#102: 1021L Paludarium
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First Place

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
122 x 91 x 91 cm (48 x 36 x 36 in)
Volume
1021L (270 gallons)
Background
black paint
Lighting
1- 48-inch twin-tube VHO w/1-90 watt 10k + 1-90 watt URI 10K.
1-48-inch twin tube fluorescent w/2 40-watt 10K bulbs.
Filtration
1- Eheim 2260 canister
Additional Information
This tank is in a Whole Foods Market in the dining area, near windows and lights that could not be turned off for the shoot. Thus, there is glare and even taillights of cars passing-by visible. A tricky shot, indeed!
Plants
Aquatic: Anubias nana, A. barteri, Cyperus helferi. Terrestrial: Telanias, Bromeliads, Orchid, Ferns.
Fish/Animals
Silver hatchets, Boesmani Rainbows, Congo Tetras, Neon Tetras, Red Tail Shark, Odessa Barbs.
Materials
Substrate: Aquatic Nature brand "Dekoline" Natural Quartz. Rocks: Black Magma. + Dense "Red" driftwood + Black shale.