Entry #11: 28L Aquatic Garden: Drummer garden
Marcio Soares, Rio de Janeiro Colegio Brasil | E-mail: marcio at hptrans.com.br
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Awards and Judge Comments

This is a good, low maintenance aquarium that must bring the aquarist a great deal of joy to watch. The dependance on thin bladed rosette plants and the sparse growth in the left foreground take away from the composition. Adding two or three different colored and/or shaped leaf types would enhance the aquascape greatly.

Phil Edwards

Pretty tank, but a little more variation in leaf form, color and/or texture would be nice. The same is true with the fish.

Karen Randall

The height of background plants is uniform. The backside corner should be covered with plants.

Takashi Amano

Aquascape Details

Tank Size 45 x 20 x 32 cm (18 x 7.9 x 13 in)
Volume 28L (7 gallons)
Background Black plastic background
Lighting 02 Compact Fluorescent Lamp of 20W - 6400K
Filtration External Filter (Aquaclear)
CO2: DIY CO2 method Fertilization: No liquid fertilization, only weekly water changes of 50%.
Title Drummer garden
Plants Blyxa Japonica Anubia var. nana Tenellus var. "Amano" Vesicularia dubiana Echinodorus tenellus
Fish/Animals 1 Apistogramma Viejita 30 Hyphessobrycon amandae
Rocks, Fine gravel, humus treated, laterite