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PostPosted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 11:49 pm Post subject: Re: Sharing my first journal with - Pic updated Reply with quote

 yeah  I  guessed  that  only..but  that  path  way  was  never  meant  to  be  highlighted.but  never  the  less..wait  for  it's  just  one  month..  Wink  still  have  few  tricks  down  my  sleeves..Very Happy
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2012 1:20 am Post subject: Re: Sharing my first journal with - Pic updated Reply with quote

 Any  one  looking  for  an  update?  here  it  is  (added  pic).  The  tank  is  finally  taking  shape  the  way  I  want  it  to  be..a  few  trims  here  and  there  should  do  the  trick.  But  then  again  I  do  need  the  FG  to  fill  up.  BTW  tried  a  new  style  of  HC  planting  and  by  far  it's  a  super  success.  I  will  explain  it  in  the  long  run  after  the  carpet  is  complete..it's  an  easy  alternate  to/for  people  who  cannot  get  hands  on  any  powder  type  soil  for  growing  cuba
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2012 2:28 am Post subject: Re: Sharing my first journal with - Pic updated Reply with quote

 Nice  setup!  Abhradip  eagerly  waiting  for  your  cuba  secret  Very Happy
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2012 7:36 am Post subject: Re: Sharing my first journal with - Pic updated Reply with quote

 Nice  going  Abhra  !
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2012 8:34 am Post subject: Re: Sharing my first journal with - Pic updated Reply with quote

 Beautiful..  Thumb Up
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:30 am Post subject: Re: Sharing my first journal with - Pic updated Reply with quote

 thanks  guys..will  post  it  if  I  get  time  in  office  today  or  by  evening.
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2012 4:34 pm Post subject: Re: Sharing my first journal with - Pic updated Reply with quote

 As  promised  this  is  the  new  technique  which  I  have  used  to  grow  cuba-  Please  be  adviced,  this  applies  mostly  for  who  buy  cuba  in  it's  mat  form.
 
 1)  Take  the  thinnest  green  coarse  type  dishwasher  you  can  find.
 2)  Cut  it  into  size  smaller  than  the  placement  areas  where  the  cuba  planting  is  intended.
 3)  Take  a  small  amount  of  the  tank  soil  you  are  using,  add  a  small  bit  of  water  and  make  it  into  a  muck  (thick  one  thought)
 4)  Take  non-bio  De-gradable  toothpicks  and  pierce  the  base  pad  before  hand.
 5)  put  the  muck  as  created  in  step  3  and  put  it  over  the  pad  on  top  of  which  put  the  cuba  and  simply  tie  with  a  thread/fishing  line  and  with  the  help  of  the  toothpicks  just  shove  it  into  the  ground  substrate  to  keep  it  fixed.
 
 That's  it  done.  The  reason  of  such  is  ->  Cuba  has  the  smallest  roots  as  known  -  so  the  point  of  the  muck  is  to  give  it  a  soft  base  to  catch  hold  on  to  the  ground  as  fast  as  possible.  The  reason  of  the  dishwasher  is  to  provide  a  base  so  that  the  muck  does  not  get  released  in  the  weaterline+provide  porosity  for  water  movement.  With  this  method  I  have  noticed  that  the  cuba  instantly  gets  attached  via  roots  in  less  than  3  days  and  starts  spreading.  Now  one  might  ask  me  -  but  what  about  the  rest  of  the  substrate  -  I  will  say  see  -  since  the  initial  root  development  is  the  most  important  I  concentrated  in  it  more,  once  settled  the  root  system  will  automatically  try  an  adjust  to  the  substrate  in  and  around  it.  Yes  you  do  need  high  light+High  CO2  for  the  first  few  days  post  planting..after  which  just  lay  back  and  enjoy  the  growth.  Hope  people  gets  benefited  out  of  this  simple  idea  to  an  alternative  to  non-availablity/non-fundability  of  powder  type  aquarium  soil.
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2012 8:56 am Post subject: Re: Sharing my first journal with - Pic updated Reply with quote

 Nice  progress!!   Rock On
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2012 12:30 pm Post subject: Re: Sharing my first journal with - Pic updated Reply with quote

 Excellent  idea  for  planting  Cuba  and  a  lovely  scape,  you  mentioned  high  light  and  high  CO2  please  for  the  benifit  of  all  specify  these  paramiters.
 
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 29, 2012 7:06 pm Post subject: Re: Sharing my first journal with - Pic updated Reply with quote

 Thuds  really  sorry  to  dissapoint  you  on  that  front  -  I  have  never  measured  or  owned  a  test  kit  nor  drop  checker  till  date  (and  boy  have  I  been  in  this  hobby  very  long)  for  me  visual  is  what  I  prefer.  But  for  cuba  you  are  looking  at  a  high  PAR  at  substrate  level  +  depending  on  tank  size  your  BPS  will  increase.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 15, 2013 2:16 am Post subject: Re: Sharing my first journal with - Pic updated Reply with quote

 ?2ft'r  Maintenance  time!  Very Happy  just  wanted  to  share  a  random  shot..Smile  shot  taken  right  after  trim  and  as  you  can  guess  -  during  water  fill-up..Smile
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 ?2ft'r  Maintenance  time!  Very Happy  just  wanted  to  share  a  random  shot..Smile  shot  taken  right  after  trim  and  as  you  can  guess  -  during  water  fill-up..Smile
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 ?2ft'r  Maintenance  time!  Very Happy  just  wanted  to  share  a  random  shot..Smile  shot  taken  right  after  trim  and  as  you  can  guess  -  during  water  fill-up..Smile


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 15, 2013 2:18 am Post subject: Re: Sharing my first journal with - Pic updated Reply with quote

 ?2ft'r  Maintenance  time!  ┬ájust  wanted  to  share  a  random  click  shot  taken  right  after  trim  and  as  you  can  guess  -  during  water  fill-up..:)
 
 pls  ignore  the  second  post  -  don't  know  why  text  got  updated  twice!
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 15, 2013 2:32 pm Post subject: Re: Sharing my first journal with - Pic updated Reply with quote

 Looking  good  my  friend.
 
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