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A Shady Glen - The Recovery - Photographs

REDSTEVEO

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George Farmer said:
Now that's what I call recovered! Well done, Steve!

Thanks George!! Not sure if it is good enough to win any prizes though. My photography is a little lacking I'm afraid :oops:

My brother in law has got a decent camera, next time he is due to visit us I will ask him to bring it with him. Any tips on lighting, apertures and all that techno stuff??

Cheers,

Steve
 

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Re: A Shady Glen - A Year and a Half later Photographs

Hello all you mad aquascapers, (and I mean that in the nicest possible way) :D

It has been about eighteen months since I last posted any news about the 'Shady Glen Aquascape Journal so I thought it was about time I posted an update :oops:

The scape has gone through many stages of development in this time and is almost unrecognisable from how it was a few months after setting it up. Here are some photographs, I hope you will agree it still looks pretty good!

This a view from the front of the whole tank.

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The main reason for posting again now is because I wanted people to see how the Lava Rock Walls I made from Egg Shell crate and lava rock have evolved and thrived in case any one decides to give it a go.

This is a view of the right hand side wall. The java fern and mosses are totally wild. There is also still some Riccia Fluitans amongst the moss on the left hand section.

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This one view of the left hand wall.

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These walls have created a refuge for my egg laying tetras to spawn their eggs and the fry have survived despite there being other fish present in the tank.

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I have decided that I am going to re-scape this tank after all this time so I have advertised the walls for sale on a well known auction site if anyone is interested.

Also if anyone knows of someone who has Wild Heckel / Tefe Discus for sale I would be keen to hear about them. I will post something in the wanted section later.

Cheers,

Steve.
 
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