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Propagating Mangroves, Anyone Do This ?

Propagating Mangroves



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#1 TheGreatShoeScam

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Posted November 27 2016 - 04:19 PM

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This is just a web picture, I am getting roots but no top.


Edited by TheGreatShoeScam, November 27 2016 - 04:20 PM.

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Posted November 27 2016 - 04:19 PM

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You need arch support, lol, why to make my arches weak so that way I really do ?


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Posted November 27 2016 - 04:21 PM

When I am done I am going to put them in front of this seawall that's kind of barren, the water height is just right.

 

So many people trashing the planet, my little project make it a little better.


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Posted November 28 2016 - 06:52 AM

When I am done I am going to put them in front of this seawall that's kind of barren, the water height is just right.

 

So many people trashing the planet, my little project make it a little better.

 

or completely fuck the local eco-system by introducing non-native species.


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Posted November 28 2016 - 06:56 AM

the only place I've seen people propagating mangroves is in reef aquarium set ups, and no, you don't grow a tree in a fish tank. They are usually grown in the filtration sump or similar. The reason is because saltwater plants; mangrove/seaweed/macro-algae utilize phosphate and nitrate, natural waste by products of the nitrogen cycle, as they grow and thereby help filter the water.

 

I use chaetomorph and caulerpa, but no mangroves.


Edited by NoxiousGas, November 28 2016 - 06:57 AM.

"Do the walls close in and suffocate ya,
you ain't got no friends and all the others they hate ya,
does the life you been leading gotta go?"

"get your shoes and socks on people,
it's right around the corner"

"the poodle bi-i-ites,
the poodle chews it"

#6 TheGreatShoeScam

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Posted November 28 2016 - 09:37 PM

or completely fuck the local eco-system by introducing non-native species.

 

The propagates washed up on shore from the local ecosystem.


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#7 TheGreatShoeScam

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Posted November 28 2016 - 09:42 PM

the only place I've seen people propagating mangroves is in reef aquarium set ups, and no, you don't grow a tree in a fish tank. They are usually grown in the filtration sump or similar. The reason is because saltwater plants; mangrove/seaweed/macro-algae utilize phosphate and nitrate, natural waste by products of the nitrogen cycle, as they grow and thereby help filter the water.

 

I use chaetomorph and caulerpa, but no mangroves.

 

 

I think I should just poke holes in the sand and place them at the same level I see them starting naturally. Maybe that would be enough.  That sea wall just makes the water to turbulent for them to get a hold the way they do in places where the seaweed piles up and they are mixed in and seem to hold on in those piles long enough to root.

 

Have about 30 propagates maybe do that with half.


Edited by TheGreatShoeScam, November 28 2016 - 09:43 PM.

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#8 makihiko

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Posted February 01 2017 - 12:42 PM

Thats really neat! I want to try it! especially in my fish tank.



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