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

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic chat' started by Swagasaurus, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. A new day

    A new day

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2019
    Messages:
    878
    Likes Received:
    684
    Location:
    Cape Town
    Enjoy! I love the creative process :)

    Hopefully Reafer left you some :lol:

    Some epiphytes for the driftwood perhaps? Java fern, mini bolbitis, small anubias?
     
  2. Guest




  3. necris

    necris

    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2019
    Messages:
    137
    Likes Received:
    176
    Location:
    PE
    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
    .
    Plant choice is still wide open at present. Still considering capping castings with pfs VS pfs only with root tabs

    Sent from my ANE-LX2 using Tapatalk
     
    T. Guppy likes this.
  4. Pezulu

    Pezulu Comp Coordinator

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2015
    Messages:
    2,956
    Likes Received:
    915
    Location:
    Centurion
    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.

    20191108_144952.jpg
     
    Saibot, MariaS, Figeth and 3 others like this.
  5. A new day

    A new day

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2019
    Messages:
    878
    Likes Received:
    684
    Location:
    Cape Town
    Wow, looks very exotic. I love it.
    Hope you get a photo tonight :thumbup:
     
  6. Figeth

    Figeth

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2019
    Messages:
    125
    Likes Received:
    105
    Location:
    Fish hoek
    Has anyone ever used expanding foam for aquascaping?
     
  7. Hendre

    Hendre Polypterus freak

    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2016
    Messages:
    3,010
    Likes Received:
    965
    Location:
    Cape town
    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
     
    necris likes this.
  8. MariaS

    MariaS Moderator

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2015
    Messages:
    6,980
    Likes Received:
    2,132
    Location:
    Klipriver, Midvaal
    Absolutely stunning
    Cactuses have a variety of beautiful flowers even though so short lived they breathtaking
     
    T. Guppy likes this.
  9. MariaS

    MariaS Moderator

    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2015
    Messages:
    6,980
    Likes Received:
    2,132
    Location:
    Klipriver, Midvaal
    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
     
    necris likes this.
  10. necris

    necris

    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2019
    Messages:
    137
    Likes Received:
    176
    Location:
    PE
    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
     
    MariaS likes this.
  11. A new day

    A new day

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2019
    Messages:
    878
    Likes Received:
    684
    Location:
    Cape Town
    No but Serpa Design uses it all the time, check on his YouTube channel
     
    Figeth and necris like this.
  12. necris

    necris

    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2019
    Messages:
    137
    Likes Received:
    176
    Location:
    PE
    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
     
  13. Figeth

    Figeth

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2019
    Messages:
    125
    Likes Received:
    105
    Location:
    Fish hoek
    Another update on this snail. Suddenly died, so perhaps internal injuries?
     
  14. top dog

    top dog

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2012
    Messages:
    1,396
    Likes Received:
    309
    Location:
    JHB Greenstone
    20191112_154316.jpg 20191112_154342.jpg
    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
     
    Figeth, Hendre, T. Guppy and 2 others like this.
  15. A new day

    A new day

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2019
    Messages:
    878
    Likes Received:
    684
    Location:
    Cape Town
    Sorry to hear, you did a sterling job though!
     
  16. Hendre

    Hendre Polypterus freak

    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2016
    Messages:
    3,010
    Likes Received:
    965
    Location:
    Cape town
    Shoh he's older than me!
     
    A new day likes this.
  17. A new day

    A new day

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2019
    Messages:
    878
    Likes Received:
    684
    Location:
    Cape Town
    Cooking up baby brine shrimp for the first time :)

    66DF809F-2560-4000-B20F-C192DEA34822.jpeg
     
    T. Guppy likes this.

Recent Posts

Loading...
Similar Threads - Stuff happened today Forum Date
White stuff on gourami Diseases Jun 4, 2018
Pothos! Where to find this stuff in CPT Planted Tanks Oct 11, 2017
Identify white stuff General Discussions Aug 15, 2017
Wanted: Old stuff Wanted/Swop/Freebies Jul 12, 2017
Wanted: Amazon Frogbit (floating stuff) Wanted/Swop/Freebies Dec 29, 2016
Xmas - Aquarium stuff General Discussions Dec 26, 2016
For Sale: Various stuff Wanted/Swop/Freebies Aug 3, 2016

Share This Page