Nano tank Aquacscaping.

Discussion in 'Aquascaping' started by TheNewReefer82, 14 Aug 2017.

  1. TheNewReefer82

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    If anybody has any good ideas or pictures for a nice scape let me know, really interested in any scape that is good for corals and my pair of occ clowns and suitable for a nano tank of course.

    (16L IQ7 dymax nano tank)
    This is what my tank looks like now.:m16:

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    Some pictures a471c925db4a62be60b093b9bd5360bc.jpg
     
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    Some of my personal aquascaping that's going into a new shallow nano reef sps build I am doing...

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    Other ideas for you. My brothers old nano

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    Are you selling any of these pieces, they are really great!
     
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    An easy scape that starts lower and gradually increase in height to the back and then drops of quickly could work.
    Kind of like a low pyramid that has a really short side and a longer side

    Something similair to the image below.

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    No unfortunately not haha many hours in those 2 pieces.

    Was my first attempt at completely smashing rocks and making them exactly like I want. First and last time haha
     
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    @Ferret

    Completely understandable, thanks anyways bud.
     
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    Go have a look at my sps nano thread have posted a few pics of the progress of building the rocks. It's simple just takes time.
     
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    For a nano I found you need to almost think in miniature terms. Like if you think about a bonsai tree almost. Smaller rocks and smaller corals with some open spaces to give the illusion of a bigger reef.
     
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    This picture is too nice! :m01:
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    Hahaha thank you!
    I thought it was a pretty cool photo myself.:rofl:
     
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    First attempt at a scape for my pico. Would've liked it to be more open but was hard to work with what pieces I had.

    Open to any suggestions :thumbup:

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    Think it looks cool, how does it look in the tank? Is it stable? It will start looking like something once corals start growing, so coral placement will also make a difference.
     
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    Will post more photos when I'm home. That photo was very linear and doesn't show the depth nicely.:lol:
     
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    Some pics.


    Not sure how I'm going to move it to the tank though without its breaking. The bottom pieces cause it to shake when I pic it up. :001_huh:

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    did you glue it all together?
     
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    What did you use to glue it?

    I have used aquaforest rock cement and practleys putty to glue my rocks before and can man handle them without worrying about them breaking
     
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    Yup
    I used super glue, it has the special component that is preferred to use in marine tanks. Forgot the name some thing with a C.
     
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    I've tried using putty plenty of times.
    I allow it to dry for a week but as soon as it touches water it goes soft and the rocks fall apart
     

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