Plants leaking?!

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  1. Henk Hugo

    Henk Hugo

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    PROF HELP!

    My plants all have punctures! They are leaking air like you can not believe! What must I do?!
     
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    lol!!! thats hilarious!

    or wait this is advice i give to many...just blow ...blow and blow...and things will sort themselves out...;)
     
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    Big G Apisto Nutz!!!

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    Hey Henk....

    Sounds serious!! I think you should throw them all away and order some new ones?? Theres a guy on th forum who is near you, and he's looking to order around R10,000 worth of plants!!

    Maybe put an order in with him and help him get enough plants to place the order??

    I think his name was also Henk??

    Cheers!
    Big G!
     
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    Henk Hugo

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    this isnt funny guys! there's like thin streams of buddles coming off all the plants!
     
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    Big G Apisto Nutz!!!

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    Hmm, Maybe your CO2 levels are TOO high?? Try reducing it a little and see if the plants stop dissolving??

    I believe that this is a natural phenomena called 'Pearling' and is actually a sign that your plants are enjoying themselves! Its kinda like Homer drooling over a Doughnut!!

    Sit back and enjoy the bubbles!! If you turn teh CO2 up and the bubbles increase, you could always go put your trunks on and enjoy the free Jaccuzzi!! Just don't blow any bubbles of your own as it may irradicate any nitrifying bacteria and cause instability in the tank leading to fluctuations in the pH!!!

    Cheers!
    Big G!

    Are you sure you didn't add any Eno's to the tank??
     
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    Henk Hugo

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    Jokes aside - check the update on my thread :D
     
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    Dirk Dwarf Catfish

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    Dear Henk,

    Do you know what is yellow, has slit eyes and a long arm?

    A Chinese shit stirrer......

    Kind regards,

    Dirk
     
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    Henk Hugo

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    hahahahahah :D
     
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    Caught you out there, Dead Koi Henk, my China, which now has a new meaning, right!
     
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    Henk Hugo

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    jy weet mos :D
     
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    Henk,
    Take the airstone out from under the plants!
     
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    Dirk Dwarf Catfish

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    I think I know where he should put it....
     
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    Laure Cyano Terminator

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    No I think there's enough air there already
     
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    :blink1::blink1::blink1::blink1::blink1::blink1::blink1::blink1:

    It's been said that a bad idea (or post/thread in this instance) is due to a build up of methane gas in the bowl and gutt area!

    Henk, I've got some medication that'll help you out mate... but I can't mail it! So you'll have to find alternative resources down in CT.


    :blink1::blink1::blink1::blink1::blink1::blink1::blink1::blink1::blink1:
     
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    Henk Hugo

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    hehehehe :D
     
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    Henk, you just opened the door for abuse with this thread.... :)
     
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    Henk Hugo

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    dont i always :D
     
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    Ok serious now... Is it oxygen leaking from the plants?? I've seen on a few planted websites that the plants form bubbles if the conditions in the tank is 100%.

    If that is the case I think you need to hold back on the MH and maybe "loan" them to me on a permanent basis :idea::idea:
     
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    Henk Hugo

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    cheapest place to buy the units is at dorry pets and they ship all over SA
     
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    I think that when everyone is done and deflated on this thread, I am going to delete it.

    I am finding that we are getting far too far off topic and that this is starting to waste my time..... if I am to be quite honest!

    Kindest of regards,

    Dirk
     

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