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02-08-2009 05:58 PM
Urkevitz He would probably blow everyone away if he did real aquascapes with fish and plants. Maybe he already does but doesn't show them.
02-08-2009 02:28 AM
lauraleellbp LOL

I think you should stick a fish skeleton in the sand for good measure. And maybe a dead plant.
02-08-2009 01:56 AM
Originally Posted by lauraleellbp View Post
Aren't those just paintings?
More like a calage with water...

My next "aquascape" is going to be just a sand bottom. Going to entitle it "The Desert". Should be a real screamer... Not even going to add water, so it really grasps desert theme.
02-08-2009 01:41 AM
lauraleellbp Aren't those just paintings?
02-04-2009 11:10 PM
bsmith Is a Rift Lake tank "aquascaped? I think so.
02-04-2009 09:33 PM
Gatekeeper Ahh... Aquascaping it is. I stand corrected.

Would love to see someone submit this for the AGA competition then!!!
02-04-2009 08:50 PM
Coltonorr Glenn,
pink plants with little white tips...?
02-04-2009 08:50 PM
aquaticmaniac I would call that aquascaping. You don't have to have real plants to aquascape, or plants at all. That one isn't the best I've seen though, but it's an interesting concept.
02-04-2009 08:46 PM
Originally Posted by mistergreen View Post
does it matter?

Let's say you just use hardscapes (rocks, driftwood etc..) for a tank. Maybe you use epoxy to create a faux rock background as well. Is that not aquascaping?
Let throw some plastic plants in too while your at it. Rock it old school baby.
02-04-2009 08:41 PM
wug Yes it is with a very unique twist.
02-03-2009 06:00 PM
Originally Posted by gmccreedy View Post
The plants aren't real folks.
does it matter?

Let's say you just use hardscapes (rocks, driftwood etc..) for a tank. Maybe you use epoxy to create a faux rock background as well. Is that not aquascaping?
02-03-2009 04:12 PM
Gatekeeper The plants aren't real folks.
02-03-2009 02:38 PM
mistergreen looks good to me.. This falls into the diorama category thought. It's done for the purpose of creating an atmosphere for a photograph.

I think a criteria for aquascaping is that it's done for the purpose of creating an environment for fish.

If she had fish in there then I'd say it's aquascaping.
02-03-2009 01:01 PM
James1986 i think it looks pretty wild, I'm pretty big into biotopes kinda reminds me of a blackwater setup, but then again kinda looks like a flooded wasteland compared to the typical planted tank lol, gotta give the guy credit good layout for what it is and what he was working with plus he made it to take photos of so he could hang it as a piece of art. Good photo, decent aquarium lol
02-03-2009 12:44 PM
Gatekeeper No. That is an artsy fad. The plants aren't even real, LOL.

Someone should email him some of the AGA winners... tell him we are already doing it better then him and its all real.
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