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Old 06-15-2013, 11:33 AM   #1
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Cichlid Rescape!

I don't know if you guys are like me and find yourself rescaling your tanks all the time. Yesterday I finally took the time to empty and really clean my 125. Which of course led to a new aquascape. So far I am liking how it turned out.

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All my stuff. 15 plastic plants. 200 pounds of red lava rock. 10 large shells

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When you do a rescape of your cichlids post before and after here so we can see it.
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Old 06-15-2013, 11:43 AM   #2
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I don't know if you guys are like me and find yourself rescaling your tanks all the time. Yesterday I finally took the time to empty and really clean my 125. Which of course led to a new aquascape. So far I am liking how it turned out.

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All my stuff. 15 plastic plants. 200 pounds of red lava rock. 10 large shells

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When you do a rescape of your cichlids post before and after here so we can see it.
I'm digging that up the corners theme, I like it! I like the plants as well, what are they?
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Old 06-15-2013, 12:31 PM   #3
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Looks good, a little too symmetrical for my taste . I think taking the plants that are in the foreground and tucking them in to rocks would give a more "natural" feel.
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Looks good, a little too symmetrical for my taste . I think taking the plants that are in the foreground and tucking them in to rocks would give a more "natural" feel.
It would give a natural feel, but I have minor OCD and that tank would comfort me, lol idk about the shells maybe a few less..?
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It would give a natural feel, but I have minor OCD and that tank would comfort me, lol idk about the shells maybe a few less..?
I think tucking some shells back might look better. I have calvus and some others that use the shells
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I think tucking some shells back might look better. I have calvus and some others that use the shells
Really? That's cool, I think tucking a few from the front into the corner scapes would natural what do you think..?
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Really? That's cool, I think tucking a few from the front into the corner scapes would natural what do you think..?
I will play around with them and see what I like.
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I got around to move some plants back and shells

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I got around to move some plants back and shells
Looks good!
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now that looks way more natural, i like it!
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