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Fluval Spec V Hardscape, Critisism Welcomed

So I am rescaping my Spec V. Tried my hand at an Iwagumi style but algae was out of control and had to rip everything out.

Equipment:

Fluval Spec V
Flourite Black sand
20" Finnex Planted+
DIY Osmocote+ roots tabs when I plant
Pressurized CO2

I am also up for suggestions on plants.

Looking to have some taller left and slope down to the right with moss climbing up the branch. Really want to mix some reds in with the green.

Plan to leave the front bare, unless something creeps down.

Need to decide on a background. Thinking black.

For Fauna:

schooling fish, Chili Rasboras probably
And some shrimp, RCS more than likely.
Oto cats
And with my luck an controllable number of snails.




Let me know what you think.

All constructive criticism is welcome.

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I like it, its simple and unique, in a good way! I do feel though that the plants will make or break it, and I agree with the sloping left to right.
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A couple different views.

Something to add some scale


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I'm not seeing any photos in the pots.

Due to photobuckets new bs cost for use of images on forums I have deleted all photobucket accounts. I apologize if you enjoyed or found my photos helpful.
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I'm not seeing any photos in the pots.
Is there a preferred host to use for uploading photos here? I use Google Photo and copy the address link paste it using the "Insert Image" button.

What does everyone else use?

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Is there a preferred host to use for uploading photos here? I use Google Photo and copy the address link paste it using the "Insert Image" button.

What does everyone else use?

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I usually use photobucket but there are several other hosting sites.

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