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pringleman1 03-03-2011 06:55 AM

First aquascape renovation!
 
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Ok so i was tired of my old substrate last week so i looked on the internet for some aquascapes people are doing and i got some ideas.
Went to my pet shop yesterday and bought some new gravel, plants, background and rocks.
After 2 hours of taking fish out, cleaning, washing the new stuff and deciding where im going to put things i came up with something.
Here is a picture of before the renovation and a few pictures of now.

Grimmjow 03-03-2011 06:59 AM

Looks tons better

pringleman1 03-03-2011 07:37 AM

i know im so happy.:-D:-D:-D lol. the rocks look like the main point in the tank now.

SGDude 03-03-2011 08:17 AM

Nice job. It's a whole different tank.

MyLittlePleco 03-03-2011 10:03 AM

Oh God, it looks amazing.
I absolutely love the rocks in there...and the substrate, and the plants.
Well to be honest I've always been more partial to the more natural looking aquascapes, but still, you've done an excellent job.

phluid13 03-03-2011 10:51 AM

And the fish stand out much better against a neutral background. LOVE IT!

pringleman1 03-03-2011 06:15 PM

Thanks everyone. Im proud of how it turned out. I think it also makes the tank look bigger in some way.

aunt kymmie 03-03-2011 06:40 PM

Nice work, it looks so much better. The "after" picture looks nothing like the "before" picture and that's a great thing. :-)

phluid13 03-03-2011 06:42 PM

The black background will do that. It creates a sense of endlessness at the back. I love solid color or gradient backgrounds.

willow 03-04-2011 04:23 PM

i think you did an amazing job there,it's beautiful. :-D


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