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Old 04-19-2014, 12:30 AM   #1
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What else can I add to my tank to make it stand out more?

What else can I add to my tank to make it stand out more? I'm pretty happy with my fish. But what decor would make my tank stand out? More plants? Should I change anything that I have present right now?Click image for larger version

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Tall plants.
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driftwood. a larger center piece.
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Old 04-19-2014, 01:20 AM   #4
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I'd do tall plants also to make it look like a forest with a little house in, you really have a good tank for that!.. Here's my forest themed tank.. It's not done I've still got loads of plants to add Click image for larger version

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What else can I add to my tank to make it stand out more? I'm pretty happy with my fish. But what decor would make my tank stand out? More plants? Should I change anything that I have present right now?Attachment 233909

Driftwood with some tall lowlight plants like Java fern. I'd also move the house over to one side to make it look less symmetrical.
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Old 04-19-2014, 09:14 AM   #6
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I'd do tall plants also to make it look like a forest with a little house in, you really have a good tank for that!.. Here's my forest themed tank.. It's not done I've still got loads of plants to add Attachment 233913
Sorry for the low quality pic, I didn't have one yet since it's still in building..

Do you have live plants or fake?
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I have a couple of nice Manzanita branches that I think are nice.
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I have a couple of nice Manzanita branches that I think are nice.

That is cool! Are your angelfish a pair?
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That is cool! Are your angelfish a pair?
No, I think that they were both females. Sadly, I've lost one of them. I had them from the time that they were dime sized and they were about 5" in diameter. I came home from work one day and one of them was dead. The other one is doing great, so I don't know what happened. I also have 6 German Blue Rams and they're all doing great. I've heard that they were hard to keep, but all of mine are over 6months old and doing really well.
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No, I think that they were both females. Sadly, I've lost one of them. I had them from the time that they were dime sized and they were about 5" in diameter. I came home from work one day and one of them was dead. The other one is doing great, so I don't know what happened. I also have 6 German Blue Rams and they're all doing great. I've heard that they were hard to keep, but all of mine are over 6months old and doing really well.

What size is your tank?
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Do you have live plants or fake?

They are all live in that tank, no co2, they do great!...
I have a fake plant tank also, they can do just as nice, but they are very pricy (for a nice look) it cost me about 100$ (in Canada heard it's cheaper elsewhere) for 6 but they are well furnished and a lot bigger than a real plant..Click image for larger version

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Anywase I think you can't go wrong with any type of planted, fish love it and play in them it's fun to watch and I think it makes them more relaxed good luck, any way you do it as long as it makes you happy to look at
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What size is your tank?
Sorry, I guess my answer didn't go through-it's a 36 gal. bowfront.
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I think black substrate, some tall variegated plants in te back and your decor house off the one side would make a great improvement. Google "aquascaping tips" there are lots of good articles out their for beginners to help you out. Worth a quick read.
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