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Old 08-13-2014, 05:20 PM   #1
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First ADA Tank - A 60-P


Won this thing at a local event this year but finally getting round to getting it set up! I wanted to go with an Iwagumi layout but figured it'd be kind of a waste if I don't get more plants in haha. Still undecided on flora and fauna but heres the details on equipment:

- ADA 60-p
- ADA Aquasoil with magic dust (Set up by Joseph at his talk)
- Ecoxotic E-Series LED Light Fixture
- Eheim 2213 Classic Filter
- 5lb/10lb Aluminum CO2 Tank
- Dual Stage Stainless Steel Regulator (Thanks Errol)
- Parkher-Hannafin Metering Needle Valve
- Up-Aqua inline diffuser
- Glass Lilly Pipes from Ebay

First task is hardscape - decided to go with just rocks. I dont have enough Dragon Stone to do a proper scape in this tank but I did have some fossilized rock on hand. I would still have liked one BIG piece and smaller complimentary pieces but I have used what I've got for now: http://imgur.com/a/tHtPS



Thoughts on the hardscape? I want to get that out of the way and then move on to adding more soil at the back.. sloping down from the left back corner a little more then would like to move on the plant acquisition, planting and running it till i get the ammonia leaching business out of the way so I can get livestock in.
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Old 08-14-2014, 04:34 PM   #2
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Just like you said only thing missing is one bigger rock. Other wise I love the scape !!
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Old 08-19-2014, 06:16 PM   #3
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Decided to switch it up!:



I wish I had smaller rocks but don't so going to have to make do with these.
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Old 08-19-2014, 06:18 PM   #4
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You can always grab a jack hammer and resize them ^_~
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Old 08-19-2014, 06:22 PM   #5
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Smaller rocks? these are awesome!!! The size is just perfect and it already look fabulous!!
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Old 08-19-2014, 09:58 PM   #6
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I personally like tall rocks so I like the second scape better. In general, I like the rocks to be around 2/3 of the tank in height, sometimes taller. I think with some tweaking the second version will be very nice. IMO, this size tank is hard for Iwagumi due to it's height vs depth.
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