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Summer comes, and I say farewell to my "Summer Mountains"

I was planning to post this later . . . but I can't help myself . . . and I feel remorse in the last days of this aquascape's life . . .




















「夏の山」-- "Summer Mountains"





Here is likely a final photo of my "Summer Mountains," which was meant to look like the green bamboo and tree covered summer mountains in Japan. I hope some remember the older threads on this scape.

Summer vacation draws near (I should be studying for my asian traditions final tomorrow . . .) and the date for my flight back home to Hawai'i encroaches. This aquascape's time is just about run.

It brought me so much pleasure near the end. Heck, throughout the whole process. I hope it can bring to others some fraction of the feeling it brought to me-- but I'm just thankful I had the chance to do it, because I can't say how much it taught me about art, aquascaping, photography, and life.

I'll be very sad to see it come down-- in two days.

Thanks to everyone who followed this aquascape, and helped me and critiqued me througout its making. I don't know if you can see it in this last photo, but you all really helped me and I took all of it to heart whether I used it or not.

I hope you can enjoy these last photos (though I may edit more later, ) and look out for more of my projects in the future.
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Even I feel sad that this tank is going down, it is so beautiful and well done, alas all good things must come to an end. Good luck on the finals.
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Your tank looks great, hopefully my 30 gallon will soon look as nice, maybe ???? lol
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What exactly is involved in inner-examination?
Happy travels and when studying gets to be a drag, listen to some DJ Krush.
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Farewell to a beautiful creation. Though I look forward to your next "inspirational" tank!
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Looks great, and cant wait to see your future scape's! Good luck with school!
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I see the HC is doing very well in your tank. Like your wild shrimp.
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Hey Steven, i love your tank !!
Could you tell me please what is the pearling plant name in the first picture?

Ty!
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Good bye summer mountains.
I feel disrupted inside that a gorgeuss scape has to go down.
well, we'll be looking forward to your next scape.

-Devin-
Steve irwin- a father, a hero, a memory now. -We'll miss you mate
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workshopper-- it's riccia
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I can't tell if I am more amazed with your photos or the subject matter. :tu VERY nice tank
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post #12 of 12 (permalink) Old 05-11-2007, 04:43 PM
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What a shame. Beauty must be tooken down. I love how you used the many substrate. You have pebbles piled on the sand in the last pic. Its amazing. I cant wait to see what you plan on doing next!


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