Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > General Aquarium Forums > Show Off/Photography
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 12-02-2017, 02:35 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
Join Date: Dec 2017
Posts: 89
Nigel's Forest scape 128L

Got bored of my Iwagumi and wanted to do something with spiderwood. Decided to make my own forest.

Specs planted tank aquarium
Tank
80x40x40 cm / 31x15x15" opticwhite 8mm
34 gallon / 128 litre

Lighting
Chihiros rgb 60

Hardscape
Lava rock
Spiderwood

Substrate
ADA Aqua Soil

Shrimp
50+ Red cherry shrimp


Fish

20 green neon tetra

Snails
10 Clithon sp.

Plants
hydrocotyle tripartita
cryptocoryne parva
fissidens fontanus
fissidens mini
solenostoma tetragonum
Bucephalandra (soon before flooding)

Co2
Pressurized CO2 with a diffusor
Co2 checker edge (20 ppm)

Heater
Hydor eth 200 temperature 25 celcius

Filter
Eheim experience 350 (2426) with stainless steel lily pipes

Background
Frosted glass spray

Day 1 Hardscape & DSM
Forest Aquascape - Nature aquarium - Day 1 DSM - YouTube



Day 36
Nature Aquarium - Forest Aquarium - Day 36 - YouTube


Day 60
forest scape 128l day 60 p3 by Nigel H, on Flickr

Day 75
Forest Aquarium Aquascape - Day 75 - YouTube

Day 95
More details
day 95 forest aquascape by nigel aquascaping by Nigel H, on Flickr

Day 115
Aquascape Nature Aquarium - Aquascaping - Forest Day 115 - YouTube

Tank 80x40x40 cm - 34g / 128L

image uploader


Yoghurt method experiment
[/B]Got some fissidens fontanus from someone. Trying out the yoghurt blender method to attach mosses on my lava rocks.

More info about this see
http://bolbiaquarium.blogspot.nl/201...e-yoghurt.html

image uploader
Waterlogging all pieces hopefully they will not dry completely out during my dry start to attach mosses to hardscape.

image uploader

To be more safe to avoid floating spiderwood I zip tied spiderwood pieces to a piece of slate. These will be buried in the substrate. So far it seems promising as pieces sink immediately in a bucket.

image uploader
__________________
Nigel95 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
cap

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
new clown hanging out in the forest. dorian965 Members Saltwater Tanks Showcase 5 07-16-2006 09:36 PM
Aqua Forest azn_fishy55 Southwest & California 0 12-23-2005 05:01 AM
Rain Forest Lighting Sulla DIY Projects 6 09-08-2004 02:58 PM
NIGEL ARRIVED!!!!! swanandmokashi Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 17 05-25-2004 10:26 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:24 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.