#128: 273L Aquatic Garden: A Splash of Color
John Feuerhelm, Morgan Hill CA USA
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Awards and Judge Comments

Good attempt with healthy plants. However the tank looks a bit new and unsettled. Also, the single piece of driftwood on the right leads the eye out of the tank.

Karen Randall

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
119 x 41 x 51 cm (47 x 16 x 20 in)
Volume
273L (72 gallons)
Background
Black Posterboard
Lighting
Current USA Satellite (2x 65w Power Compacts) and Satellite Dual (4x 65w Power Compacts)
Filtration
2x Fluval 303
Additional Information
Pressurized CO2 into a power-head for "mist type" diffusion. EI fertilization (Potassium Nitrate, Potassium Sulfate, Fleet, Flourish, Equilibrium), Half tap Half RO/DI
Title
A Splash of Color
Plants
1:Anubias barteri, 2:Microsorium pteropus, 3:Cryptocoryne parva, 4:Blyxa japonica, 5:Echinodorus parviflorus “tropica”, 6:Hygrophila sp "Porto Vehlo", 7:Alternathea reineckii, 8:Cryptocoryne sp. "Green Gecko", 9:Hygrophila sp "Araguaya"
Fish/Animals
A variety of small schooling tetras, Japanese Blue Swordtail Guppies, and a variety of cleanup crew fish
Materials
ADA Aquasoil Amazonia, African Root Wood