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Old 08-16-2012, 01:55 AM   #1
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Default Need input on this hardscape layout please!

Need some input on this layout. There are 4 rocks on the left and 3 on the right. Fire away!
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Old 08-16-2012, 01:59 AM   #2
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They seem a bit low for the tank
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Old 08-16-2012, 03:30 AM   #3
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really? nothing else from anyone.....perhaps I will mound the substrate higher then to fix the height issue?
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Old 08-16-2012, 03:56 AM   #4
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The pointy rock closer to the middle on the left side looks unnatural. Maybe swap the two big ones on the left side?
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Old 08-16-2012, 03:58 AM   #5
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you mean swap the two left ones? and point it the same way?
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Old 08-16-2012, 04:12 AM   #6
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how about this?
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Old 08-16-2012, 01:34 PM   #7
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how about this?
I think you nailed the HardScape with this one....Your Post #6

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Old 08-16-2012, 01:39 PM   #8
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I agree - post 6 is the best layout, it creates a nice sense of depth.
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that looks way better imo. Are you doing a dry start or? What plants do you plan to use?

Edit: maybe move the right hand side further right, create more of a plain between it and the center rocks.
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Old 08-16-2012, 04:20 AM   #10
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that looks way better imo. Are you doing a dry start or? What plants do you plan to use?

Edit: maybe move the right hand side further right, create more of a plain between it and the center rocks.

Do you mean move all the rocks on the right further to the right?
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Old 08-16-2012, 04:19 AM   #11
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ultimatley, this will be a HC tank only.....however, it will house Stem plants for a little while, until I can get a ghood established carpet of HC
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That will look great!

Yes, rocks on the right further right
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ok changed it up a bit....let me know what you think of this....i raised the right pointer rock up a bit and added a tiny rock to the bottom right.
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Old 08-16-2012, 12:20 PM   #14
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ok changed it up a bit....let me know what you think of this....i raised the right pointer rock up a bit and added a tiny rock to the bottom right.
I still like this version best
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Old 08-16-2012, 01:06 PM   #15
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Its actually a 20 gal long.....which layout do you like best?
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