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  • Welcome to the green machine the Nature aquarium specialists here. You can see a tropical warm water planted aquascape

  • Measuring 120 cent agrees long. It's unusual Shallow [fall] results in an attractive and distinctive look

  • the lush aquatic plants suggest fertility and age

  • It's a natural miniature underwater Garden

  • But how was it created?

  • In this video will guide you through a tutorial covering. How James finley assembled this living artwork step by step

  • the process begins with an empty glass aquarium within this the substrate layer is built up a

  • Fertile healthy substrate is essential for strong aquatic plant growth each layer will play a significant role in supporting the ecosystem

  • Find out more about aquarium substrate on our website the green machine

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  • ADA Aqua Soil Amazonia is the most important substrate component in this layout

  • It is designed to provide plenty of do toots suited to aquatic plants

  • Once James was flat in the soil

  • It is time to choose and place the hardscape which consists of ad [a] mountain stone and ad a horn wood

  • It can be quite a challenge when assembling three-dimensional sculptures of this nature

  • Especially the one tries to imagine how various plant species will grow in and around the layout over time

  • Small aquariums are somewhat easier to create compared to large or [super-sized] tanks

  • Visit our website and watch our other videos for many examples of how James creates huge aquascape layouts

  • once the hardscape is in place [our]

  • Advice is to allow the filter to cycle for three to four weeks before you add plants and livestock

  • this allows biological filtration to develop and the elimination of any initial imbalances in [moto] biology and chemistry

  • During the cycling period Regular water changes should be carried out

  • Aquascaping may sound complicated to newcomers to the specialized [artform]

  • But it is possible for everyone to achieve satisfactory results if they follow the guides given throughout our articles and videos

  • It is useful to wet the substrate and rinse the hardscape of any dust before filling the aquarium with water

  • Now that the tank has been cycled it is time to add plant

  • You can see that the t gm terrestrial mas is already growing on sections of [hardscape] above the water surface

  • aquatic and Terrestrial mussels that grow on hard scape give the layout a sense of great age

  • Aquascaping tweezers are an essential tool for inserting plugs into the substrate this method is far easier than using [ones] fingers

  • When choosing plant species for aquascaping you should consider any special?

  • Requirements such [as] light intensity as well as the size on the shape of the material plant

  • These factors will contribute to deciding on the placement of each plant

  • Once planting is complete the aquascape requires regular maintenance with careful attention to how every plant is growing

  • Liquid fertilizers are periodically added to the aquarium to provide essential nutrients for plant Growth

  • For every layout it is important to create the right balance between light nutrients and carbon dioxide

  • Once you achieve a sufficient balance plants flourish [an] algae Growth is minimal

  • our advice [is] to plant as heavily as possible when starting [any] [rock] escaped as

  • This usually leads [to] fewer problems and allows the layout to achieve a healthy balance sooner

  • The plant that covers the bottom of the aquarium is called [by] Crampton on Monte Carlo

  • And it's one of the most popular plants [used] for like escaping

  • It features small leaves dense growth and spreads to form a carpet like growth across the substrate

  • The taller plug that you can see on the left of the aquarium is called Rotala, Rotundifolia

  • The taller plant on the right is called Linda [fille] a hipper Adobe's

  • Other plants used are vesicular area double Jana or Christmas moths stole again [Repens]?

  • Anubius petite and beautiful Andra all of which are pushed into crevices along the water line

  • You can learn about aquatic plants on our website where you'll find the requirements along with images, and you can purchase them from our webshop

  • The last plant that James adds is the rich red colored the big ear palouse [twist]

  • Which provides a contrast to the greed of the other plants?

  • now that you can see the final placement of substrate hardscape and plants you can start to iMagine how the

  • Aquarium will look once it has had time to mature

  • The results of this process are now visible you can see how the plants have grown to fill the whole bottom area around the hardscape

  • Plant Growth is lush and colorful

  • water flows from within the wood hardscape

  • Because of a small nano power head with a short length of pipe running into a hole at the back of the wood which serves

  • To circulate the water and keep [the] moss wet

  • Carbon dioxide for plants is diffused into the water using a minimal glass diffuser

  • Every species of plants in this flourishing aquascapes are an excellent way to bring nature into one's home or office

  • For more tank tutorials visit our website to read our articles and watch our other videos. We hope you've enjoyed this tutorial

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  • And that brings this tutorial to an end so farewell for now from all of us at the green machine

Welcome to the green machine the Nature aquarium specialists here. You can see a tropical warm water planted aquascape

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Aquascape Tutorial: Simplicity by James Findley - how to create a planted tank

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    陳彥睿 posted on 2018/07/22
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