#56: 98L Biotope Aquascape: SE Asian slow-flowing rivulet
Sanna Vihavainen, Hameenlinna Finland | Aquascaper Website
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Awards and Judge Comments

Second Place

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
70 x 35 x 40 cm (28 x 14 x 16 in)
Volume
98L (26 gallons)
Background
Background paper
Lighting
1 x 18 W fluorescent bulb (Sylvania Gro - lux)
Filtration
Double Hamburger mattenfilter with peat granulates between filterfoam plates + Eheim Compact 600
Additional Information
Fertilization: 10 ml of PMDD/week, clay balls are buried all over the bottom. Water parameters: pH;6,5 - KH;5 - GH;8 - NO2;0 - NO3;5-15 - T;26 Water changes 50%/week
Title
SE Asian slow-flowing rivulet
Plants
1. Riccia fluitans 2. Rotala macrandra 3. Limnophila aquatica 5. Microsorum pteropus "Narrow" 6. Rotala rotundifolia 7. Vesicularia dubyana 8. Cryptocoryne affinis
Fish/Animals
3 x Badis badis 5 x Pangio kuhlii 5 x Puntius titteya Planorbarius corneus Melanoides tuberculata
Materials
Microsorum pteropus is planted on a driftwood while Vesicularia dubyana is attached to rocks. Both plants seedlings are planted on the filterfoam plate (1.). There is a coconut shell (4.) for Badises to breed in. Substate is fine sand, diameter less than 0,6 mm.