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Old 11-06-2011, 12:23 PM   #1
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Tips on aquascaping?

An anyone give me any tips on aquascaping my biocube 29 with dry rock?
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Old 11-06-2011, 12:29 PM   #2
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I make sure my rock doesnt touch the sides OR the back wall. It makes it so much easier to clean. How much rock in lbs are you adding?
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I'll probably have 30-45 lbs.
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Depends on where I get it from.
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Thats about what I have in mine. I have more than enough room with centering my rock so that i can reach behind the structure. How were you thinking you'd like it? With any caves or coves or stacking in a mound?
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I am with Carey. I leave about an inch, give or take, around the back and edges so the waterflow isn't impeded and it allows clearance for the algae magnet cleaner thingy.

As for design...up to you. I thought I had found the perfect design the other day..I was going to recreate South America and Greenland in the tank , however, the live rock pieces didn't cooperate. I ended up with my standard cove look but have a couple of shelves and holes/bridges.
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I am with Carey. I leave about an inch, give or take, around the back and edges so the waterflow isn't impeded and it allows clearance for the algae magnet cleaner thingy.

As for design...up to you. I thought I had found the perfect design the other day..I was going to recreate South America and Greenland in the tank , however, the live rock pieces didn't cooperate. I ended up with my standard cove look but have a couple of shelves and holes/bridges.
That's awsome!
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This is my favorite biocube I've seen. I think I'll do something like this-covered in corals. I think I'll make a little egg crate tunnel and stack my rock on top of it to have a tunnel in my aquascape. I'd also like to do a little bit of a cove like tlkings.
And maybe an island for an aggressive coral like an elegance.

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I like this rockscape because it goes up high which is a must for me.
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