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Markos 20 long: total rescape

i decided to do a total rescape of my 20L. im going to make it iwagumi.
just now i went out and bought 3 nice peices of petrified wood. tomorrow i plan on doing the rescape.
plants i plan to use:
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c. wendtii
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microsword
a. petite
chain sword
jave fern trident

i will be selling some of my current plants. if anyone wants some c. wendtii (i have too much), cabomba furcata (nice red plant), or r. aragua, or stargrass (too much of that too) let me know.

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ill try and take plenty.

well im thinking im going to do a mix carpet. basically plant the plants in clumps, and let them spread into each other.
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well im thinking im going to do a mix carpet. basically plant the plants in clumps, and let them spread into each other.
any thoughts?
that will be cool as long as you dont use to many taller plants in the tank.
it wont be a traditional iwagumi but it will be so cool looking. it will be like a carpet sampler cant wait for this one.


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took all day, but im finally there.
i still have some belem to plant that is growing emmersed, but im not doing that today.
here are pics:




look at the texture of the rock!



i have LOTS of extra crypt wendtii left over. and a bunch of other plants. check out my sales thread.

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Marko,
I would pack that tank with as many plants initially. Add some fast growing stems to soak up nutrients, plant all your crypts and let it ride.


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there is hornwort floating in the tank. that helps with the nutrients.
and after a couple of weeks removing the crypts would uproot everything else (they have HUGE root systems).
plus i still need to plant most of the e. belem and the e. tenelus.

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there was a problem with my ph controller
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Sorry to hear about your fish. Don't let that discourage you though, you have an amazing looking tank that's just getting started
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Sweet rocks! Petrified wood?
thanks.
yep, petrified wood.

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Personally, I'd add more rocks
nah, i dont do big hardscapes. i always do tanks with mostly plants and just a bit of hardscape here and there.

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Sorry to hear about your fish. Don't let that discourage you though, you have an amazing looking tank that's just getting started
thanks.
yeah, ill keep the tank going.
i dont know what to keep now though. any suggestion?

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i was in fishtown USA today, and i just couldnt help buying this amazing betta. ill post pics later.

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