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180 lt dutch

Discussion in 'Aquascaping Showcase' started by nicpapa, Mar 15, 2017.

  1. nicpapa

    nicpapa Aspiring Aquascaper

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    I lower a lot the water to fix the leaking of the glass, and remove lot of plants.
    Then i clean the substrate , and move some plants from the other dutch.
    Now i have more room to made biger groups of plants.

    Some photos, its two day old.


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  2. keithgh

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    nicpapa

    Looking very good I hope the fixing the leak works for you.

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  3. lucasgg

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    Definitely looking forward to finished results!
     
  4. nicpapa

    nicpapa Aspiring Aquascaper

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    An updtate.

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    nicpapa

    You seemed to have blended the colours extremely well. I would like to see a bigger school of Neons.

    Keith:cat::cat:
     
  6. nicpapa

    nicpapa Aspiring Aquascaper

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    Αfter one week.
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  7. keithgh

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    nicpapa

    All of your plants look extremely healthy and in an excellent Aquascape.

    Keith:cat::cat:
     
  8. nicpapa

    nicpapa Aspiring Aquascaper

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    A small video.

     
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  9. keithgh

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    It's a one word description "Fantastic"

    The only point is I would add more Cardinals then the blue contrasting colour would highlight your plats even more.

    What are you feeding the shrimps with it looks like a green leaf of ??

    Keith:cat::cat:
     
  10. nicpapa

    nicpapa Aspiring Aquascaper

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    I know Keith, but no money for spend on fish.
    Its fresh mulberry leaves
     
  11. keithgh

    keithgh Moderator Staff Member

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    No money I know the feeling very well. Fresh is always best.

    Keith:cat::cat:
     
  12. nicpapa

    nicpapa Aspiring Aquascaper

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    some photos.

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  13. keithgh

    keithgh Moderator Staff Member

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    Not much left of the Mulberry leaves. I am sure there are many members who would like to have a set up like you have.

    Keith:cat::cat:
     
  14. keithgh

    keithgh Moderator Staff Member

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    It only takes a few years +++ to get to that level. Its not as simple as planting a few coloured plants and calling it "A Dutch like"

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  15. keithgh

    keithgh Moderator Staff Member

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    Sorry for any confusion.

    nicpapa is a Master of the Dutch Aquascaping it is something that was learnt over the years.

    I would also like to have a tank like that in our home as well, in fact I would like to have an Aquascape at the moment but my age and health do not permit it at all.

    Keith:cat::cat:
     
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  16. keithgh

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    With a little help its surprising what you can achieve.

    Keith:cat::cat:
     
  17. Vandal Gardener

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    Beautiful aquarium Nicpapa,

    Have you got a plant list? I was wondering about a couple - the grass stuff at the front left - Is the helanthium tennellum (echinodorus tennellus to the old timers :) ) and in the middle of the middle row - it looks a bit like limnophila aromatic or hippodroides (don't know what the difference is between these two) which I think is at the back left. Is it pogostemon stellate or diplis diandra?

    Thanks for posting up this inspiration / tank porn

    All the best

    Paul
     
  18. nicpapa

    nicpapa Aspiring Aquascaper

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    Hi
    The grass is Blyxa japonica, in the midle the ludwigia pantanal, i think its limnophila, in the right back .
     
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  19. nicpapa

    nicpapa Aspiring Aquascaper

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    Some photos , after water change.

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  20. keithgh

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    nicpapa

    What can I say other than thank you again for showing us updated photos of your beautiful coloured tank.

    As soon as I saw the last photo I thought you were posting a photo of a beautiful garden flower.

    Can you edit that photo and add its name please.

    Keith :cat::cat:
     
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