Windswept Eternity

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The scape is maturing nicely, and I've attached some more epiphytes to the stump, and added some C. parva to break up the HC lawn:)
Also, had another trim...HC is hard work:rolleyes:
Some more iPhone shots, inc a full frontal...;)

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P.S. Maybe next time I should take the equipment out...
 
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HC is hard work
but you are so up for it ... :D
looks great!



P.S. Maybe next time I should take the equipment out...
no - this is reality, not just the photo ops :)

(which look great but also have that unreality component)

some C. parva to break up the HC lawn
flamingo!!!
:lol:

I saw an (old) Amano tank with some red leaf accents - have always wanted whatever that amazing plant was/is :wideyed:

Fish???
 

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Thanks Guys
@alto this is what the crypt looks like, it can go a brown red in the right light. I've had these plants, since I came back to the hobby 5 years ago...They've been in my low-energy so their morphology is different but they really appreciate CO2 and fertz and will soon look like those below...

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Fish...I have about 30 of these below, but they hide in the dense veg behind the stump, mostly...they're getting a bit more adventurous tho', and I'm starting to see more of them, they seem very perky and happy. They swarm around the tank in a tight shoal, it looks pretty amazing...all except for one which couldn't give a monkey's and is always out on its own:rolleyes:

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The scape is maturing nicely, and I've attached some more epiphytes to the stump, and added some C. parva to break up the HC lawn:)
Also, had another trim...HC is hard work:rolleyes:
Some more iPhone shots, inc a full frontal...;)

28437314713_cf8366821e_c.jpg
28949580522_de94d2e672_c.jpg
28978765601_e9cf750414_c.jpg

P.S. Maybe next time I should take the equipment out...
Looking awesome, very peaceful, I need this as desktop background :)

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oh wow. i really want them fish
They are realy stunning up close like that even more.. In real time they are so small, the little glittering details are not visible. These are about the smallest in the trade. 16mm at the most.. :) If they feel realy happy they will show a very bright flouresent orange stripe on the back and that same color dot in fron of the tail. It depends on the batch also, i got a few from an lfs where they where very healthy in the shop showing full color already also the flouresent stripe.. And i got a few wich where pale as a ghost from another lfs. Those pale ones colored up a bit, but yet after months not developed that flouresent stripe.

I suspect this has to do something with breathing conditions, maybe rather health then just stress from moving. Because i've seen it and bought them, in full ornate already in the lfs. Not losing a spec off color during the move.
 

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Nice touch - the way you've planted that Crypt out in the middle of the carpet in the shade of the driftwood branch

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Wow, thanks for all your kind comments guys, they're very much appreciated...:)
Hi Tim. Where did you get your pangolino from if you don't mind me asking? Cheers.
I got it from Aquarium Gardens, but I think some of our other sponsors also stock it; Aquasabi for one;)

@Manu and @tim ...great compliments, thanks:)

And @BexHaystack and @Nelson
Thanks for noticing, I wasn't sure at first but it definitely needed something to balance the scape;)

@Ryan Thang To, @zozo and @JackMartins They are nice fish, and as Marcel says they're so tiny you have to get close up to see the little glittering details, but the irony is they always scarper if I get too close:rolleyes:

@Daveslaney and @Doubu, go for it guys;)

A shot from the other end...
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@Manisha Thanks, I'll try to keep the updates coming;)

@Tom Thanks also, I think the fish would be perfect for your ADA 45P, either that or some other species of microrasbora:)
 
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I got it from Aquarium Gardens, but I think some of our other sponsors also stock it; Aquasabi for one;)
Thanks Tim
I know quite a few places stock it now but the trouble is, you will never see the photo of what you may get. Your plant is fairly big and healhty so at least it gives me rough ideay what I can expect from Aquarium Gardens.
 
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