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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:50 am Post subject: Best substrate for growing glossostigma(update with Pics ) Reply with quote

 Guys,  i  was  planning  to  plant  them  in  river  sand...is  it  fine......or  which  will  be  good


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 Ada  Amazonia   Thumbs Up
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2012 11:58 am Post subject: Re: Best substrate for growing glossostigma Reply with quote

 natural  substrate....ada  out  of  my  option...buddy.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:21 pm Post subject: Re: Best substrate for growing glossostigma Reply with quote

 Sprinkle  a  cup  of  vermicompost  in  the  bottom  glass,  add  two  inches  of  clean  garden  soil  which  has  no  chemical  fertilizer  added  to  it,  topped  with  1  inch  of  river  sand..  This  will  do  the  trick.  If  the  lighting,  Co2  and  other  things  are  taken  care  of.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:29 pm Post subject: Re: Best substrate for growing glossostigma Reply with quote

 How  about  adding  a  thin  layer  of  coco-peat  blocks?
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2012 12:35 pm Post subject: Re: Best substrate for growing glossostigma Reply with quote

                                                   
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How  about  adding  a  thin  layer  of  coco-peat  blocks?                

 Yes  you  can,  it  helps  in  bringing  the  PH  down.  But  nutrition  wise,  it  has  nothing  to  offer  for  plants.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:31 pm Post subject: Re: Best substrate for growing glossostigma Reply with quote

 Thank  u  nidhi....your  idea  is  perfect  and  economical
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2012 1:28 am Post subject: Re: Best substrate for growing glossostigma Reply with quote

 It  grew  like  a  weed  with  a  thin  layer  of  laterite  and  2inches  of  ordinary  river  sand.
 
 IMO  the  lighting  and  CO2  are  far  more  important  as  long  as  your  substrate  is  not  too  coarse  or  fine.  it  does  help  if  your  substrate  is  a  bit  matured  and  has  mulm.
 
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 11, 2012 2:20 am Post subject: Re: Best substrate for growing glossostigma Reply with quote

 I  use  laterite  and  it  carpets  great!
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2012 4:55 pm Post subject: Re: Best substrate for growing glossostigma Reply with quote

 i  recently  bought  a  handful  of  glosso  from  a  LFS,  the  roots  had  red  soil  attached  to  it  ,  so  after  planting  in  ADA  soil  my  fish  tank  i  have  also  planted  some  with  laterite  in  a  small  pot,  with  1  inch  water  .  checking  the  progress,  its  only  been  a  week.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 12:10 pm Post subject: Re: Best substrate for growing glossostigma(update with Pics Reply with quote

 Small  expriment  with  gloss  vermicompost  ¬†and  river  sand
 
 
 Glosso  on  expriement


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:24 pm Post subject: Re: Best substrate for growing glossostigma(update with Pics Reply with quote

 Page  not  found  :(
 
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 1:38 pm Post subject: Re: Best substrate for growing glossostigma(update with Pics Reply with quote

 UPDATED  the  link
 Glosso  on  expriement
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:13 pm Post subject: Re: Best substrate for growing glossostigma Reply with quote

                                                   
Nidhi  wrote  (View  Post):                
Sprinkle  a  cup  of  vermicompost  in  the  bottom  glass,  add  two  inches  of  clean  garden  soil  which  has  no  chemical  fertilizer  added  to  it,  topped  with  1  inch  of  river  sand..  This  will  do  the  trick.  If  the  lighting,  Co2  and  other  things  are  taken  care  of.                

 I  will  keep  that  in  mind  when  I  do  my  own  natural  substrate..God  made  substrate  so  much  better!
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 2:16 pm Post subject: Re: Best substrate for growing glossostigma(update with Pics Reply with quote

                                                   
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UPDATED  the  link
 Glosso  on  expriement                

 
 just  checked  your  link...nice  layering  with  the  net..I'll  keep  that  in  mind  when  I  do  my  aquarium
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