#43: 240L Aquatic Garden: Moments of Tranquility
Michael G.W. Wong, Hong Kong Hong Kong | Aquascaper Website
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Awards and Judge Comments

Interesting and innovative aquascape. I like the nice diagonals in the rockwork very much. Your driftwood "tree" is a well executed touch of whimsy.

Karen Randall

Excellent layout that has been obviously very well maintained. The rockwork is excellent and the Hemianthus covered driftwood is a interesting addition. Well done!

George Farmer

I'm fascinated by that freeform piece of driftwood. I half expect it to start moving. What fun! The placement of the rocks nicely enhances the slope of the hillside. The rest of the plantings, however, are so disjointed from the center that any sense of balance is lost.

Bob Vivian

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
120 x 45 x 45 cm (47 x 18 x 18 in)
Volume
240L (63 gallons)
Lighting
T5HO (54W x 6) - 9 Hours per day
Filtration
Tetra EX120 Canister Filter, AquaClear PowerHead 30 Undergravel Filtration
Additional Information
Tropica AquaCare Plant Nutrient, Seachem Potassium, Seachem Flourish Trace, Ferka Bottom Fertilizers..... 150g Water Softener Resin added into filter (replaced every two weeks)..... Pressurized CO2 System (9 Hours per day) 2 bubbles per second..... pH 5.2 - 5.8, KH 3, GH 2dH
Title
Moments of Tranquility
Plants
1) Hemianthus callitrichoides "Cuba", 2) Micranthemum umbrosum, 3) Rotala macrandra sp from Japan, 4) Eleocharis parvula, 5) Pogostemon helferi
Fish/Animals
Cardinal Tetra, Galaxy Rasbora, Otocinclus vittatus, Neritina Spiky Snail, Super Red Cherry Shrimp, Orange Shrimp, Amano Shrimp, Crystal Red Shrimp, Dwarf Pleco sp, Spotted Dwarf Rasbora, LDA01 Pleco
Materials
ADA Aqua Soil Amazonia II, Elos Bottom Mineral Fertilizer, Driftwood, Shou Stones