#28: 98L Aquatic Garden
Don Duterte, Hayward CA USA | E-mail: d0ndee at hotmail.com | Aquascaper Website
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Awards and Judge Comments

Honorable Mention

Very beautiful and healthy looking aquarium.

Wim van Drongelen

I like the vibrant reds in this long-term tank. It is a very pretty tank but is just on the border of becoming a little too overgrown.

Karen Randall

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
91 x 25 x 43 cm (36 x 9.8 x 17 in)
98L (26 gallons)
60 watts (2 30 watt Triton tubes)
None. Micron filter put into service once every week after a water change to clear up any floating debris.
Additional Information
Dave Gomberg's CO2 system injected into a Barr CO2 reactor at a rate of 1-1/2 bubbles/sec. Daily fertilization regime- 0.5 ml of Flourish, 5 ml of Potassium sulfate, 0.25 ml of Flourish Iron, 1 ml of Potassium nitrate, 7.5 ml of Flourish Trace added twice a week (due to my almost RO like water)
Hygrophila difformis, Microsorium pteropus (large leaved, small leaved, 'Windelov' varieties), Eleocharis vivipara, Marsilea drummondii, Alternanthera reineckii, Ammania senegalensis, Riccia fluitans, Hygrophila polysperma ('Tropical Sunset' and regular), Bacopa monnieri, Ludwigia arcuata, Hydrocotyle leucocephala, Cryptocoryne wendtii 'Bronze', Anubias nana,
Black molly, Yellow female bettas, Jordanella floridae, Siamese algae eater, Red platy's, Cardinal and neon tetras, Ottocinclus, Golden Pristella tetras
75/25 mix of Flourite/fine gravel (about 2-3 mm diameter grain size), 2 Java fern covered driftwood pieces