#75: 340L Aquatic Garden
Joel Baloro, Vancouver B.C. Canada | E-mail: creative.aquatics at shaw.ca
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Awards and Judge Comments

Pretty tank, but a little unbalanced. Sloping layouts can work well, but in this case, the planting ends abruptly, with the vertical Eleocharis too close to the middle of the tank.

Karen Randall

Your plants and fish are in top condition, your trianguar composition allows the plenty of room for the fish to shoal peacefuly. The discus thoug, they will grow and as far as Ithey enjoy blowing the sand therefore open spaces. Discus are amazing fish and matching a layout for their needs is difficult.

Luis Navarro

Planted discus aquaria have become extremely popular during the last decade and seeing this layout, I understand why.

Ole Pedersen

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
122 x 46 x 61 cm (48 x 18 x 24 in)
340L (90 gallons)
black plastic background
4x65 watt 6700k compact flourescent @ 11 hours/day
Eheim 2028 Pro
Additional Information
9 watt UV sterilizer Turbo-Twist on timer with lights; 10 lb co2 compressed co2 @ 2 bubbles/second
1)Bacopa caroliniana 2)Cryptocoryne wendtii 'Green' 3)Cyperus helferi 4)Echinodorus pariflorus 'Tropica' 5)Echinodorus tenellus 6)Eleocharis acicularis 7)Eleocharis parvula 8)Eleocharis vivipara 9)Glossostigma elatinoides 10)Microsorium pteropus 11)Microsorium pteropus 'Tropica' 12)Rotala spec.
2 Crossocheilus siamensis, 14 Hemigrammus bleheri, 4 Otocinclus affinis, 8 Paracheirodon axelrodi, 5 Symphysodon aequifasciatus, lots of Melanoides tuberculata, 12 Cardina japonica.
40 kg of Red Sea Flora Base 3 pieces of iron wood