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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 03-13-2018, 08:32 PM Thread Starter
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My first serious attempt

Hi all I'm new to the forum and thought I'd do a tank journal of my first serious attempt at aquascaping.Let me begin by acknowledging Shaman and his Hallelujah mountains for the inspiration for this as you will see its a blatant ripoff of his design(I haven't got the creativity to come up with something like this from my own mind)
Tank is a 200l fluval not the best shape and size for what I wanted to do but its what I had.

Anyway I'd purchased 45kg of glimmer woodstone at a very reasonable price from TM aquatix in Liverpool and had a rough idea of what I wanted to achieve but no idea how to do it so looking on here I found my inspiration

I began by making a mock tank from Perspex then I could spend some time playing with the layout without shutting my tank down
This is taken using panoramic mode so sorry about the distortion

I decided to use plastic crate to get the height I wanted

I decided I wanted a waterfall so next in went the plumbing

I used volcanic mineral as a base layer and then aquabasis soil and finally manado all by JBL

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So I managed to forget to take loads of pictures but here it is finished IMG_0413.jpg
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