A different Iwagumi - now with video

George Farmer

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This is my white cloud mountain minnow biotope that is featured in the Dec PFK.

Stones collected from Cornwall.

Clean and simple.

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Re: A different Iwagumi!

I really like that George! It seems weird to say that, when there's no plants, but it works well :) I can imagine the rocks looking more aged with the odd bit of algae on them when the scape has aged a bit more :D
 

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Re: A different Iwagumi!

Where in Cornwall George? You know its against the law to remove the Queen's property from our shore lines, right? :lol:

Anyway, lovely plantless scape :thumbup:
 

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Re: A different Iwagumi!

very nice George, your doing yourself proud on the biotope series, loved the british one. keep it up! :D
 

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Re: A different Iwagumi!

Urgh, what half a bag of AS some hairgrass and moss wouldn't do to this scape, it just looks unfinished!

It's really nice, I'm certain you could have justified some moss stones in there?
 

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Re: A different Iwagumi!

Hi george,
i saw this in pfk and instantly liked it,as you know im not a fan of non-plant biotopes but i like this one very much,and like you white clouds were one of my first species,nice layout wel done george,
regards john.

ps,i thought this months pfk is one of the best issues this year, great reading.
 

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Re: A different Iwagumi!

Thanks, guys! :D

Next month is a 'proper' Iwagumi - ADA-style, and a brackish goby step-by-step too!

How diverse is that for aquascaping!
 

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Re: A different Iwagumi!

It is a beautiful tank, I might setup something similar.
As I'd like a larger tank in the new house but low maint.
What was your maint. regime George?
 
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Re: A different Iwagumi!

Stunning scape George, It's hard to believe that something so low maintenance can look so good.
I'm sure i've seen those rocks before somewhere, and if i'm right they were adorned by plastic plants :D

Cheers,
James
 

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Re: A different Iwagumi!

Stunning George :thumbup:

It looks like you've polished the glass, glasswear, stones, water and even the fish...how do you get your tanks to look so immaculate? :?

Another cracking scape to your cracking collecion...looking forward to your ADA style Iwagumi!

Mark
 

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Re: A different Iwagumi!

Wich part of Cornwall i wonder? Newquay anychance? watergate? constantine? Are they not from beach? salt? seawater? I have them stones on my beach down road.
 

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Re: A different Iwagumi!

Superman said:
It is a beautiful tank, I might setup something similar.
As I'd like a larger tank in the new house but low maint.
What was your maint. regime George?
Thanks, Clark.

Feed fish twice daily. 1/3 water change per week. Clean glass every water change. Clean glassware and filter every month, usually when I set up a new biotope...

James Marshall said:
Stunning scape George, It's hard to believe that something so low maintenance can look so good.
I'm sure i've seen those rocks before somewhere, and if i'm right they were adorned by plastic plants :D

Cheers,
James
Me and plastic plants? Sorry, you have have me confused with someone else! :lol:

Thanks mate.

myboyshay said:
Stunning George :thumbup:

It looks like you've polished the glass, glasswear, stones, water and even the fish...how do you get your tanks to look so immaculate? :?

Another cracking scape to your cracking collecion...looking forward to your ADA style Iwagumi!

Mark
Thanks, Mark!

Just regular maintenance and careful photography mate.
 

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Re: A different Iwagumi!

I really really like this, can't put my finger on why but I just do. :lol: Although there's something not quite right about it for me, again I can't quite put my finer on it... I think the main stone looks a bit out of place for me. Still, like others have said another cracking aquascape to add to your growing collection!
 

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Re: A different Iwagumi!

Saw this on the latest PFK issue, great looking tank, like you say on the article with some mosses there would look even better ;)
 

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Re: A different Iwagumi!

beuty shot and scape George. i still did not get my PFK but i've seen this as the cover photo in the new issue.
i can tell you this is one of the best cover on PFK this year :D

the photo is really awesome and i love these rocks. congrat mate!
 
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