Saintly's 120cm 'hill's of desire'

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Re: Saintly's 120cm private scape

That macro photography is the best (or at least the most magnified) I've ever seen! That's some lens. :clap:

I really like the rock arrangement. I've just read through your other Iwagumi that you set up in the shop. It was featured in PFK too I think? If you do as well as you did there but with your new planting then this could be your best aquascape yet I think. :thumbup:

May I ask why you have named this 'private scape'? Surely it's public if it's on here!! :lol:

I can't wait to see this planted! Inspirational! :D
 

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Re: Saintly's 120cm private scape

it does reside in private residence. that is surely less public than a shop :D

i do love the photography, its incredible.
 

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:D Mark don't forget your photo equipment next week, I will clean all tanks, ghe ghe ghe
 

viktorlantos

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Re: Saintly's 120cm private scape

Mark you kill me with these shots. Really if you do an album you already have a client for that :D
Whatever it cost brotha :lol:

:thumbup: :wave:
 

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Re: Saintly's 120cm private scape

saintly said:
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time will tell if i can pull it off or not.
It will NOT take much light for this, about 2/3rds the way back, a single T5 maybe 2 if you are feeling like more work ought to do the trick.

Some nice current, spray bar and good CO2, should be easy to get there with the plant choices and layout.
Over 1/2 the tank is not planted.

Regards,
Tom Barr
 

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Re: Saintly's 120cm private scape

Nice work on those macros Mark. That was a smart idea to think of that--a whole new way to appreciate aquarium plants.
 

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Re: Saintly's 120cm private scape

mark (or anyone else), can you tell me what the plant is that is in front of the stems on the left side and right at the back in the gap?
 

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Nick16 said:
can you tell me what the plant is that is in front of the stems on the left side and right at the back in the gap?
in the gap is tenellus and acicularis mixed with riccia, although you cant tell. on the left it would of been blyxa.

really, to everyone, i appreciate your comments :thumbup:

i'm off to plant now. the cars loaded up and away we go.

last image of rotala emerged state.

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BACK LATER :angelic:
 

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Re: Saintly's 120cm private scape

Mark

I must of said this so many times, but excellent pictures! :text-coolphotos:

Really looking forward to seeing this planted.

Regards

Andyh :thumbup:
 

Mark Evans

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Re: Saintly's 120cm private scape

I'm not a tease :lol: i just hate newly planted tanks. they look dull and lifeless.

reluctantly....

IMG_2980-01.jpg


directly after filling. i think i've got another job from it. 8)
 

samc

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Re: Saintly's 120cm private scape

it looks good to me :D

i dont normally like my tank just after filling ether. if it changes as rapidly as autumn blush we wont be starved of pics for long :lol:
 

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Re: Saintly's 120cm private scape

BTW, love your high tech background 8)

Is the rotala going from emerged straight to submerged? How do you think it will fair?
 

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samc said:
if it changes as rapidly as autumn blush we wont be starved of pics for long :lol:
you bet :D

aquaticmaniac said:
love your high tech background 8)
unprepared. no tape!

aquaticmaniac said:
Is the rotala going from emerged straight to submerged? How do you think it will fair?
you'll see a change within a day or 2. let it grow up, new shoots always develop lower down. once at the top hack it right down.

This has so many stages to go through before it's even close to looking like a tank. hence the reluctance to show hour one.

BTW leah, i've got tons of moss for you. ;)
 
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