#75: 79L Aquatic Garden: Victoria Spring
Rui Manuel Martins Alves, Stº António dos Cavaleiros Loures Portugal | E-mail: rui.m.alves at netcabo.pt
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Awards and Judge Comments

Great use of color, texture, and proportion in this layout. Unfortunately, the fact that it is highly overgrown detracts from this otherwise attractive aquarium.

Carlos Sanchez

I like the lacey, pastel look to this tank. It's a bit overgrown, however. I think it would look better with the Rotalas trimmed just short of the water's surface.

Karen Randall

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
60 x 35 x 38 cm (24 x 14 x 15 in)
79L (21 gallons)
Blue paper
T5 fixture with dimmable electronic ballasts (72w = 3 x 24w T5 * 2 x 6500k + 1 x 4200k)
Eheim 2213 with Matrix,Purigene,and fine filter pads.
Additional Information
ADA "Amazónia aqua soil" and "Power Sand". Pressurized CO2 fed into eihem reactor. Fertilization:PMDD,Flourish Iron. 30% weekly water changes.
Victoria Spring
Eleocharis acicularis, Hemianthus micranthemoides, Rotala macandra "Green", Rotala sp."Nanjenshan", Rotala wallichii, Anubia “nana”, Ludwigia glandulosa “perennis”.
Paracheirodon axelroldi(20) Caridina Japonica
Four pieces of driftwood used in the midground.