#112: 90L Aquatic Garden: Lost paradise
Luis Carlos Ardid Galarraga, São Paulo SP Brazil | E-mail: luca at aquabase.com.br | Aquascaper Website
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Awards and Judge Comments

This is a very pleasing design with some of the lovely newer plants on the aquarium scene. I would prefer not to see so many different mosses in the same layout, however, for two reasons. First, I think that the layout would be more harmonious with just one. Second, when people mix these mosses in their tanks it is almost impossible for a clean culture to be passed on to a different aquarist and the types become mixed.

Karen Randall

The V nana on the left is growing too clse to the front. I cover that section and the whole layout changes inmediatly! enhancing the mound and making the foreground stronger. The layout have a feel of tranquility but the rocks are bright and this make me keep looking at them. The layout is there and is looking good! perhaps a few changes will make it look better.

Luis Navarro

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
90 x 25 x 40 cm (35 x 9.8 x 16 in)
Volume
90L (24 gallons)
Background
Brown cart
Lighting
2 X 30W Arcadia Fluorescent bulbs
Filtration
Eheim Ecco 2234
Additional Information
Tropica Plant Substrate, and 10 ml Tropica Plant Nutrition + once a week after 30% water change.
Title
Lost paradise
Plants
Vesicularia dubiana, Christmas moss, Wipping moss, Hemianthus micranthemoides, Ranunculus papulentus, Pogostemon helferi, Glossostigma elatinoides, Valisneria nana.
Fish/Animals
6 boraras maculata 12 Nannostomus eques 6 Otocinclus affinis
Materials
Rocks, fine river gravel.