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hey guys just finsihed making a new WK
using the lid of a huge sushi box, sand, WK substrate(my own brand), and WK ferts(also my own brand)

first i filled the lid with a thin layer of sand
then using gravel stones made two oval shapes, built them up like a wall, added the WK substrate inside and filled any gaps with sand to make it look natural
then i planted a HC-like forground on both islands, some midground plants and a stand of common grass for background.
filled it carefully with water, and dosed WK-Start to get it going
edit: i have also added a few lillies after i took the pics

the money shot, the color is right! alll the others are too washed out


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there you go, questions, comments?
 

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ok you really need to check out these cool small pieces of driftwood i picked up. I can picture you guys putting together an awesome landscape with them.

Ill take some pics now and post them up.

Looks great btw!

UPDATE:

Here we go! Driftwood!
 

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Felix, it looks awesome man. How did you get the gravel stones to hold together?
 

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i really shuda took photos whilst making it

ill try and explain

1. i filled with sand
2. arranged stones in circles to form the island
3. poured WK substrate into the circles until it almost covered the stones
4. built up another layer of stones, and added more substrate
5. planted, added water
6. waited 5 mins, dosed WK Start
 

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i really shuda took photos whilst making it

ill try and explain

1. i filled with sand
2. arranged stones in circles to form the island
3. poured WK substrate into the circles until it almost covered the stones
4. built up another layer of stones, and added more substrate
5. planted, added water
6. waited 5 mins, dosed WK Start
It's ok, maybe just make another one and take pics :icon_wink haha

I still have my plant I got at the river, sitting in a vase of muddy water.
You inspired me to make it look nicer..... hopefully it can be done...
It's still alive! I expected it to die by now....
 

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Hey felix
Nice looking one, i like theis one alot!
So is this the "test tank" for your Wk stuff?
 
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