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Old 12-23-2012, 08:15 AM   #1
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Default Few of my works - new tank planted - page 6

Hi All,

I'm new in the forum. The website is a massive archive for someone new to the hobby so kudos to all who have written things so far for all. Fortunately I have been in the hobby for 15+ years now and couple of years in aquascaping area..so without much delay I present few of my works of the year 2012. Hope folks like it.

Pic 1: The Cuuube
Pic 2: End Point (this was a gift of mine to my fiancée)
Pic 3: Paradise of my dreams
Pic 4: The Rock

there are a few tanks which are getting ready too, will post them after sometime. Need to compress the other files and too lazy on a sunday..hehe..
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Old 12-23-2012, 08:23 AM   #2
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The second tank has a really warm feeling to it. I'd bet she liked it.
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Old 12-23-2012, 08:47 AM   #3
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yes she loved it! and yes this tank also came in 9th place in a forum based scaping contest here in India..
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Old 12-23-2012, 01:36 PM   #4
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Those tanks are gorgeous. I love the backgrounds.
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Old 12-23-2012, 02:17 PM   #5
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thank you GreenBliss..really appreciate
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Old 12-23-2012, 02:33 PM   #6
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Welcome!

Very nice!!
Are you using an incandescent light build to do the back lighting?
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:11 PM   #7
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Beautiful!
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:38 PM   #8
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Love all of them. Guess I have to go do some work on mine now
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:56 PM   #9
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So here is one of my latest work in progress - this a 2ft'r everything is a build done by me.

the tank is now aged 1.5 months. adding an old shot and a concept latest one. This is not a final shot..a lot of work has to yet go in here.

The scape is called - "Hills by the morning"

pic 1: the tank at 1 month age
pic 2: taken during my weekly maintenance. few changes have gone in the tank yet a lot of work still left.
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Old 12-23-2012, 04:01 PM   #10
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Yet another nano..aged 1.5 months..again here too lot of work is left.

scape name - Stacked.
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Old 12-23-2012, 04:06 PM   #11
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And finally the smallest tank that I have scaped till date!
This is a 8inch cube.
Scape name - The Cuuube Ver: 2.0
tank age - 1 week

This tank is a DSM startup, so it's going to take it's own sweet time to grow..bit less work for here.. phew! thank god..

Pic 1: the hardscape
Pic 2: Post 90% planting - I'm still awaiting the arrival of weeping moss for the front tree.
Pic 3: A smoke pack just to show the size of the scape.
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:46 PM   #12
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@DogFish - there is no rocket science build to it to be honest. For the nano cubes I use a simple orange coloured 15W night lamp. And in my fiancé's I used a simple cool white 6500K 14W T5 which was covered with yellow paper towel, single in the middle and double layer at the sides to give the red-orangish view. Hope this helps..

@partobe - hehe..playing around with a tank is always blissful.. please let me know if I can help scape wise for ideating in future..

Thanks all..
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Old 12-23-2012, 03:47 PM   #13
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Awesome tanks!
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Old 12-23-2012, 05:34 PM   #14
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Your scapes are amazing! The first pic of the cube ver. 2.0 reminds me of snow or a frozen creek.
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Old 12-23-2012, 05:44 PM   #15
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#2 FTW! I just love how the background lighting gives that sunrise/sunset feeling. Awesome man, and welcome to TPT.
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