AQUATIC PLANT CULTIVATION

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AQUATIC PLANT CULTIVATION

Unread postby neilthirumuttam » Sun Jun 09, 2013 7:15 am

HI mates,
This time let me open a separate thread for sharing information
regarding aquatic plant cultivation.
here I would like to share my attempts and experience in this subject
the thread is aimed to promote planting not to kill market.

I think all of you may co operate and share tips and tricks for planting from own hand experience.

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Re: AQUATIC PLANT CULTIVATION

Unread postby cichlids » Sun Jun 09, 2013 12:56 pm

Nice one Neil.. I'll be waiting for updates on this thread..
From long time was eager to know how things happen in a farm (how aquatic plants are cultivated)..

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Re: AQUATIC PLANT CULTIVATION

Unread postby parthapratim22 » Sun Jun 09, 2013 1:42 pm

excited to see whats comig
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Re: AQUATIC PLANT CULTIVATION

Unread postby SCORPIO » Sun Jun 09, 2013 8:06 pm

Although I don't know "How to cultivate plants in farms" but know "How to grow plants in Aquariums". Some keys for beginners what have learnt from my experience.

1. Keep an outside tub, aquariums etc. to grow excess plants. Here anybody can perform his/her experiments.
2. Always keep an eye on temperature. It is most crucial.
3. Read, Read and Read before buying any plant. Talk to experienced growers.
4. Try to maintain atleast minimum requirements for the plant.
5. Keep your water clean. Dirt in water always a slow death for aquatic plants.
6. Maintain flow in aquarium.
7. Remove algae.

All of the above mentioned facts are based on my experience. Some can be negative according to experience of others and books, websites.
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Re: AQUATIC PLANT CULTIVATION

Unread postby neilthirumuttam » Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:01 pm

Thanks admin for laying the foundation stone of planting coolbig



let me start with some common plants first.
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Re: AQUATIC PLANT CULTIVATION - hygrophilla

Unread postby neilthirumuttam » Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:21 pm

Hygrophilla giant type
out of water method


1
preparing bed for cultivation


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made a small pit in earth and laid plastic sheet as in picture'

now fill with substrate
here i used a mix of laterite soil coco peat cow dong and compost
and filled with 2 inch size cuttings of plant

and covered with shade net
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two week later
some guys peeping out
see

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after this reduce water level to level of substrate step by step

apply liquid manure in regular interval and keep wet bed always by spraying water daily.

one month later


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now cutting s ready
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Re: AQUATIC PLANT CULTIVATION

Unread postby jack » Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:42 pm

like it... something different ll keep an eye here... informative, thanks for sharing
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Unread postby SCORPIO » Sun Jun 09, 2013 11:07 pm

jack wrote:like it... something different ll keep an eye here... informative, thanks for sharing


This guy is working for the betterment of villagers of his locality by growing aquatic plants and breeding ornamental fishes. Luckily he daily chats with me on facebook and shares many facts of growing plants. Never meet him but want to meet him in future. His locality and state is a paradise for fish lovers.
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Re: AQUATIC PLANT CULTIVATION

Unread postby parthapratim22 » Mon Jun 10, 2013 12:19 am

wowowowowow too good. LOvely sight
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Re: AQUATIC PLANT CULTIVATION

Unread postby neilthirumuttam » Mon Jun 10, 2013 7:06 am

similar bed of Amazone plant


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