Stu's 90x45x45cm - Wave Island - IAPLC 2013 rank 82

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Awesome video mate. I loved that overgrown look too.
Congrats on another stunner and for it going on Tropicas site.

When you mention the dosing per day of premium and specialised do you rotate each daily
 

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Awesome video mate. I loved that overgrown look too.
Congrats on another stunner and for it going on Tropicas site.

When you mention the dosing per day of premium and specialised do you rotate each daily
Cheers Al. Mark needs credit for the video as he did it for Tropica. I just sent the raw footage through to him and he worked hi magic.

Yes on the dosing, Premium one day, special the next alternated. Seems to work really well.
 

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Yes on the dosing, Premium one day, special the next alternated. Seems to work really well.
That's a lot of ferts especially when your not sponsored and you have to pay for it ;) Do you think you could have used less or do you think you would noticed the plants suffering?

Fantastic scape, I agree with Al I liked the grown in look too.
 

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That's a lot of ferts especially when your not sponsored and you have to pay for it ;) Do you think you could have used less or do you think you would noticed the plants suffering?
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I used that much fert when I wasnt sponsored by them on the two previous scapes in this tank. At the end of the day if you're running a big tank then youll pay extra in ferts, light, heating, substrate, hardscape and plants for a high biomass from the off. Unless you're doing low tech in which case youll save on light and ferts.

You could get away with using less and to be honest I havent tried as I didnt want to risk it but you'd have to reduce the light and co2 to match. That 150W metal halide kicks out a lot of sun fun.

Of course we all know that theres nothing wrong with using EI as youll get the same result. Its just more of a faff.
 

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It's my first post here, so hello everybody! :)

And Stu, it was a PLEASURE to read this journal, your tank is outstanding.
 

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Love this aquascape...especially pre-trimmed. The use of stems in the foreground is a touch of magic...
 

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I am sure browsing the Featured Journals you will see whom, and I am not saying Stu is number 3 either ;)
Do you base your top 3 on competition results or world recognition in aquascaping hobby, I know my top 3 but it looks like ones just retired.
 
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