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vodoc 12-08-2012 05:43 PM

One Hour Tanks
 
Hey everyone!

This is the first video of a new series where I setup small aquascapes.
The concept of these tanks is to setup short term scapes in different glass containers. For one hour. The limited lifetime of the tanks allow me to setup unique aquascapes without the long-term constraints like needing a filter and use different types of moss.
The tanks are filled with the water coming from the tank the Ramshorn snails and the RCS came from. (So it's cycled water).

http://img11.hostingpics.net/pics/359038055.jpg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=_DQU4ulWQ6U

More to come. =)

See ya

Vx

HybridHerp 12-08-2012 06:47 PM

Interesting concept

statler&waldorf 12-08-2012 06:54 PM

Beautiful scape, there's a lot of detail and contrast for such a small area.
BTW, where can I get some of those speedy snails? :biggrin:

MABJ 12-08-2012 07:30 PM

Nice! I'd be way too tempted to keep the tank and run them Walstad style lol


MABJ's iDevice used for this message :p

freph 12-08-2012 08:32 PM

This is....really really cool. Can't wait for more videos!

vodoc 12-08-2012 09:10 PM

@ statler&waldorf, They are Ramshorn snails that I have bred to look like that. =D

Here's #2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yC0W...ature=g-crec-u

vodoc 12-15-2012 08:03 PM

Here is #3 =)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oV88Nk2cMo

Indian fern 12-16-2012 10:19 AM

Wow nice setup. Interesting scape you've done there! :D

ADJAquariums 12-17-2012 10:29 PM

Great idea, and awsome scapes!

vodoc 12-22-2012 08:46 PM

The Lonely Three - One Hour Tanks #4 =)

vodoc 01-13-2013 07:34 PM

The Fifth setup has been uploaded! Tell me what you think of it =)

See ya

MABJ 01-13-2013 07:37 PM

The most recent is definitely a favorite. What is the breakdown on what plants you used

danielt 01-13-2013 07:42 PM

Would be nice to know what plants are those :)

Shiggy 01-13-2013 08:45 PM

Damn that is pretty interesting and cool. Awesome scapes.

vodoc 01-14-2013 07:48 AM

The plants are different types of moss. I couldn't find all of the names... :s

Plagiomnium undulatum (Hedw.) T.Kop.

Plagiochila

Dicranum scoparium Hedw.

Hypnum Imponens

Polytrichum formosum

And the rock is in fact petrified wood found in the Alps =)


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