a one of bud....made in Poland!
Purchased it from Ebay.
Just purchased this and its not for putting Fruit Salad in!
If I receive it in one piece........ it will be a miracle!
Well done Mick for spotting this. :thumbup:
Ludwigia sp palustris yes definitely :thumbup:
Rotala sp macaranda green yes definitely a Rotala...
No problem...will have some anyway!
Got Monte Carlo/Crypt etc!
I will have some for a emersed bowl....what else you got plant wise?
:happy::)..Very nice indeed:thumbup:
If feel something needing doing...a empty Do! aqua Cube.
Great stuff Antoni.
I agree....too wet.
Remove the best HC and start again!
Go on show us your gator:lol::lol::lol:
Some Tom Barr mini dwarf hair grass in there as well.;)
Would like to try some bonsai!
There you go....no artificial lighting.....window sill.
Micranthemum 'Monte Carlo' & Hemianthus callitrichoides 'Cuba'
No Picture mate.
Its got a thermostat hasn't it?....the heater.
That cylinder has been up and running since August.
HC hasn't perished...which is a surprise.
There is a acrylic 6mm lid that sits on top...
Hydrocotyle sp tripartita
Tom Barr dwarf mini grass
Hemianthus callrichoides cuba [ATTACH]
You don't need to spend that sort of cash.
Ebay do them from about £25.00... Sankey GroWarm 100 Heated Plant Seed Propagator Kit | eBay
Yea your correct I googled up AquaEl Shrimp Kit.
There is lots available on-line.
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