Update of display tank 1

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Lee Nuttall
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Update of display tank 1

Post by Lee Nuttall » Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:11 pm

Hi Guys,

Thought i would share and post an update of one of my display tanks. I have completely overhauled the layout and tried to simplify the aquascape by adding thinner beech tree branches as opposed to large thicker branches. I quite like the effect and hopefully represents a natural look.

Fish have come and gone, the current occupants are:

P. melanurus pair, V. heterospila pair, R. octofasciata pair C. godmanni, soon to be moved to another tank.

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The spawning C. istlanum pair were too aggressive for the community so were rehomed. :(

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Re: Update of display tank 1

Post by DRE » Tue Sep 20, 2011 3:44 pm

Fantastic pics!!!
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Re: Update of display tank 1

Post by driftwood » Sun Oct 02, 2011 5:42 am

That is one of the nicest tanks I've seen in some time. You've done an amazing job and the fish are stunning.

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Re: Update of display tank 1

Post by Alex Odesit » Mon Oct 03, 2011 11:13 pm

Very nice Lee! A++.
Love to see beautiful Rocio. What is their origin, do you know?
Male on second and last pictures from the top is stunning.
Very nice landscape too, good job mate.
Alex

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Re: Update of display tank 1

Post by JK47 » Tue Oct 04, 2011 8:22 pm

Very inspiring Lee!
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Re: Update of display tank 1

Post by dkc41174 » Wed Oct 05, 2011 3:50 am

nice tank.... biotope/natural tank looks really very nice, interesting to observe and very neat...and more importantly..it really benefit the fish... your fish looks very healthy, colorful and fat... :lol:
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Re: Update of display tank 1

Post by Mark Smith » Wed Oct 05, 2011 12:34 pm

Absolute perfection!

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Re: Update of display tank 1

Post by Christie » Fri Oct 07, 2011 1:01 am

Stunning as always... A joy to see :)
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Re: Update of display tank 1

Post by Paulo José Alves » Fri Oct 07, 2011 5:55 am

Hi

Beautiful fish. Those melanurus are very close to Synspilum, it´s a bit confusing.

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Re: Update of display tank 1

Post by RobinH » Fri Oct 07, 2011 4:23 pm

Paulo José Alves wrote:Hi

Beautiful fish. Those melanurus are very close to Synspilum, it´s a bit confusing.

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Synspilum is Melanurus!

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Re: Update of display tank 1

Post by Michael Kwist » Sat Oct 08, 2011 2:15 pm

Very nice setup and pictures mate!
I like the godmani such a amazing fish... 8)
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Re: Update of display tank 1

Post by Ctrl_Alt_Dlt » Thu Oct 20, 2011 4:44 pm

WOW!!! that is an awesome tank!

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Re: Update of display tank 1

Post by Cichlidfever » Fri Nov 25, 2011 5:16 pm

OMG!! Those Synspillums are beautiful :), and so it the Istlums. All you cichlids look good :) I wonder what you feed them?
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Re: Update of display tank 1

Post by thefishjunky » Tue Nov 29, 2011 11:28 am

Always mesmerized by your fish and aquascaping. Beautiful!
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I will buy your fry if they are F1 and you can show pictures of parents and/or location points.Please p.m. me with details.ThankYou. John

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