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Hi all has been almost 5 yrs since ive owned a tank after moving over seas to newzealand. Just completed a 500k trip after finding a low

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iron tank forsale here. I'll do journal one day, it's going to be a very steady set up. Using our own volcanic soil from the garden lava rock is everywhere here and cheap 🤦‍♂️
 

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Thankyou guys, trying to take my time with the setting up. Already prepped primed and put 4 coats on cabinet, one more coat to go.
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Scape/ set up is a long way off so just thought I'd have a play with some bits of rock I found at work. I want this scape to be done from stuff I find in newzealands natural environment.
 

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Looking good, really nice texture on the local rock and deep grey colours. Any plans for plants yet, or not thinking too far ahead?
 

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Looking good, really nice texture on the local rock and deep grey colours. Any plans for plants yet, or not thinking too far ahead?
Hi, sort of, mosses, ferns, and maybe some hydro which grows in the lawn here as a weed. Also using soil from our garden.
 

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Well started digging some soil up from garden, rinsed roots out and then got caught baking it in the oven 😂. It's not dissimilar from fancy stuff I paid good money for in the uk.
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Baking 😂
 

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