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Ok, I got some goods in the mail, so I started to scape a bit. I had this cool piece of driftwood in another tank that I took for this tank. It BARELY fits...its a perfect fit actually. About inch to play with depth wise.
Here are a few pics.

This is with the wood centered.


from the right a bit


Right side of tank


Left side of tank


Now here it is with the wood as far as it can go to the left of the tank. I like this the best.


Left view


Right front


Right side


Do you think that one piece is enough? I feel it is once the carpet plant is in, but at the same time I feel like there could be something more? I'm not sure.
 

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Thats a great stump! my vote is for the left side. It it was my tank, I'd leave the stump as the only piece of wood. It is striking enough on it's own, and you risk losing it as a focal point if you add more.
 

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Thank you Indignation, that is exactly what I was thinking. The more I looked at the tank I thought it was to bare and needed something more. But then I realized plants will fill in the "emptyness" and make it look full. My dad kept saying put this other piece on this side. I was like, no I just don't think another piece will flow to well with the "branchy" piece. So I posted up some shots to get some outside hobbyists opinions.
 

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Nice piece of wood.
Left side looks good.It would also look cool,if the roots were pointing upward.
Its your piece. So get jiggy with it!! ;-)
http://www.freshwateraquariumplants.com/aquascapingprinc/aquascaping101.html

Yes I thought of that to, but that piece of wood is to long to lay down. It is actually touching the bottom of the tank now. There is a big knob that sticks out of the bottom. It helped anchor it in place so it worked out pretty good. Thanks for the link!
 

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I would leave just the one piece in there. It would look really nice and clean especially once you get a carpet going. My vote goes to keeping the DW on the left side since the 'roots' would be pointing more towards the middle so almost guiding your eyes to the middle of the tank or from the middle to the left. I am still a newbie at this.
 

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Great wood! I also like it best on the left side. I'm curious though, what would it look like if you rotated the wood so that the flat back part of the wood was in the left corner of the tank (the roots would be rotated to the right)?

Edit: on second thought, that might make the tank look a bit bare. Also, I realized that this thread is a week old, so you might've already filled the tank. Can't wait to see it planted!
 
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