#47: 208L Aquatic Garden
Patrick O'Sullivan, Livonia Michigan USA | E-mail: osullivan at ameritech.net | Aquascaper Website
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Awards and Judge Comments

I love the shape of this tank. It is beautifully planted, and a fitting home for these 3 lovely discus.

Karen Randall

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
97 x 71 x 51 cm (38 x 28 x 20 in)
Volume
208L (55 gallons)
Background
Solid Deep sea blue background
Lighting
Homemade compact flourescent hood - 136 watts
Filtration
Fluval 304 canister. Media: poly floss and ceramic rings
Additional Information
DIY CO2 yeast generators - one two litre bottle and one three litre bottle; both injected directly into the intake tube of my canister filter. Fertilization: 50%PMDD/50%A.R.T. clay in 1/4"pellets. 5 pellets once a week injected directly into the substrate. Tank is a corner tank so measurements are at the widest points of the tank.
Plants
Rotala Indica, Cabomba aquatica, Ludwigia repens, Alternanthera Reineckii, Riccia fluitans, Echinodorus Tennulus, Echinodorus Amazonicus, Cryptocorynn Wendtii, Cryptocoryne Balansae, Hemianthus Micranthemoides, Hygrophila corymbosa "Stricta" Eleocharis Acicularis
Fish/Animals
Discus(4), Siamese Algae eaters(3)
Materials
Large piece of driftwood, stump shaped, on far right side of aquascape. Substrate is just plain gravel (Estes Bit's O' Walnut)