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Emersed Aquatic Plant Hydro/Aquaponics? Rack System

Discussion in 'Emersed Journals' started by Jason King, Dec 30, 2014.

  1. Jason King

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    I have them listed so I'll copy and paste the list as soon as I'm on the desktop computer.

    The plan? No idea lol to me some people like to grow roses or cabbages, I'm just different? :)

    A big trim and repot of some species is due soon especially the fast growing weeds (hygrophilia sp.)

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    If you could grow rarer plants you would have a good market for them.

    Keith:cathug::cathug:
     
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    some are rarer than others and most of the mosses are not available all the time.

    maybe when the kids are a little older and i get more time ill start swapping the common for rarer ones :)

    here is the list of 100+

    Amblystegium serpens 'Nano'
    Anubias barteri angustifolia
    Anubias barteri var. barteri
    Anubias barteri var. caladiifolia
    Anubias barteri var. nana
    Anubias gracilis
    Anubias hastifolia
    Anubias heterophylla
    Anubias nana
    Anubias nana "Pinto"
    Anubias nana Bonsai
    Barclaya longifolia
    Blepharostoma trichophyllum 'Mini Rose'
    Blyxa japonica var. alternifolia
    Bolbitis "spec" Baby
    Cryptocoryne amicorum
    Cryptocoryne beckettii
    Cryptocoryne bullosa
    Cryptocoryne costata
    Cryptocoryne legroi
    Cryptocoryne moehlmannii
    Cryptocoryne nevellii
    Cryptocoryne nurii "Rosen Maiden" Bt.Perah
    Cryptocoryne parva
    Cryptocoryne petchii
    Cryptocoryne undulatus brown
    Cryptocoryne undulatus kasselman
    Cryptocoryne walkeri
    Cryptocoryne wendtii "tropica"
    Cryptocoryne wendtii brown
    Cryptocoryne wendtii green
    Diodia cf kuntzei
    Drepanocladus 'Flat'
    Eriocaulon cinereum
    Fissidens fontanus 'Phoenix'
    Fontinalis antiperytica var. Gigantea 'Giant Willow'
    Fontinalis hypnoides 'Quell Willow'
    Frontinalis antipyretica 'Willow'
    Hygrophila araguaia
    Hygrophila balsamica
    Hygrophila corymbosa Siamensis 53B
    Hygrophila corymbosa thailands
    Hygrophila guanensis
    Hygrophila Lancea
    Hygrophila odora 'Guinea'
    Hygrophila polysperma
    Hygrophila polysperma 'Ceylon'
    Hygrophila polysperma 'Tiger'
    Hygrophila Purple
    Hygrophila Roraima
    Hygrophila rosae australis
    Hygrophila 'Sarawak'
    Hygrophila sp. 'Bold'
    Isopterygium 'Mini Taiwan Moss'
    Leptodictyum riparium 'Stringy'
    Lilaeopsis brasiliensis
    Lilaeopsis mauritiana
    Lomariopsis 'Subwassertang'
    Phoenix Moss 'Fissidens Fox'
    Plagiochilaceae 'Cameroon'
    Plagmonium 'Pearl'
    Polygonum sp. 'Ruby'
    Riccia fluitans
    Staurogyne rubescens
    Taxiphyllum alternans 'Taiwan'
    Taxiphyllum barbieri 'Java'
    Taxiphyllum barbieri 'Mini Java'
    Taxiphyllum 'Flame'
    Taxiphyllum 'Giant'
    Taxiphyllum 'Peacock'
    Taxiphyllum 'Spiky'
    Trithuria Sp Erio Blood Vomit
    Vesicularia 'Anchor'
    Vesicularia 'Brazil'
    Vesicularia 'China'
    Vesicularia 'Creeping'
    Vesicularia dubyana 'Singapore'
    Vesicularia montagnei 'Christmas' (dubyana?)
    Vesicularia reticulata 'Erect'
    Alternanthera reineckii Pink
    Alternanthera rosaefolia
    Alternanthera rosaefolia mini
    Alternathera reineckii ''mini'
    Bacopa amplexicaulis
    Bacopa australis
    Bacopa compacta
    Bacopa crenata / monnieri
    Bacopa lanigera
    Cyperus helferi
    Hydrocotyle leucocephala
    Hydrocotyle tripartita
    Hydrocotyle vulgaris
    Ludwigia glandulosa
    Ludwigia palustris green
    Ludwigia palustris red
    Lysimachia nummalaria
    Lysimachia nummularia 'aurea'
    Marsilea crenata
    Murdannia 'keisak'
    Myriophyllum brasiliensis
    Myriophyllum mattogrossense
    Penthorum sedoides
    Rotala rotundifolia
    Rotala wallichii
    Staurogyne bihar
    Staurogyne rubescens
     
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    That is a far bigger list that some of the commercial suppliers in Aust.

    The biggest difference is your weather conditions as I know of one Aussie grower who has huge outdoor ponds for his plants

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    Hi Jason, Stunning :love::love::love:

    The plant list is just WOW :D
     
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    Hi Jason,
    I agree Roy - better you can't say it ! (y)(y)(y)
     
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    OMG what's that? A botanical garden in the garage? I had to laugh.. :) In a positive way of course.. Stunning! And those mosses, realy great. :love:
     
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    I can assure you Jason has put a lot of thought and effort in that project.

    Keith:cathug::cathug:
     
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    i dead read the whole thread with very much interest and admiration, this is an awsome project, i've never seen anything like it. Think we probably never see it again somewhere else. I would love to spent a day in his garage or shall i say mini swamp on a shelf and see it for real. :)

    I think i have an idea for Jason, a bit late maybe but for the next time project. You have a pump pushing 3 meter high which you had to regulate with a ball valve. you wrote that a adjustable pump was to expensive. I ran into the same problem, i wanted a adjustable pump and in the aquarium or pond shops they wanted to rip me off.. Those pumps are also all AC 220 volts. If you ever need something like that again, take a look at other alternatives f.e. i use a 600liter/hour pushing 3 meter high DC 6-9-12 volt water pump on a aquarium prefilter. The pump costs is $ 15,- i regultate its capicity with a $ 4,- DC 12 volt motor controler, thats $ 19,- . I use an ATX power supply to power the pump which came out of an old computer. :) It runs like a charme.
     
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    Thanks zozo :)

    I did solve the problem using a hoselock pond tap that allows me to adjust the flow.

    My review on this project now is I'm happy with everything, if I was to do it again I would up the pipe diameter a little to allow a faster exit flow as if its to fast the tub before the flow fills faster than the out let allows but that is not a big issue just a personal preference as its a steady flow.
     
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    I believe building a project liked that for the first time just cant be solved with only theories and drawings. You have to go with the flow and see what comes at you while running it. But you pulled it off very nicely.. Realy like to see more and how it develops. I just was wondering what are you going to do with all those plants.. running a shop?
    You could stack a whole botanical greenhous with it and have a wonderfull privat jungle every enthousiastic aquarist would like to visit. :)
     
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    Thanks zozo.

    Yes its all trial and error but with lots of planning.

    As for the plants I have no plans except for my own scapes, maybe sell some? Give some cuttings away..

    It's more about the reward of getting them to grow Emersed :)


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    I must admit all my plants are slow growers but keeping them growing at their best is the challenge.

    My biggest concern now is the small 1cm slug I know they arrived in the soil of the potted plants.

    I feed them regularly with little blue pellets which they love.

    I will have to find a suitable dipping solution before I actually plant them in the new Terrascape.

    The Tillandsia is free of them now.

    Keith:cathug::cathug:
     
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    How's that working out for the Anubias? I've tried one and it was the first one to die. I expected an anubias doing as one of the best, even 1 cm above the water line it didn't.
    Same goes for the Bucephalandra, planted it on the wood 2cm below the waterline. Within a few weeks it did shoot flowers out emersed, i was so happy, but this died also before opening. :( They look stronger then they are..
     
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    At the beginning a lot of plants started looking a little sad but after the transaction to a different climate they picked up.

    I have also lost a few plants that I should of left covered a little longer?



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    Man :eek: thats beautiful!! Thank you for sharing that..
    this was my Bucephalandra flower, but it still just did dry out in a few weeks.. Had a second one after that doing the same. After that it didn't flower anymore, thia is a few months ago.
    W0crNEe.
     
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    Such a shame, I've never had buces yet.. Its my plan but wanted to test the setup first before spending money on them, as you know they are not cheap :)
     
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    Hi Jason, Wonderful plants and health :clap:

    I tried with Buces in one of my tanks. They died after 2 months or so :cry::cry: I think London tap water was to hard for them ??? And yes they are expensive.

    I think the two small Alamanda v3 dark were £ 22.00
     
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    I got a Sekadau and spliced it in 2.. both pieces are growing very nice lately since it's getting more light.

    This one DSCN3823 (Kopie).JPG still has a large 1,5" piece of rizome protrude to the left, i'm not sure yet but it feels and looks like it's growing a new plantlet at the other end of this rizome something tiny is starting to stick out. if you look at the little leave sticking out beneath next to the root this kinda looks like it might become a new rizome piece as well. DSCN1730.jpg this pic is from April and only havin 2 leaves which also are trimmed away, so as you see they don't grow that slow, at least not in my tank..
    Anyway Jason :) if it is a new plantlet i'll cut it off and donate it to you, wrap it up in a Happy Birthday card and gladly send you this Sekadau baby to play with. As you see i got enough and it grows..

    The one on the DW is also growing very well lately and willingly propagating as well. :)
     

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