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Is it really as simple as this........

Discussion in 'Aquascaping' started by PlantFan, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. PlantFan

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    Obviously I took this pictures off the home page, and in looking at how nice it looks i said to myself is it really that simple. Now, when I say simple I mean in the sense that from what I can see there are only 3 species of plants in that entire tank and its amazing. Should beginners like me stick to the K.I.S.S. approch when scaping? Maybe 3 or 4 species and thats it?

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    I think you can use as many plants as you want. Pick 'easy' plants and learn to grow them without algae. If that goes well start focussing on aquascaping;)
     
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    There is beauty in simplicity. I have seen amazing iwagumi's with nothing other than 1 plant. Though i think a lot of us become plant hoarders/collectors. [HASHTAG]#collectoritis[/HASHTAG]
     
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    +1. I'm a plant hoarder, but I'm slowly reducing the number of species that I have in my tank and I think it looks better. With that said, I've seen awesome tanks that have a bunch of different types of plants.
     
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    If you start painting, you typically start with a single background color, you might think of this like a single foreground plant, then add things from there.

    Many start off this way with a nice scape in mind, and end up as collectoritis.
    Do not lose your vision.
     
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