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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-25-2004, 03:22 PM Thread Starter
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aquascaping/layout help

I enjoy looking at other's tanks in the gallery. One thing the gallery has made me painfully aware of is--my layouts are really bad.

I understand basic principles--mound, low to high, and inverted mound. And while I can construct a golden rectangle on paper, applying at to an aquascape escapes me (embarrassing for a math teacher). I'm looking for websites that can help me improve--both those that will help increase my understanding of layout/design principles and those with nice (but not over-my-head-awesome) examples I can learn from.

If anyone has links to share, I'd appreciate them.

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 09-25-2004, 03:36 PM
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Check out aquatic plants centrals aquascaping section.

The have a thread all about the golden ratio applied to planted tanks.

And here is a site that is just all about phi, the golden number. Very interesting.
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There are two very good articles on AquaBotanic's forum:

Aquascaping with wood, critique and principals and Aquascaping principles, by Birgit.

That will help!


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Thanks. These are great!

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