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post #11 of (permalink) Old 08-05-2009, 08:26 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by Francis Xavier View Post
Just remember you're going to need larger rocks than you think you're going to need - so buy bigger than you would otherwise. For iwagumi, I'd also suggest that the rocks determine what plants would be ideal instead of plant - then rock, this way you can get the best out of your stones. Contrary to popular belief you can use quite a wide range of plants in an iwagumi, the key here is just that they work well with each other and the stones vs. being jungle mass. Less is more, etc.
Thanks for the tip. I was hoping that you would chime in. I was hoping to buy large rocks, I love the soft look of hairgrass, and have wanted to keep it again ever since I tore down my first planted tank.
I will be having some stems in the back, most likely. I'm kinda wondering how I am going to accomplish this successfully. I guess I'll have to break out the aquajournal, wherever it is.

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