#94: 200L Aquatic Garden: Green Dream
Marne Campos, Campinas São Paulo Brazil | E-mail: marne_campos at aquaonline.com.br | Aquascaper Website
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Awards and Judge Comments

Attractive tank. The Alternanthera looks like a bit of an afterthought, though.

Karen Randall

Although the sweeping wood arrangement and photography was well done, the plant groupings in the background are a bit messy. They should be allowed to grow and then pruned at a slightly higher level to look more bushy and also hide the heater currently visible in the background.

Carlos Sanchez

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
100 x 40 x 50 cm (39 x 16 x 20 in)
200L (53 gallons)
black panel
3 x 30W Sylvania Gro-lux Bulb and 3 x 30W Daylight Bulb. 10 hours for day.
Eheim Ecco 2234 (500 L/H)
Additional Information
Substrate is sand, laterite and Tetra Initial Sticks with additional fertilization by Azoo Condensed Additional Fertilizer. Water changes of 30 lts weekly. DIY co2 with a submerse bomb to dissolve it better in the tank. Cleanning the filter and changing the phosphate remover resine every 2 or 3 monthes. Change of lamps every 6 monthes.
Green Dream
Glossotigma elatinoides, Echinodorus tenellus tenellus "Amano", Cryptocoryne beckettii, Blyxa japonica, Vesicularia dubyana, Ludwigia repens, Ludwigia arcuata, Micranthemum umbrosum, Hemianthus micranthemoides, Higrophyla polisperna "rosanervig", Didiplis diandra, Alternanthera reineckii var. lilacina, Riccia fluitans, Echinodorus sp. "Ozelot Red", Heteranthera zosterifolia, Microsorium pteropus, Microsorium pteropus "windelov" e Anubias barteri "nana".
15 Red Nose Tetra (Hemigrammus rhodostomus and Hemigrammus bleheri), 4 Blue Tetra (Boehlkea fredcochui), 4 Zepelins (Nannostomus trifasciatus), 1 Cacatuoides male (Apistogramma cacatuoides), 3 Leopard Cory (Corydoras julii), 1 Melini Cory (Corydoras melini), 4 Otos (Otocinclus affinis), 5 Golden Spot Oto (Parotocinclus haroldoi), 1 Leopard Pleco (Pseudacanthicus leopardus), 3 Siamensis Algae Eater (Crossocheilus siamensis), 4 Neritina Zebra (Neritina natalensis) and many Melanóides (Melanoides sp.).
The layout contains only driftwoods cover with plants.