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Old 03-07-2010, 08:31 AM   #241
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So a fresh new start i'm assuming?
If replacing the gravel yes, at the moment this is just evolving from scape to scape without doing complete tear downs.
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Old 03-11-2010, 09:35 PM   #242
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Another update another photo, the new CO2 inline diffuser is great, very happy I purchased that tank is now pearling like crazy, even the Fissidens fontanus is pearling! lol





























Photos just had a resize, and straight off the camera, the Tamron 90mm macro is a great lens! Shame the camera its attached to! lol

Think that is enough photos for one day haha
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Old 03-11-2010, 10:12 PM   #243
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Incredible tank! Great photography skills too. What camera/settings are you using?

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Old 03-12-2010, 07:03 AM   #244
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Incredible tank! Great photography skills too. What camera/settings are you using?

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Thanks Peter, I am using a very old Konica-Minolta 5D (now replaced by the Sony Alpha series) and the settings were on auto.
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Old 07-07-2010, 09:36 PM   #245
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Well the tank is still going without a rescape, just keeps evolving from one to the next, here the latest photo taken yesterday:



Took the opportunity to make a video also: http://vimeo.com/13137723


Some older photos of the tank, fauna and flora:

Threadfin Rainbows:










Moss:


Pearling:


Where its located in the room:


Pixie being naughty! (Portuguese Podengos)!


Thanks for looking, comments and critiques always welcomed
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Old 07-07-2010, 10:29 PM   #246
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Gorgeous tank, I love the way it looks in your living area too!
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Old 07-07-2010, 10:42 PM   #247
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I was admiring this tank just the other day on UKAPS.org. It is looking as lovely as ever. These are really great fish shots that you have gotten. I hope that I will have a chance to do a setup with threadfin rainbows some day.

How are those podengos in the house? Are they fairly well mannered?
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Gorgeous tank, I love the way it looks in your living area too!
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I was admiring this tank just the other day on UKAPS.org. It is looking as lovely as ever. These are really great fish shots that you have gotten. I hope that I will have a chance to do a setup with threadfin rainbows some day.
The threadfins are lovely indeed, very peaceful you should get some for your ripariums

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How are those podengos in the house? Are they fairly well mannered?
They are great around the house, they only bark when someone knocks at the door and do not chew on anything other than their toys
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Old 07-08-2010, 06:46 AM   #249
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Amazing tank, I really enjoy the post, thanks for sharing!
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Old 07-08-2010, 07:02 AM   #250
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This tank is one of the old legends of PTF
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Old 07-08-2010, 10:28 AM   #251
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Thanks guys

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Old 02-16-2013, 02:09 PM   #252
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Was sent a few PMs regarding what happened to this tank, this tank is still going but not with the same scape, it was rescaped in early 2011!

Still went on for a little while:


But after a heater incident that basically boiled the whole contents of the tank, I had no choice but to start again, and now don't run any heaters on any tanks anymore!!



I then started a Iwagumi in this tank, here it is on day 1:



And 6 weeks later it looked like this:








Month later:



Video: http://vimeo.com/23820732

And a couple of weeks more:










The rocks turned a very light colour so I stopped cleaning them and gave it a more natural feel:





Couple weeks later:







Due to lack of time and work taking over the tank started suffering:









And eventually the HC had to go:





And slowly started turning into something else:







And now looks more like a Jungle than a Iwagumi





Not sure what is going to happen next as my scapes tend to merge from one thing into another! Might get a new tank soon and start something else long term

Thanks for looking

More info can be found here: http://www.ukaps.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=14998 (please remove is not permitted to post links to other forums)
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Old 02-17-2013, 12:05 AM   #253
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This is one of the coolest progressions I have ever seen and really love how it looks. For some reason people overlook the jungle looking tank which I think is one of the most natural ways to have a tank. Keep up the god work.
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