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20 gallon Iwagumi tryout

Hi there!
I wanted to share my first iwagumi style attempt.I have just used glossostigma and parvula.I hope you enjoy my journal.

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looks good.
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Very nice rocks!

The glosso filled in very nicely!
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is that petrified wood on the right? whatever it is, it looks great!
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Yes, i have used petrified wood (not just on the right, all of them) petrified woods doesn't effect ph and have exotic look.
by the way thanks for comments...
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how did u like it before your plant covers your substrate. I meant having the rocks being brown/reddish and the substrate black? been thinking on swithcing my substrate to black but i'm afraid it may not look as nice with with petrified wood. Yours look great by the way.
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Whoa...I gotta find some petrified wood now!
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Ubeceren, you are VERY patient. Well done.
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Thans for the comments.Dear Lemuj, i am attaching picture without planted even water filled photo to compare how looks black sand and patrified wood.I think it still nice without any plant

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Thans for the comments.Dear Lemuj, i am attaching picture without planted even water filled photo to compare how looks black sand and patrified wood.I think it still nice without any plant

hey wow ok, thanks for posting the pic for me, appreciate it. I had no plans on covering the foreground like yourself, but tottaly give me an idea on how i'm going to do mine. Thanks again.
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nice glosso

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love it !
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Hello again!I have made some changes on my tank.I have changed position of the rocks and the background black to white..I wonder if it is better or worse?

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looks good. I was thinking about getting a white background also. Where did you buy your background?
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It is piece of art paper not a special meterial.
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