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05-20-2014 03:09 PM
mistuhmarc Tank's looking great. Have you thought about adding some driftwood to compliment your plants? :P
05-20-2014 09:19 AM
MsNemoShrimp How can your raise TB's and Crystals in this setup? You must be genius!
11-06-2013 04:09 PM
core212 Any updates?
05-22-2013 05:32 AM
binbin9 Thanks Keats, I'm going to take the tank a completely opposite direction in the next scape. I love the minimalistic iwagumi style and there's so many variations of it in the 12 gallon long.

There's so many plants out there that I enjoy keeping so I'm going to go miniature Dutch!!

I've scoured the 12G journals and have yet to see one.

Stay tuned. =)
05-22-2013 02:14 AM
keats Why? I think It looks wonderful!
05-21-2013 09:35 PM
binbin9 Retiring this scape.
05-13-2013 03:28 PM
binbin9 The hydrocotyle has carpeted really nicely since I started the IE dosing.
05-13-2013 03:26 PM
binbin9 Thanks Cryptkeeper:

I actually scored the Alt Reneickii at an auction for $14 for all of it. They seem to propagate pretty easily too. I just clip the top portion and it begins to root.

I was experimenting with a floating leaf to see if it would root or rot and it has begin to root. So it seems to be doing well.
05-13-2013 07:28 AM
Re: Binbin9's - 12 Gallon - Clean Slate

o..O me like, a lot. How did I miss it?
I am stealing your scape. Do send me a bill for
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05-13-2013 07:16 AM
Originally Posted by binbin9 View Post
The tanks gone through some rescaping and due to my addiction to add new plants I've added the following plants.
Staurogyne repens
Alternanthera reineckii mini
Crypt wendtii
Star Grass

Nice tank. It's hard not to collect plants like you do. I went through a bucephleandra phase myself but the growth of them in my tank was and still is a huge flop. That alt reineckii mini sure is a nice, expensive (from the prices I've seen) addition but probably well worth it.
05-02-2013 08:52 AM
Kai808 That's a nice jungle you got there! Most of the members here have collectoritis. But we usually get more tanks to help with it. lol How often do you have to trim? Sometimes I think rotalas are harder to maintain than HC because it grows too fast.
05-02-2013 05:55 AM
binbin9 The tanks gone through some rescaping and due to my addiction to add new plants I've added the following plants.
Staurogyne repens
Alternanthera reineckii mini
Crypt wendtii
Star Grass

03-11-2013 08:39 PM
Originally Posted by binbin9 View Post
Thanks Dany how's your project going have you filled the new tanks with shrimps yet?
my 12 long is filling in nicely! i'll post a updated pic in the 12 long club thread soon. (maybe today) i actually went a different route with my shrimp rack... its not a rack anymore and i bought some cabinets and placed the tanks horizontally because the rack was just way too hard to do maintenance. ill post a pic soon. and no shrimps are in yet, the cycle is going soooooooo slow, i haven't even got nitrites to show up yet and its been 3 weeks, even though i added mulp from seeded sponge filters. i recently ordered 3 eheim 2213s for the shrimp tanks as well because i'm not digging the sponges in my tanks along with the loud bubbling sounds. btw i just saw your clear pray bar and i need to make some of those for my shrimp tanks. i'm planning on attempting to bend some acrylic to get rid of all of the eheim green piping.
03-11-2013 06:55 PM
binbin9 LOL - I think it takes a lot of discipline to do iwagumi. Every week I fall in love with a new plant.
03-11-2013 06:49 PM
plecostomouse as much as this is a cool aquariumi hate to be a bit of a down buzz. but i think you should have gone with 2-3 plant species and gone for an iwagumi look.
i was really looking forward to seeing this develop when i first saw the scape.
i little let down now.
its still a nice tank
cool shrimp also!
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