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post #12 of (permalink) Old 01-09-2014, 02:28 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by jlfkona View Post
Subscribed. Looking forward to seeing this come together.

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thanks! I'm excited and ready to take notes from any members.

Originally Posted by xmas_one View Post
I'd suggest you hack that plant list in half. My biggest mistake with my dutch tank was trying to cram too many plants into a small tank (60p). Pretty much you get to work with color contrasts and leaf shape contrasts. Planting in "avenues" will also help you out quite a bit, I made the mistake of just planting in "blobs" like you would in a jungle tank, and it didn't work out so great. If you can incorporate some hardscaping to maintain borders, that helps keep things tidy. Can't wait to see what you come up with, that lighting is going to be stunning!
Thanks for the suggestion! got me thinking.

Originally Posted by gobluewolverines4 View Post
Why do you need some many fixtures? That's a lot of light!
Because the plants told me so...

Originally Posted by stevenjohn21 View Post
Looks great ! Cant wait to see it once the plants have grown in more.
What are you using to raise the lights ?
thanks! im excited as well..
I used custom built ones from tpt member Fuze . Tell him I sent yuh
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