#105: 375L Aquatic Garden: The balance of elements
Victor Tavares Pinto, Vale de Cambra Vale de Cambra portugal | Aquascaper Website
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Awards and Judge Comments

I like your hardscape, your foreground planting and your use of decorative sand. Unfortunately, the two dense columns of Rotala are very distracting, and break up the flow of the eye around the tank. You don't have much to do to make this a really exceptional aquascape!

Karen Randall

There are a lot of very interesting parts to this layout. I find more the longer I look at it. I think the substrate could have benefited from some more sloping from front to back. This would have created some depth that this layout lacks.

Jason Baliban

Nice use of wood and rocks. The moss needs to be pruned and the Rotala needs to be shaped.

Bailin Shaw

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
150 x 50 x 50 cm (59 x 20 x 20 in)
Volume
375L (99 gallons)
Lighting
3 x 70w HQI - 5400K
Filtration
70L sump with 2x Eheim 1250 Pump
Additional Information
PMDD + PO4 seashem Iron Seachem Flourish CO2 6kg with reactor
Title
The balance of elements
Plants
1 - Rotala rotundifolia
2 - Vesicularia dubyana 3 - Blyxa Japonica 4 - Glossostigma elatinoides 5 - Lilaeopsis 6 - Hemianthus callitrichoides cuba 7 - Limnophila aromatica 8 - Ludwigia arcuata 9 - Cryptocoryne wendtii green 10 - Echinodorus Tenelus 11 - Cyperus helferi 12 - Fissidens fontanus
Fish/Animals
Hemigrammus bleheri Iriatherina werneri Macrotocinclus affinis - otocinclus Neocaridina heteropoda var. Red Corydoras hastatus Lda25 parotocinclus jumbo Otocinclus negro celestichthys margaritatus Trigonostigma heteromorpha Neritina Natalensis Microrasbora erythromicron
Materials
Substrate - Flourite 35kg Rocks - Red wood