#84: 412L Aquatic Garden: The Phoenix & The Dragon
Kam Wong, Hong Kong China | E-mail: kam at bubblesaquarium.com | Aquascaper Website
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Awards and Judge Comments

Lots of vibrant growth, and the basic hardscape is nice. However, the Fissidens had grown to such a thickness that it really overwhelms the rest of the aquascape.

Karen Randall

Very nice use of Fissidens on the driftwood. Nice soft lines with good use of the Staurogyne and Narrow Leaf Java fern. A little more growth of your foreground and the tank will be complete. Great job.

Bailin Shaw

I love the contrast of textures in this layout. The fissidens on the wood is very cool! It is not my taste, but it is remarkable in its own right! Very cool layout!

Jason Baliban

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
150 x 50 x 55 cm (59 x 20 x 22 in)
Volume
412L (109 gallons)
Lighting
T5HO (80W x 8) - 9 Hours per day
Filtration
Tetra EX120 Canister Filter x 2, AquaClear PowerHead 30 Undergravel Filtration x 2
Additional Information
ADA Brightly K, Tropica AquaCare Plant Nutrient, Seachem Flourish Trace, Ferka Bottom Fertilizers..... 250g Water Softener Resin added into filter (replaced every four weeks)..... Pressurized CO2 System (9 Hours per day) 2 bubbles per second
Title
The Phoenix & The Dragon
Plants
1) Microsorum pteropus "Narrow Leaf", 2) Fissidens sp., 3) Vallisneria nana, 4) Eleocharis Parvula, 5) Staurogyne sp., 6) Blyxa Japonica
Fish/Animals
Cardinal Tetra, Rummy Nose Tetra, Gold Tetra, Gold Dwarf Pleco, SAE, Amano Shrimps
Materials
ADA Aqua Soil Africana, Elos Bottom Mineral Fertilizer, ADA Bacter 100, ADA Clear Super, ADA Tourmaline BC, Penac P, Penac W, Driftwood