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Old 01-12-2013, 05:38 PM   #16
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I liek how u arranged the driftwood the second time around. Looks great!
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Old 01-12-2013, 05:48 PM   #17
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Just an idea...if you wanna put the wood on one side of the scape, you should create the slope for the substrate...higher on the side of the wood and lower on the other side...
Anyway, you got a great start!!!
I just thought of this when I went and looked at the tank. If i slope it i'm not sure if ill be able to make the longer piece work because is more straight and it might hang there if i sloped it. Maybe ill try and extend it more to the other side of the aquarium more.

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Old 01-12-2013, 05:49 PM   #18
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I liek how u arranged the driftwood the second time around. Looks great!
Thanks. Do you think I should go back to the second try or keep it the same?
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Old 01-12-2013, 06:12 PM   #19
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Alright so I went into the room with the tank and messed with the remaining driftwood and tried to make it a bit more horizontal. The reason I wanted to do this was because a previous post suggest that I slope it if i wanted all the drift wood on one side. I was worried that if I did that it would eliminate one of my favorite pieces so this is what i came up with.

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There is still a bit of space on that left side but I still have some driftwood I could mess with if you guys think I need to.
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Old 01-12-2013, 10:07 PM   #20
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I think it looks great! If you were to put more wood on the left you would detract from the focal point and you need negative space to make the rest of it positive lol. This is the best arrangement in my opinion.
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Old 01-12-2013, 10:28 PM   #21
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I think the last layout looks the best.
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Old 01-13-2013, 12:11 AM   #22
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I think the last layout looks the best.
Agreed
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Old 01-13-2013, 03:11 AM   #23
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Now I think its look way better...if you want to put more driftwood in there...think about the "golden ratio"...dont distract your scape by putting too much in there
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I think the last layout looks the best.
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Old 01-13-2013, 09:17 PM   #25
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Good point I didn't even think of that. What do you use to scrape just razor blades or do you use one of those float mag things?
I use an old credit card. I also have a Kent Scraper that I use if I don't want to stick my arm in.
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Old 01-14-2013, 03:39 AM   #26
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Now I think its look way better...if you want to put more driftwood in there...think about the "golden ratio"...dont distract your scape by putting too much in there
Golden ratio as in the one used in Iwagumi right? Like always use an odd number of rocks but in this sense driftwood? Or am I mistaken.
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Old 01-14-2013, 04:54 AM   #27
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Just like kwheeler post...you can use golden ratio to make a focal point to your tank.
I can't believe you have like almost the same scape when I set up my tank...lol...the difference is I'm using some rocks to cover around the driftwood base
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Old 01-15-2013, 02:45 AM   #28
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Just like kwheeler post...you can use golden ratio to make a focal point to your tank.
I can't believe you have like almost the same scape when I set up my tank...lol...the difference is I'm using some rocks to cover around the driftwood base
I'm looking for some rocks to cover the base but I cant find any. Do you have a good source?
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Old 01-15-2013, 02:55 AM   #29
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I just wanted to say thanks to everyone who has helped so far and I hope you guys keep coming back to see how I progress.
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Old 01-20-2013, 11:32 PM   #30
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Default Just some thoughts

Well its been awhile since I updated and there is really no other explanation other than progress has just really come to a halt. I've been trying to think of a carpeting plant and I think I've made my mind up on glosso. Also I've been doing some thinking on what to do with the hard scape in terms of plants and originally I was thinking of putting java fern and moss on it basically keeping it really simple. Also I still haven't found any rocks but i'm not sure I want rocks anymore because the more I look at the wood the more pleased I am. Anyways ill attach a pic to show you guys an in site into what im thinking tell me what you think.

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Sorry about the shotty paint work but I hope you guys get the point the glosso would be coating the bottom and the ferns would be on the wood. I didn't include the moss but I think I would coat the entire scape.
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