1. Welcome to AquaScaping World!

    Become a register member to get FULL SITE ACCESS AND BENEFITS.

    Join the ASW community now!

    Dismiss Notice

Soul of Wood (Ver.2011)

Discussion in 'Aquascaping Showcase' started by Blue_dolphin, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. plantbrain

    plantbrain Aspiring Aquascaper

    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2008
    Likes Received:
    251
    Location:
    California, USA
    By using smaller pieces to give the impression of a larger stump........this allows you to add ferns and epiphytic plants into the cracks really easily, and hiding spots for the fish.

    there is more to this approach than just the design and scape:proud:
     

    Sponsored link:


  2. Saria

    Saria New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2011
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    SF Bay Area, CA
    I love this! Can we get some equipment, tech, and plant specs?

    It's a great implementation of the scattered stump concept. I feel inspired and would love to see if this type of scape would work on a smaller scale in my newly purchased 20 gallon long...

    In any case, the sense of depth your tank achieves with the interesting pieces of wood and the delicate balance of plants is wonderful! I can't express just how much I am in love with this!
     
  3. Scorpio

    Scorpio New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2011
    Likes Received:
    5
    Location:
    Delhi, India
    Nice and beautiful tank.
     
  4. pupa

    pupa New Member

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 2011
    Likes Received:
    2
    Location:
    Indonesia
    aaargh... I wanna that woods
     
  5. Saria

    Saria New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2011
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    SF Bay Area, CA
    Arrgh! I appreciate this even more now that I went to my LFS yesterday in an attempt to get any wood pieces that would work for a similar scape...Failure.
     
  6. Blue_dolphin

    Blue_dolphin New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 1, 2008
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Vietnam
    Tank:120x45x45 cm
    Light system: fluorescent 4x30W Jebo 10.000K
    CO2 system: 4 bps
    Filtration system: External canister filter Jebo 828
    Plant: Bolbitis heudelotii, Cryptocoryne Balansae, Marsilea hirsuta, Microsorium pteroptus, Eleocharis acicularis, Ludwigia repens, ....
     
  7. plantbrain

    plantbrain Aspiring Aquascaper

    Joined:
    Feb 25, 2008
    Likes Received:
    251
    Location:
    California, USA
    We have some gnarled manzy wood that looks like this.
    I never thought about using it quite like this however.
    The tank is low light and should do very well.
     
  8. Fuwari

    Fuwari New Member

    Joined:
    Jan 10, 2011
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Bali
    perfect combination of driftwood,where do u get those wood?
     
  9. StanChung

    StanChung Aspiring Aquascaper

    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2008
    Likes Received:
    23
    Location:
    Kuala Lumpur>Malaysia
    A lot of great works coming from Vietnam. Love the creative way of using wood to make a stump.

    I figured I either had to kill a tree or look for a dead one. haha
    The option of arranging to make one failed in previous attempt.
     
  10. Blue_dolphin

    Blue_dolphin New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 1, 2008
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Vietnam
    Updated photo of this tank:

    [​IMG]

    Thanks for comments,
     
  11. tardis

    tardis New Member

    Joined:
    Oct 8, 2011
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    west virginia
    i agree! this tank is awesome. i love how things go so well in the beginning its almost like you just know its gonna be a good one from the get go. just how the rock and woodwork just blended together in the beginning it just seemed natural like thats how it was meant to be set up. i love it! but im a huge hardscape addict!!

    so what kind of wood was that again?
     
  12. Blue_dolphin

    Blue_dolphin New Member

    Joined:
    Apr 1, 2008
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Vietnam
    @Tardis: Thank for your good word to my job! the scientic name of this kind of wood is Desmodium uniforliatum that people use to build bonsai. I think they get them from deep rainforest in Vietnam.
     
  13. Ant_fly

    Ant_fly New Member

    Joined:
    Dec 2, 2010
    Likes Received:
    4
    Location:
    Viet Nam
    update hình mới a ơi.........................
     
  14. Ed Villagracia

    Ed Villagracia Active Aquascaper

    Joined:
    Nov 15, 2010
    Likes Received:
    809
    Location:
    PHILIPPINES
    first photo shows glosso as foreground. so glosso is not bad at all to use
    as alternate to HC.

    updated photo show sort of grass, is it brazilian micro sword or
    echinodurus tenellus? what happen to your glosso?

    btw very nice scape. your tank looks beautiful:proud:
     
  15. sleaper

    sleaper New Member

    Joined:
    May 7, 2008
    Likes Received:
    12
    Location:
    Sweden
    Absolutely fantastic tank. Would be great to see the high resolution photo.
    Impressive work in every way. Congratulations!
     
  16. Davey Jones

    Davey Jones New Member

    Joined:
    Feb 13, 2012
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    United Kindgom
    This tank is beyond incredible. I have only just started a tank.. it is a 30L and I put my first fish in yesterday (3 neon Tetra) all have now died... very sad. Decided to get a 130L tank and start fresh. I am going to try and do something similar to what you have going on here! do you think I could use bogwood instead of driftwood?
     
  17. Le Tuan

    Le Tuan New Member

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2011
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Viet Nam

    Dear Blue,
    Could you update this tank, or you change this tank to new setup.
    I really like the back plant, pls what is the name of grass.
     
  18. linelogic

    linelogic New Member

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2010
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    India
    Looks good.......... The space looks well filled now.
     
  19. Fizgig777

    Fizgig777 New Member

    Joined:
    May 16, 2008
    Likes Received:
    7
    Location:
    New York City
    Gorgeous!
     

Share This Page

Sponsored link: