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02-08-2013 12:24 PM
DvanK You got to get a lot of plants in there. Go for a ton of stems. Did you loose a piece of driftwood? Looks like the other pic had a lot more wood in it.
02-07-2013 09:01 PM
The Dude
The Dude's tanks

Originally Posted by DvanK View Post
Can we get a close up view? Do you have hairgrass in there?
I completely redid the 75g and now I'm struggling with a crazy algae outbreak. I need to add more plants. This is how it looks as of now
02-07-2013 08:37 PM
DvanK Can we get a close up view? Do you have hairgrass in there?
12-28-2012 12:15 AM
The Dude I also did a little rescape on the 75g and a heavy retrim. It will be a bit until the Crypts fill in on the right side and the Java Ferns branching out.
I had to rehome 4 of the 6 Pinoy Angels, but the dominant 2 are breeding relentlessly and very beautiful. I also have 12 Serpae Tetras, 10 black Neon Tetras, and 4 Oto's.
12-28-2012 12:10 AM
The Dude I forgot my info for my other photobucket account and it appears that I lost some pics. I just completely tore down the 46g and went a new direction with it. It's been up for a couple weeks and I seeded it with bio media from my 75g ass well as plants and driftwood. I went to a sand substrate and I think it will look great when it fills in.
Right now there is just Java Fern and a little Java Moss. I also have some Fissidins on the way. I just added 6 Neons, 3 Cory's, and a German Blue Ram to my lone Cardinal tetra and about 25 Red Cherry Shrimp.
09-01-2011 07:56 PM
2in10 The tanks look great and are coming together nicely.
09-01-2011 07:36 PM
The Dude I finally found some direction on my 29g. Foreground is Lilaepsis, the left side will be a crypt of some sort and Java Ferns. The right side is sunset Hygro and Red Ludwigia that will be trimmed to keep some depth. I'm starting to like it. It almost was torn down last night in favor of building a reef system, but that's just too much in addition to my other tanks. The inhabitants will likely change so that I can put something cool in there to keep my attention.
08-25-2011 01:43 AM
The Dude
Originally Posted by firefiend View Post
I'm usually not into the whole brevity thing but... Awesome!
Lol! I could go all day saying nothing but quotes from that movie!! In fact I did, but the wife got a little fed up
Anyway, I'm still in limbo with this 10g. I found a piece of oak and prepped it and soaked it etc. I've also got an endless amount of trimmings from my other tanks as well as vals and pretty much anything that's in any of my other tanks along with probably 60lbs of slate. I just can't come up with anything. Here's how it looks now
08-24-2011 03:39 PM
firefiend I'm usually not into the whole brevity thing but... Awesome!
08-24-2011 01:21 PM
nonconductive dude, tanks are looking most excellent.
08-24-2011 03:40 AM
The Dude I've also noticed a rather good size colony of RCS thriving in the Lilaepsis and stones. I added a few baby's months ago and watched as my Angelfish ate most of them before the even got to the plants. What's strange is that they are Fire Red whereas in my shrimp tanks the coloring isn't all that great. Environment must play a big part. The tank is also C02 injected. Still haven't seen the Amano's I added several weeks ago.
08-24-2011 03:27 AM
The Dude The 75g is filling in with the exception of the Staurogyne. I need to get more plants and fill it in by hand.

The 46g is filling in nicely and I'm considering mixing in the dwarf chain swords with the Staurogyne in the 75g.
08-04-2011 09:44 PM
NavemadaMan This dude's got some really nice tanks. Lol really like the first tank
08-04-2011 09:32 PM
The Dude
Originally Posted by wkndracer View Post
I made the comment the first time you posted with that wood it was going to look sick in the tank! (still love it) Now with the plants it's even worse haha box it up and I'll send ya shipping money to save you from it.

good now and great when it fills in.
I got real lucky with those 2 pieces. I wish I had the skill arranging plants and hardscapes that you guys do. Once the Staurogyne fills in (or I can get more from Plantbrain) I think the tank will look pretty good. It's taking a while since the Angels are nibbling at it.
08-04-2011 09:24 PM
The Dude
Originally Posted by hydrophyte View Post
I like that first tank especially. It really ties the room together.
LOL.... I just spit my pre workout drink all over my wife!
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