Entry #54: 227L Aquatic Garden: Summer of Nostalgia
Agus Po, Vancouver British Co Canada | E-mail: a.po at shaw.ca
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Awards and Judge Comments

Honorable Mention

This is a very well-composed and expressive aquascape. I really enjoy studying it. The aquarist may need to rein in the moss before it gets any further ahead of the anubias.

Roger Miller

Very well balanced low maintenance scape with lots of harmony! Minor drawback on left side due to very similar parts of driftwood. What's gone wrong with the colors? (Digital white balance? If chemical film try better flourescents)

Detlef Hupfeld

Aquascape Details

Tank Size 120 x 42 x 50 cm (47 x 17 x 20 in)
Volume 227L (60 gallons)
Background Black aquarium background paper
Lighting 4 x 55W compact fluorescence (11hr/day)
Filtration Eheim 2026 Eheim ecco 2231 (with eheim surface extractor)
Additional
Information
No micronutrients added, except for C02 injection via diffusor. This work was inpired by my childhood memories and Takashi Amano's work.
Title Summer of Nostalgia
Plants Microsorum var. 'narrow', Microsorum pteropus, Vesicularia dubyana, Cryptocoryne wendtii 'green', C. wendtii 'Tropica', C. x. willisii, C. albida, C. crispatula var. balansae, Anubias barteri var. nana, A. barteri var. angustifolia ('afzelii'), Sagittaria subulata, Vallisneria spiralis, Eleocharis acicularis.
Fish/Animals Cardinal Tetras, Neon Tetras, Pearl gourami, SAEs.
Decorative
Materials
Iron Wood, red sea substrate