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Old 05-15-2011, 10:45 AM   #11
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Nice job, it looks good.
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Old 05-15-2011, 11:05 AM   #12
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Those new gravels made the tank stand out alot more!! Great job! Love it
Thank You!

I couldn't be more pleased. Amazing what a change in substrate color does!
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Old 05-15-2011, 12:03 PM   #13
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Thank You!

I couldn't be more pleased. Amazing what a change in substrate color does!
Ya! Tell me about it! Are those real plants? If so ur tank will look even more magnificent after a few months!! U BEAUTY
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Ya! Tell me about it! Are those real plants? If so ur tank will look even more magnificent after a few months!! U BEAUTY
Yep ... real plants only for me! ... well ... except for what's attached to the fake log and slate cave. But yes .. what you see are real .. Amazon Sword, Java Fern, Anacharis, Mondo Grass which I know is not truly aquatic, but is still alive for now. I will be replacing it with wisteria ... and the lone bambo. I had a white ribbon which I took out and put in a planter outside.

My next project ... real slate caves an hollowed out log.
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Looks real nice
Nice Reef!! Puts mine to shame
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Thank you all for your comments, I did not want to give the impression I was only thanking one of you.
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Looks awesome! i wish i had gone with the black substrate, it looks great!
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Looks awesome! i wish i had gone with the black substrate, it looks great!
Maybe you can find a way to do black substrate down the road?

In all honesty, this site helped me muster the courage to add the dark substrate. So it's good to know fellow aquarium fans can appreciate my
efforts.

Slate caves are next on the list!
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Here's a pic with my new ultrasun bulb and new plants. I do admit I miss the subdued florasun pink / violet colored light ... But the plants were not thriving. Since adding the new bulb they seem to be healthier. Sure does make the living-room brighter at night!
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