Sneak peak at my first go at aquascaping

Discussion in 'Aquarium Aquascaping' started by CLH, Jul 1, 2016.

  1. CLHNew MemberMember

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    Ok, here it is, I've never done this before so ta da!

    I'm not finished yet, got to put my heater in and maybe a couple more plants, but what do you all think?

    Made my first moss tree, may need more moss at the front... may not... I'm one of those odd people that like something one minute and then not the next, (At the minute brain is happy with it!)

    Welcome to Sandy Crack. (hee hee)
    This is like a little valley, the picture doesn't show it very well but one rock is set more to the front and one more back, making a rocky valley. (Please ignore the mess, I will tidy my sand up)
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    Up close with Mr Moss Tree
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  2. AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    Looks very maritime! Like some of the oceanside scapes near me:) Very nice!
     




  3. CLHNew MemberMember

    Ooo thanks! What a cool word "maritime" Love it!
     




  4. alirayFishlore VIPMember

    Very nice looking tank. What kind of fish are you planning to stock with? Alison:;hi1.. Welcome to the forum and glad you decided to join us...
     
  5. Skyy2112Valued MemberMember

    Love this scape!
     
  6. CLHNew MemberMember

    I'm not too sure at the minute, In another tank with rescue fish from work that the boss was going to flush I have one bristolnose pleco, and two lonely glowlights (Plus I have three cherry shrimp)

    So I think I'll add them, maybe get a few more glowlights (Even though I'm not a great fan) just so they have someone to hang out with.

    I would like to get more shrimp. Have a little Shrimp Kingdom happening, Maybe add another little school of tetra, or I do like pearl danios. Or Try and find a very pretty Betta and have a peaceful group with him.

    All ideas welcome :D
     
  7. CLHNew MemberMember

    Thank you, Sky! :D
     
  8. CLHNew MemberMember

    After a small bump along the road with husbands bad measure skills, I've done them myself, so this is the new size:
    31 and a half inches long
    10 and a half inches wide (Which husband said right!)
    20 inches deep
     
    Last edited: Jul 2, 2016
  9. AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    Whoa. That's a big tank:shock:

    Well, your options are nearly unlimited then! Or did you mean to write centimeters instead of inches?
     
  10. ShaunBrowneValued MemberMember

    Awesome! well done
     
  11. CLHNew MemberMember

    Nope, I'm all inches! Haha
     
  12. AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    Yeesh. That tank is HUGE!
     
  13. CLHNew MemberMember

    God, now I feel like a turnip. But no, sadly I've learnt never to trust a man with a tape measure, after doing it myself I can see that my husband did read it out in centimetres! (Even though I asked for inches!!)

    I'm sat here laughing to myself now!! What a fool!! :;laughing
     
  14. AquaphobiaFishlore LegendMember

    LOL! Not to worry, I like turnips:p
     
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