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Re: Donut/dry land tanks
Roger said about the dry land tank surrounded by a larger, water-filled tank.
<< > Honestly, I fail (utterly and miserably) to understand *why* someone
> would want to do that. >>
This reminds me a bit of the "planted aquarium as art" discussion that raged
last year. One view held that there were certain "rules" or "guidelines"
that should be applied to the design of an aquarium; Another view held for a
more relaxed position.
We see aquariums with little houses in them, with carefully sculpted paths
leading to them. We see beautiful mermaids with fish gently picking algae
from their fins. So why not a submerged-but-dry island surrounded by
What do you think of a stream habitat with flowing long leafed plants,
surrounding a dry land tank with, say, water voles in it? Or, maybe hamsters
or gerbils would be better; the voles might go for a swim and get the
pseudo-pike or bass.