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post #11 of 17 Old 03-07-2010, 04:40 PM Thread Starter
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Here are a couple more ideas.

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post #12 of 17 Old 03-07-2010, 04:51 PM
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I like tank #7.

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post #13 of 17 Old 03-07-2010, 06:39 PM
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Likewise, for same reasons as earlier comments, it spreads out and enlarges the space.

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post #15 of 17 Old 03-07-2010, 11:17 PM
I like #2 the best, assuming it will over time become heavily planted. But I like more driftwood, so maybe using all three but different placement than in #6. Like maybe if the one on the right was facing up or something.

I like the idea of running different ideas past people. I'm going to do that next time, too.

edit: just saw the last page...oops! #13 looks like a karate match : )

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post #16 of 17 Old 03-07-2010, 11:23 PM
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11, 9, 8. Lol Steph. #10 looks like the death blow.

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post #17 of 17 Old 03-08-2010, 02:41 AM
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Amano urges not to lean rocks or driftwood against the walls of your tank. The glass walls are sort of an artificial boundary so leaning things against them draws attention to the fact that you're looking at a glass box full of stuff, rather than at the stuff itself. I agree with this sentiment and therefore don't like the setups where you're doing this. I still think 6 is my favorite.

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