Planted aquarium pilot try (phase 2 stranded)
Arrgghhh.. I’m kinda pissed off at the moment since I won’t be able to continue with the next phase of my planted aquarium pilot project. It seems that it is difficult for me to do the planting without a pair of tweezer that look something like below.
This tweezer will aid the insertion of the aqua plant root firmly inside the soil. I can’t dig a hole since most of the plants having a very tiny and long root. I have to wait for tomorrow and I will go and get one of this thing.
I guess in this entry, I will just talk about the plants that I will put inside the aquarium. Basically, we can divide plants into 3 categories – background plants, midground plants and foreground plants. I’d love the scientific name of the plants below.
For the background plants, I will use
- Vallisneria asiatica var. biwaensis
- Cabomba caroliniana
As for midground plants, I bought 3 last time.
- Limnophila sessiliflora
- Hemianthus micranthemodes
- Ceratophyllum demersum
And finally, for the foreground plants, I have
- Hemianthus callitrichoides
- Vesicularia dubyana
This Hemianthus callitrichoides will grow and cover all the soil, building a carpet look plants.
Whereas Vesicularia dubyana is actually the scientific name for java moss that I use to tie to driftwood and planting rock yesterday.
Can’t wait to get those tweezer tomorrow.
Read the rest of the stories relating to this planted aquarium project:
- Getting things for pilot try of planted aquarium
- Setting up planted aquarium (phase 1)
- Setting up planted aquarium (stranded)
- Setting up planted aquarium (phase 2)
- Final goods shopping for this aquarium
- Experimenting with water temperature
- Installing CO2 system
- Fermentation started, CO2 bubbles start flowing in
- More CO2 bubbles
- Worrying about pH and excess CO2 over the night
- Getting aquarium cleaners
- Getting final fishes for the aquarium
- Plants trimming