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Re-aquascaped my Comet Tank

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I wanted to redo my tank to be resemble a more natural environment. Also the stacked stones I had in the middle would trap things so was always a bit difficult to clean.

Most importantly, the blue glass vases I had in my tank for plants had holes along the sides. My fish were getting bigger and I was starting to worry about getting stuck. Due to recent spawning behavior I witnessed them forcing their way through openings.

I've always admired the natural look so tried my hand.

Due to having a sand substrate I needed an alternative to planters. Someone on here mentioned tank planters from raparium supply so I placed an order. They easily go beneath the sand and also prevent my fish from pulling them up.

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Here is my tank before:

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And here's my rescaping:

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Goldsguy

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Four Comets

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I like it, looks great :)

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I absolutely LOVE the new look. It does look like a natural habitat! :thumbs:

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Thanks. I ordered a lot of new plants. Can't wait for them to grow out and fill in.

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Four Comets

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I like it a lot! :thumbs:

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So.... I'll take the white fish with the long tail and I'll take the tall grass plant... Kay thanks!!!

:rofl It looks STUNNING!!! Come scape mine!! :D

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All I was thinking is "please don't tell me he changed the background, please don't tell me he changed the background :scared "

Yay!! He didn't change the background!! :nana

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That looks absolutely fantastic! Wow! :rockon

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So.... I'll take the white fish with the long tail and I'll take the tall grass plant... Kay thanks!!!

:rofl It looks STUNNING!!! Come scape mine!! :D

That's Hachi. She was the sickly one we felt sorry for. Now her tail is definitely like a comet lol

The tall plant are onion plants.

And thanks :)

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Four Comets

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All I was thinking is "please don't tell me he changed the background, please don't tell me he changed the background :scared "

Yay!! He didn't change the background!! :nana

:rofl

That looks absolutely fantastic! Wow! :rockon

Lol that's funny. No way would I do that. Hard to tell in photos but the colors of the fish and plants really pop against it. And the pattern adds depth.

Glad I found that fabric ;)

And thanks!! :)

Goldsguy

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Four Comets

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Gorgeous!! You nailed it :D

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Wow! Looks amazing! I feel like redoing my tank now *Wants to do so every time she sees another tank*

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So.... I'll take the white fish with the long tail and I'll take the tall grass plant... Kay thanks!!!

:rofl It looks STUNNING!!! Come scape mine!! :D

That's Hachi. She was the sickly one we felt sorry for. Now her tail is definitely like a comet lol

The tall plant are onion plants.

And thanks :)

Goldsguy

120-gallon

Four Comets

Wow!! That's one big onion plant! How long have you had it?

Hachi can come live with me if she'd like :P

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So.... I'll take the white fish with the long tail and I'll take the tall grass plant... Kay thanks!!!

:rofl It looks STUNNING!!! Come scape mine!! :D

That's Hachi. She was the sickly one we felt sorry for. Now her tail is definitely like a comet lol

The tall plant are onion plants.

And thanks :)

Goldsguy

120-gallon

Four Comets

Wow!! That's one big onion plant! How long have you had it?

Hachi can come live with me if she'd like :P

I have two. I got them earlier this year. I loved the look but could never find any others. The bulbs really grew a lot. I didn't realize how much until I was replanting. Hope they do well after the replanting.

Hachi said maybe visit for a short vacay :)

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Four Comets

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Gorgeous!! You nailed it :D

Awwww thanks

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Four Comets

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Wow! Looks amazing! I feel like redoing my tank now *Wants to do so every time she sees another tank*

Yeah. Part of the motivation for me too. And thanks :)

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Four Comets

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Very nice.

I like the new design.

Good job.

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That is really cool. It looks a bit like a Montana river biotope. At least to me it does. Nice job and. Can't wait to see the updates. :thumb:

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That is really cool. It looks a bit like a Montana river biotope. At least to me it does. Nice job and. Can't wait to see the updates. :thumb:

Wow and I've never been to Montana :)

That was my goal though to make it resemble a quite meandering river or small lake.

I'll def update as the plants grow in.

I just got some water lettuce too small to see so can't wait for the roots to create a canopy.

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I absolutely LOVE the new look. It does look like a natural habitat! :thumbs:

Thanks Alex. So which type of look your prefer?

Side item: I do have about 7 or so fry almost a week old. When to dose Prazipro and just once?

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Beautiful! Love your natural look. Glad you were able to get that water lettuce. :D

You look like you've had your comets for a looong time. Got any cool stories? (:

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I absolutely LOVE the new look. It does look like a natural habitat! :thumbs:

Thanks Alex. So which type of look your prefer?

Side item: I do have about 7 or so fry almost a week old. When to dose Prazipro and just once?

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Four Comets

Hello,

I like the more natural looking habitats, although themed tanks are great fun, as well. :)

I would Prazi the fry starting at 2 weeks. Do 2-3 doses.

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