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02-17-2013 03:14 PM
mrlucky923 Really nice, I love the placement..
02-17-2013 01:43 AM
Tank Man It is a prefilter for my canister filter (Rena xp3), the spray bar is mounted vertically in the left corner
02-16-2013 09:04 PM
accordztech Painting them looks 10x better!

So why do you have a sponge filter? Is it for shrimp? Cause maybe those screen style ones will look better and less obvious =). But thats just me with OCD
02-16-2013 09:01 PM
midlife_hobbyist Nice setup....Subscribed.....
02-15-2013 05:30 PM
Tank Man Planting is done!







Future Glosso carpet



Rotala Wallichii



Dhg



Tried to get a decent picture behind the wood
02-14-2013 02:17 AM
aquaman911 Pile up the substrate in the one corner and than dig a peice of wood in a little. To creat substrate around the wood. Than try to put the other wood on top. Put a amazon and a few java ferns under the top one and around the bottom wood in the substrate. Low light stuff because they will eventually be shaded. But java I don't think are too picky which is great.

Lead off around wood and down the slope with rocks and edge the rocks with HC or a low cover plant. It would cap it off and make it look random yet scaped.

On the other side jeep things low with micro swords and low lush plants. And if you want place more rocks scattered around for the ground cover to wrap around it.


Rocks are in almost any natural environment and IMO belong in a tank. Look for petrified wood. Rear colours and shapes. Can also be broken up and used to accomplish different sizes
02-14-2013 02:09 AM
Tank Man Pretty bad picture but there it is!

02-13-2013 05:49 AM
accordztech krylon fusion has been approved by many aquatic hobbiest. Salt water guys use it and I have as well. Its made for plastic and will bond well.

None of the manufactuers will say that its safe for underwater use.
02-13-2013 04:35 AM
Tank Man I was debating it, never got around to actually checking out the paint isle to see what they have in the way of safe to use underwater paint.
02-13-2013 03:42 AM
accordztech That actually looks good!

Paint that intake though lol.
02-12-2013 07:12 AM
Tank Man



Added some crypts, java moss, and riccia. Any thoughts? Do not know if I should start a new thread or leave all my scaping questions in here...
02-11-2013 06:17 AM
accordztech
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I see what you are saying, but I think I like it the way it is, thank you for taking the time to advise me and look at my tank!
Thats what matters!
02-11-2013 06:05 AM
Tank Man I see what you are saying, but I think I like it the way it is, thank you for taking the time to advise me and look at my tank!
02-10-2013 04:17 PM
UDGags I like the wood much better. But I agree slope the substrate up to the right corner and back wall. Something like the slopes in this picture but for just that one corner.

02-10-2013 06:53 AM
accordztech Its just me but I like my wood a little more towards the corner and the substate sloping up to that corner.
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