#63: 219L Aquatic Garden: Untitled Aquatic Jungle
Kim Lew, Redmond WA U.S. | E-mail: hkimlew at comcast.net | Aquascaper Website
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Awards and Judge Comments

The aquarist has managed to work around a couple oversized sword plants to make some very nice plant arrangements at the left and right front in this aquascape.

Roger Miller

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
93 x 47 x 54 cm (37 x 19 x 21 in)
Volume
219L (58 gallons)
Background
Rock wall background
Lighting
140W total: 110W CF and 30W standard fluorescent
Filtration
Eheim 2026 canister (standard filter media)
Additional Information
Substrate: 2-to-3 mm round gravel and Seachem Flourite mix. Chemicals: Seachem (Flourish, Potassium, Iron, Trace, and Tabs), NaHCO3, Dolomite, Jobe's Spikes. CO2 Injection: Dave Gomberg's Eheim diffuser setup (with needle valve control). Water Chemistry Targets... pH: ~6.8 (Hanna pHep5 digital pH meter) KH: ~4.0 dH (Tetra test kit) GH: ~5.0 dH (Tetra test kit) Temp: 78.6 deg F
Title
Untitled Aquatic Jungle
Plants
Telanthera roseafolia, Cabomba caroliniana, Glossostigma elatinoides, Cryptocoryne balansae, Cryptocoryne wendtii, Cryptocoryne walkeri, Aponogeton crispus, Microsorium pteropus, Lileaopsis brasilensis, Anubias nana, Echinodorus paniculatus, Echinodorus x
Fish/Animals
Otocinclus affinis, Crossocheilus siamensis, Corydoras adolfoi, Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi, Hemigrammus ulreyi, Paracheirodon axelrodi, Apistogramma borelli, and Neocaridina sp.
Materials
Petrified wood, quartzite rock