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afrogg 12-01-2007 05:38 PM

my "tree"
I just set up this "tree" in my tank ... isn't it nice? :) over the next few weeks I will see if the baby tears like being "leaves" on the tree if not I might replace with java moss. There are some guppies in there somewhere too but I guess they are hiding.

MegK 12-01-2007 05:46 PM

that looks super awesome

afrogg 12-02-2007 06:51 AM

thanks!! :)
I want to fill it in a little more with a low-growing grasslike plant and some more "leaves" :) then i think it will be even prettier.

willow 12-09-2007 03:43 AM

love it :)
where abouts are the guppys then it looks like it is all land ?

afrogg 12-09-2007 06:36 AM

In that picture they were hiding... but here are a couple of pictures where you can (sort of) see the fish...


I have 4 adults and about 10 babies right now.
in the this pic look for the adult guppies in the lower left:

in this one you can see some babies near the water surface...

My camera is not that great, sorry ... I am just using photobooth on my macbook pro. it is pretty blurry

willow 12-09-2007 06:51 AM

please forgive me,i'm having one of my usual donut moments
i thought it was a vivarium. :roll:
well i still think it is beautiful,and a very cleaver idea. :)

Falina 12-09-2007 11:27 AM

I love this idea! :)

SeaSerpant 12-15-2007 08:32 PM

its like a walk in the park under water. awesome.

afrogg 12-24-2007 12:21 PM

Here is an updated picture I just took today.

In the past week or so I made these changes
- added yeast/sugar CO2
- planted dwarf baby tears
- pruned the pearl grass and planted tips everywhere
- rearranged tree and rocks
- removed a lot of duckweed from the water surface
- added 2 yellow female fancy guppies (but one of them died last night :( ... sad)

Cody 12-24-2007 12:45 PM

Wow, that looks really cool. Where did you find the "tree"?

I love that design.

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