#107: 243L Aquatic Garden: Dragon Island
Shunjung Chang, Younho, Taipei County Taiwan Taiwan | Aquascaper Website
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Awards and Judge Comments

Another aquarium with a great deal of potential. It looks as though the aquarist trimmed the plants too harshly too close to the photographing date. The choice of stemplants in the left side is right on, let them grow out and trim them so that they branch and fill in the background to match the strong fore and mid grounds.

Phil Edwards

Fore and middle ground layout was excellent. The background should have been filled with more stemmed plants.

Takashi Amano

You've done the hard work of designing an attractive, stable mid-ground for your tank, but now it is time to work on your stem plants in the back. There is too much white space in the back where your stem plants are just starting to reach up. They need time and trimming to fill in. That will also give you the oportunity to hide your equipment if you can't pull it out for photos.

Karen Randall

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
90 x 45 x 60 cm (35 x 18 x 24 in)
Volume
243L (64 gallons)
Lighting
39W T5 HO*4 4200K*3 & 4600K*1
Filtration
EHEIM 2028p
Additional Information
ADA PSS as base fertilizer Brustmann HYDROPUR fluid 20dops daily ADA ECA 3 drops daily Brustmann FERROGAN 2g/ bi-weekly
Title
Dragon Island
Plants
1.Echinodorys sp. 2.Blyxa novoguineensis 3.Rptala sp. cf. macrandra 4.Myriophyllum ussuriense 5.Ludwigia sp(Cuba) 6.Rotala macrandra "Narrow-Leaf" 7.Microsorium pteropus "Windelov" 8.Rotala rotundifolia "Green" 9.Microsorium pteropus 10.Hemianthus micranthemoides 11.Vesicularia dubyana 12.Glossostigma elatinoides 13.Anubias barteri var. nana 14.Bacopa sp. 15.Bacopa sp 16.Rotala pusilla 17.Gyperus helferi 18.Echinodorus tenellus 19.Eleocharis acicularis var. longiseta 20.Isoetes japonica
Fish/Animals
Cardinal Tetra(Paracheirodon axelrodi) Papiliochromis ramirezi
Materials
Driftwood*3