Aquascaping Workshop @ A Casa dos Discus 09/04/2016 (PORTUGAL) - The Planted Tank Forum
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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-24-2016, 03:35 PM Thread Starter
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Aquascaping Workshop @ A Casa dos Discus 09/04/2016 (PORTUGAL)



Hi everyone,

Yesterday was aquascaping day @A Casa dos Discus, a store located in Lisbon Portugal, and I had the pleasure of setting up one of their tanks for this event

SETUP:
Tank and Furniture by A Casa dos Discus - 100x50x45 - 225L
Light MAS-WAS 45W 8000K 3950 Lumens CRI 98
Fillter - FLUVAL 406 1450 l/h 20W
Thermo - FLUVAL M200
Lily Pipes VIV international in+out flow
Difuser VIV international 40D

HARDSCAPE:
Seryu Stone e Hornwood

SUBSTRATE:
Tropica Plant Growth
Tropica Aquarium Soil + Powder

FLORA: by AQUAFLORA
Eleocharis Parvula
Cryptocoryne Mix
Echinodorus Tenellus
Juncus Repens
Hygrophila Pinnatifida
Microsorum Pteropus Trident
Staurogyne Porto Velho
Rotala Rotundifolia
Taxiphyllum Barbieri

FERTILIZATION
Tropica Premium + Specialized Fertilizer (at weekly recommended doses starting after the first week)


Here are the photos of the event, hope you like the final result

IMG_1529 by Nuno Matos, on Flickr

IMG_1530 by Nuno Matos, on Flickr

IMG_1531 by Nuno Matos, on Flickr

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-24-2016, 09:21 PM
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Very nice! Looks like a cool event, too.
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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-26-2016, 02:36 PM Thread Starter
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Yes it was a lot of fun scaping this tanks ...
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-26-2016, 04:03 PM
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Wow!

I love how the wood and rocks fit in perfectly along the slope. The tank has a very natural look and looks like it was a lot of fun putting it together.

An event like that should have a larger crowd.

Anyways, please keep us updated.




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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 04-28-2016, 03:15 PM Thread Starter
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Here is a quick update of the layout evolution with almost 3 weeks of life, it will be trimmed next week for the first time

IMG_1738 by Nuno Matos, on Flickr

And the ruler of this tank Ap. Bitaeniata ''Shi[censored][censored][censored][censored]a'' from my home breeding

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So today I've had te time to pass by the store to see the tanks,

Very good growth, so good that I've taken te time to trim this one down

Here are 2 photos hope you guys like it

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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 05-07-2016, 03:42 PM
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Nice tank and layout. Thanks for sharing!
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