#198: 152L Aquatic Garden: Green shades
Peter Kirwan, Dublin 6 Ireland
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Awards and Judge Comments

Nice layout, but your Rotala doesn't add much at this point. Try to develop a nice thick stand of Rotala or leave it out altogether.

Karen Randall

Normally, parallel lines don't work, but so many, and at such an angle give me a very unique visual. this scape reminds me of some Scifi space ship that crashed into the planet with its tail sticking out, eons ago and the earth swallowed it up with vegitation. There is a very old and balanced (blended) feel here. I quite like it. Te hydrocotyle add a very appropriate texture. I do fin the few straggly stems in the center and back right to be out of place.

Tony Gomez

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
75 x 45 x 45 cm (30 x 18 x 18 in)
Volume
152L (40 gallons)
Lighting
2x55 ASL power compacts for 10 hours per day
Filtration
Eheim 2215
Additional Information
Substrate ordinary gravel fertilization - PPS PRO Pressurised CO2
Title
Green shades
Plants
Eleocharis parvula Cryptocoryne wendtii ''green'' Cryptocoryne parva Vallisneria sp Pogostemon helferi Hemianthus callitrichoides ''Cuba'' Glossostigma elatinoides Rotala sp Hydrocotyle verticillata Microsorum pteropus 'Narrow' Microsorum pteropus Bolbitis heudelotii Taxiphyllum barbieri (Vesicularia) Monosolenium tenerum
Fish/Animals
Otocinclus affinis Caridina japonica
Materials
Locally collected driftwood branches