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Old 11-17-2013, 09:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey there, my name is Alex, i'm from Romania and for the past year i toyed with a colorful "island scape".
But first, a few words about the tank :

Size :
-lenght : 100 cm
-width : 55 cm
-hight : 45 cm
Equipment :
-lighting : 3xGiesmann Aquaflora [39w], 3xGiesmann Midday [39w]
-external filters : 2
-heater : 1 AquaEl ComfortZone 300w
CO2 :
-pressurised, 2 bubbles per second with DIY reactor
Fertilizers :
-DIY plus some Easy Life Easy Carbo
Fauna :
-20 Ember tetras, 3 Glass bloodfin tetras and 1 Siamese algae eater

Here are some clips of Tranquility Island :
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And the last pics of the Island setup :

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Up next i'll show you the 2 week old scape, with a dutch touch.
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Old 11-18-2013, 05:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 11-19-2013, 02:53 AM   #3 (permalink)
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A Dutch Touch

First, this is the arrangement :



Here are some more pics, but the changes to the middle weren't done yet.







Some ember tetras :




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And the middle, with the small trail i've done :




Thanks, Daniel.

More pics to come.
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I don't know which is better... the tank, or the skills with a camera.

23 unique plants, all shot and grown beautifully. This thread is basically a plant index.
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Tugg, thanks a lot.
I just love taking pics, more to come for sure.
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I really like the Dutch Touch version.
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Thanks a lot, Aaron.
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I did some trimming today, new pics coming soon.
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Before trimming





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To be continued...with pics of course.
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