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Captain Belch-a-lot and the crew of the SS Punamada

Another early morning start, which is becoming a repeated occurrence lately, mind you 8:30am hardly seems that early but we are on holiday. This time it’s back down the hillside to the Kerala backwaters. 863 more words


Hair Grass In Coir Update

The hairgrass is growing well in the coir.  I’ve moved it to my 55 gallon tank with sand substrate.  I could probably go ahead and cover the coir with sand at this point, but wanted to get a picture of it growing in the coir first.  9 more words

Coir Aquascape 10G NFSA Tanks

I’ve been playing today.  I love the way the coir looks like the humus covered woodland or forest.  I like the cave I made with it as well.  124 more words

Using Coir (Coconut Husk) As Quasi Substrate Update

The Coir is holding up well, and leaves little if any trash in the tank.  The plants are beginning to root in it, and are doing well.  150 more words

The Kangaroo Paw Fern

We have the Kangaroo Paw Fern (Microsorum diversifolium) growing in a hanging basket in the front of our home. It is always green and thriving, despite growing in full sunlight. 168 more words

Flowers & Plants

Using coir; and other stuff

Coir or coconut fibre can be used as an alternative to peat as a base for composts. However it has different water retention properties to peat so I thought I’d better get to see what its best for. 152 more words