Project "KingFish"

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    Those look stunning and healthy!
    Good luck, im sure its going to be fine
     
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    good luck. Very nice plant. I'm sure it will go well
     
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    So attached the Anubia, bigger than I expected, I will now leave them and hope for the best, not adding anything to the water no Scape complete or Carbon. I will also now only buy from one plant reseller so to make sure I am not going to pick up this issue again.

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    Looks great @CharlZA

    Think it just gives it the final touch!
     
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    Anubia looks great. I need to find some more info on this giant type.
     
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    It's called Anubias Gigante.

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    Thank you:thumbup:
     
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    I have a really stupid question. Those gel clues you buy to glue your plants to wood. Can it be used underwater? I want to add more Anubia at some point but it is such a massive pain to get the wood out and I am afraid the plants that are already glued might unglue themselves in the process.
     
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    Hi @CharlZA no you’d have to glue it out of the water. What about using black zip ties which you can remove once the anubias have rooted onto the wood? Or an elastic band?
     
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    Cotton thread works great. It will hold them long enough to root into the wood. And then it breaks down in the water so no need to take them out again to remove it
     
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    @CharlZA

    I hear you... to add as you go along its a pain to have to tie as you probably need to take the wood out, however your tank is not too high so you might be able to do it if you stand on a step ladder

    To actually answer your question, ( i could be wrong) but if memory serves me right, Seachem makes a gel/glue that can be used under water, its not cheap and the only place i ever saw it, i think it was at the fish store at Lifestyle nursery
     
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    Well I just used the gel super glue and attached a plant under water. But you have to be quick the glue dries really quickly when it comes into contact with water.

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    So I move one of the Anubia too a different spot looks a lot better now:

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    Also added some Devil's Ivy to both my HOB filters they now have Lucky Bamboo, Devils Ivy, and Anthurium growing in them:

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    Plants out of the filter looks so cool.

    Dose it help with nitrates any?
     
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    Love it!!
     
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    Yup its sitting at almost zero each time I've tested it. And the plants love it, I am guessing the led lights I installed also helps with the growth.

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    Amazing. Think that's a great way to control them. :thumbup: less waterchanges for you to have to do
     
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    Awesome looking tank, love the plants in the filters
     
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    Yeah think I have added the maximum amount of plants I can too these filters will see how they grow out.
     
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    Plants have been in the tank for a week no been watching them closely for any sort of rot:

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