#62: 180L Aquatic Garden: Archibald
Isaac Alexander Roberts, North Point, Hong Kong North Point, Hong Kong | E-mail: bubblesaquarium at yahoo.com
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Awards and Judge Comments

This is quite a nice tank, carefully maintained and trimmed. While in general I don't like to see stem plants so far toward the front of a layout, this tank gives me the impression that you ahve been maintaining hese palnts here by careful trimming, rather than stuffing them in at the last moment. It is a shame that with all the careful trimming that you've done, you have allowed one section of the R. macrandra at the back to pop up past the rest.

Karen Randall

Aahh the Tonina tank! I just love them! nice plant selection there man! The Vallisneria spp. what is it doing in the foreground? Nice plants!

Luis Navarro

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
90 x 45 x 45 cm (35 x 18 x 18 in)
Volume
180L (48 gallons)
Background
Black Posterboard
Lighting
T5HO 39W x 4 (10 hours/day)
Filtration
External Filter 800L/Hr x 2
Additional Information
Substrate Additives - Penac P, Penac W, ADA Bacter 100, JBL Aqua Basis... Fertilization - Tropica Master Grow, Kent K, Kent Micro, Kent Fe, Kent Grow... Water Softener Bottle (GH 1dH)... Pressurized CO2
Title
Archibald
Plants
(1) Ludwigia ovalis sp "Red" (2) Glossostigma elatinoides (3) Bacopa sp from Japan (4) Blyxa japonica (5) Limnophila sp (6) Hygrophila balsamica (7) Eichhornia azurea (8) Tonia sp Belem (9) Ludwigia sp from Guinea (10) Rotala macrandra sp from Japan (11) Bolbitis heudelotti (12) Tonia fluviatilis (13) Eriocaulaceae sp (14) Rotala macrandra "Narrow-leaf" (15) Rotala sp "Green" (16) Rotala sp "Mini" (17) Vallisneria spiralis "Tiger" (18) Bacopa sp "Red" (19) Bacopa sp "Purple" (20) Hemianthus micranthemoides (21) Bamboo plant (22) Mayaca sp (23) Nymphaea micrantha
Fish/Animals
Paracheirodon innesi, Rasbora dorsiocellata, Trigonostigma espei, Hyphessobrycon sweglesi, Albino Glowlight Tetra, Corydoras trilineatus, Caridina japonica, Crossocheilus siamensis, Otocinclus vittatus,
Materials
ADA Amazonia Soil, Driftwood (4 pcs)