LF 6"-8" diameter tree stump.
Planted Tank Forums
Your Tanks Image Hosting *Tank Tracker * Plant Profiles Fish Profiles Planted Tank Guide Photo Gallery Articles

Go Back   The Planted Tank Forum > General Planted Tank Forums > Local Pet Stores, Clubs, and Conventions > Colorado


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-02-2012, 11:26 PM   #1
Noahma
Planted Tank Guru
 
Noahma's Avatar
 
PTrader: (8/100%)
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Northglenn, Colorado
Posts: 4,014
Default

LF 6"-8" diameter tree stump.


I am looking for a hardwood tree stump that is about 6-8" in diameter that has some roots extending off the bottom. Strange request I know, but I have a plan for a 40B that I am going to be picking up sometime in the next week or so. Hopefully the stump is at least 16"-20" from base to top.

Eventually if I cannot find one around here, I will have to start going out and looking (I will not be cutting down peoples trees in the middle of the night though lol)
Noahma is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 06-02-2012, 11:31 PM   #2
stevenjohn21
Wannabe Guru
 
PTrader: (12/100%)
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Atlanta
Posts: 1,113
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Noahma View Post
(I will not be cutting down peoples trees in the middle of the night though lol)
Funny you say that cos a few houses down from me had some great looking rock at the front of their house.....i said "had"
stevenjohn21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2012, 11:33 PM   #3
Noahma
Planted Tank Guru
 
Noahma's Avatar
 
PTrader: (8/100%)
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Northglenn, Colorado
Posts: 4,014
Talking

Quote:
Originally Posted by stevenjohn21 View Post
Funny you say that cos a few houses down from me had some great looking rock at the front of their house.....i said "had"
LOL that gave me the hardest laugh I have had all week.
Noahma is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2012, 02:01 AM   #4
moosenart
Planted Tank Enthusiast
 
moosenart's Avatar
 
PTrader: (15/100%)
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Castle Rock, Colorado
Posts: 785
Default

I have one, I dont know if it's what you're looking for though.
__________________
DBP Club

I ride motorcycles.
moosenart is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2012, 02:10 AM   #5
Noahma
Planted Tank Guru
 
Noahma's Avatar
 
PTrader: (8/100%)
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Northglenn, Colorado
Posts: 4,014
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by moosenart View Post
I have one, I dont know if it's what you're looking for though.
Do you have a pic? I am about 6 months out from replacing my 36g with a 40B so I have time to find just the right one.

I am looking to partially replicate Sanj's giant rainbow tank in smaller form, and with only one stump lol

here is what he started with
Noahma is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2012, 02:18 AM   #6
PlantedRich
Planted Tank Guru
 
PlantedRich's Avatar
 
PTrader: (1/100%)
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Pflugerville, Tx
Posts: 4,425
Default

Small stumps are one of my favorite things for the tank. Someway they just look right. Is this a first time using wood in a tank? I assume it is for the tank?

If you do go hunting, there are some things to know to look for to avoid the tannins problem. I find the best way to deal with tannins is to choose the wood very carefully. I'm not into waiting months for water to clear.

Some of my recent projects but these have gone to auction already. I tend to lay off the hunting when the temperature gets too warm. Lugging stumps around is not fun when it 90 degrees!
PlantedRich is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2012, 02:23 AM   #7
Noahma
Planted Tank Guru
 
Noahma's Avatar
 
PTrader: (8/100%)
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Northglenn, Colorado
Posts: 4,014
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by PlantedRich View Post
Small stumps are one of my favorite things for the tank. Someway they just look right. Is this a first time using wood in a tank? I assume it is for the tank?

If you do go hunting, there are some things to know to look for to avoid the tannins problem. I find the best way to deal with tannins is to choose the wood very carefully. I'm not into waiting months for water to clear.

Some of my recent projects but these have gone to auction already. I tend to lay off the hunting when the temperature gets too warm. Lugging stumps around is not fun when it 90 degrees!
not new wood in the tank, but new to a full stump lol. I have nice twisty wood in my flora, and have had some nice root wood in my 36 in the past. I really like the idea of having a full tree stump along with roots in a tank.

Here is a video of Sanj's tank with it fully planted. There is just something about the way the plants and the stump interact that I really want to recreate. (along with the rainbows lol, although I will be increasing my holding of med. sized rainbows)
Noahma is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2012, 04:27 AM   #8
jeremyTR
Suspended
 
PTrader: (4/100%)
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Tacoma Washington
Posts: 1,578
Default

I'm using a stump in my 40b

Sent from my HTC Evo 4G
__________________
40B - Shrimp tank

~~~
jeremyTR is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 05:49 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Planted Tank LLC 2012