The Muddled Puddle, a Wabi Kusa - The Planted Tank Forum
 4Likes
  • 3 Post By hitmanx
  • 1 Post By Kehy
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-03-2019, 03:29 PM Thread Starter
Planted Member
 
hitmanx's Avatar
 
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: cambridge, ontario, canada
Posts: 296
The Muddled Puddle, a Wabi Kusa

This is my first foray into the art of Wabi Kusa...



For now it's mostly non aquatic plants that I have used in my riparium, but I will be attempting more traditional stems as it progresses... salvinia and lemna on the water surface...



A slapped together of bunch of random driftwood with stainless screws, dumped some aquasoil on the bottom of an Ikea bowl and whipped up my own wabi kusa ball...



The driftwood has been planted with Spiky moss at the waterline...



The ball is made up of hydroton balls in the centre surrounded by 50/50 aquasoil and crushed sphagnum moss...



Then wrapped in long fibre sphagnum and placed in a hair net and twirled tight...





I'm using a Philips par30 LED daylight flood on a 12hr light period... I have been trying to change the water everyday for the first few weeks...

This should be fun!
Kehy, ScrubbyDick and tredford like this.
hitmanx is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-03-2019, 03:45 PM
Wannabe Guru
 
Kehy's Avatar
 
PTrader: (14/100%)
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Sumner, WA
Posts: 1,495
Looks very nice so far, can't wait to see it fill in
hitmanx likes this.
Kehy is offline  
Reply

Tags
None

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Scott's wabi kusa collection pweifan Tank Journals 56 04-03-2013 04:07 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome