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I have a slight grade (0.5-1.0") from front to back.
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So the piece on the right, I had buried the base. It looks like this





I took a suggestion from Tom Barr and flipped things so it would look more natural...going to work on this setup some more tomorrow. I'm not completely happy with the rock layout.





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I especially like the piece on the left - this does look much better.

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I actually like the piece on the right (darker wood) more. I'm going to change/mess with the left side more today. I just don't think it flows very well right now.
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Tried a setup with all the wood on one side...Thoughts?



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Changed it some....hmmm....

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I love that piece on the right.
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That one looks real nice

But the depth of the substrate throws off the proportions of the aquarium in my view.
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That one looks real nice

But the depth of the substrate throws off the proportions of the aquarium in my view.
It's 4" of substrate...I could always put a piece of black plastic/tape at the bottom to cover a couple inches.
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I like this version the best. But I would ad some more "root" looking driftwood in the front left corner. To balance the scape better and create better depth
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Quick update for tonight....
  • First off, I decided to get rid of the piece of wood on the left. I am purchasing one that better matches the layout from Tom B. So I probably won't have an update for a week or two.
  • Got the lights hung up
  • I ordered some more toys today...Apogee PAR meter, LaMott's AQ-2 test kit, TDS handheld meter, a couple back-up aqualifts, aqualifter holder and a replacement pH probe. I also grabbed some leftover SS mesh from work to cover the CPR202 inlet.
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