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Old 08-24-2007, 09:39 PM   #1
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Rock Hardscapes Pictures Requests


Does anybody on this board do Rock hardscapes rather than wood? I saw a scape designed by amano in an issue of TFH, and it was with iirc hairgrass and only1 or 2 other types of plants, with rasboras and amano shrimp. he had designed the scape to look like 2 mountains, one larger than the other, it looked really cool, and I was wondering if anybody has done this?

So....if you do, post up those tanks!
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Old 08-24-2007, 09:44 PM   #2
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Search "Iwagumi"

Here's an example:
http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/ge...rip-japan.html
About 1/3 down you'll see some nice Iwagumi style tanks.

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Old 08-25-2007, 07:37 AM   #3
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this is the very image I was referring to....It's inspired me to do a complete breakdown of my tank, and make something like this iwagumi tank. It's so powerful, yet so simple.
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Old 08-25-2007, 08:25 AM   #4
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I've got mostly rocks in my tank, not sure though if it's 'classical' enough for what you're after -



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Old 08-27-2007, 05:24 AM   #5
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2 and a bit months later




next time bigger rocks
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Old 08-28-2007, 08:33 AM   #6
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It looks good, what plants are you using? looks like blyxa (j) HC and what else?
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Old 08-28-2007, 03:13 PM   #7
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I think he has downii in there.
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I just redid this scape so everything hasn't grown in yet but

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