My 1st attempt for a hardscape

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My 1st attempt for a hardscape

Postby Nikhilsk99 » Mon Jun 27, 2016 12:46 am

I though I should share pictures with you. This is my 1st attempt for a hardscape in my 29gallon tank.

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Re: My 1st attempt for a hardscape

Postby krisw » Mon Jun 27, 2016 7:20 am

Nikhil, it looks pretty good. I have a couple of suggestions:

1. It appears that the rocks on the left group are different from the rocks on the right, which seems a little bit odd.

2. The wood is directly centered. It's a nice piece of wood. Is there anyway to integrate it into the left-side mound, so it flows and ends more in the middle?
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Re: My 1st attempt for a hardscape

Postby Nikhilsk99 » Mon Jun 27, 2016 12:40 pm

Thanks Kris for the feedback. I liked both the rocks so I tried to use them but looks the rocks not complementing each other. Let me try make some changes and then post a new photo.
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Re: My 1st attempt for a hardscape

Postby Larry Grenier » Tue Jun 28, 2016 8:23 am

Are those lava rocks on the right? What kind of rocks on the richt?
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Re: My 1st attempt for a hardscape

Postby Nikhilsk99 » Tue Jun 28, 2016 1:10 pm

I picked up all the rocks you see in the picture from a local Sand and Gravel shop here in Denver CO for just $6. I do not know the rock type. I am guessing the one on left is lava rock.
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Re: My 1st attempt for a hardscape

Postby JLW » Tue Jun 28, 2016 3:30 pm

Looks like petrified wood on the right?
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Re: My 1st attempt for a hardscape

Postby Larry Grenier » Wed Jun 29, 2016 1:33 pm

Thanks Nikhilsk99, the rocks look nice but I would also stick with 1 type of rock. (I meant on the left)
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Re: My 1st attempt for a hardscape

Postby SCMurphy » Wed Jun 29, 2016 10:13 pm

The wood going straight up like that is jarring.
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