"A Stock of Green"

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14 Oct 2017 20:05 #1 by Lauris (Lauris)
Hi All,

It has been a while since I have posted any updates. I think it is time for one :)

This was created immediately after my "Escape" protect was retired, so no planning, just improvisation on the go. Same root, different perspective.

Quickly about the tank:
60x40x40cm
90 L
filtration: plenty
Co2: still bubbling
light: Ada Aquasky 602, acrylic stand stored away, light raised twice as high

Plants: Micranthemum, Various Bucephalandra

Fish: 1x Dwarf puffer, about 20 Cardinal Tetra
Inverts: Snails, Some shrimp, some blue, some red

And few photos below:

Canvas,


Started, June


August,




October,




Thanks for reading (:

I am planted!

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14 Oct 2017 22:10 #2 by robert (robert carter)
Wow , beautiful

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15 Oct 2017 09:14 #3 by Bill (Bill Hunter)
Looking great! You're very skilled.
Bill

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16 Oct 2017 10:49 #4 by paulcavan (Paul Gileoold)
Looks really nice what is the plant on the wood

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16 Oct 2017 12:11 #5 by Bill (Bill Hunter)
It looks like Helxine soleirolii to me. Also known as Baby's Tears and Mind-your-Own-Business. If it is, it is a common spreading plants used in containers and gardens but makes an excellent aquarium plant.
Bill

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16 Oct 2017 12:14 #6 by Lauris (Lauris)
Replied by Lauris (Lauris) on topic "A Stock of Green"
Thanks all.

The plant is Micranthemum or so-called Montecarlo :)

I am planted!

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16 Oct 2017 18:11 #7 by Bill (Bill Hunter)

Lauris wrote: The plant is Micranthemum or so-called Montecarlo :)


Interesting, is it aquatic and terrestrial like the Helxine? I know people used to use the Helxine on aquarium floors, it looks very similar.
Bill

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20 Oct 2017 23:22 #8 by iain54 (Iain Minchin)
every time i view threads like this i wish to win the lotto

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05 Nov 2017 18:26 #9 by alan 64 (alan)
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Realy nice mate ur a master at the scaping

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05 Nov 2017 18:52 #10 by fishmad1234 (Craig Coyle)

alan 64 wrote: Realy nice mate ur a master at the scaping



I second that he is an absolute master at his trade.


Your tanks are perfection personified


Regards

Craig

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15 Nov 2017 21:52 #11 by Lauris (Lauris)
Replied by Lauris (Lauris) on topic "A Stock of Green"
:) Thank you all,

Here is the November update then..
November update.

New additions:

Otocinclus cocama (Zebra Oto)


When MC goes wild..



I am planted!

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15 Nov 2017 22:31 #12 by robert (robert carter)
Beautiful

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26 Nov 2017 15:37 #13 by Jonlate (Jon Late)
Hi lauris,

Great tank as we usually expect from you. I am going to try and setup something like this with shrimp in it. It will only be like it as I just can’t get to your standard!!

So is it possible that next time you trim the MC you can send me a bit. I love the way it looks like it’s a tree on the roots.

Once again, lovely tank

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