|Today 04:17 AM|
|UDGags||Yeah, the thing the bugs me the most right now is that two pieces of wood are two different colors. I'm hoping long term I can cover/mask the front one.|
|Today 03:24 AM|
|HSA1255||I think you could do a tank that's heavy on one side successfully... or even one with a center clump with branches reaching out.. you have the addiction. Ha.|
|Today 03:09 AM|
You sound like my wife. I asked her about the hardscape and she wasn't a huge fan either. She liked when I had one piece of wood on each side the best. I also liked the wood on each side but that was so much like my 2013 tank that I wanted something a bit different. We'll see how it works out. It's easy enough to flip the wood and replant if this doesn't pan out.
|Today 02:56 AM|
|HSA1255||I just read this whole thread because I love the look of your tank. Wow, you really know what your doing and the scapes you have accomplished are remarkable. I've got to be honest, this recent layout of wood seems a bit too linear to me... and the back right piece curving up like a head just strikes me as odd... but seeing the work you have done I think you could plant it just like it is and it will be remarkable. Some of your other hardscapes at this preliminary point just drew my eye in more I suppose... But I have seen some really cool looking tanks that drew attention when the plants and hardscape complemented each other well. I think you are capable of doing just that with the arrangement you have. Amazing skills, I am looking forward to seeing where this scape takes you.|
|Today 02:31 AM|
|Hyzer||I always like checking out your tank. Inspiring dutch work. Looks like you are off to a good start for 2015.|
|Yesterday 03:53 PM|
|Yesterday 03:50 PM|
|BruceF||I was just fooling around.|
|Yesterday 03:05 PM|
|Yesterday 02:33 PM|
Your driftwood looks like a kangaroo sleeping!
Those are great plant choices. Will be following the progress.
|Yesterday 02:27 PM|
|Yesterday 07:07 AM|
|Sub1117||Geez 2013 was beauty! I can't wait to see what comes of this year!|
|Yesterday 04:36 AM|
|Yesterday 01:55 AM|
So I've been busy since my plants came in Friday.
My to-do list
Here are the pictures of the plants and tank currently. This won't be the finally plant placement most likely for some of the plants but it will work to let them grow out. Most of the plants came in looking decent. A couple were a bit rough but I think everything will be fine in a week or two.
Full Tank Shot
Hygrophila sp. 'Araguaia' (emersed form)
Ludwigia "Red" Hybrid
Alternanthera Reineckii 'Variegated'
Crypt Striolata & Eleocharis 'belem' (DGH belem)
Striolata came in a bit rough but should be fine
A couple of my cories swimming by
I always love to hear feedback good or bad!
|01-21-2015 03:21 AM|
|Overfloater||I see. Well have at it. I look forward to your ideas in execution.|
|01-21-2015 03:17 AM|
|UDGags||One of them is the same, it's the one on the right in 2013 and it is in the back in this years layout. I have other wood with it in this years layout and part of it is under the soil.|
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