#216: 284L Aquatic Garden: Garden for Ramirezi
Mike Senske, Houston TX USA | E-mail: msenske at aquariumdesigngroup.com
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Awards and Judge Comments

Second Place

Very attractive layout, good use of color and wonderful choice of fish. The layout could be even stronger with the use of more diagonal lines. Your open space at the back, while a good idea, needs to be a little more natural in shape, and not so squared off.

Karen Randall

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
122 x 46 x 56 cm (48 x 18 x 22 in)
Volume
284L (75 gallons)
Background
Black paper
Lighting
2- 150 watt ADA NA-Lamp 8000K HQI, 2- 96 watt Coralife 10000K Power Compact fluorescent
Filtration
20 Eheim 2217
Additional Information
Fertilization: ADA Green Brighty Step 1 and Step 2 (after 30 days), ADA Brighty K, ADA ECA, ADA Green Gain, ADA Green Bacter
Title
Garden for Ramirezi
Plants
Hemianthus callitrichoides, Hygrophila sp., Rotala colorata, Rotala rotundifolia green, Limnophilia aromatica, Pogostemon stellata (giant stellata), Ludwigia peruensis, Anubias nana
Fish/Animals
approx. 30 cardinal tetra, 12 German Rams, Caridinia japonica, Otocinculus catfish
Materials
Substrate: 6 liters ADA Power Sand Special M, 36 liters of ADA Aqua Soil Amazonia Normal type, 9 liters ADA Aqua Soil Powder type, ADA Tourmaline BC Hardscape: Driftwood, volcanic stone