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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-29-2009, 01:22 PM Thread Starter
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sword heavy scapes

Does anyone have pics of sword heavy scapes? I'm planning something like this for my 90 gallon and I need some inspiration.

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-29-2009, 06:17 PM
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this is one of my favorite sword scapes, i think this one is done amazingly

wait a few seconds for the adg logo to load and then you will actually see the pic

http://www.aquariumdesigngroup.com/#...7&p=3&a=0&at=0

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The swords in the scape picture look immature, like they will eventually get much larger and need replaced in order to keep the nice scale.

I am also wondering about large rosette plants in aquascaping because every aquascape picture I look at has small plants or large plants with small leaves. I guess that makes the scape look larger.

I am a fan of aponogeton ulvaceus and the amazon sword and have a 120g. But will I have an effective scape? Or will the large plants move the eye away from my driftwood that is off center and large?
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