Stuff that happened to you today but isn't worth a thread

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  1. A new day

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    Enjoy! I love the creative process :)

    Hopefully Reafer left you some :lol:

    Some epiphytes for the driftwood perhaps? Java fern, mini bolbitis, small anubias?
     
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  3. necris

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    I went and checked... He was kind, plenty grapevine and spiderwood left for me.
    Anyone used vine. How does it compare to spiderwood. Seems it will float until it rots pretty much
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    Plant choice is still wide open at present. Still considering capping castings with pfs VS pfs only with root tabs

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    Away from fishes, tanks and aquatic plants, but still with plants...

    Our Selenicereus Anthonyanus has produced a flower, and we're hoping it will bloom tonight.
    It is one of the Moon Flower cacti, but contrary to normal cactus, this is an epiphytic plant, that only blooms for one night.

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    Wow, looks very exotic. I love it.
    Hope you get a photo tonight :thumbup:
     
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    Has anyone ever used expanding foam for aquascaping?
     
  7. Hendre

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    It varies. You need a solid piece and soak it outside as it is a nasty soaker. Once it can sink and you've scrubbed off the initial scum that grows it's pretty decent. I use a large piece of sandblasted vine in my 250l
     
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    Absolutely stunning
    Cactuses have a variety of beautiful flowers even though so short lived they breathtaking
     
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    We have used vine for years with no problem
    I occasionally take it out tank and give it a good scrubbing and still good
    Used spiderwood in the past and when I realized it was going all rotten
     
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    thanks Maria, good to know, i love the texture it has and i think it will set this scape apart from the very similar shrimp tank scape i have substrate wise
     
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    No but Serpa Design uses it all the time, check on his YouTube channel
     
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    have considered expanding foam for the hidden parts of a lightened slate cave corner feature .
    messy stuff though, cant say im excited to work with it again
     
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    Another update on this snail. Suddenly died, so perhaps internal injuries?
     
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    My old boy fishy was out and about today causing havoc
    He is 18years old and generally only comes out of lair when food is in the tank
    Just thought he need some love.
    taking it as a good omen and fish tank gods are back on my side
     
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    Sorry to hear, you did a sterling job though!
     
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    Shoh he's older than me!
     
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    Cooking up baby brine shrimp for the first time :)

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    Having a light over them helps hatching significantly ;)
     
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    Agree with @Hendre regarding the light.
    It not only provides light, but also heat.
     
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    Windowsill works well
     
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    Put them on the kitchen windowsill this morning, if this batch doesn’t hatch I’ll buy a lamp. All our bedside lamps are wall mounted and I reckon it would be pushing it with the SO to put the bubbling hatchery in the bedroom :lol:
     
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