#89: 25L Aquatic Garden: Javanese Peaks
Tom Messenger, Monks Eleigh Suffolk United Kingdom | E-mail: messy_da_legend at hotmail.co.uk
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Awards and Judge Comments

A very bold design that is executed well. The main rock is very dominating but I find it balanced nicely with the softness of the moss. A Pleasingly different design on the very popular Iwagumi concept - well done! One tip - The purple/pink background does little to enhance the natural feel of this layout....

George Farmer

Nice attempt, and well maintained. However, rour rocks are very blocky and imposing. Large rocks can be used effectively to make a strong statement, but try to find some with more pleasing lines, or soften these by allowing some plants to grow on them.

Karen Randall

This tank is overwhelmed by that "ogre" of a rock too prominently displayed. Perhaps the the position of the two rocks needs to be reversed with the monster buried in the corner. Once done, the right side will need to be brought into proper visual weight balance.

Bob Vivian

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
40 x 23 x 27 cm (16 x 9.1 x 11 in)
Volume
25L (7 gallons)
Background
None, but backlit against white card
Lighting
25w Compact T5
Filtration
Fluval 205 External
Additional Information
ADA AS Africana, Flourish Excel daily
Title
Javanese Peaks
Plants
Taxiphyllum barbieri (Java Moss)
Fish/Animals
Caridinaa denticulata sinensis (Cherry Shrimp), Tanychthys albonubes (White Cloud Mountain Minnows)
Materials
ADA Sarawak Sand, Rocks (unknown type!)