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"Déjà, beaucoup de fois avant". (15.08.08. rescape).

milla

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Re: New 60x30x30 cm "Déjà, beaucoup de fois avant".

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Re: New 60x30x30 cm "Déjà, beaucoup de fois avant".

I really don't feel like removing the brace, I don't feel the glass is thick enough. Although I may change it at some point in the future.

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here's how it looks as of this minute, I'm half way through planting hair grass and sorting out stems.
 

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I've just got back from my local pets at home and I've returned with a rather favourable selection of plants, these are, 3 bundles of crypts: wendtii "green" wendtti "mi oya" and div. , one of each. also 3 different types of stems, alas I haven't a clue what they are but I think one is a hygro varient.

Here's how its looking at the moment.
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Re: New 60x30x30 cm "Déjà, beaucoup de fois avant".

The water cleared somewhat.
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Re: New 60x30x30 cm "Déjà, beaucoup de fois avant".

That looks really nice mate, great job! 8)
Maay i offer one critique? those crypts seem to be a bit large and blow the scale a bit. Sorry! just my thoughts, others may disagree.
Your bashing out the scapes mate, good stuff!
 

Garuf

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Re: New 60x30x30 cm "Déjà, beaucoup de fois avant".

Thanks for the crytique dan, I was hoping someone would give me some where to improve.
The crypts are there mearly as an excersice in growing, I've never realy liked crypts but I spotted them in pets at and thought I would give them ago, I'd like to trade them out for something else at a later date, what I don't know, I just liked the contrasting leave shapes compaired to the needle shapes that are prevelant in the scape.
So consider the gauntlet thrown down people, the more critical the better.
 

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Re: New 60x30x30 cm "Déjà, beaucoup de fois avant".

No certain thoughts on fish, I'd like some green neons and some microrasbora as well as pygmy corydoras and ottos but I think that could be mixing too much, I'd like to give an aspistogramma pair a try, but I don't know, chocolate gourami is also a idea, I could do with some mystical fish to compliment the scape, that said I'd be more than happy to have a large shoal of ember tetra.
 

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Re: New 60x30x30 cm "Déjà, beaucoup de fois avant".

Looks pretty good, even thought I am not too sure about the bogwood, thinner branches would probably look nicer.
Will have to wait and see how the plants fill it in ;) congrats on the new project.
Keep us posted with more photos off course ;)
 

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Re: New 60x30x30 cm "Déjà, beaucoup de fois avant".

I forgot to post vital statistics.
Tank: 60x30x30cm.
Lighting: 36watt power compact, to be changed to 3x24watts T5.
Filtration:eheim 2224 and a hydor external heater.
Substrate:ADA aqua soil, already used, and sand which will be capped again.
 

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Re: New 60x30x30 cm "Déjà, beaucoup de fois avant".

rhinnox 2000, though the more I look at it the more I dislike this method.
 

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How much was cost Mark, shoot me some pm's, hope Ben's doing okay.
 

Garuf

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Re: New 60x30x30 cm "Déjà, beaucoup de fois avant".

Maybe. :oops: :lol:
Lol, yeah I am, Its SO nice, I've yet to plant anything I've been in work since 7am. I love the lampeye's they're SO active.
While talking fish, I lost an ember on the journey home, it was a bit "bendy" though so I think it was just a unfortunate but inevitable thing.

How's the plants did you get home okay?
 
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