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post #211 of 243 (permalink) Old 11-05-2011, 07:48 PM Thread Starter
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man I've been out of this hobby for years and I still remember this journal, I assume you made a new one?

nice tank
Nope same tank same scape, New pics today.

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Ill try to get some updated pics today.

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Wow long overdue update. Well the tank is empty now waiting for the new scape. Comming this week. The other 120P will be a plant grow out tank for now.

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Wow long overdue update. Well the tank is empty now waiting for the new scape. Comming this week. The other 120P will be a plant grow out tank for now.
I can't believe that this bad boy is being resurrected! I thought my entire left side went numb and I was having a stroke when I saw you had recently posted, lmao!

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So the tank is empty except for the bottom layer of powersand and aquasoil. Powersand is pretty pricey now. The aquasoil held up very well after 3 years. It is still solid and does not crumble. I have no scientific proof but I believe the powersand and ADA additives kept the substrate healthy. In comparison to smaller tanks I have set up with aquasoil only and no powersand and ADA additives, the substrate just desintegrates to dust.

Here is the 120P grow out tank. Its now planted with plants lined up in rows. No scape.




Here is the 120P grow out tank. Its now planted with plants lined up in rows. No scape.

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Ok the hardscape is done. Im hoping to plant it this weekend. here are some pictures of the process.

kept the bottom layer of power sand and substrate then added a vinyl mesh

3X9L bags of ADA Amazonia "new" one 9L bag of original ADA Amazonia as a top layer

Seriyu stone

Original ADA Amazonia on the left Amazonia "new" on the right
Tweeking the layout

I have since added a sand foreground and move and added some wood

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post #222 of 243 (permalink) Old 01-10-2013, 08:11 AM
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Beautiful hardscape! Where do you find such pretty rock?

How are you planning on keeping the AS separated from the sand? I've seen sand foregrounds get covered in bits of AS and look a little unsightly after there are occupants moving things around a bit, so I'm curious what people do to try to prevent that (if anything).
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impressive depth!
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Great. Can't wait to see this planted.
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post #225 of 243 (permalink) Old 01-10-2013, 05:04 PM
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awesome! You need a better camera so we can see those details!
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