The Devil's Fingers
This time, I've been thinking of some pointy
mountains, surrounded by lush meadows. It should
appear light and sunny, and you can imagine the kite, screaming above. It might just be a
Copepod and a few of my own brown shrimps you see though...
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This is a real simple construction, but still resample some pointy, basalt
centres of ancient volcanoes . Plenty of light, and only a few plants
in-between. Unfortunately, the Marimo algae decided to join in, starting from
spores on the rocks. Even on the glass, these "starters" are real hard to
I seen photos of some real great looking aquariums with this theme - but they
were around 300 L. I wished I had smaller plants...
The rocks are, for a first, glued to the glass. I use silicone, and
realises; this might be the last setup in this cognac glass! Some gravel in-between covers the roots of the few plants, stitched to slightly
And a warning: The crystal glass and granite is not really a match, made in
heaven. Further more, trying to polish semi-dry silicone of a glass, is not a
The second hand cognac glass was €1,50, the lit €1, the plants shared with other aquariums
around €2. Part of the silicone tube around €3. The shared LED light, shelf and
background €5: A total of €12,50.
Still lacking a few plants, but
with a nice morning mist in the valleys.