Entry #32: 94L Aquatic Garden: A Celebration of Colors
XiaoHua Qiu, Midland MI United States | E-mail: plantsam at chartermi.net | Aquascaper Website
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Awards and Judge Comments

Well, the title certainly fits the tank! Unfortunately, while the plants are diverse in color, and in good health, there needs to be more diversity in shape as well as color to make a good aquascape. There is no clear focal pont or design here.


Might have done better with some pruning.


What beautifull growth of the plants in this tank. The reds and greens of the plants are very nice and the mixture of texture make this an interesting tank. I would suggest a major pruning, replanting/grouping of the plants to allow more of the foreground to be seen. In a tank this size, I'd also thin out the number of species some so the remaining species came make a greater impact. Nice tank.


Aquascape Details

Tank Size 76 x 30 x 41 cm (30 x 12 x 16 in)
Volume 94L (25 gallons)
Lighting 55 watt CF
Filtration None
Title A Celebration of Colors
Plants Limnophila sessiliflora. Hygrophila polysperma 'Rosanervig', Rotala macrandra v. 'Narrow leaf', Rotala rotundifolia, Micranthemum umbrosum,Heteranthera zosterifolia,Hemianthus micranthemoides, Lilaeopsis brasiliensis,Echinodorus tenellus,Alternanthera reineckii 'roseafolia',Rotala macrandra,Potamogeton gayi, Ludwigia arcuata,Ammania gracilis,Ludwigia glandulosa,Nymphaea lotus (zenkeri)
Fish/Animals Siamese algae eater, otto cat, red platy
garden soil substrate