Icelandic Aquascape & Full Tank Tear Down Step By Step

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ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 4 years ago
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Ciprian Pataki
Ciprian Pataki - 4 years ago
What kind of rock did you used?
Fabricio Otterburg Pedraza
Fabricio Otterburg Pedraza - 4 years ago
Sí tuviera traducción :-(
Natural Mystic
Natural Mystic - 4 years ago
Good Move !!
Cod God
Cod God - 4 years ago
other than the red wood and the sand its kinda icelandic, ps i live in Iceland
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 4 years ago
Donald Trump haha, thanks. Yeah took the wood out first thing. Didn't like it. Yeah just a representation of it. Check out my later video of this setup. It was around a month or so. And in my 5 secrets to amazing Planted Aquariums video I show the tank at 3 months. Thanks for watching!
Bri Edmonson
Bri Edmonson - 4 years ago
need info on the music lol
CO-MTB - Lukes Fish Vids
CO-MTB - Lukes Fish Vids - 4 years ago
where do you get the riccardia chardemypholia from and the rocks?
CO-MTB - Lukes Fish Vids
CO-MTB - Lukes Fish Vids - 4 years ago
thanks
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 4 years ago
I bought it from my local fish shop. You may be able to find some on the aqua forest aquarium website.
Yisan Cheong
Yisan Cheong - 4 years ago
This is now one of my favourite tanks of the year! <3
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 4 years ago
Yisan Cheong thanks, it does but grows less dense in low tech
Yisan Cheong
Yisan Cheong - 4 years ago
Btw do you think java moss will work too?
Michael Patton
Michael Patton - 4 years ago
Hey There! This is one of my favorite setups. The fact that it is mostly moss, hence lower maintenance, is AWESOME! I am wondering though, why did it get torn down so fast? I am thinking of doing something similar with a 120, and am wondering what issues you've ran into with tank, and how you went about working around them.

Best!
Michael Patton
Michael Patton - 4 years ago
Thanks for the quick reply!~

BTW, where do you get the black dragon rock from?
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 4 years ago
I just took it down because I was moving. With so much rock and moss/liverwort I just made sure to have a lot of flow and circulation to keep detritus from collecting on the the plants.

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Shawn Lafferty
Shawn Lafferty - 4 years ago
Nice keep up the Great work
memo
memo - 4 years ago
what is the size of your tank?
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 4 years ago
memo this tank was a 40 gallon
Alfian F Darmawan
Alfian F Darmawan - 5 years ago
what is kind of moss which live on your stone bro..?
Alfian F Darmawan
Alfian F Darmawan - 4 years ago
thank you brother...
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 4 years ago
It is Riccardia, also known as Mini Pellia
Sveinn Sigurður
Sveinn Sigurður - 5 years ago
Flott. I do the same. Dragon stone and moss. Though interestingly i was inspired by the mountains of north vietnam and the jungle there. Interesting since i live in iceland! :D lol
Cod God
Cod God - 4 years ago
Sveinn Sigurður haha hvernig gerirðu viatnam fjöll með dragon stone?
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 4 years ago
haha, that is weird! I live in the desert of Utah! haha
Carlos Varela
Carlos Varela - 5 years ago
This is a true work of art!
Albert-Jan Hollemans
Albert-Jan Hollemans - 5 years ago
what is the glue you are using?
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 4 years ago
Albert-Jan Hollemans cyanoacrylate based super glue gel
Добрый Дядя Лёша
Добрый Дядя Лёша - 5 years ago
tell me please
How are called the plants (moss), which you are stuck on the rocks
Sorry for my English, I write through Google transliteration
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
One plant is Riccardia and the other is Fissidens moss. You just want to make sure it is Cyanoacrylate based super glue. You can put it on wet or dry stone, or underwater.
Добрый Дядя Лёша
Добрый Дядя Лёша - 5 years ago
+ADU Aquascaping
Another question
1.Only one species?
The video shows light and dark moss
2.We have for sale there is only glue Loctite 454
Tell me, is the same glue?
3.You put the glue on the wet stone or dry?
Thank you
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Добрый Дядя Лёша Riccardia chamedryfolia - Mini Pellia.
Lazy Weasel
Lazy Weasel - 5 years ago
Really enjoyed the video and I got some nice tips. Makes me want to redo my tanks :D Or get another haha
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Lazy Weasel Glad you liked it.
BD Aquascaping
BD Aquascaping - 5 years ago
Great work! And very good tutorial.
greetz BD
BD Aquascaping
BD Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+ADU Aquascaping Hi, hope to see the changes soon. :)
Yes of course, in the next days i start a new Project.
Stay tuned.
greetz BD
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+BD Aquascaping Thanks man, I have made a lot of changes to the tank since I filmed this. It is looking a lot better with a full foreground and more depth in the background. Thanks for watching dude. Any new scapes at your place?
Anita Lee-Yu
Anita Lee-Yu - 5 years ago
Stunning!!!

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zs k
zs k - 5 years ago
Dave, where do you get your ada substrate from? Can't find anything but amazonia
WoundrousMindTrick
WoundrousMindTrick - 5 years ago
It really looks like lava rock, not dragon stone. Are you sure?
EsotericAquatics
EsotericAquatics - 4 years ago
It is technically scoria... (i think).Ohko dragon stone is differnet for his drangon stone.
Seb 4
Seb 4 - 5 years ago
niceeeee i wish i could do that but I made a bad choice in fish ... i wanted movement in the tank so i went with barbs but now im doomed i can't put any moss cuz they tear up every inch these things are always hungry ... i got no choice but to wait kinda sucks lol
Rudy Dzokonda
Rudy Dzokonda - 5 years ago
very nice!!! and pleas song name?
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Achmed Dzokonda I think it is called Eureka. Just some random song I downloaded a while back, and thanks for watching.
Dorit Brockmeier
Dorit Brockmeier - 5 years ago
Hallo Dave, what a wonderful Scape you did! Its just perfect. I`m whatching your channel since I have my own aquarium and your Tips helped me out a lot. I have a question, I have a Scape with tons of Plants and a Nymphoides Hygrophila Taiwan. A few weeks ago I cutted down some of the big leaves and now the leaves are getting glassy and dye. I don`t what to do. Do you know these plants? Is that normal?
Dorit Brockmeier
Dorit Brockmeier - 5 years ago
+ADU Aquascaping No, the plant did not die, I'm happy to say that it's growing better than ever. I made two of them last week when rescaping my aquarium, and both Hygrophilas are doing well. It could have been the shock, I think. It's a really easy plant, but it needs Fe and a regular Amount of Nutrients, then you will have fun with her.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Dorit Brockmeier could just be from the shock of the big leaves being cut. is it doing better now? have the smaller leaves gotten bigger, or did the plant die?
Justine John Booc
Justine John Booc - 5 years ago
hey dave i've been following your video since I start this hobby, that hardscape really rocks. By the way how did you put all the rocks to make it look like that, thanks
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Justine John Booc THanks, yes this is probably about 100+ separate rocks that I stacked to look like this. They are just balanced and free floating. I just stand right in front of the tank and make sure that the lines are even and look natural. Also, lava rock tends to stick together quite well, so the rocks hold their shape because they are so jagged.
Shahriar Farkhan
Shahriar Farkhan - 5 years ago
Can you please list the equipment/flora and fauna in the description? It really helps us - I find myself, trying to watch the video, pausing, to write stuff down and miss a lot. Thanks :)
Shahriar Farkhan
Shahriar Farkhan - 4 years ago
Thank you! :)
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 4 years ago
Shahriar Farkhan Mini pellia, Monte Carlo, Micro sword, fissidens moss, Java moss, hydro sp. Japan
Matthew Kluczinske
Matthew Kluczinske - 5 years ago
Hey Dave, I am planning a rescape as well, and some of the plants have algae on them. Do you discard ALL leaves with algae or can you soak them in something during the setup that will help kill the algae so they don't transfer it into the new tank? Or is there another way?
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Matthew Kluczinske You can take the plant and spray it down with hydrogen peroxide or Excel and then rinse after a few minutes. If the algae is bad I just cut the leaves.
Michael Gumm
Michael Gumm - 5 years ago
Wow I hadn't seen this one yet Dave. Great job... Inspired me to do a re-scape. I need to achieve more height on my next scape, going to use lots of egg crate!

Again, great job. This is on another level.

-MG
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Michael Gumm Get out the crate man, or you can use lava rubble from a garden shop to achieve height as well as helping to hold up steep slopes of substrate or sand.
Shige Onda
Shige Onda - 5 years ago
Hey, do you ever sell your plants? I'm in SLC. If so, what's available?
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Shige Onda I just started farming plants from my last setup, but they won't be ready for a few months. You can go to Animal Ark in Orem on State Street and they have tons of plants. My buddy Mike is the manager.

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Tung Walker
Tung Walker - 5 years ago
You must be watched Shield Agent S2, Their have some kind of red rots like this?
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Tung Walker Actually I am not familiar with that show, I guess just a crazy coincidence. Thanks for watching
Almarma
Almarma - 5 years ago
I found you today and I'm really impressed with the beauty of your tanks! Congratulations and I'll research more about aquascaping because I like it more and more!
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Almarma Thanks for watching. Let me know if you have any questions.
Max Twigg
Max Twigg - 5 years ago
why do you wait for the fish to be lost in 3 inches of shit water before you remove them?
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Max Twigg With all of the driftwood, rocks, and plants it is impossible to remove all of my fish, especially my Ninja bee shrimp.
It isn't going to kill the fish, but you don't have to have it look like shit water if you go slow. I was just going fast.
I just meant it is easiest to remove them when the water level is 2-3 inches deep. If you take your time and go really slow the water won't look so bad. That was mainly from when I removed the rocks. Thanks for watching.
sirbreakemstuff
sirbreakemstuff - 5 years ago
where can one find some dragon stone in the great state of Utah?
Mike Kollin
Mike Kollin - 5 years ago
WOW!!! Cool INTRO!!!!
Where did you get that???
I want to make one like that for my youtube channel...
Cool music in the video to... we got to talk.... :)
You are getting really good...

Question sir!!
Ok, so I am starting my 4th real planted tank, I had 2 smaller ones before, so technically my 6th tank, 4 planted... and 2 of them miracle grow...

So, I have a miracle grow tank 7 days old right now.
I used filter floss with tons of bacteria from my 29 gallon tank that was in that filter at least for 6 to 8 weeks... I used some water from that tank to put into the new tank and put a few handfuls of gravel from that tank into my new tank...

I'm making this tank for my German Blue Rams. They are trying to breed but the other fish keep eating the eggs... So this new tank is for them...

Although I have read a lot, watched a lot of videos and have had some real life experience with the Nitrogen Cycle, I still hear conflicting advice on how to start the tank for the fish... I just read some more on it tonight...

Most people say to set up the tank and wait 4 weeks to 6 weeks before putting any fish in so the cycle can complete... Now a guy I really respect because he is a planted fish tank FREAK!!! Been in the hobby for over 15 years, has 4 Awesome 55 gallon planted tanks at home and is the manager at our local fish store and he has helped me a ton with great advice...

So my tank is 7 days with water in it, water and filter floss loaded with bacteria and gravel from my 2 year old 29 gallon tank... And I am adding in Microbe Lift special Blend every night. He told me to put in 2 or 3 fish to kick start the Nitrogen cycle... He said he would do it after 3 or 4 days... So I did it today or technically yesterday the 7th day and left them in their for 20 hours. But the ammonia was 1.5 to 2.0. So I did a small water change and it came down to 0.75. And I added some Ammonia stuff to help the fish... but it stayed at 0.75 for 6 hours.

So I took them out because they were hiding and darting around in an unusual way.

So my question is, how do you start the Nitrogen cycle? Just leave the tank alone for 30 days then add fish? Or Do you put fish in there that fast to kick start it faster? Is 7 days too early or will it help with the Nitrogen Cycle? In other words, am I sacrificing my Cherry Barbs?

Remember, I did add filter floss that was loaded with Bacteria and some gravel with bacteria, water, microbe lift ever night now, etc...

P.H. is 6.7 or 6.8

I did take the Cherry Barbs out about an hour ago, and I am thinking of waiting a few more days and putting the fish, Cherry Barbs Back in there...

Any advice?
Mike Kollin
Mike Kollin - 5 years ago
:)
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
it can happen. I once had a firemouth cichlid survive 90 degree water when my heater malfunctioned.
Mike Kollin
Mike Kollin - 5 years ago
You are not going to believe this... the new tank I started... I put in 2 cherry barbs for 20 hours to kick start the ammonia... then took them out... I added fish food a few times.. and I also added ammonia at least 4 times or more over 16 days...  The ammonia spiked massively, then the nitrites spiked, etc... I did use media from my other tank... on day 16, I noticed more than 12 baby fish swimming around... so far, not sure what they are... possibly Cherry Barbs. They survived the ammonia from the bottle and the spikes!
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Mike Kollin it is best to used media from a filter that is already cycled. Or you can add small bits of fish food to the tank in the first week, just a little bit on the first day or so. And wait for 3 weeks. Just get a test kit and check that there are no nitrites or ammonia after 3 weeks. It is best to cycle without fish as it will cause stress on the fish and can kill them.
Aqua'Nico
Aqua'Nico - 5 years ago
Great work ... i like it.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Aqua'Nico thanks
Ivan Dias
Ivan Dias - 5 years ago
fantastic....(ɔ◔‿◔)ɔ ♥
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Ivan Dias thanks man! Coming along nicely at the moment. Added more stuff to the tank and now it has more depth than before.
James Goose
James Goose - 5 years ago
Awesome scape man! absolutely beautiful. Its a shame that your camera died during the hardscape build I would've loved to see how you built it
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Xxkilluminati91xX yeah it sucks, but really I just do it how Amano does it. The rocks are all free standing and you just have to have patience and make sure that each rock you stack up is supported and stabilized by other rocks. It does get easier the more you do it. And if you have had African Cichlid tanks it does help in mastering this skill. And lava rock tends to fit and mesh together with itself quite well, so it fits nicely and looks like one solid piece. This isn't always the case for other types of rocks. Thanks for watching.
123maciejto
123maciejto - 5 years ago
Great Aquascape! :) How to keep clean all the sand around this rocks? Is it full of filth two days after maintenance? :) thx
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+123maciejto Just have good water flow and vacuum detritus at water changes to keep it clean. This tank is harder to clean because of the rocks, but it stays pretty clear.
ichisuke ryu
ichisuke ryu - 5 years ago
Hey dave, do you have a facebook account? I wish you could join Planted Tank Centre in facebook group. We need people like you. There's 5k members in that group, very enthusiast with aquarium. You could advise everyone and share your work with everyone. And you could post your videos and tutorial and tip. I'm one of your biggest fan hey.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+ichisuke 03 I don't use Facebook anymore. I had people hack into my account and get into my email and into my Amazon account because of it. I may use it in the future.
AquariumGrownPlants
AquariumGrownPlants - 5 years ago
What light do you use?
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+booyadee I am using two AquaticLife Halo LEDs. A deluxe model daisy chained to a basic model, which it then controls.
ichisuke ryu
ichisuke ryu - 5 years ago
and i thought your previous one are brilliant! this one was by far the most epic!
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+ichisuke 03 haha! Thanks for the kind words. We will have to wait and see how it transforms. I will probably make adjustments, which I already have, and the tank will get really round, soft, and green!
Jonathan
Jonathan - 5 years ago
I think its impossible for you to make a tank that looks bad. Keep up the good work!
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Molon Labe thanks, it is looking stellar right now, and added some more sand to the trails to enhance the depth. Thanks for watching .
WaterForest's Planted Tanks
WaterForest's Planted Tanks - 5 years ago
Great video & the new scape is epic!
Listat De Lioncourt
Listat De Lioncourt - 5 years ago
Dave just asking can i sup the Kno3 with any other diy type ?
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Listat De Lioncourt you can use all DIY if you want by purchasing dry fertilizers. The buffer, the magnesium, calcium, etc...
Aquarium Fanatic
Aquarium Fanatic - 5 years ago
make a vid on bumble bee gobies plz
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Eric Brookhouser haha, I don't know enough about them. Only some of mine are staying alive.
Cinema Cinema
Cinema Cinema - 5 years ago
nice :)
Flying Dutchman
Flying Dutchman - 5 years ago
Your new scape looks awesome. I'm not a really a fan of blueish backgrounds though, I think its a bit distracting. Those roots would probably look perfect once they've darkened a bit. Btw what did you use to stick the lava rock together?
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Flying Dutchman I don't like it either for this tank, but it looks good when using a lot of red plants. I didn't use anything other than balance and gravity. You just have to go slow, but the lava sticks together easier than other rocks.
Brandon C.
Brandon C. - 5 years ago
Gotta say, the new scape looks incredible. I'm excited to see it grow out. Do you have any plans to make another tank with the traditional stems and rosettes?
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Brandon C. I wish, right now I am farming the plants from the last scape.
Barefoots Child
Barefoots Child - 5 years ago
Well, for one, I like the new scape...cool man.
And it is also evident that your head didn't explode from all of the school work...does your enlarged brain still fit into your skull? lol
Hurry, you only have a few remaining days to party before the next term begins.
Party on dude.

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Rico Suave
Rico Suave - 5 years ago
Beast mode sucks your confined to a 40breeder
Jurassics
Jurassics - 5 years ago
Great video. I dont think anyone would mind if you make your videos a little longer. :)
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Jurassics some people might, haha. My cinematic videos always get more dislikes. Some people just want information and not art.
Cheddar323
Cheddar323 - 5 years ago
Amazing.
jeremiemcd
jeremiemcd - 5 years ago
I don't know if I like the scape, I think it looks good, but the red wood not to much, I feel it takes away from your scape, it drew my eye straight to it, and away from your hard scape. Not my fav, but it is still a great scape. Saying that theres lots of Amno scapes I dont like either. All that matters is what you think about it, its your scape and you have to look at it daily. Just my opinion. Im sure it will transform nicely as it grows. I look forward to seeing more of your scape ideas, keep up the great wrk :) keep your sleeves wet lol, Merry Christmas
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+jeremiemcd I just replaced the wood with aged brown wood and made the placement of the wood a lot more subtle, and guess what!? The energy is way better! We both knew it was off, thanks for the feedback.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+jeremiemcd That's fine, I also have mixed feelings about the wood. It seemed too bare without the wood, but the pieces may be too thick, and I am hoping the color will fade in time. I may replace with smaller pieces, or put moss on the wood to soften it. But as far as the hardscape goes... I love it! Also, as the mosses grow the scape will get taller and the canyon will become more narrow. Merry Christmas.
Mitchel Chapin
Mitchel Chapin - 5 years ago
Nice!
j03yYunG Aquariums
j03yYunG Aquariums - 5 years ago
Sad to see the tear down, that was a really nice tank. But this new one will be even better! :0
BolivianFishKeeper
BolivianFishKeeper - 5 years ago
The driftwood running across stones doesn't work for me, otherwise looking awesome .

Also, Why not keep the other tank? I would have put it next to it and have two good scapes side by side

Great job
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+BolivianFishKeeper I just replaced the wood with aged brown wood and made the placement of
the wood a lot more subtle, and guess what!? The energy is way better!
We both knew it was off, thanks for the feedback.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+BolivianFishKeeper I agree, I have mixed feelings about the wood, but the tank seemed bare without it. I may try putting some moss onto the wood to soften it up a bit, and it will add more shadow beneath. I am also hoping that the color will fade.

Well, that takes a lot of money and more time. With full time school and everything one main tank is enough.

Thanks for watching.
Carter Neal
Carter Neal - 5 years ago
You should show of all your tanks in one video
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Carter Neal This is my only tank currently. I am busy with full time school and don't have the resources or time for more scapes. Just one main scape is enough for me right now. I hadn't rescaped this tank in over 21 months, so it was time. Thanks for watching.
AQUADESIGN by aquamaniac
AQUADESIGN by aquamaniac - 5 years ago
Wow Dave you got inspired on this one.
Rock formations are so well done they look like a natural formation.
The layering adds loads of depth to the scape.
And i am afraid i just lost that tittle of trail master you gave me.
the paths you made in this scape look flawless.
And the planting is just perfect, you just planted this thing i am assuming and it looks like its been grown in for ages.
Well done i always love your aquascapes as they are all impressive.
But i really like this one.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+AQUADESIGN by aquamaniac Thanks for the great compliments man. I am glad you like it. I just had to go nuts on this scape.
I actually just replaced the wood with brown aged wood and made the placement more subtle. And guess what!? The energy is way better now. The wood was kind of bugging me, and some subscribers commented on it too. So, I went ahead and changed it up, and it worked out a lot better. The scape is overall better now. Just wait for it to fill in some more. The top of the scape will get taller and the canyon will become more narrow. Thanks man.
Agr414
Agr414 - 5 years ago
The new scape reminds me of a marine macroalgae tank. Can't wait to see it grow in
fjeppesen
fjeppesen - 5 years ago
My god that rescape is just out of this world! Well done !!
What are the small yellow and black striped fish called?
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+fjeppesen Hahaha, thanks for the kind words. Yes, it should fill in nicely, just wait it will get even crazier! They are bumblebee gobies, they are brackish, but they can tolerate a lot of different water parameters.
charlie merry
charlie merry - 5 years ago
Wow
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+charlie merry Thanks, the tank should fill in nicely. It looks mature already, but will get even more crazy!
Kathy Lynn Maracle
Kathy Lynn Maracle - 5 years ago
The new scape is amazing looking!

I have a dumb question - what were you using to glue the moss to the rocks? Did I miss something and these are not live plants? Can we use a glue for live plants? Sorry that is 3 questions... o.O
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Agr414 I love using it. Works like a charm.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Kathy Lynn Maracle Yeah it is the Loctite super glue gel. It is Cyanoacrylate- the same compound that Seachem uses, and can be used underwater.
Agr414
Agr414 - 5 years ago
He's using loctite superglue. Many aquarists use superglue to attach live plants and it's completely fish safe.
Kazujama PL
Kazujama PL - 5 years ago
Greate aquascape :)
Glen Hawkins
Glen Hawkins - 5 years ago
Beautiful scape. Love it.
RM Fish Aquatics
RM Fish Aquatics - 5 years ago
wow man really nice video
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+RM Fish Aquatics Thanks glad you liked the vid. The tank will fill in nicely and get even crazier! Stay tuned...
Lunmee
Lunmee - 5 years ago
At first I was like "but why?" and then "WOW".
Awesome ,awesome SKAPE!
Bryant Chan
Bryant Chan - 5 years ago
Really Amazing!
Brian's Fish Tanks
Brian's Fish Tanks - 5 years ago
Good work man! I really like it!
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Brian's Fish Tanks Thanks man, added some more sand to the trails and it helped with the depth, looking pretty sweet at the moment.
AquaScapeGoat TV
AquaScapeGoat TV - 5 years ago
had to pause a few minutes in to figure out what those white brinks boxes were on your power strip? are they wifi timers?
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+AquaScapeGoat TV Just cheap timers from Wal-Mart. Thanks, yes this scape should turn out to be one of my favorites too. Thanks for watching and am glad you like it.
AquaScapeGoat TV
AquaScapeGoat TV - 5 years ago
And the new scape is fantastic. My favourite by you, hands down. Definitely using it as inspiration for my 90p.
JR Galore
JR Galore - 5 years ago
how big is your tank?
JR Galore
JR Galore - 5 years ago
+ADU Aquascaping Also when I'm done all of that I will make a new video of it. And the transformation from the day I got it to when it is planted.
JR Galore
JR Galore - 5 years ago
+ADU Aquascaping Just got a 30 gallon breeder fish tank from my neighbor for free and might get a 75 gallon in the next 6 months. I am soon to make it planted but waiting for my LFS to get some more java moss because the first day they get it in, the next day there is none left. I am also waiting for the water to go down at my grandma's so I can retrieve some driftwood.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+JR Galore do it! You will love the hobby.
JR Galore
JR Galore - 5 years ago
+ADU Aquascaping Thanks. I'm thinking of getting a planted fish tank, I already have some small planted tanks (10 gal.+) with angelfish, loaches, catfish, pencilfish, bettas, danios, cichlids, dwarf frogs, and more.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+JR Galore It is a 40 gallon breeder, 151 liters. Thanks for watching.
iPeak CS:GO
iPeak CS:GO - 5 years ago
What are those rocks with those plants on i
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Justgame ForeverTeam It is Basalt lava a type of rock that I sell called ADU Dragon Stone.
Roderick Vergara
Roderick Vergara - 5 years ago
Beautiful!
Silentwisher
Silentwisher - 5 years ago
Love it! So awesome!
godlikecharacta
godlikecharacta - 5 years ago
i really loved the previous scape but this is far better
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+godlikecharacta Thanks for the kind words, yes, I am loving the scape too. It will fill in nicely and get even crazier looking. Just wait. The moss will start to take up more space and the scape will get higher and the canyon will get more narrow.
Luke Jarrett
Luke Jarrett - 5 years ago
Love the new scape :) looks amazing! I haven't done a planted tank without ADA soil or similar—could you let us know how you're keeping things growing? CO2, ferts etc?
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Luke Jarrett I do have CO2 at 2 pbs and am using Halo LEDs at 55% of full power and minimally dose ferts to the water column. There is no soil or substrate in this tank just sand and rock.
Manuel Willems
Manuel Willems - 5 years ago
very nice scape. it was great tank and its only get better love the layout.
Pauls Planted Aquariums
Pauls Planted Aquariums - 5 years ago
By the way, still want to get that rock from you.. just couldn't come up with a good enough excuse for why I would be spending money on a box of rocks right before Christmas.. B-) I'll get in touch with you after the first of the year.
shizdank
shizdank - 5 years ago
i dig it man! very inspirational
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+shizdank Thanks man. I just replaced the wood with aged brown wood and made the placement of
the wood a lot more subtle, and guess what!? The energy is way better! Glad you like it man. Once it fills in it will get taller and the canyon will get more narrow.
Pauls Planted Aquariums
Pauls Planted Aquariums - 5 years ago
It's a Christmas Miracle!! OK so I'll admit it "You got serious skill" Looks very natural and clean..
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Dave!
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Pauls Planted Aquariums thanks man
Fish Behind Glass
Fish Behind Glass - 5 years ago
Beautifully done. I like the source of inspiration, you nailed that look. Can't wait for the update.
Kevin b
Kevin b - 5 years ago
awesome!
colinbarsby
colinbarsby - 5 years ago
Mixed feelings watching the tear down of such a beautiful aquascape that you had going for so long. Thankfully it will live on in video form now, forever more. A new Chapter begins. Great video again Master Dave.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+colinbarsby someday I will make Amano proud. Thanks
Laura Wrenn
Laura Wrenn - 5 years ago
WOW!!
Beautiful Dave...thanks for sharing.
Love the great tips in the video too!!
TWK Aquascaping
TWK Aquascaping - 5 years ago
Super nice scape, man. Excited to see this mature!
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+TWK Aquascaping Thanks man.
Mark Abeja
Mark Abeja - 5 years ago
love the new scape . how long out took you to do everything
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Mark Abeja About 3 days to complete and filled in in about 2 weeks. Looking pretty sweet right now.
Mark Morgan
Mark Morgan - 5 years ago
wow man you really are one of the best aquascapers out there today. Rivaling the man Amano himself lol. Really tho i love your videos you inspire a lot of what i do in my tanks keep up the good work!
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Mark Morgan I don't want to get too creepy, but if he possessed you that would probably be considered a blessing. haha
Mark Morgan
Mark Morgan - 5 years ago
Hey i would be ok with telling people the ghost of Takashi Amano came and smashed my tank in lol i feel like that would be an honor.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Mark Morgan Hahaha, Just for saying that Amano will probably come to your house on Christmas and smash your tank! That is blasphemy to the Amano God! LOL Thanks man and thanks for watching. The scape should fill in nicely.
J.Cruz671
J.Cruz671 - 5 years ago
nice, the fish size complement the overall scape
Ruben
Ruben - 5 years ago
Very nice Dave. It's Beutiful.
pittbully13
pittbully13 - 5 years ago
Great job Dave. Did all that moss come out the tear down?
pittbully13
pittbully13 - 5 years ago
Yeah come over to check it out.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
Right on, that should be fun. Those ECO things do look pretty dang cool.  
pittbully13
pittbully13 - 5 years ago
yeah I'm going to set up a 10g for a "how to" series and going to do a wabi kusa with an ECO Ball that Joey Yung Aquariums sent me to test.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+pittbully13 Yeah it actually did. Crazy. Thanks man, added some more sand to the trails and helped create more depth and added some more rocks. Any new tanks?
Kevin Beckford
Kevin Beckford - 5 years ago
any co2 on this?
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Kevin Beckford Yes, I am running a 5lb cylinder at around 2-3 bps. Thanks for watching. I am using an inline CO2 diffuser.
Luis Q.
Luis Q. - 5 years ago
wow.... very nice Dave you got some skills man
Luis Q.
Luis Q. - 5 years ago
+ADU Aquascaping even though I'm proud of my lfs it's a little old school and not all fancy but they are very knowledgeable so I don't know if I'll shoot video of the store but will definitely shoot the tank
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
yeah let's see it, and your LFS!
Luis Q.
Luis Q. - 5 years ago
+ADU Aquascaping ya something along those lines Amazonia maybe and unfortunately I don't have the skills to build the tank I purchased it from a builder out in California and I forgot the name of the company.
well that tank was torn down well at least the scape was I ran out of room for it in my place and had to make a decision get a bigger tank or keep the 30 cube.
the tank is at my lfs set up and running it's still my tank it's just setup as a display tank I'll have to get some videos up of that tank it looks pretty good imo.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Luis Q. sounds like a huge amazonia tank? And are you making the tank too? I still would love to make a low-iron glass tank. What every happened to the last scape from last year?
Luis Q.
Luis Q. - 5 years ago
Yes thanks for asking Dave I'm currently working on building or should I say finishing up a the stand and canopy for the new 135 but currently I have my old 75 gal set up and a Mr aqua 12 gal planted with some CRS dealing with staghorn algae in the 12 gal just can't bare to put up a video with the algae in it.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Luis Q. Thanks man, any new setups or what man?
The AmateurAquarist
The AmateurAquarist - 5 years ago
The hardscape and plants you chose for this were perfect-stunning results!
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+The AmateurAquarist Thanks for watching and thanks for not bringing drama to my channel. You are true subscriber.
yaoming yen
yaoming yen - 5 years ago
Holy moly! you tear it down! but it's looking awesome! nice video.
Aimane Chouhaibi
Aimane Chouhaibi - 5 years ago
as promised nice video again rlly nice setup thanks
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Aimane Chouhaibi it is a 40 gallon breeder. 151 liters. I am using the AquaticLife Halo LED.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Aimane Chouhaibi Thanks for watching and thanks for not bringing drama to my channel. You are true subscriber.
Aimane Chouhaibi
Aimane Chouhaibi - 5 years ago
how big is the tank and what led light are you using?
Aron Mar
Aron Mar - 5 years ago
i live in iceland and i gotta hand it too ya, the moss and the volcanic rock is on point, good job man :D
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Aron Mar Hahaha! Yes! That means a lot, of course it is still just an artists interpretation. But hopefully I can get the microsword to look like little tufts of grass around the moss hills, and just wait for it to fill in! Thanks for watching.
frrok1- aquascaping
frrok1- aquascaping - 5 years ago
Looks sick! Great job super technical and detailed. Thanks for sharing the break down. Neat to see how others do it.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+frrok1 Thanks man. I actually just replaced the wood with brown aged wood and made the placement more subtle. Already the energy is way better. The wood was kind of bugging me. And once it fills in the scape will become taller and the canyon will become more narrow. Thanks for the support man. Your new scape looks pretty sweet too. But your tank is so nice! I talked to the importer and he said he is going to bring a new batch in from China so hopefully the price goes back down.
MASS Aquariums
MASS Aquariums - 5 years ago
Very nice Dave. Looks amazing.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+MASS Aquariums Thanks Dingus.
Aqua Novice
Aqua Novice - 5 years ago
Great scape as always
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Aqua Novice Thanks for watching, am glad you like the scape.
Home Aquatics Hobby
Home Aquatics Hobby - 5 years ago
Loved this video, it was very detailed and information packed!
Home Aquatics Hobby
Home Aquatics Hobby - 5 years ago
Haha, gotcha! Making sure I didn't offend anyone lol
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
haha, I am just messing around. I have dry humor.
Home Aquatics Hobby
Home Aquatics Hobby - 5 years ago
+ADU Aquascaping Why would I bring drama to the channel? I'm a huge supporter of other hobbyists.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Home Aquatics Thanks for watching and thanks for not bringing drama to my channel. You are true subscriber.

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Oscar Segundo
Oscar Segundo - 5 years ago
it looks very good!
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Oscar Segundo Thanks man. added some more sand and now seems to have more depth along the trails.
Kristopher Priewe
Kristopher Priewe - 5 years ago
fantastic! do you still sell the aquascaping stones? if so what's the best way to get a hold of you?
Ivory Queen
Ivory Queen - 5 years ago
Very nice!
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Ivory Queen hahaha, that's it. haha. I am just messing around. :P
Ivory Queen
Ivory Queen - 5 years ago
Hmmm. No I'm not familiar. Is there a reason I should be?
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
haha, I am just messing around. I have dry humor. You are probably very familiar with it...
Ivory Queen
Ivory Queen - 5 years ago
+ADU Aquascaping ur welcome.. drama? not sure what that means. But ok.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Ivory Queen Thanks for watching and thanks for not bringing drama to my channel. You are true subscriber.
IFG
IFG - 5 years ago
Nice intro Dave. Great choice of music. Love this vid dude. I use totes as well.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+The Inquisitive Fish Guy 71 Thanks for watching and thanks for not bringing drama to my channel. You are true subscriber.
Tony 4
Tony 4 - 5 years ago
Brilliant!
Mario Medina
Mario Medina - 5 years ago
its like im looking in to those mountains
LY O
LY O - 5 years ago
what type of glue are you using?
LY O
LY O - 5 years ago
+ADU Aquascaping Thanks.
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+LY O It is Loctite super glue gel, Cyanoacrylate.
DWSDARIUS FISH TANKS
DWSDARIUS FISH TANKS - 5 years ago
Very nice!
Jerry Ray
Jerry Ray - 5 years ago
pretty sweet man great vid.!!
Jerry Ray
Jerry Ray - 5 years ago
+ADU Aquascaping aw man every vid I've watched u have a straight face with a little smirk!! lol
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Jerry Ray haha, I am just messing around. I have dry humor. :P
Jerry Ray
Jerry Ray - 5 years ago
Never man I'm a peace keeper
Your very helpful man Thx for the vids!!!
ADU Aquascaping
ADU Aquascaping - 5 years ago
+Jerry Ray Thanks for watching and thanks for not bringing drama to my channel. You are true subscriber.

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