56 gallon column aquascape...
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 > Specific Aspects of a Planted Tank > Aquascaping


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-28-2013, 09:35 PM   #1
Blackheart
Wannabe Guru
 
Blackheart's Avatar
 
PTrader: (2/100%)
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Royal Oak, MI
Posts: 1,411
Default

56 gallon column aquascape...


So could anyone help me with this?

I recently rescaped my 56 gallon column tank a bit, added this piece of driftwood that I thought was pretty sweet.... I had jungle val in the back, rotala in the middle before. I took out the vals cause I felt like it just doesn't really flow with the rotala indica and I'd like to see the Rotala grow a bunch and get really tall. I think I'm gonna attach Anubias Congensis to the driftwood. I thought about maybe moving the crypts a little bit and trying a carpet of Dwarf Sag in the front, too.

Does anyone have any suggestions... and is the filter kind of sticking out like a sore thumb?


here's before the rescape...



and after... was that a bad move..?

Blackheart is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 01-28-2013, 10:15 PM   #2
uberape
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: edinburgh
Posts: 42
Default

i would say that the filter is a little domineering in the middle of the tank and i would mix up the plant species into little group areas. like with a clump of rotala with some crypt at the foot of each clump, you could arrange each little group in the tank to create little regions of plant growth rather than a wall of rotala at back/middle and crypts at front. you could then add more plants to each group to your whim. eh just suggesting, but you could play with the depth of the tank more that way i think.
uberape is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 01-29-2013, 12:00 AM   #3
Blackheart
Wannabe Guru
 
Blackheart's Avatar
 
PTrader: (2/100%)
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Royal Oak, MI
Posts: 1,411
Default

Well I'm trying to figure out what kind of plant would go good with the rotala. Ludwigia maybe? but idk I actually have a little bit of that in there. and eh...
Blackheart is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may 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 04:15 PM.


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