Refugium

Discussion in 'Discus' started by Mastermamo, Aug 7, 2013.

  1. LIAQUAT
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    LIAQUAT Algae harvester

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    hehehe
    You're both right!
    I was too casual in reply. My bad.
    Was thinking of the OP, and his Discus tank.
    I only replied in context of undemanding plants , suitable for hardscape attachment
    In that way I was wrong.

    Of course, with some ingenuity , CO2, good Light, fertz you could do Echinodorus and others on rock, wood and other hardscape elements
    :) HM -sometimes that stuff can be stubborn to grow ...or EXPLOSIVE, and I can't STOP it.

    Pushing the idea of simplicity, very little substrate planted specimens, for ease of clean-ups for FUSSY FISH

    I'm currently starting a simple-ish 850L sytem (2m IN-WALL tank and sump) for a client:
    LED lighting, Seachem Flourish Excell, Tropica Plant Growth Specialised Fertiliser
    It has 4-5 Anubias spp, 2 Bolbitis spp., some moss( Singapore, Java, Weeping), and ug on some pieces of Mopani wood .
    I also have some crypts for 2-3 patches.

    If only I can get some local grown Java fern of a few kinds
    :wave:... Anyone have some leads I can follow?

    Going to allow tank some time for plants , and schools of smaller tetras and the like, to establish

    After that period of ~4months It will be home to about a dozen MEDIUM-LARGE Discus
    The Discus are being grown out separately, yet alongside their eventual home.

    To get back on topic ;D
    I may grow Mosses in the sump, as a refugium of sorts.
     
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    Luis Embalo Valued Contributor

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    wow, 850L planted.. hmmm.. what a dream setup.. :) do create a journal..
     
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    :p LOL, I read "Moses". :scratch: :laughing7:
     

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