DoubleDutch's (slow) restart

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  1. A new day

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    Whohoo!!! :thumbup:
     
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    There is always a new day :)
     
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    Sorry about the losses. The tank system is coming along though and looks great
     
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    That seriously sucks you lost so many. Sorry!! Hopefully you'll be able to build up your groups again and be the cory king again.
     
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    Upper tank is clearing / needs to be rearranged. "Threw in" rocks and some plants without being able to see where they landed hahaha. This one will house the Paleatus albino and their aeneus and schultzei friend.

    The other one will be populated with my C.venezuelanus.

    Pandas and napoensis are doing well in the smaller tank.

    A New Day made me doubt to start that hillstream hahahaha. Maybe I'd up the C.napoensis for that tank.
    Decissions, decissions.

    Other two tanks seem not to leak.
    Glass needs to be cleaned in all.

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    Ooh this is exciting and looking forward to seeing how the tanks progress!

    Think a hillstream is a great idea for you. I’m just not experienced enough myself, that’s all!
     
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    Just a couple of random thoughts around hardscape/ scaping / layout tricks. Last year @Hawk told me straight up (off line) that the 65L (as it was then) had no structure and therefore will never pack real punch despite having healthy plants etc. He was absolutely right of course :lol:

    The most common compositions are:
    - triangular eg the 65L and 44L
    - concave / U shaped eg the 1,5m and 38L
    - convex / island style
    - linear eg the 180L but not suited for smaller tanks, it just doesn’t have impact

    I’ve found that quite useful as a starting point ever since.
     
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    DoubleDutch

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    I said slowwwwww huhhhh.

    Removed the tanks again, einforced the rack and put the upper light a bit lower.

    I think it is better now.

    Decided to place another 80 cm tank under right (instead of that 60 cm). That one is still in my former house. I'll move the albino peppers first to the left upper tank and than get that tank.

    Rigt upper tank will house the venezuelans.

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    Looks great


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    Had a leaking tank in my former house.
    What a mess.

    On the way back to my appartment a bucket with plants / water fell over in the car arghhhhh.

    Thinking about quiting completely grrrrrr[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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    Aaagh :( what a mess, sorry to hear :confused:

    Please don’t give up! Have a beer.
     
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