Re: NANFA-L-- Native Aquatic Plants (LONG)

Subject: Re: NANFA-L-- Native Aquatic Plants (LONG)
From: Todd Crail (
Date: Fri Jul 30 2004 - 13:23:04 CDT

I had the came problem with crypts Klaus. With the depth of the sandbed and
then putting insulation (Anything from Miraflex to foam to styro) on the
underside, it took care of the issue. The pipe wrap is pretty cool tho... I
sold that stuff when I was working-in-Carter PEH and always wondered how it
would work out :)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Al G Eaton" <>
I have a cryptocoryne aquarium where
> if I dont heat the roots in the winter, the plants
> melt. I made mine out of a used heater I got for a
> buck and one of those vinyl wrap around gizmos to keep
> your pipes from freezing. I shorted out the internal
> thermostat and attached it the heater minus the
> heating element and the whole thing sits under the
> tank suspended through two holes in 1x3s and
> surrounded with some a 1x4 base. I know, I know
> crypts arent native plants, though they are
> established in texas and florida.

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: Wed Sep 29 2004 - 12:21:37 CDT