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Old 02-23-2013, 01:51 AM   #121
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I picked up a 5000 watt last night, more than enough for my 1250 sq foot house.
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Old 02-24-2013, 10:47 AM   #122
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I love angel fish, but IMHO, adding them in this tank make the "mountain peaks" look
small and less majestic. IMHO, i think this tank will look better with just small fish/community.

Nonetheless, you have done a good job with the tank.
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Old 02-24-2013, 01:16 PM   #123
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that monumental rockscape looks good and is quite an inspiration! Really like the way the plants at the base of the rocks fill in the gaps. (my own meager attempts at aquascaping do not even come close...)

(IMO the angels are a bit too big for your composition...though they are lovely fish..wish you the best of success with breeding them)

Very sad to hear about the losses due to the power outages caused by the nor'easter.
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Old 02-24-2013, 07:10 PM   #124
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This scape is really different, I like it a lot. Great job on it!
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Old 02-24-2013, 07:18 PM   #125
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I really like the hardscape of this tank with the peaks. You do a nice job with fill in the plants in the open areas. Nice job!
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Old 02-24-2013, 10:26 PM   #126
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I love angel fish, but IMHO, adding them in this tank make the "mountain peaks" look
small and less majestic. IMHO, i think this tank will look better with just small fish/community.

Nonetheless, you have done a good job with the tank.
thanks! yea i agree they make everything a lot smaller but in hope of breeding this is my largest tank haha i would love to set up another tank for just these guys but i have no more room in my fish room hahah.

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that monumental rockscape looks good and is quite an inspiration! Really like the way the plants at the base of the rocks fill in the gaps. (my own meager attempts at aquascaping do not even come close...)

(IMO the angels are a bit too big for your composition...though they are lovely fish..wish you the best of success with breeding them)

Very sad to hear about the losses due to the power outages caused by the nor'easter.
yea it sucks but im over it now. glad it could be of inspiration! maybe in the future ill have another tank to take these guys out and have thier own space haha. but if they dont breed with in the next few months they r getting booted for more rummys hahah

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This scape is really different, I like it a lot. Great job on it!
thanks! im trying to make this the best one i have done!

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I really like the hardscape of this tank with the peaks. You do a nice job with fill in the plants in the open areas. Nice job!
flow is a big part in this tank and getting the upwards feel is very important.
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Old 03-16-2013, 07:08 AM   #127
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New quick update!

got tooka couple pics yesterday before i got rid of my angel fish. i traded them in to the LFS after getting sick of them :/ as everyone said they r just to big. they never paired so i figured i got to males or something of the sort. ether way they r gone now for something more interesting soon to come. not sure what that is quite yet but we will see on monday!

my kribs have formed a fantastic pair! i called them the married couple of the tank because of their personality haha. they have made their own cave and they live together in this little dwelling while the females pregnant defending and clean it constantly. quite cool to see

other wise the plants and everything are doing fantastic. i took out all of the DHG because it was getting to messy and now have only blyxa with a few things of hyrdocotyle here and there. the stem plant in the back is just their for now until i can find a place for it somewhere in one of my tanks. had no were to put it except in that back corner

well anyways tuns of pictures time!


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Old 03-16-2013, 07:23 AM   #128
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Those rocks are fantastic!
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Old 03-16-2013, 07:35 AM   #129
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Awesome, great job. A real inspiration for future tanks.
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Old 03-16-2013, 10:56 PM   #130
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thanks!
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Old 03-17-2013, 03:00 AM   #131
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I really like how your tank turned out. It's a very nice break from all the typical iwagumi-style rock layouts, and very dramatic! I hope you don't add much more plant mass than what you have because I think the balance is just perfect.

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Old 03-17-2013, 03:43 AM   #132
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great scape. very original going all the way to the top with that rock peak. Love the krib as well.
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Old 03-17-2013, 04:19 AM   #133
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nice scape! my favorite part about it is the depth you created with the blyxa on right side. very nice and very inspirational!!!
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:56 AM   #134
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I really like how your tank turned out. It's a very nice break from all the typical iwagumi-style rock layouts, and very dramatic! I hope you don't add much more plant mass than what you have because I think the balance is just perfect.

Good work!
thank you! yea there isnt going to be anymore plants in this tank just reg maintenance and trimming!

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great scape. very original going all the way to the top with that rock peak. Love the krib as well.
thanks i was going for a dramatic hardscape and i think got it on point with this scape

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nice scape! my favorite part about it is the depth you created with the blyxa on right side. very nice and very inspirational!!!
the depth in the end came out fantastic. the varying rock sizes also add to this effect in combo with the blyxa.
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Old 08-16-2013, 07:24 AM   #135
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well i havnt posted on this thread in a lont while and i finaly felt it was time to make an update! the tank has about seen its way through and is ready to make a new scape! this was def a cool scape while it lasted and will def have to try something similar to this in the future but for now i have a plan for a super drastic change going from all rock to all wood! with in the next week or so ill make the change but for now an update on what the tanks looking like now a days.


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i have a big plan for the next scape on this tank and my 20g will have a change after this one as well! cant wait to see how it comes out after i plan it all out!
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