Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Lancaster, S.C.
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This tank is displayed in our living room area and is probably the one visitors see the most of so I really wanted the hard scape to have a little more impact than it did previously. Given what I had to work with I knew that there were only a few relatively good positions for the wood in the tank so its more or less the same as before... with more wood and some added stone. I hope to keep the hard scape more visible this time around by only having the dwarf sag in the front with the slow growing 'petites'.
I probably thinned out around half of the crypts from the previous setup to make for plenty of grow in room for the next year or so. Most of the ferns had already been removed as it have gotten pretty overgrown. It was a fairly low touch setup before and I'm hoping to keep that very low maintenance schedule with this tank. I'm just hoping the same lighting is going to provide just enough given the increased tank volume... it should do well with the plant selection. Given the lighting and plants its going to be a pretty slow grower. It took well over a year for the 10g layout to really mature so I'm looking forward to this one slowly growing back in to that stage.
Cheers and thanks for looking!