#29: 63L Biotope Aquascape: Cambodia Blackwater Pool, near the Tonlé Sap
George Farmer, Stamford United Kingdom | Aquascaper Website
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Awards and Judge Comments

Third Place

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
60 x 30 x 36 cm (24 x 12 x 14 in)
Volume
63L (17 gallons)
Background
N/A
Lighting
1 x 24w HO T5, 6500K
Filtration
Large external canister with Indian Almond Leaf 'tea bags', ceramic and sponge media, flow restricted to replicate habitat conditions.
Additional Information
I used 80:20 RO and tap to provide soft and acidic water, enhanced by Aqua Soil, Oak leaves and Indian Almond leaf sachets installed in the filter. Although oak trees may not (I did research but could not find out for certain) exist in this region I considered some artistic licensing was appropriate. pH 6, KH 2, GH 3, temp 25C/77F.
Title
Cambodia Blackwater Pool, near the Tonlé Sap
Plants
N/A
Fish/Animals
Trigonostigma espei (15), Trichopsis pumilus (6)
Materials
ADA Aqua Soil, fossilized wood, driftwood, twigs, oak leaves