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lodo

Bucephalandra scape?

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lodo

Couldn't find if I've posted this as a thread, so thought I'd make one. Started as this 13316d1bae1501fa5e5a5a40cef055ff.jpg9d3a6949c5777f82dcb6fbdce58ab542.jpgc1d491a6a2be10c363466c797a543727.jpg Now it's looking a bit more like this 49807e7e6884ea747f7a2d18baabf724.jpgbb229339900d6f5a4b780938c4c90f8a.jpg02beb3895cf9ecb9b611578597c039e1.jpg

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buck

looks very cool :excited:

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fishmosy

They are growing in mate. Great to see

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OzShrimp

Choice! how much they set you back?

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lodo

Can't remember cost of them all, had some for a while and split them up as growing. Hopefully now ferts are down pat they push through harder. Especially since new shrimp rack is running pro u lights so can have 2/3 plants on the go of each type

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lodo

Quick update of some stuff here. 8e60924224cdc06895c201e12ac11ab0.jpg Just the scape d4d0a51afaf9b871d8ee459fc327d55b.jpg Brownie Helena ba019f4e701a8fa01abc8d345f03a257.jpg Lamundu mini purple 1257e5f1d0285127f1ee3ec854087820.jpg Neo 3 88cc727d633d71717e3bfbb3b0c062bc.jpg Pink biblis 817c7c67129cb912978c30985dbd4ceb.jpg Kedagang red 0c0fe3de7eeea193eec08a9a57a394cc.jpg Lamundu mini blue 5dab60e6d0e60efb678a7a6408b04ec8.jpg Brownie jade b89ed5214998328a51e25d0bf37b9bf7.jpg Brownie ghost. 7ed44d44a8ba4490639d3e7304ce6b03.jpg Black centipede

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lodo

b1178b4e90d9345e086474d93fa21d4c.jpg Almost forgot this little guy. Titan V.

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buck

Looks like slow progress, thanks for the updates but it looks cool!

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lodo

This weekend will be changing the light, hopefully adding c02 and then started a new feet regime once everything else is sorted

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lodo

Also picked up some new buce yesterday.

Got metallic blue, and a new brownie ghost.
Got it from same person as our other ghost and he thinks it's a different variety, so see how it grows :)

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lodo

Updated light to azoo flexi mini, looks great.

Also added up aqua nano c02, 1 bubble every 5 seconds (only during lights on) and will be getting Ada ferts during the week to hopefully boost the growth/health/colour of the plants.

Shrimplets are looking good, hopefully all the extra stuff for the plants doesn't effect them

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Disciple

great collection lodo.

You going to collect them all?

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lodo

Planning to get as many varieties as possible.

Some we have came with no names, but already if we get alot of types, in years to come hopefully they stay available. Seems alot of people's buce has died.

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inverted

Love bucephalandra.... I have a few varieties..unnamed 

I run 2 bps co2 under medium light.......getting reasonably fast growth 

i don't fert as I have CRS and rillis in that tank

fave is mini Catherine (I think) atm

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lodo

Looks good.

If you ever have a pup to part with would love to work something out.

Even swap pup for pup if there's anything your after

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inverted

I should have a cutting of this soon for you.:aha-!:

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lodo

Hopefully adding c02 speeds up some growth.

Should have stems of lamundu mini purple available

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Plants showing better colour and growth since adding c02 and Ada ferts

Sorry for poor photos.

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Shrimpmaster

I l-o-v-e Buce, hope you make it grow nicely!

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lodo

Hoping in the next month for some serious growth and colour now.

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Poor photos, but some nice colours coming out

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      Hate to barge in on you two... ;) 

      Your welcome JC, anytime bro :) That rack sure has come along but i got one thing to say: BOOOOOOOO! no up to date photos.... Hahaha :D
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