Wednesday, December 26, 2012

2ft - Halelujah Mountain

Last scape post for the year 2012. Some may like and some may not due to gimmick in nature, fair enough. I don't really like it either but request is request, give it a try.



Title: Halelujah Mountain
Tank Size: 60x30x32 cm
Light: 2x55W
Substrate: ADA Amazonia
Co2: 3bps
Filter: Eheim 2213 (440 l/h)

Flora:
- Hemianthus callitrichoides
- Eleocharis acicularis
- Rotala sp. Goias
- Fissidens fontanus
- Taxiphyllum sp. (Spiky moss)
- Taxiphyllum sp. (Flame moss)

Fauna:
- Hyphessobrycon amandae
- Hemigrammus rodwayi
- Neocaridina heteropoda var. 'red'

How it was done, using fishing line to hang the rocks.


28 comments:

  1. wow...using volcano rock to float?

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  2. this is so cool! how did you get the rock to float?? I'm new to this, and so looking to start my first planted tank. so many questions, and hope to seek your advice.

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    1. Its an office tank, so water temp is around 25C

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  4. I'd like to use this post in a blog post I'm doing on plant floats, may I have your permission? I will properly link to this page and give appropriate credit for images.

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  5. Gotta hand it too you, that was a clever idea to suspend the rocks like that. Very nice indeed.. :)

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  6. Did you sue fishing line to hold the plants onto the tops of the rocks?

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    1. Nope, I just push it in between crack but you can also use glue.

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  7. That isn't gimmicky in the least... thats a creative genius at work creating the world he wants to live in. Oh, and this, "You're on Pandora!"

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  8. What kind of screen did you use to suspend the rocks?

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  9. you mean string? it a fishing string very fine fishing string

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  10. very nice. wish i had the time.

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  11. love it... have you placed any fishes in the tank yet? if you did, what kind?

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    1. Mainly small fishes like tetra, rasbora and couple of shrimps

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  12. Do you think fish would have any problems running into the fishing line? I'd like to do this with my 55gal but I have some fish that would go in it. Thanks!

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    1. I did not see the problem, but I only keep small fishes tetra, rasbora. could be different if you keep goldfish :)

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  13. I think it looks awesome

    Should put a sign which says "Danger Falling Rock" ))

    Agree with comment about Pandora. Reminded me of it when I first seen it.

    Great job.

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  14. Hey I just bought a fish tank. Possible u share a short tutorial on how to create this masterpiece?

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    1. If this is your first time in planted tank, try focus in growing healthy plant. Once you accomplished that, the rest is just up to your imagination.

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  15. How did you attach the string to the rocks?

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