#145: 153L Aquatic Garden: Forest Of Equilibrium
Gligorijevic Zoran, Vlasotince Vlasotince Serbia | Aquascaper Website
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Awards and Judge Comments

This is quite a nice monochromatic aquascape. Nice use of differnt leaf shapes and textures keep it from being boring. I wish the rockwork was a little stronger, or, perhaps the addition of some nice branchy drifwood would add interest.

Karen Randall

Nice use of rocks and wood. The Java fern is a little too overgrown and dominating on the left and the stems to right would benefit from a prune. The glosso seems to be suffering a little. Overall though, the composition is good.

George Farmer

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
85 x 40 x 45 cm (33 x 16 x 18 in)
Volume
153L (40 gallons)
Background
Black and white cardboard.
Lighting
3x36w Energy saver,1x Gro-lux 18w - 12-13 hours daily.
Filtration
External glass filter 15x40x45 cm with peat, sponge and fibers.
Additional Information
Water temperature kept at 25C; pH varies from 6,5 - 7). CO2 DIY reactor runs now and than. I do one third of tank volume water change bimonthly and add 10 ml of PMDD.
Title
Forest Of Equilibrium
Plants
Pogostemon helferi, Eleocharis acicularis, Glossostigma elatinoides, Cryptocoryne wendtii "tropica", Microsorum pteropus, Microsorum pteropus "narrow", Microsorum pteropuis "Windelov", Ludwigia repens, Hygrophila polysperma rosanervig, Rotala rotundifolia, Blyxa japonica, Limnophila aromatica, Bolbitis heudelotii and Anubias nana.
Fish/Animals
5 x Trigonostigma heteromorpha,6 x Crossochelius siamensis, X x Caridina japonica.
Materials
Pebbels (10 cm) over peat layer as substrate with decorative rocks and driftwood.