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  1. goldminnow

    goldminnow New Member

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    Hello.

    Can anyone tell me the best way to get height from substrate using rocks.
     
  2. John N.

    John N. Administrator Staff Member

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    Slope the substrate low to high from the front to the back of the tank. Place rocks on the highest areas. Point rocks so they have angles and dimensions.


    Or are you asking how to use rocks under the substrate to maintain the slope of the design?

    -John N.
     
  3. goldminnow

    goldminnow New Member

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    Im looking to do rocks, gravel, more rocks, more gravel. Maybe 6 inches high.
     
  4. keithgh

    keithgh Moderator Staff Member

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    Goldminnow.

    Another question are you referring to using retaining walls to stop the substrate from slipping.

    My suggestion would be do some research and post a few photos of what you are referring to.

    Keith:):)
     
  5. goldminnow

    goldminnow New Member

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    Heres an idea of what i would like to achieve.

    I want to make height from the left sloping down to the right.
     

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  6. keithgh

    keithgh Moderator Staff Member

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    Goldminnow

    As there are a lot of rocks on the LH side its impossible to see how the the substrate was shaped.

    Keith:):)
     
  7. greenfinger 2

    greenfinger 2 Active Aquascaper

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  8. goldminnow

    goldminnow New Member

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  9. greenfinger 2

    greenfinger 2 Active Aquascaper

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    Hi Goldminnow Not a problem :)
     
  10. keithgh

    keithgh Moderator Staff Member

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  11. MarcelM

    MarcelM Aspiring Aquascaper

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    he's a master in elevated hardscapes.. this video is the highest.. look other making of video's he made, this will surely give you some inspirations..
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  12. keithgh

    keithgh Moderator Staff Member

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    Marcel

    Thanking for posting those beautiful Aquascapes.

    Keith:):)
     
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