#118: 160L Aquatic Garden: Route to Wilderness
dan Crawford, Daventry Northants England | E-mail: dan.crawford at ukaps.org | Aquascaper Website
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Awards and Judge Comments

Very nice use of your diagonal path. It really draws the eye into your aquascape. I lke your wood, and the fact that the smaller piuece on the right echoes the shape of the left hand piece. I wish the taller plants in the back corners were a little less messy. Perhaps go with either tall narrow leaf plants OR stems rather than a mixture of both.

Karen Randall

Superb design and composition! The variety of textures work very well together and the open path looks excellent with the mix of substrate grain types. Nice fish selection too. Very well done!

George Farmer

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
80 x 45 x 45 cm (31 x 18 x 18 in)
160L (42 gallons)
White back lit paper.
96w T5 from an arcadia luminaire
Eheim 2128 Pro II
Additional Information
1 to 2cm depth Tropica Plant Substrate, sloped 3-7cm Unipac 1-2mm black gravel. 2Kg pressurized system, Rhinox diffuser into filter inlet, 2 bubbles per second 24/7.
Route to Wilderness
Microsorium pteropus ‘Narrow’ Anubias barteri var. nana ‘Petite’ Blyxa japonica Eleocharis acicularis Glossostigma elatinoides Pogostemon helferi Staurogyne sp. Vallisneria nana Pogostemon stellata Fissidens fontanus Vesicularia montagnei ‘Christmas Moss’
Iriatherina werneri Hyphessobrycon amandae Otocinclus sp. Caridina multidentata
Unipac Sumatra Wood, Redwood, Unipac Black Gravel, Self Mixed Sand, Mini Landscape Rock