#65: 272L Aquatic Garden: A Design in Green and White
Abe Schwartz, San Juan PR USA | E-mail: abe at quantcyte.org
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Awards and Judge Comments

An interesting concept. Thank you for sharing.

Karen Randall

Nice interesting layout. Also, good habitat for the resident discus which like to pick food off of the substrate.

Carlos Sanchez

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
122 x 41 x 58 cm (48 x 16 x 23 in)
Volume
272L (72 gallons)
Background
Light blue paint on the back of the glass
Lighting
two 65W 10,000K Daylight Compact Fluorescent Lamps
Filtration
Wet-dry filter with UV sterilizer
Additional Information
The glass planter is filled half way with a layer of sand containing Laterite covered with 2mm pebbles. Fertilized with CO2 at one bubble per second and liquid fertilizer twice a week. Water changes 30% daily. The temperature is kept at 84°F
Title
A Design in Green and White
Plants
Anubius barteri, Anubius nana, Echinodorus amazonicus, Cabomba aquatica, Vallisneria americana, Bacopa monnieri, Microsorium pteropus
Fish/Animals
6 Snowflake Sunshine X Discus, 8 Silver Hatchets, 15 Albino Cories, 40 Amano Shrimp
Materials
This is a bare bottom tank with a 30" x 3" x 6" glass planter. There is one large piece of driftwood with Java ferns attached and in the forground one piece of driftwood with Anubius barteri attached and one piece of diriftwood with Anubius nana attached.