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Old 02-09-2006, 04:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Jason,

You were'nt kidding about the amount of blyxa you gave me. I emptied out the bag and it's blocking the sun.

I'm going to have to find a home for some of this stuff quick. Thank you.
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HAHAHA.....

I could just picture it!!!

We are giving them out as party favors for the first dvaga meeting!!! All invited!! Come and get it....they are going like hotcakes.....or blyxa.....whichever you like best. Oh and Tina will be making her special spinach dip!!!

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Blyxa is a really neat plant, I have a nice farm of it growing myself as well.
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It is pretty stuff but some of it would look a lot nicer planted in the substrate rather than floating in space. . At least I'll have a project this weekend if the forecast holds true.
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I have a a few bunches of Blyxa in my 72g with 192watts of light and it seems to be just holding on. How much light are you running on it?
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I grow it in two tanks. A 75 with 220PC over it and a 46 with 140PC. The 75 grows like crazy. The 46 grows slow but still healthy.

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Interesting Jason.
So in the 75 you have 2.9wpg and the 46 you have just over 3wpg and it grows like crazy in the 2.9 but so so in the 46. I realize on a bigger tank 2.9 is more tense than 3wpg on the smaller tank. My 72 has 2.7wpg. I'm also only keeping it at 2.7wpg for about 6 hours a day. My 72 is also 2" taller than a standard 75 if that is what you have, so I'm probably a little low on light.
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You have 2x96 over your tank? If that is the case I believe you are under lighted there. I think wpg is highly over-rated!! My recent approach is to almost over light and adjust on time. I imagine you are having a light spread issue with the 2x96. I have 2x55 + 2x13 in my 46 but the 26 from the 2x13 is worthless IMO. I would like to use 2x96 on my 46 for light spread. I think if you put 4x55 over your tank, you will be right where you need to be.

Oh, did you say 6 hours. What about 10 hours?

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