#110: 57L Paludarium: At Waters Edge
Walter Zalewski, Redlands CA USA
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Aquascape Details

Tank Size
122 x 122 x 61 cm (48 x 48 x 24 in)
Volume
57L (15 gallons)
Background
The background is a combination of expandable foam coated with black and brown latex, and covered with peat and coconut fiber.
Lighting
I used six full-spectrum trichromatic 48
Filtration
I made a three gallon charcoal filter, stored in the base cabinet. The feed is hidden behind the wood, pulled down by a pump in the filter and returned behind the background to form a waterfall.
Additional Information
1) The entire paludarium is handmade of maghogany. 2) The entire background is watered by a drip system, fed by a pump hidden behind the roots. 3) The tank also has a mysting system fed by a reverse osmosis system in the base cabinet. 4) The entire system is on a timer, located in the pull-out drawer concealed in the base cabinet. 5) This tank has been in continuous service since 5/20/2003.
Title
At Waters Edge
Plants
N. maculata, N. fluminensis, N. tigeris, Tillanosias Mymercotia tuberosa, Spath, various ferns, orchids, aquaplants.
Fish/Animals
Betta, Neon Tetras
Materials
All the "wood" is handmade of ABS and PVC plastic. I used volcanic rock and resin-coated pebbles on the bottom.