Aquascaping inspiration from the internet

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    They're basically like an HOB filter without a pump, so they just overflowed into the tank. Like this:
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    Aaah I see! Perfect
     
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    That is a pretty awesome idea... I saw something similar on an indoor pond, basically just a DIY version of the breeder boxes because of the size needed. Thought it was a bit of a waste considering all that he stocked in the (black based) pond was a single (black) goldfish....
     
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    Apparently goldfish usually go through quite a colour change through life, they almost always end up as "gold" fish
     
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    Very true. Not sure what age this one was or what it looks like now, hopefully it livened up a little for the sake of the pond. Would have loved to see a few comets in there at the time though.
     
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    I just tried something similar on the cory tank, using that Dophin HOB I had lying around. Leca balls with a maidenhair fern split in two and creeping jenny cuttings (emersed) from the pond. Let’s see how it looks once filled out a bit!
    PS clearly I need to trim this tank :lol:

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    Looks really good! I can see another filter or something on the far right - is that just a pump for circulation or a full filter?
     
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    It is the tank’s real filter (with biomedia and sponge).
     
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    Love it. Low maintenance jungle style with the focus on creating a great habitat for fish.
     
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    I love green aqua and aqua pros myself. Takashi Amano's home aquarium is my dream though.

     
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    Awesome, good luck! Let us know how it goes.

    I don't think it needs a trim at all. i love the barely contained chaos
     
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    :lol: Yep - barely contained chaos is the perfect description!
     
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    Some people just have a gift. Makes me jealous.
     
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    A couple of cool biotope setups

     
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    Came across this video again so sharing for those who've not seen it - some awesome tanks:
     
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    Oh wow, great store, thanks for sharing. Some really sleek & elegant layouts :thumbup:
     
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    The moss covered igwagumi is particularly impressive, I think. Very difficult style to pull off!

     
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    @WernerP yes great aquarium! Prime example of how effective java fern used en masse can be. Must’ve taken a good couple of years to fill out like that!
     
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    20ft Tank anyone?
     
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