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Omegatron 02-20-2013 09:38 AM

Iwagumi in a Juwel Trigon 190

Last week I started removing my old 'scape' to start over with my first iwagumi scape.


Juwel Trigon 190

28w 590mm Juwel Day
28w 590mm Dennerle Color Plus
28w 590mm Dennerle Special plant
24w 438mm Juwel Day

Eheim Professionel 3 2071

Currently DIY Co2 but im gonna buy a Co2 set in a couple of weeks.

JBL Aquabasis Plus
JBL Manado

Ohko stones

Hemianthus Callitrichoides
Eleocharis Acicularis
Eleocharis Vivipara

Fauna (not in the tank yet, since its just starting up):
2x Ottociniclus Affinis
8x Caridina japonica

I have no other fish yet but I have set my eye on the Paracheirodon simulans.

Some pictures of my previous layout:

So i cleaned out my tank:

I used black cardboard to put behind my aquarium:

Turnsout its not black enough for my taste (if some have ideas of what to use let me know).

The substrate:

The Ohko stones:

After a lot of thinking changing, changing and changing it again it turned out this whas the layout i was gonna use:

After planting this is the result till now:

Omegatron 02-20-2013 11:18 AM

So want to go for the paracheirodon simulans (green neon tetra), now im in bit of doubt of how many i should get. myself i was thinking of 15.
The shop could only order a minimum of 25 so should i take 25 or less?


The fish:

M4ndy 02-20-2013 11:31 AM

I liked your old scape.

but your new one is going look good also!

good luck!

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