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Old 11-20-2008, 07:37 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Greetings from Serbia!

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Old 11-20-2008, 08:12 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Very beautiful, Gliga! You are very talented at aquascaping!

Would you share some of your tank specifications with us?
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Old 11-20-2008, 10:02 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Just wonderful!
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That was a complete pleasure to see. You have great aquascaping and photography skills. Thank you for sharing! I especially liked the vivarium and the rocks in the "Valley of the Spirits" tank. Your style is unique and refreshing. Thanks again!
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Old 11-20-2008, 04:09 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Cao. Kako si?

Very beautiful, artistic work. Unbelievable.

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Old 11-21-2008, 06:59 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Very beautiful, Gliga! You are very talented at aquascaping!

Would you share some of your tank specifications with us?



"Deep Mystic River":

Tank Size 70 x 30 x 42 cm
(28 x 12 x 17 in)
Volume 88L
(23 gallons)


Plants Eleocharis aciularis, Glossostigma elatinoides, Eusteralis stellata, Limnophila aromatica, Microsorum pteropus windelov, Microsorum pteropus narrov leaf
Fish/Animals 13 x Paraceirodon innesi, 4 x Crossochelius siamensis
Decorative
Materials Large rocks on the bottom to support upper relief. On the top of these rocks lays peat collected at Vlasina Lake (Serbia) and 3-4 cm thick layer of gravel. Rocks and driftwood.
Background Black or white cardboard.
Lighting Philips energysaver 3 x 23 W. Twelve hours a day.
Filtration External glass filter (16 liters) with artificial sponge and wool fiber layers.
Additional
Information DIY Carbon Dioxide Reactor (bubble per second release). One half of water volume changed every 5th day. Every other day supplemented with few drops of DIY liquid fertilizer.

"Miracle Valley":

Tank Size 55 x 25 x 32 cm
(22 x 10 x 13 in)
Volume 44L
(12 gallons)

Plants Eleocharis acicularis, Glossostigma elatinoides, Lileaopsis brasiliensis
Fish/Animals 10 x Trigonostigma heteromorpha, 2 x Crossochelius siamensis, 2 x Caridina japonica
Decorative
Materials Rocks
Background Black or white cardboard.
Lighting Kendalelektrik Energy Saver (6400K) - 2 x 26W.
Filtration External glass filter (8 liters) with artificial sponge and wool fiber layers.
Additional
Information DIY Carbon Dioxide Reactor (bubble per second release). One half of water volume changed every 5th day. Every other day supplemented with few drops of DIY liquid fertilizer. Gravel based on pebbles spread over send and peat seated at the bottom.

"WonderWood"

Tank Size 85 x 40 x 45 cm
(33 x 16 x 18 in)
Volume 153L
(40 gallons)
Plants Anubias barteri var.nana, Cryptocoryne affinis, Cryptocoryne pontederiifolia, Cryptocoryne wendtii, Microsorium pteropus, Nymphaea lotus 'zenkeri', Vesicularia dubyana.
Fish/Animals 20 Trigonostigma heteromorpha, 20 Paracheirodon innesi, 3 Corydoras paleatus, 3 Ancistrus teminckii, 3 Crossochelius siamensis.
Decorative
Materials Clay and peat on the base, covered with fine gravel. Substrate thickness 7-15cm from foreground to backgorund. Anubias nana fixed to driftwood, Microsorium and Vesicularia are growing on rocks.
Background Blackpainted paper
Lighting 1x18W Sylvania Gro-lux, 1x18W Philips TLD, 2x60W Wolfram lights
Filtration External DIY glass filter powered with air pump. Filter volume 32 liters filed with sintetic fibers, peat and rocks.
Additional
Information CO2-generator/yeast based.

"White Stone"

Tank Size 70 x 36 x 40 cm
(28 x 14 x 16 in)
Volume 100L
(26 gallons)
Plants Glossostigma elatinoides,Eleocharis acicularis,Alternanthera reineckii rosaefolia,Rotala walichii,Hemianthus micranthemoides,Micranthemum umbrosum,Rotala rotundifolia,Rotala sp. green,Ludwigia arcuata,Eusteralis stellata,lilaeopsis brasiliensis.
Fish/Animals 9 x Trigonostigma heteromorpha, 2 x Crossochelius siamensis, 2 x Caridina japonica.
Decorative
Materials Gravel based on pebbles spread over peat an clay seated at the bottom. Rocks.
Background Black cardboard.
Lighting Kendalelektrik Energysaver 3 x 20 W (6500 K).
Filtration External glass filter (15 liters) with artifitial fibers, sponge and peat layer.
Additional
Information DIY Carbon Dioxide Reactor (bubble per second release). One half of water volume changed every 5th day. Every fifth day supplemented with few drops of DIY liquid fertilizer.

"Java Backwoods"

Tank Size 85 x 40 x 45 cm
(33 x 16 x 18 in)
Volume 153L
(40 gallons)
Category Aquatic Garden
Title Java Backwoods
Plants Christmas moss, Taiwan moss, Microsorum pteropus Narrov, Microsorum pteropus Windelov, Anubias nana, Cryptocoryne wendtii tropica, Blyxa japonica and Rotala spec. green.
Fish/Animals Trigonostigma heteromorpha,Paracheirodon innesi, Crossocheilus siamensis and more than a 100 of Caridina japonica.
Decorative
Materials Pebbels over peat layer as substrate with decorative rocks and driftwood.
Background White cardboard.
Lighting 3 x 20 W Energy saver, 1 x1 8w Gro-lux, 10-12 hours daily.
Filtration External glass filter 15x40x45 cm with peat, sponge and fibers.
Additional
Information 5ml of PMDD occasionally. I do one third of tank volume water change bimonthly.

"Forest Of Equilibrium"

Tank Size 85 x 40 x 45 cm
(33 x 16 x 18 in)
Volume 153L
(40 gallons)
Category Aquatic Garden
Title Forest Of Equilibrium
Plants Pogostemon helferi, Eleocharis acicularis, Glossostigma elatinoides, Cryptocoryne wendtii "tropica", Microsorum pteropus, Microsorum pteropus "narrow", Microsorum pteropuis "Windelov", Ludwigia repens, Hygrophila polysperma rosanervig, Rotala rotundifolia, Blyxa japonica, Limnophila aromatica, Bolbitis heudelotii and Anubias nana.
Fish/Animals 5 x Trigonostigma heteromorpha,6 x Crossochelius siamensis, X x Caridina japonica.
Decorative
Materials Pebbels (10 cm) over peat layer as substrate with decorative rocks and driftwood.
Background Black and white cardboard.
Lighting 3x36w Energy saver,1x Gro-lux 18w - 12-13 hours daily.
Filtration External glass filter 15x40x45 cm with peat, sponge and fibers.
Additional
Information Water temperature kept at 25C; pH varies from 6,5 - 7). CO2 DIY reactor runs now and than. I do one third of tank volume water change bimonthly and add 10 ml of PMDD.

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Old 11-21-2008, 07:12 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Beautiful series of tanks! I think Miracle Valley is my favorite, but all are great! Thanks for sharing...
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very cool ravine!!!!!!!
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Old 12-28-2008, 03:06 PM   #9 (permalink)
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New setup:"Darkwood"!

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