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Old 04-26-2009, 07:02 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 60cm - Black Sand Beaches of Wainapanapa

This layout was inspired by my visit to Maui. While in Maui, I visited Wainapanapa State Park along the Road to Hana. The park had breath taking black sand beaches. I used the images I captured while at the park to inspire this layout.





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Capacity: 20 Gallons
Dimensions: 60x33x43
pH: 6.8
KH: 3
GH: 5

Lighting: 70 Watt Metal Halide

CO2: Pressurized C02 with diffuser

Nutrients: Maintain 1ppm of NO3, .1ppm of PO4, 1ppm of K, and dose 1ml micros daily

Substrate: Amazonia and Black Sand

Flora: Hemianthus Callitrichoides, Ludwigia brevipes, Eleocharis acicularis, Anubias barteri var. nana 'Petite'

Fauna: Hyphessobrycon griemi, Otocinclus, Caridina japonica

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Very nice! I can definitely see how the landscape inspired the layout! Keep up the good work.
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very nice tank...any more pictures...
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Welcome back! =)
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Default Re: 60cm - Black Sand Beaches of Wainapanapa

Awesome, Jason, and inspirational! A question on the black pebbles; did you get those from the beach? Anyways, very nice layout!
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Jason's back at it again Nice layout man, looking forward to seeing more!
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that is fresh! i don't think that i've ever seen anything quite like this one. nice work.
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Way to go Jason. Thinking outside the box! I like it! Looks just like the cove you posted. Reassembles quite well yet very balance looking!
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Wow!

I honestly didnt think this one was anything special but its very cool that people are relating to the location and the feel

Thank you to all of you for taking a second to leave encouragement.

Paul - No way, you never take anything from Hawaii, didnt you see that episode of "The Brady Bunch" with the curse? >

Thanks again everyone!

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Beautiful tank. I love your inspiration too.
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