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Old 10-19-2009, 03:38 AM   #1
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Please help me hardscape my Mini M. This is the first scape that caught my attention. There will be a UG carpet and maybe some hair grass towards the back. I have about 100lbs of stone and plenty of time so please give me an honest opinion. As always pics never quite capture every detail.

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Old 10-19-2009, 03:59 AM   #2
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Looks pretty good; you've obviously put some time into thinking about it. At most I'd rotate the rock farthest foreward a little bit clockwise; it's front face seems a bit obstructive the way it is now.

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Old 10-19-2009, 09:22 AM   #3
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i like it so far.
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Old 10-20-2009, 12:26 AM   #4
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Scratch that- how about this.
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Scratch that- how about this.
Ooh, me likey!!
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Yeah I like this one too.
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Old 10-25-2009, 04:15 AM   #8
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I'm going to bet you have no problems with the pH. By the way i am VERY envious of those rocks, I have looked everywhere around here for some jagged non-porous black rocks like that, i used to have access to a ton of them in san diego, but nothing but round river rocks and lava rock here. ( i chose the lava)

I really really like this layout:
I can imagine it with grass and a nice ground covering. I would say keep the rocks clean and free of mosses in this type of layout
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With rocks that vertical are you going to attach some moss to their surfaces?
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With rocks that vertical are you going to attach some moss to their surfaces?
I hadn't planned to but I'm certainly open to ideas. I was thinking a UG carpet all over and dwarf Hair Grass in the upper right corner. Do you have any pics of the moss or suggestions?
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I hadn't planned to but I'm certainly open to ideas. I was thinking a UG carpet all over and dwarf Hair Grass in the upper right corner. Do you have any pics of the moss or suggestions?
I was thinking of something along the lines of Fissidens fontanus (see profile http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/my..._fontanus.html).
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I was thinking of something along the lines of Fissidens fontanus (see profile http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/my..._fontanus.html).
That would be interesting up the backside of the rocks.
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Old 10-20-2009, 11:53 PM   #13
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I liked the first layout, but I'm no expert.
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Old 10-21-2009, 03:17 AM   #15
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I liked the first layout, but I'm no expert.
Where in MN are you?
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