Sorry guys, I had to postponed my project because i was kinda busy with other stuffs; labworks, programs etc. and also the stones' shipments had been delayed. But here is the layout:
looks familiar? no? LOL~
The Sado-Akadama stones did not meet my expectation. I thought they were supposed to be more brownish just like what advertised on the website. But never mind, they still look nice though. and Im already out of time because I have to finish this layout in May before my graduation and then I will go back to Malaysia. Hopefully this layout will become a success.
My plan is to use stem plants on the background, HC (from previous layout) as foreground, some Lileopsis and Crypt. parva at midground.
I like it with bigger leaves and not too compact growth too. The texture will look better and made them more like a bed of plants than a bed of.. I dunno something not plants?haha
Maybe reducing your light intensity would help. This is what I noticed to my HC after I changed the lighting from 27W+20W to 27W+13W. Or maybe just because my picture was zoomed more than yours and made mine looks bigger. But still, being able to grow healthy HC is really a significant success for most people in this hobby