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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-16-2008, 09:19 PM Thread Starter
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6 Gallon Rimless

I'm hoping I'll get some more advice 'scaping wise here.

6g all glass tank
DIY CO2 (note the loovely DIY work )
DIY air powered filtration
Sand/loam soil mix
I have a trace mix for ferts lying around, but haven't used it yet.
Temporary lighting arrangements - assuming >2wpg finished
I'll be prettying it up, don't worry, and adding a background.





So, I've journaled this tank elsewhere, but haven't received much feedback on how the tank looks. That's what I'm asking here; for 'scaping advice, looks bad, looks good, if ya like it live with it, blah blah, etc. Basically, where would you go with it and why?

I have food to tempt your advice...

If the custard tart torture doesn't work, I have coffee, and can make mocha...anyone?
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haha nice pie. if you sloped it there would be more depth. also adding something like giant hairgrass to the corners would make it look more "ada-esque" if thats the type of look youre going for. i like the rock arrangement and how the moss (is it moss?) is placed. and is there a reason why your water level is so low?
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Yeah I agree with hairgrass, and if you wanted to keep with the rock theme maybe get some rocks with a little more texture? Or ive always been a fan of wood too
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Great! Those are some ideas I had in mind. Definitely going the hairgrass route, if I can. Believe it or not, those rocks do have some texture, but the photos don't show that.

I just basically did what I could with what I could find. I'd like some rocks with more texture, in a similar arrangement, but I haven't come across anything. For the record, it is moss growing around them. I did my best to try (experimental basis) to grow it submerged, and it seems to be doing fine.

So, I'll try to slope it some and post up some pics when I do the rescape. I don't see getting hairgrass in the near future, but patience is a vitue :p

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and is there a reason why your water level is so low?
Er, well....uhm...noo, but I'll fill it up

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shoot i could have sent you some hairgrass but youre in the UK

slope it according to this little chart thingy. im stealing this from clwatkins once again but it works! 5 is the highest 2 is the lowest.
5 4 3 4 5 <--back
4 3 2 3 4 <--front
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Yeah, across the pond, hehe. Thanks for the offer, though!

I'll give that sloping formula a try.
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