Entry #115: 38L Aquatic Garden: Spring Reminiscent
Dennis Dietz, Easthampton Massachussetts U.S.A | E-mail: ddeitz4843 at charter.net
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Awards and Judge Comments

Honorable Mention

Well designed and grown. Everything looks healthy and well tended. The similar shades of the H. polysperma and R. rotundifolia blend so well that the two groupings seem to be one. The generally even top of the foliage is distracting. Letting some of the plants grow to the top would have given the aquascape more visual interest.

Phil Edwards

A well executed layout that was captured at the right moment.

Ricky Cain

Very pretty tank! It has been captured at a better time is some shots than in others.

Karen Randall

The layout looks monotonous. I advise to make a difference in height of the background plants.

Takashi Amano

Aquascape Details

Tank Size 51 x 25 x 30 cm (20 x 9.8 x 12 in)
Volume 38L (10 gallons)
Background Black
Lighting 3 x 15 watt NO florescent. 1x6700k and 2x9355k. Light duration: 11 hours
Filtration Aqua Clear 125 with sponge and fine filter floss
Additional
Information
Daily dosing of N/P/K and Flourish. Pressurized CO2 injected into filter input
Title Spring Reminiscent
Plants 1- Glossostigma elatinoides 2- Rotala indica 3-Hottonia palustris 4-Hydrophila polysperma "Rosanervig" 5- Lysomachia nummularia 6- Hamianthus micranthemoides 7- Anubias var. nana "Petite"
Fish/Animals 10 Hyphessobrycon innesi- neon tetra
Decorative
Materials
Eco-Complete substrate. Hardscaped using locally collected granite rock and driftwood