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Old 07-31-2013, 09:44 PM   #1
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New Tank Rio 180 planted journal


Just started this tank after years of keeping Cichlids. This is my first planted tank but I feel confident as I have been planing it for the last 2 years. this is the first step, getting the hardscape right. this is my first layout (probably of many) all comments on it welcome and encouraged!


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Old 07-31-2013, 09:51 PM   #2
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Old 07-31-2013, 09:56 PM   #3
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Love the layout!

I would create a more prominent slope with the substrate going towards the driftwood. Also, additions of lava rocks (or your choice) around the driftwood would look awesome
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Thanks Chrisinator, I will be adding a lot more substrate to build slopes which will create a sort of valley between the two areas of wood.


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anyone else like to share an opinion?


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a few tweeks and a load of substrate added whet do you all think?




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Old 08-02-2013, 06:32 AM   #7
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some input would be great.


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