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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-07-2005, 05:14 AM Thread Starter
 
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My 2 gal Hex

I just started this its still in the growout phase. The plans for it are, A field of dwarf hairgrass all around the wood which has Willow moss attached to it now. I dont like hte color or leaf size of it so i might switch to a denser variety.

The idea is to have a grass field with a tree covered hill or mountain rising from it. With a Tree on top of it. Whcih will be a baby anubis or java fern when they grow in my 37gal.

ITs very low tech right now. All it has is a 15watt screw in.

http://community.webshots.com/album/401314739

its the second pick. The other is what my 5 gal used to look like
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I don't think webshots let's you link to a pic from their site. I copied and pasted thed address from the properties.

My problem with my hex is that it's hard to do a lay out because of the multiple sides and the distortion from the different panes.

Cool concept! I think it might work in a hex. Let us know how it progresses and good luck!

Are you going to be dosing ferts or CO2? Do you have any fish or shrimps in it yet?
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later on once i get a small filter for it, and it grows out more im goin to get some cherry shrimp and a maybe a dwarf puffer and hope he doesnt eat them. Or a couple small fish. For now i take a couple ounces of water from my other tanks and pour it in every other day. And im using Iron enriched plant grow for now. So far its doing good. I like the hex shape. It allows you to rotate the tank anyway you want for a different view. It does distort but I dont mind.

Sorry bout the pic i will replace it with a link to my site.
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