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András Tündik Wabi Kusa Interview

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http://www.kenyadialogue.com/?selena=grafici-opzione-binarie&a5f=70 grafici opzione binarie billig Viagra bestellen András Tündik is pioneering an aquascaping technique initiated by ADA (Aqua Design Amano) that has the potential to become very popular. Aquatic plants are commonly grown emersed in large nurseries, something that may surprise many, but this practice can be carried out at home to create some truly stunning displays. In this interview, András Tündik explains his experience in this emerging form of aquascaping.    

wabi kusaWhat inspired you to start creating these wonderful planted displays?

وسطاء فوركس ecn A combination of things. Firstly I was always very fond of nature not just underwater but next to water too. Flood plains, bogs, riversides and the likes are usually full of green life due to the abundance of nutrients, and this sight truly pleases me. When I was a child I used to wander around such habitats in the Hungarian countryside, examining the huge variety of plants and animals. So my inspiration roots in nostalgia and fascination.

مهمتي Secondly, I always longed to keep terraria and paludariums next to aquascapes. Most of the photos available on the Internet portray either terraria with animals and a negligible amount of plants, or paludariums which are beautiful, but their plant composition does not look natural enough to be deemed ‘a piece of nature’. This is what I always missed; ‘nature aquariums above water’ if you know what I mean. And then, when I became familiar with ADA’s idea of Wabi Kusa, it was love at first sight. Although not exactly terraria, after seeing these incredible creations in the ADA gallery, me and a handful of other plant-heads around the world attempted to create similar plant bowls.
ADA did not build paludariums and terraria with aquatic plants for some reason. I was inspired to create these simply because there are almost no such emersed aquascapes done anywhere else in the world either! This stunned me because I don’t think that the idea behind it requires above-average creativity and skill… So what urged me was the challenge in creating something that only a few people have attempted worldwide.

What was the biggest challenge you had when growing plants emersed?wabi kusa aquascape

صناديق أموال الفوركس I believe there is no greatestchallenge in emersed growing, therefore I cannot give a short answer. I would say that a number of challenges arise due to the small amount of information available about the know-how of growing per se. Emersed growing of very different kinds of aquatic plants in home conditions (not in green houses with high humidity as cultivators do it as a business) is a relatively new phenomenon. Everyone, including me, is still at the trial and error stage. Therefore the whole process is still a challenge with many unknowns. Thus I would like to mention some key challenges and how I have learnt to overcome them.

http://desummaandwexler.com/?vectrait=opzioni-binarie-nuove-strategie&1a0=30 opzioni binarie nuove strategie The majority of problems may come in the first few weeks of an emersed setup, be it a Wabi, a terrarium or whatever. Many of us start by planting plants in their submersed form because these are usually freely available after pruning our planted tanks. If we plant these plants, and just leave them there, most of them will die in a few days, be it stems, rosettes or any type. Eventually the same will be the fate of freshly bought emersed plants that are used to high humidity levels. The chief reason for this is the huge stress the plants experience due to the complete change in the environment. Even if the substrate is damp or flooded, the plants simply cannot adjust quickly enough to the emersed conditions. Unlike under water where nutrients are available both in the substrate and water column, above water plants need to grow a thicker root system since nutrients only come from the substrate. Also, they need to reconstruct the cell structure in their leaves and stems in order to be able to consume CO2from the air, and to stand erect above water. Therefore, if immediately placed in room conditions, the plants have no time to adjust their lifestyle.

ثنائي الخيار الويبينار What we need to provide for the plants thereafter is a transition period of about 3-6 weeks. We do this by providing an airtight, wabi kusa bowltransparent cover around the plants to create high (60-80%) humidity levels in the beginning. This relives much of the stress and most plants will recuperate from the sudden environmental change. But we need to aerate the insides regularly, in order to ingest new CO2for the plants and to prevent the appearance of mould, which kills them. At first a daily half-hour aeration is adequate. Then we can slowly increase the time the plants spend in low humidity, in the end removing the cover forever. This gradual artificial decrease in humidity makes the plants sturdy and allows them to get used to being in room humidity constantly after the transition period. This, I believe, is the key in growing successful emersed setups.

opcje binarne agata It is worthy to briefly mention the problems related to specific aquatic plants. There are genuses such as Blyxa and Valisneria encompassing species that are purely aquatic and have no above water form, therefore are unfit for emersed setups altogether. The species in other genuses such as Anubias, Microsrum or Bolbitis have an emersed form but can only grow in constantly high humidity levels (70%+) which makes them problematic for emersed aquascaping. Lastly there are the genuses of Echinodorus and Sagittaria which are rather peculiar. Species in these rosette genuses are difficult to grow in emersed aquascapes because they refuse to turn emersed if the soil is flooded with water. This however is unavoidable with the frequent watering and misting needed for other plants. Echinodorus and Sagittaria are therefore aquatic plants, which only grow well emersed in constantly damp (not flooded) substrate. I would grow them in standalone pots rather then in Wabis.

wabi kusaWhat is your favourite plant to grow emersed?

ip opzioni binarie con demo gratis There are two plants that I like to grow emersed very much, namely Pogostemon helferi and Hygrophila pinnatifida. P. helferi is a difficult plant to grow emersed. It needs a longer then average transition period, but once it strengthens up it can be even more attractive next to the hardscape then under water as its emersed leaves are smaller and the plant has a nice dense appearance. H. pinnatifida is a medium difficulty plant when emersed. It is quite unique since it is the only epiphyte apart from mosses that can be grown in emersed setups. It attaches itself to wood or rocks just like under water.

binär optionen traden Otherwise no single favourite, but there are a few that I like better then others. Hemianthus callitrichoides ‘Cuba’, Hemianthus micranthemoides and Rotala species are nice because they adapt very quickly to emersed conditions and are actually much easier to grow emersed then submersed. Additionally, I prefer plants that flower readily even at lower lighting levels. Such plants are for example Glossostigma elatinoides, Lindernia rotundifolia and Hygrophila sp. ‘Araguia’. It is good to know that almost all aquatic plants flower in their emersed form, but most of them require very high lighting levels in order to do so.

Tell me a little bit about yourself, what was your first aquascaping experience?

http://www.goydc.com/?dunga=come-fare-trading-al-livello-per-principiante&3da=8a come fare trading al livello per principiante I am 23, I live in Hungary and just finished my BA studies in Sociology. I am not very interested in the subject so I hope I will not have to work with it in the future I currently work as a freelance graphic designer. But if you are interested in who I really am then I will have to say that I am a musician. Most of my teenage years have been dedicated to music as a drummer. I was recently in a band which reached considerable success in Hungary but a year ago I started writing songs and English lyrics for my new alternative/pop/rock/blues band, named Siegfried. I hope my music will reach the United Kingdom and other parts of the world in a few years. I write for an international audience you see.

trading opzioni binarie senza deposito But back to aquascaping. Actually, I haven’t been in the hobby for too long. In the beginning of 2010 I moved into our flat with my girlfriend. Here I could finally fulfil my childhood desire: to own a larger sized aquarium. I just wanted a simple fish tank in the beginning but then I did a Google search and the works of Takashi Amano came up. You can imagine, I’m sure, that I was completely consumed by what I saw. I couldn’t resist the beauty and harmony of his aquaria and decided that I had to be involved with this wonder. Even though I was mainly interested in the Nature Aquarium, my first aquarium was a 100l quasi-Dutch style planted tank. I liked it much compared to the fact that it had many technical and aesthetic flaws.7

wabi kusa aquariumWhat single piece of advice would you give to anybody who wants to start their own Wabi Kusa project?

http://vaneeuwijkadvocaten.nl/?nl=binaire-opties-nieuws binaire opties nieuws I know it sounds like a cliché, but if I need to highlight a single piece of advice it would be to have a lot of patience. Growing plants emersed at home is still in its infancy, so there are many points of possible failure. There are only a handful of permanently successful Wabi-growers as of now, thereafter Wabi Kusa is still a niche. This means that the techniques used in creating Wabi Kusa is still being shaped very much.

تدقيق املائي انجليزي For the creation and maintenance of the Nature Aquarium, Amano laid down some clear-cut methods and built a company with a product line precisely matching the needs of the Nature Aquarist. Although the concept of Wabi Kusa is also ADA’s invention, its know-how is not available to such a great extent as for the Nature Aquarium. Thus there is still much trial and error (especially in Europe and America where ADA’s Wabi Kusa plants are still unavailable). One thing is sure. Wabi Kusa needs preplanning and requires the very same higher quality tools and materials as our planted tanks in order to be top-notch. So my advice is be patient, read as much about the topic as you can and don’t regret spending money on quality plants and materials.

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