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Andrews Aquascaper 600 Iwagumi

Discussion in 'Aquarium & Aquascaping Journals' started by aibcarpentry, Mar 21, 2018.

  1. aibcarpentry

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    My first go at Iwagumi

    Aquarium: EA Aquascaper 600 - 600x500x360mm (LxWxH)
    Lighting: Twinstar 600s
    Filtration: Fluval G6 with custom spraybar
    Heating: Hydor ETH300 inline
    CO2: Currently running through inline diffuser but will be swapped for custom built reactor soon
    ATU: Autoaqua Smart ATO Micro
    Skimmer: Eheim skim 350
    Steriliser: Twinstar nano
    Hardscape: Seiryu stone
    Substrate: ADA aqua soil Amazonia powder
    Ferts: EI through a doser

    Planting:
    -micranthemum monte carlo
    -Staurogyne repens
    -Rotala Bonsai

    Livestock:
    Currently;
    -5no Otocinclus affinis
    Planned;
    -30-40no Boraras Brigittae
    -Cherry shrimp

    First got wet 5th March 2018
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    How it looks today 20th March 2017
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    Looking good Andrew, it'll look superb when it's fully grown in.
     
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    Let's hope so; It's been a learning curve as I think you know! Thanks
     
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    How it looks a of 29th March 2017

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    It looks fantastic you should be extremely pleased with your self now. Next step is the hardest keep on top of every thing and you will learn and enjoy it even more.

    Keith:cathug::cathug:
     
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    Yes, fantastic Andrew - like it very much! :clap:

    Do you also see the interesting melancholic face in the back stone - even from the side, you can see it... (y) Nice to have a "sculpture" in the tank.
     
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    I hadn't noticed; no!

    A couple of quick snaps from the other evening; not intended to win any awards!
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