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Old 12-27-2004, 07:43 PM   #1
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My 66 gallon aquarium.


It took me a while for myself to get to this stage. Enjoy.















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Old 12-27-2004, 11:34 PM   #2
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So what do you guys think?

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Old 12-27-2004, 11:52 PM   #3
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very nice, I love it!! Looks good!
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I like it!

The substrate really catches my eye. Very natural looking mix of sand and different sized gravels. Very natural! The stones you have placed throughout your layout work well because of the gravel bottom. They all match, they sync up. The stones and the gravel all have the same basic rounded shape. They also seem to be made of the same type of stone. I would expect to see that in nature. Rock and gravel of similar shape and material. That is something I always notice in a layout, when the substrate and rock don't match up well.

The plants are laid out well and look happy and healthy!

Nice work!

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Old 12-28-2004, 06:50 AM   #5
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I totally agree with Momotaro. I love how you have mixed the substrate with different size natural rocks. Nice choice of fish too.
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Old 12-28-2004, 10:56 AM   #6
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Thank you all very much. The gravel is actually a mixtrue of pea gravel and fine silica gravel (close to sand but not quite).

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Obvious question: where are the angels?
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Here:


and here:


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Old 12-28-2004, 02:39 PM   #9
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Are they wild ones? They look nice.
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No they aren't wild, but their parents did come from angelsplus on the net. So they are very well bred.

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Old 12-29-2004, 12:23 AM   #11
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I just took another picture but it looks so green, i used the no flash setting and an action setting, my lights are 6500k, and my water is slightly stained with tannins, so that could contribute to that odd picture color.

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Old 12-29-2004, 12:54 AM   #12
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Ok I'm back with a picture with less green, yet mind the angelfish ghost vanashing in the middle of the picture



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Now is that the angel of christmas past or the one of christmas yet to come
Is there anyway to set whitebalance on your camera?
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Christmas past . And I do not know I willi have to check over some settings to see.

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