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Old 09-02-2005, 11:14 AM   #21
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Though Travis's photos look great...they actually don't quite do proper justice. I've seen this tank in person...and yes, its just amazing. You can't find a single plant/stem in the entire tank that looks bad. no stripped bottom leaves or rotting stems, or distorted growth.

Just amazing, perfect looking plants.

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Old 09-06-2005, 12:37 PM   #22
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Wow thats a beautiful tank!
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Old 09-30-2005, 09:26 PM   #23
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so what would you say that work of art requires in "man hours" a week? could you describe the tank, like substrate and lighting, co2 etc...

friggin cool tank though.
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10gal hosp, 29 gal island tank, 50 gal tree trunk tank.
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Old 10-01-2005, 02:37 AM   #24
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Thanks guys

I probably spend 15-30 minutes a day in maintenance, feeding, fertilization, etc. Plus about 2 hours every weekend doing water changes, cleaning, and pruning. It's a labor of love though and I can't say that it ever feels like work

Here's a link to a thread where I describe the physical setup in detail.
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