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Old 03-18-2013, 02:26 AM   #1291
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Happy birthday to treeless mountain!
The tank thanks you, sorry I have been unable to update, had a really crazy weekend. Not much to see anyway, but it's getting by.

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time for a replant. particularly for the rotala. let it grow up to the surface, uproot, and replant the tips. the bottoms can only last so long... i tend to redo each of my stem bushes every 1-2 months.
Yeah I know what you mean, the bottoms get all black and scarred. Spring break coming up in two weeks, I'll probably do it then.
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Huh, why was this moved?
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Old 03-18-2013, 02:32 AM   #1293
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Huh, why was this moved?
Hmm, didn't even notice. Guess they're moving the nano journals over to the journals section; I never really understood the difference.
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Old 04-02-2013, 03:17 PM   #1294
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After more than three weeks of doing literally nothing with this tank, it's still doing okay. I hardly have been looking at it. I feel bad that I used to be so much more into this tank and so much more enthusiastic about maintaining it (and tanks in general) but between school, bonsai, and a new startup, I've been really bogged down. I will say, however, that as of now, there are no immediate plans to take down the tank.

Here's an iPhone pic for you, Zeke. Lol

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Old 04-02-2013, 03:26 PM   #1295
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the p. helferi is doing better in that new spot.

it happens. we all get bored of tanks eventually. thats when you kinda run it on autopilot for a while. then you get some inspiration for a new layout and redo it.
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Old 04-02-2013, 03:32 PM   #1296
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the p. helferi is doing better in that new spot.

it happens. we all get bored of tanks eventually. thats when you kinda run it on autopilot for a while. then you get some inspiration for a new layout and redo it.
Indeed it is, it's flourishing in both spots. One of them, the leftmost location, has sort of developed into a sort of grove, which is pretty neat.

Yep, I'm thinking that maybe sometime this summer I will redo it into a new, low tech scape. However, I'll certainly keep this set of awesome stones to set up once again someday.
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Old 04-02-2013, 08:10 PM   #1297
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Old 04-02-2013, 10:00 PM   #1298
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Lol. You may want to consider stainless steel lily pipes instead.
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Old 04-12-2013, 03:39 AM   #1299
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Looking at this tank earlier, I decided that I need a much lower-maintenance tank for my desk. I'm thinking that I'll rescale this tank into a super simple tank (maybe even without any plants at all). Wait, hear me out here, a simple sand bottom and a tall piece of Seiryu. That's it. Stocking could change. In fact, maybe the top of the rock might even stick out of the water... in fact, maybe I could...

More to come.
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Looking at this tank earlier, I decided that I need a much lower-maintenance tank for my desk. I'm thinking that I'll rescale this tank into a super simple tank (maybe even without any plants at all). Wait, hear me out here, a simple sand bottom and a tall piece of Seiryu. That's it. Stocking could change. In fact, maybe the top of the rock might even stick out of the water... in fact, maybe I could...

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Get some pieces of slate and tie Riccia to them. Leave an open area in the front for the aesthetics of the sand to shine through. Boom. Trim Riccia once every two weeks and you're fine. Rocky, sand, bubbly goodness.
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Get some pieces of slate and tie Riccia to them. Leave an open area in the front for the aesthetics of the sand to shine through. Boom. Trim Riccia once every two weeks and you're fine. Rocky, sand, bubbly goodness.
Diggin this idea
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I like this too much to ever change it. Please don't, to be honest I would be incredibly sad.
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After more than three weeks of doing literally nothing with this tank, it's still doing okay. I hardly have been looking at it. I feel bad that I used to be so much more into this tank and so much more enthusiastic about maintaining it (and tanks in general) but between school, bonsai, and a new startup, I've been really bogged down. I will say, however, that as of now, there are no immediate plans to take down the tank.

Here's an iPhone pic for you, Zeke. Lol

That looks pretty good for not doing much maintenance lol, the HC growing over the stones, the Rotala forest and Downoi make this look very pleasing.
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Looking at this tank earlier, I decided that I need a much lower-maintenance tank for my desk. I'm thinking that I'll rescale this tank into a super simple tank (maybe even without any plants at all). Wait, hear me out here, a simple sand bottom and a tall piece of Seiryu. That's it. Stocking could change. In fact, maybe the top of the rock might even stick out of the water... in fact, maybe I could...

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How about just moss? ...No plants? I know you like the minimal look... But c'mon!
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Old 04-12-2013, 09:53 PM   #1305
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I like this too much to ever change it. Please don't, to be honest I would be incredibly sad.
Well, it is going to happen. All good things must come to an end

I will be keeping the rocks to set it up again someday when I have the time to deal with a scape this demanding.

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That looks pretty good for not doing much maintenance lol, the HC growing over the stones, the Rotala forest and Downoi make this look very pleasing.
Yes, but the photos were taken after scraping algae, grinning, filling the tank back up to the top. But you're right, it definitely is a resilient and has done well with little/no input.

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How about just moss? ...No plants? I know you like the minimal look... But c'mon!
I don't really know... a non-planted tank is fascinating to me, but I don't know if I'd get bored too quickly. The great thing is I could easily rescape on a weekly basis if need be.
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