#131: 61L Aquatic Garden: SEA playground
Sanna Vihavainen, Hämeenlinna Finland | Aquascaper Website
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Awards and Judge Comments

You have some good design elements here. Unfortunately, the larger Crypts growing up through the center of the tank spoil that design. Pull those out, (or at least move them to the back) and encourage your stem plants to fill in with careful trimming.

Karen Randall

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
60 x 30 x 34 cm (24 x 12 x 13 in)
Volume
61L (16 gallons)
Background
Black carton
Lighting
Fluorescent light 2x15 W
Filtration
Internal filter Rena iV1 220 l/h without filter container (traps fry)
Additional Information
PMDD, DIY CO2
Title
SEA playground
Plants
1. Hygrophila polysperma, 2. Rotala rotundifolia, 3. Rotala macrandra, 4. Hygrophila polysperma 'Ceylon', 5. Microsorum pteropus 'Windelov', 6. Eleocharis acicularis, 7. Cryptocoryne parva, 8. Cryptocoryne balansae, 9. Cryptocoryne undulata, 10. Cryptocoryne sp.
Fish/Animals
1 x Betta slendens (male), 5 x Badis ruber (young, these will join the adults in other aquarium when they are big enough), n x Melanoides tuberculata
Materials
Substrate is a mixture of blast sand and basalt sand. There's 2 driftwoods placed on several rocks. It forms good hide outs for B. ruber. There's also coconut shell half where the B. ruber were spawned.