had to share this with you all.

Discussion in 'Aquarium Plants' started by frampy, Jul 16, 2015.

  1. frampy

    frampyWell Known MemberMember

    The sword in my 75 is flowering. Its about a foot out of the tank. And its starting to bloom. Also my Anubis flowered and is sending up a second flower.
     

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  2. LiterallyHydro

    LiterallyHydroWell Known MemberMember

    :sign0005:
     
  3. Anders247

    Anders247Fishlore LegendMember

    Awesome!
     




  4. BDpups

    BDpupsWell Known MemberMember

    Nice!!
     
  5. PuffPuff

    PuffPuffWell Known MemberMember

    i wish i could have plants in mine. but thats seems more of a challenge to me. ill stick to fishies for now!
    awesome plant doe!!!!
     




  6. LiterallyHydro

    LiterallyHydroWell Known MemberMember

    I believe planted tanks if set up right is actually easier than without. They make for great nutrient export.
     
  7. PuffPuff

    PuffPuffWell Known MemberMember

    i have read that it does. but then i saw that they need CO2 and other additives and it started getting confusing. so i backed off.
     
  8. Dom90

    Dom90Fishlore VIPMember

    They don't necessarily need pressurized co2, that's what Excel for. Plants generally keep the tank healthier and water cleaner.

    Sent from my iPhone using Fish Lore Aquarium Fish Forum
     
  9. LiterallyHydro

    LiterallyHydroWell Known MemberMember

    You don't even need excel in some low tech tanks. Just decent light and ferts.
     
  10. thefishdude277

    thefishdude277Well Known MemberMember

    My anubias has 14 leaves and no flowers. Cry cry cry


    :)
     
  11. OP
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    frampy

    frampyWell Known MemberMember

    The Anubis bloomed for a second time.
     

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  12. Nympxzie

    NympxzieValued MemberMember

    Wow! does it just flower on it's own in the right conditions? I've yet to see mine do that.
     
  13. OP
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    frampy

    frampyWell Known MemberMember

    Yea it only the second one that I have that's ever flowered. And this one did it twice in a month.
     
  14. OP
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    frampy

    frampyWell Known MemberMember

    The red Rubin is flowering!!! Holy siznet !! Three plants flowering at the same time !!!! I think I might have this dialed in!!!

    yea
     

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  15. Coradee

    CoradeeModeratorModerator Member

    Whatever you're doing your plants are certainly liking it! :)
     
  16. KarenLM

    KarenLMWell Known MemberMember

    The 75gal isn't in your profile. What is this set-up? Lights, ferts, CO2, etc.
     
  17. OP
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    frampy

    frampyWell Known MemberMember

  18. KarenLM

    KarenLMWell Known MemberMember

    Thanks - 6 hours seems short to me but obviously it is working for you! Did you try lights on longer and did you have troubles?
     
  19. OP
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    frampy

    frampyWell Known MemberMember

    I had some algae at 8 hrs so I dropped it down to 6. It solved the algea problem. I have one set of lights that are on the full 6 hrs and the second set is on for 4 1/2 hrs. Its a 4 bulb light fixture.

    This was a couple weeks ago the ludwigia in the back is up to the level of the spray bar now and brighter red. I am slowly removing the dwarf sag as the downoi grows in
     

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  20. KarenLM

    KarenLMWell Known MemberMember

    Gorgeous tank. I'm going to try to reduce my lighting as I have algae on back and side glass and on my plants.
     




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