#50: 66L Aquatic Garden: Silver Moon
Bonald Yau, Hong Kong S.A.R., China | E-mail: yauchekiu at yahoo.com.hk
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Awards and Judge Comments

Interesting layout design that creates a pleasant overall impression. On closer inpection however, I feel the mixture of rocks and pebbles looks too unnatural, the glosso appears to be lacking someting (due to vertical growth) and the right hand side lacks interest.

George Farmer

Lush and well maintained tank, however the aquascape is severely divided into 3 blocky sections; the one on the right with the Cyperus, the one in the middle with the bogwood and stem plants, and the one one the left with the Glossostigma and open area. See if you can work toward more graceful transitions, perhaps with more cohesive mid-ground structure.

Karen Randall

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
60 x 36 x 35 cm (24 x 14 x 14 in)
66L (17 gallons)
Black Posterboard
T5HO Fl. 24W x 4, T5 Fl. 21W x 2 (3+5 hours per day)
500L/H External Filter
Additional Information
Pressurized CO2 - 3 bubbles per second.... Fertilization with Brighty K, Green Brighty Special Light, ECA, TMG.... 30% water changes weekly
Silver Moon
1) Glossostigma elatinoides, 2) Cyperus helferi, 3) Java fern, 4) Ammannia multiflora, 5) Fontinalis antipretica, 6) Hydrocotylevulgris, 7) Riccia fluitans, 8) Blyxa japonica
Hemigrammus Armstrongi, Epalzeorhinchus Siamensis, Otocinclus Affinis, Neocaridina Denticulata Red Var.
Tourmaline BC, Clear Super, Bacter100, Power Sand Special S, Aqua Soil-Amazonia, Grey Rocks and sand, Driftwood