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09-01-2014 07:24 PM
Capsaicin_MFK I started a new thread.

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/sh...042&highlight=
09-01-2014 05:39 AM
Hyzer Your last scape was great and I'm a big fan of crypt tanks. How's this tank doing?
06-26-2014 12:31 AM
Capsaicin_MFK I installed a Cerge's Reactor and this time I am trying Miracle Grow Organic Potting Soil with playsand. The main theme of the tank this time will be Cryptocoryne species.

Pictures for those interested.






Mind the dust...


05-08-2014 03:55 PM
Capsaicin_MFK Thank you all who posted kind words about my aquarium. I haven't posted on this forum in about a year and in that time a lot happened. The TL;DR version is that the 100g was completely empty for about 11 months, but I just set everything back up this week.

I took out the Fluorite substrate, which I know for a fact can grow plants. I am trying dirt with sand cap this time and hopefully I can grow a nice scape using mainly Crypts.

Picture updates soon.
04-17-2014 02:55 AM
samee
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Originally Posted by crazydaz View Post
Lovely, MFK! I really enjoy your system, though that type of set up ended up killing the hobby for me. You would get it almost "perfect," you could enjoy it for a few days, and then you had to hack it. The worst was trying to time all of the growth rates perfectly, as often, I would be able to get anywhere between 75-90% plants pruned so they would all look great, and then have two or three groups of other plants that would be either "too tall" or "too short." I was only able to get the tank looking "prime" a handful of times.

That's a beautiful aquarium.

SERIOUSLY!!!!!!!!!!! Finally someone said it. Maybe I made the mistake of starting out with the hardest scape style.

Your tank looks amazing, you have the depth and space. once the front fills in it will be complete.
04-17-2014 02:40 AM
kylehca Beautiful!
01-17-2014 06:50 AM
HybridHerp
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Originally Posted by plantbrain View Post
The Hygro pinn looks good.
I can't agree with this more, I'm jealous. Also gotta say, I love how nice and controlled your red tiger lotus is. Mine just eventually became a massive mess and I hated it. I've since switched to N. micaranthra as I find its growth a little less chaotic.

H. araguyia would look nice with the pinnatifida though, or at least balance it out on the right side (imho). It grows pretty well too.
01-17-2014 05:18 AM
plantbrain The Hygro pinn looks good.
01-17-2014 02:46 AM
Hyzer Really liking the size and thick growth. Any updates?
03-05-2013 02:15 AM
crazydaz Lovely, MFK! I really enjoy your system, though that type of set up ended up killing the hobby for me. You would get it almost "perfect," you could enjoy it for a few days, and then you had to hack it. The worst was trying to time all of the growth rates perfectly, as often, I would be able to get anywhere between 75-90% plants pruned so they would all look great, and then have two or three groups of other plants that would be either "too tall" or "too short." I was only able to get the tank looking "prime" a handful of times.

That's a beautiful aquarium.
03-05-2013 12:12 AM
Saxtonhill Lovely!
03-04-2013 01:03 AM
Frank Abagnale Looking great
03-04-2013 12:39 AM
Yankee Job well done! I really like the recent overgrown picture. Can't wait to see the carpet all grown in!
03-04-2013 12:32 AM
Capsaicin_MFK Moved some stuff around



Filling in nicely...



and it's overgrown.
01-26-2013 07:07 AM
Capsaicin_MFK Most recent picture before the major trim.

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