#123: 64L Aquatic Garden: Hidden Stones
Darrell Stephens, Southlake Texas US
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Awards and Judge Comments

Very nice tank with lovely rockwork. The one slightly jarring note is the H. polysperma which just looks a little coarse with your other, more delicate plants.

Karen Randall

Rocks are RAW!

Justin Law

This tank has the very odd illusion of seeming like you are stairing at the top of the tank if you look at the upper stem plant crowns. The lucens feels out of place and clashes against your rotala and grasses. You It feels a bit too collectorish in the back. Cutting back a bit on species will help pull things together.

Tony Gomez

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
61 x 30 x 36 cm (24 x 12 x 14 in)
64L (17 gallons)
Coralife Power Compact Dual strip 2 x 65 watts = 130 total of 6500K 9 - 12 hours per day
EHEIM Model 2232 Outside Cannister, Seachem Purigen used continually, Injected CO2, 2 bubbles second
Additional Information
ADA Brighty K, ADA series Green Brighty Step 2, Green Gain, ECA & Green Bacter
Hidden Stones
Rotala sp. green, Rotala rotundifola, Cryptocoryne lucens, Ludwigia arcuata, Echinodorus tenellus, Hydrocotyle verticillata, Bacopa caroliniana, Bacopa colorata, Blyxa japonica, Vallisneria sp., Didiplis diandra, Hygrophila Polysperma "sunset", Ammania sp. "bonsai"
Caridina Japonica 3, Otocinclus sp. 2, Hemigrammas erythrozonus - Glowlight Tetra 9
Substrate: Aqua Soil Amazonia II regular & powder form, Seiryu Stone, ADA Bright Sand, Power Sand Special M, Bacter 100, Tourmaline BC