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post #1 of 20 (permalink) Old 10-19-2009, 03:38 AM Thread Starter
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Mini M Hardscape Critique

Please help me hardscape my Mini M. This is the first scape that caught my attention. There will be a UG carpet and maybe some hair grass towards the back. I have about 100lbs of stone and plenty of time so please give me an honest opinion. As always pics never quite capture every detail.

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Looks pretty good; you've obviously put some time into thinking about it. At most I'd rotate the rock farthest foreward a little bit clockwise; it's front face seems a bit obstructive the way it is now.

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i like it so far.
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Scratch that- how about this.
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With rocks that vertical are you going to attach some moss to their surfaces?

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With rocks that vertical are you going to attach some moss to their surfaces?
I hadn't planned to but I'm certainly open to ideas. I was thinking a UG carpet all over and dwarf Hair Grass in the upper right corner. Do you have any pics of the moss or suggestions?
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Scratch that- how about this.
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I hadn't planned to but I'm certainly open to ideas. I was thinking a UG carpet all over and dwarf Hair Grass in the upper right corner. Do you have any pics of the moss or suggestions?
I was thinking of something along the lines of Fissidens fontanus (see profile http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/my..._fontanus.html).

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I was thinking of something along the lines of Fissidens fontanus (see profile http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/my..._fontanus.html).
That would be interesting up the backside of the rocks.
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I liked the first layout, but I'm no expert.
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I liked the first layout, but I'm no expert.
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nice hardscape. forgive me if i missed it, but what kind of stones are those?
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