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Old 12-20-2008, 06:37 PM   #31
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Well out came all the UG, Rocks on the left and center got turned to face down hil and added about 2" more to the back right corner. Just got the UG replanted (was starting to show root growth already). I really like the way it looks.

Thanks for the help. Pics as soon as its done filling and the AS Powder sinks as some of it wants to float.

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Old 12-20-2008, 10:30 PM   #32
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Well here are a few pics. Subtrate depth is as follows:

Front Left- 1.5"
Front right- 2.25"
Back left- 2"
Back Right 4.5"

Rock got changed so they are all pointing downhill. Replanted all the UG. Water is still a touch cloudy. I have some extra plants coming that I may sell/ trade for more UG if I don't like the looks of the UG and Eleocharis 'Belem' combo that I will be using.

Sorry pics are crap...





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Old 12-22-2008, 05:28 PM   #33
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I like it! Much more natural.
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Old 12-23-2008, 12:32 AM   #34
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I really like your scape but can i ask what kind of lights those are?
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Old 12-23-2008, 12:54 AM   #35
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I really like your scape but can i ask what kind of lights those are?
They are 13 watt OTT lights. I found them one sale at a fabric store but they can also be found online. I have 2 of them. I may sell them in a couple of months and get the Mini M light but these work for now.

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Old 12-23-2008, 11:37 AM   #36
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I like this setup alot. You made some nice movement with those rocks. I really hope the UG works out.
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Old 12-23-2008, 03:42 PM   #37
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Some fresh pics with the Eleocharis 'Belem' added to the back right corner. I think I will add some more around the big rock maybe.









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Old 12-23-2008, 03:45 PM   #38
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It's really coming together. I much prefer the rock placement as you have it now.
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Old 12-23-2008, 11:01 PM   #39
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Well I changed out the left rock. After staring at it all day I jsut wasn't felling it. the shape was wrong compared to the rest of hte rocks. Everything else was flowing and this was just too pointed and jagged and ruined the feel. Also made the tank feel crowded IMO. I replace it with a shorter round rock but still kept my depth may have to touch up with a bit of AS Powder but I will let it all settle and see what I think. I also added a fourth rock to the group in the back left corner. Very small and covered it in Fissidens to let it grow out. I will replace it with a different Fissidens if it make it to my place alive from overseas. The middle rock is now home to a portion of Mini Pellia that I received I have some more coming but may not need all of it. Will also add another patch of UG to it tomorrow to fill in the now bare spots from playing rock go round.

Sorry the pics are horrible, and the water is cloudy from moving the rocks around.







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Old 12-23-2008, 11:08 PM   #40
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Very well executed Time and diligent care will reveal a nice tank Craig.

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