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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 01-31-2011, 01:17 AM Thread Starter
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Ada 45p rescape

I decided to re-do my 45 P a few months ago. It's been growing out, and here's what I have so far. Not much, just some MM, and a piece of wood. I think I'm gonna put some needle leaf java ferns in there. Any other suggestions would be help!



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post #2 of 18 (permalink) Old 01-31-2011, 02:21 AM
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Some taller driftwood would look good, the top is a little too open IMO
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I'm not too sure if you are willing to replant all that MM which looks really nice but if you created a hill for the driftwood and had the wood partially buried and emerging from the substrate it would look alot nicer and give it much more depth. A Nice big bush of needle leaf java fern would look really nice but I think it would hide the wood so if you could add more wood of the same type it would look great.


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Add some moss to the wood.. That will make it look more natural..
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neat looking little tank
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You could plant some stem plants where the driftwood is. Just off center. Make it look like a wabi kusa tank.

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Thanks for all the input. I was planing with the stems and java fern near the back/base of the wood. I just don't know what stems to use.
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Been slow on this tank, but made a little progress. Got some narrow leaf java, rotala, and anibius in there. Also my yellow shrimp from my 4 gallon are in there as the 4 gallon is going through a rescape as well. The corner looks bare because I hacked some of the rotala and replanted.






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Nice, I really like it both ways, looks like an old tree stump out in a meadow.
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I do as well. I kinda enjoy the open space in this tank. I think it gives it a bigger feel.
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Nice thats a beautiful tank.
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Very cool. Nice and simple.
Once the anubias, java fern and rotala "bulk up" a bit, this will be stunning.

The only critique I have is the lack of slope to the substrate, but that's only a minor sticking point


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very nice!
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Very cool. Nice and simple.
Once the anubias, java fern and rotala "bulk up" a bit, this will be stunning.

The only critique I have is the lack of slope to the substrate, but that's only a minor sticking point
I was thinking I may tear up the right corner and make a slope just to give a bit of depth.
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