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Old 09-05-2012, 06:55 AM   #706
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I found the perfect piece of wood today at a LFS for my second 12L. Here's a pic of it in the empty tank:



Any suggestions on what to use with it? I have some yamaya stone coming in this week and I'm thinking I'll use some to lift the right end up a bit, but I'm not sure on plants. Almost 100% sure it will be a low tech tank.
Nice piece of wood Stacy. Unfortunately because of how snugly it fits, it would be hard to really move it around. Just have to pretty much work around it. I am sure you'll make something beautiful from it with your skills
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Old 09-05-2012, 05:41 PM   #707
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Nice piece of wood Stacy. Unfortunately because of how snugly it fits, it would be hard to really move it around. Just have to pretty much work around it. I am sure you'll make something beautiful from it with your skills
I think "skills" might be a bit of an overstatement. lol. You're right though, it is a pretty tight fit so I don't have many options with the actual wood. I'm thinking maybe two islands of plants around where the wood touches and an empty area in the middle like it's a bridge. Hmm.
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Old 09-05-2012, 06:57 PM   #708
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I think "skills" might be a bit of an overstatement. lol. You're right though, it is a pretty tight fit so I don't have many options with the actual wood. I'm thinking maybe two islands of plants around where the wood touches and an empty area in the middle like it's a bridge. Hmm.
You see what I mean? That is EXACTLY what I had in mind + your "skills" it will be just beautiful
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Old 09-06-2012, 05:12 AM   #709
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Guys should I trim my HC while dry start? It seems my HC is not spreading at all. Only growing thicker and taller...?

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Old 09-06-2012, 05:39 AM   #710
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I've never done DSM, but I'd think you could trim it and then sprinkle the trimmings to help it fill in faster. Can't imagine it would hurt anything.
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Old 09-07-2012, 12:19 AM   #711
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Not too shabby
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Finnex 36" FugeRay LED is coming out! I think I will get this fixture instead the Ray2. Should be good placed right on top of the tank.
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Old 09-08-2012, 04:43 AM   #713
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I joined the club, GLA's sale at $59 for the 12 gallon long was too hard to pass up.
Will posted photos when I start designing, I'm loving the dimensions.
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Old 09-08-2012, 07:59 AM   #714
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Finnex 36" FugeRay LED is coming out! I think I will get this fixture instead the Ray2. Should be good placed right on top of the tank.
Finnex is having a presale for the 36" FugeRay $15 discount.

http://www.finnex.net/index.php?opti...id=61&vmcchk=1
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Old 09-08-2012, 09:01 AM   #715
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I joined the club, GLA's sale at $59 for the 12 gallon long was too hard to pass up.
Will posted photos when I start designing, I'm loving the dimensions.
Nice! I would like to see the difference between mr aqua tank in term of glass clarity.

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Finnex is having a presale for the 36" FugeRay $15 discount.

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Yup!
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Btw how do you guys take/ edit panoramic pictures for this tank?
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Got mine flooded.

I love the hardscape. Well done!
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Old 09-08-2012, 09:12 AM   #718
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Btw how do you guys take/ edit panoramic pictures for this tank?
I usually just crop out the parts I don't want.
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Old 09-08-2012, 09:17 AM   #719
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I usually just crop out the parts I don't want.
Fisheye Lens can be a cool way too..
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Old 09-10-2012, 05:43 AM   #720
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New to this forum and aquascaping; essentially my first post. Some friends just got me a 12 Long Mr. Aqua (Something i've been wanting for months now). I'm still moving things around, but as of now this is what I have:


Any suggestions? Should I keep the rocks centered or should I use the left or right side as the focal point?
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