Iwagumi ideas?

mr. luke

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how reasonable is it to create an iwagumi scape using ONLY dwarf riccia?
would it be at all effective?
 

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mr. luke said:
how reasonable is it to create an iwagumi scape using ONLY dwarf riccia?
would it be at all effective?

completely reasonable, but IMO it may look a little 2D. extra plant varieties will add layers and also create a sense of depth. for sure amano has created amazing scapes with riccia, but he also uses a couple of other plants to compliment it.

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2006 ADA Gallery 03 was meant to be a glosso and riccia iwagumi, but the riccia overpowered the glosso and covered the whole substrate on a 6ft x 2ft tank... looks nice too.
 

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thanks :)
Maybe some hc on the rocks? (sounds like a coctail lol) and p helferie dotted around the rocks also?
im really new to the whole structured scape thing, any ideas will be much apreciated :D
 

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this was mine with the above plants you mentioned.

planted....

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it may give you an idea of the look

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thanks for the link :D pretty much what i had in mind :D
your tank is giving me some ideas too saintly :D
So, my plan stands at P. helferi, dwarf riccia, fissidens moss and hc.
 

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