#36: 99L Aquatic Garden
Rony Suzuki, Londrina Parana Brazil | E-mail: aquasuzuki at hotmail.com
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Awards and Judge Comments

Honorable Mention

An incredible aquascape with a great sense of vast depth, and the impression that the aquarium is much larger than it actually is. The red tint of the tiny amandae tetras matches perfectly with the deep green tones of the driftwood and the white sand. Furthermore, the impressive moss covered driftwood branches that almost reach the water's surface add interest to all levels of the aquascape. One of the best aquascapes in the contest, in my opinion!

Carlos Sanchez

While this tank looks like a maintenance nightmare, with the steep sand slope, I like the look of the slope, and the rocks and plants used there. I don't, however, care for the big, chunky driftwood, absolutely buried in moss. Unfortunately it gives a heavy feel to the aquascape that doesn't do it justice.

Karen Randall

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
110 x 30 x 30 cm (43 x 12 x 12 in)
Volume
99L (26 gallons)
Background
Black card
Lighting
02 x 40w - 6500k
Filtration
Internal filter (AT 005F)
Additional Information
Fine gravel, laterite, processed earthworm castings (using Mr. Vladimir Simoes Method)
Plants
Heteranthera zosterifolia, Eleocharis parvula, Vesicularia dubyana
Fish/Animals
Hyphessobrycon amandae (40), Characidae sp. (10), Rasbora einthovenii (02), Corydoras sp. (02), Otocinclus cf. affinis (06)
Materials
Driftwood and Rocks