yigitoglu tank - Page 2
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > General Planted Tank Forums > Tank Journals


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-08-2012, 12:35 PM   #16
Eldachleich
Wannabe Guru
 
Eldachleich's Avatar
 
PTrader: (3/100%)
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Aliso Viejo, California
Posts: 1,702
Default

I'm digging the placement of that java fern. It's grooving real well with me.
Perhaps some sort of twisty branchy driftwood on the right side.
I really like the sparseness of the left side. But I think you should build up the right side in height and drama. I also feel like pennywort would look real good tangled up in the (potential) driftwood and java fern.
Eldachleich is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 07-08-2012, 12:40 PM   #17
Eldachleich
Wannabe Guru
 
Eldachleich's Avatar
 
PTrader: (3/100%)
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Aliso Viejo, California
Posts: 1,702
Default

Something like manzanita...
I also kinda feel like the plant in back on the right is distracting. I would nix it in favor of smaller plants. Something thats taller than the hairgrass but not by much.
Perhaps place some large rocks in the back right corner and plant tons of anubias petite and nana. I would also probably throw some bolbitis on the right side too...
Kinda like a jungle on the edge of the savanna.
Of course thats what I would do.. You seem to have a goal in mind so go with whatever man. Either way I'm excited to see where you take it.
I was a little wary of it until that java fern came in lol!
Eldachleich is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-08-2012, 12:51 PM   #18
Kathyy
Planted Tank Guru
 
Kathyy's Avatar
 
PTrader: (33/100%)
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Newbury Park, CA
Posts: 3,311
Default

I cannot see the base of that amazing java fern, assume the rhizomes aren't buried in your nice rich soil because the soil is only on the left side of the tank, right? As far as I know aquatic ferns, such as the java and Bolbitis [African water fern] you have need to have rhizomes out of soil or they will rot. Agree about the wood. A twisty bit with that Bolbitis rhizome I see in the hairgrass area grown out would be very nice.
__________________
Kathyy is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 02:29 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012