#45: 472L Aquatic Garden
Jason Luebke, Circle Pines MN USA | E-mail: jluebke at juno.com | Aquascaper Website
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Awards and Judge Comments

This pretty tank makes good use of open space, and I like the flow of the plants into the "valley" that is just off-center. The aquascape would benefit from more contrast in plant leaf, texture and color.

Karen Randall

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
183 x 46 x 61 cm (72 x 18 x 24 in)
Volume
472L (125 gallons)
Background
Comercial black aquarium backround
Lighting
320 Watts VHO, 160 Watts Cool whites and GE plant/aquarium bulbs.
Filtration
Eheim Professional 2228
Additional Information
This tank has a DIY substrate heater, but I have not seen any benefit to having it yet.
Plants
Java Fern (Microsorium pteropterus), Java Moss (Vesicularia dubyana), Echinodorous tenellus, Rotala Indica, Heterantha Zosterifolia, Euatralis Stellata, Hygrophila Difformis, Echinodorus Ozelot, Eichhornia diversifolia, Micranthemum micranthemoides, Cryptocoryne wendtii, Hygrophila polysperma, Glossostigma elantinoides
Fish/Animals
Neon Tetras, Emerald-eye rasboras, Siamese Algae Eaters, Ottocinclus, Black Angelfish, Amano shrimp
Materials
3 large rocks, 1 piece of driftwood