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A few pics from my last scape...

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Just thought i'd share a few shots of my overgrown tank, which i stripped down, and rescaped for a new journal over the Easter weekend.

The tank is an Akva-Stabil Effect-line 720 litre, but more details will follow in the journal.

I did also remove a substantial amount of gravel, and believe it or not, there is 25kg of mini landscape rock in there too. :D

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Wow that really needed a haircut. :wideyed: Looks all healthy though. Can't wait to see the new setup.

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now thats my kind of tank! how did you get it looking like that?

JOHNNY
 

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It took me about a day to strip all the pants out, seperating different stems etc into different garden tubs, and buckets. Then i removed some of the access gravel, changed the poly filters to clean up the tank. Also done a few scapes.

Next day, rescaped again, then started planting, cutting roots, the glosso hasn't been finished yet, will redo this when i get some free time.

This is original scape for the above pics, see, there were rocks.. :D

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Joe Faria

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Hi,
Believe it or not, your tank looks bigger full of plants, than empty mate...

Cheers,

Joe Faria.
 

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Lordy lordy! how many plants did you tear out?! It looks amazing regardless, I wish I had your touch.
 

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I've not seen the new journal no, or at least I don't think I have.
 

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Thank you, I'm really jealous of your tank TDI it looks great fun to scape.
 

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Could somebody please tell me the name of the plant in the 5th picture down? Its the plants directly behind the tetra's/rock

Thanks in advance
 
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