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Coltonorr 02-19-2013 02:08 AM

Inspirational Aquascapes
So I'm trying to scape a 125G tank, and I have 2 large pieces of driftwood and a bunch of smaller pieces. I'm having trouble placing them in the tank and wondered what all you folks have used as your sources of inspiration for your aquascape?

Darkblade48 02-19-2013 02:28 AM

Amano's series of 3 Nature Aquarium books are excellent for inspiration. The annual AGA contest entries are also excellent.

UDGags 02-19-2013 02:48 AM

I love this thread for ideas

Shawn123 02-19-2013 03:01 AM

^ that thread is awesome!!!!

Coltonorr 02-19-2013 05:47 PM


Originally Posted by UDGags (Post 2583394)

Wow UD!
Some amazing scapes in that thread.
Definitely some sources of ideas and inspiration there!

tomfromstlouis 02-19-2013 09:01 PM

You can browse all the AGA contest tanks here:

thelub 02-19-2013 09:20 PM

Awesome links! I too have been looking for inspiration for my 200g.

Didn't want to hijack this thread, but this is CRAZY!

Coltonorr 02-20-2013 12:21 AM

Thanks Tom.
I like looking at the contest but they seem so incredibly good that it's hard to comprehend how the scape was done.
I'm also realizing that scaping a 125g is totally different than scaping a 29g. LOL!

that's not hijacking...thats an insane scape! Can't even imagine tweezers small enough to do that!

DogFish 02-24-2013 03:03 AM


Originally Posted by tomfromstlouis (Post 2590058)
You can browse all the AGA contest tanks here:

:proud: One of my favorite sources!

You might like this too:

GMYukonon24s 02-24-2013 03:13 AM


Originally Posted by DogFish (Post 2632298)
:proud: One of my favorite sources!

You might like this too:
Aquascaping Shop Tour of The Green Machine - YouTube

That's awesome. Thanks for sharing.

thelub - if you want inspiration for your 200g check out crazydaz's 200g on here at the tank journal that will definitely inspire you.

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