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  1. JAR

    JAR Supporting Member

    I'll bring what I have left. :)
     
  2. screebo

    screebo Guest

    Well it's about time...............let's see some of those starts working in your sumps! Mine are just now getting underway after about 60 days of thinking about it......
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  3. aalhait

    aalhait Guest

    Notes for taking Mangroves in your Sump....

    1. Mangroves have strong roots and can grow (although they die before they are too large for me) and they can crack your sump if they get large enough (roots)

    2. You MUST remove any fallen leafs. Leafs carry the chemicals removed from the water. If they fall in the water, they will start to rot after sometime and dissolve back in the water Which will bring the chems back in the water. So you need to monitor the leaf falls.

    3. They need to have the leafs and top stem above the water line, but the roots in the sand/rocks. Same as Joel has in his sump.
     
  4. screebo

    screebo Guest

    Good to know about removing leaves. Thx, AJ
     
  5. JAR

    JAR Supporting Member

    I have another 100 or so if anyone would like some!
    I can bring to the November meeting.
     
  6. slim_jim989

    slim_jim989 Guest

    I would like to try some there Jar. :) Not sure if im gonna make it over the meeting might have to work. Where abouts do you live. Im in mountain view so incase someone near by me is picking some up I can barter something for delievery :).


    Thanks
    Jon
     
  7. GreshamH

    GreshamH Guest

    I need like 10 more of the really small ones if possible :)
     
  8. Tumbleweed

    Tumbleweed Guest

    count me in for 5. Thanks
     
  9. JAR

    JAR Supporting Member

    No problem guys.
    Anyone else?
     
  10. melly mel

    melly mel Guest

    I just picked up 20 from a guy on rc but they look like crap compared to the ones i got from you. I'll take another 10 if available.
     

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