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Old 06-19-2009, 04:48 PM   #1
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Need some direction on my plant layout


I am starting to lay out the plants now but Im starting to think I have to many different plants. I am at a loss on where to go with this. I still have 2 anubias barteri broadleafs. 3 other larger leafed anubias 2 echindorus rose, and another kleiner bar sword. I am not even sure if what I have started is working. I could really use some advice.

I know for sure I want to keep the tricolor sword, the green one to the left and my flame sword for sure.

I am open to any and all suggestions/criticism.






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Old 06-19-2009, 05:10 PM   #2
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If you plant things in the right places, then i think it will look AMAZING. If you grow some moss on the legs of that big piece of driftwood that might be cool. I bet the fish will love swimming threw the wood.
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Old 06-19-2009, 05:14 PM   #3
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Well I was planning to put my Jungle vals behind the Root. And using weeping moss and anubias petites to line some of the roots. I wasn't originally gonna use a carpet plant but now I am starting to think maybe I will do some E tennelus underneath the big root across the first 1/3rd of the tank maybe? And yes the tiger barbs and clown loaches are already loving it.
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Old 06-19-2009, 05:19 PM   #4
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I think you're off to a great start. Sounds like you've got some great ideas and i can't wait to see everything planted! Make sure to keep us updated.

Carpets are always nice, and i think it would look good in your tank as well.
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Old 06-19-2009, 05:30 PM   #5
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Looks really nice. I like it. What is the plan for the right side? All open?
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Old 06-19-2009, 05:39 PM   #6
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Right side is gonna be Florida Sunset crypts for a background (I think they will get tall enough?) Ive got a kleiner bar sword, Rose sword and a tri-color sword that I have to figure out where I am gonna situate in the mid ground. Then outline those in front with some tropica crypts.


I started laying out the plants now but its just not coming together I could use some pointers.


I think I have it figured out now. Thanks

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