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Eventual Flexi Mini Scape Set

Aqua360

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Finally got round to actually tackling my Flexi mini Scape set, I think these are now discontinued, and mine has some small scratches, but I figured it was now or never!

I'll be using a co2 reactor I got from AliExpress (can provide details for anyone interested).

I've planted up with staurogyne repens, pogostemon helferi, heteranthera, and some myriophyllum Guyana (probably some misspellings in there).

The limited hardscape will get swallowed up almost immediately I imagine, but not overly fussed.
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New nano diffuser from co2 supermarket, fits perfectly and quality is great, £5.99 too, can't beat it.

Plants are beginning to look a little more settled, the myriophyllum and heteranthera are already growing which shouldn't be surprising.

Approximating 1 bp per 2 seconds, or 0.5bps to be precise.

Once the plants are established I'll add a bunch of red neo's I reckon.
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Coming along well!

The AliExpress DIY co2 is still going at 1 bubble every 2 seconds, 24hrs a day, thoroughly impressed with this unit given it was £42!

Added some yellow neo's recently, some are saddled so not sure if they'll be berried soon or not.

I want to add Christmas or weeping moss to the wood, I should have done this at the start but c'est la vie.

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I'm already also seeing everything wrong with this scape, most noticeably the quadrangular positioning, just ruins the immersion.

May have to rethink some things!
 

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Added some floating pistia or equivalent, not sure of exact floating type, to draw some nutrients out of the water and add a really grown in feel. It's now no longer an aquascape as such, but a hectic jungle I guess 😂
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Hi all,
Added some floating pistia or equivalent, not sure of exact floating type
Yes Pistia stratiotes (Nile Cabbage). It has great roots.
now no longer an aquascape as such, but a hectic jungle I guess
Barely grown in. It has a way <"to go yet">.

This is one of mine, but it has got a lot thicker since the photo, mainly because the Ceratopteris has burst into life after a few years of relative sulking.

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cheers Darrel
 

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