#178: 96L Aquatic Garden: Fairy Tale of Vegetation
Andras Tundik, Budapest Pest Hungary
◀ Previous Aquascape
Next Aquascape

Awards and Judge Comments

Good use of plants, a well maintained aquarium, but the left background side is too weak, comparing with the whole work.

Luca Galarraga

I like the slope, but the stem plants on the left have been trimmed hard and not given time to grow out into natural shapes.

Karen Randall

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
80 x 30 x 40 cm (31 x 12 x 16 in)
96L (25 gallons)
96W (4x24W) T5HO, 6500K, 1600-1700 lumen/tube, 10 hours/day
2 filters, 1 Eheim Professionel 3 2071 950 l/h; 1 Sachem Marathon 600 l/h. Both filters are mostly filled with biological filter media.
Additional Information
Substrate: layer of ADA Power Sand beneath ADA Aquasoil Amazonia; CO2: Pressurized system with glass diffuser; Fertilization: Green Aqua Micro and Macro liquid fertilizers based on Estimative Index; Water change: once a week, 50%, 4/5 RO water and 1/5 hard, tap water
Fairy Tale of Vegetation
1 Glossostigma elatinoides; 2 Echinodorus tenellus; 3 Hemianthus callitrichoides 'cuba'; 4 Staurogyne repens; 5 Cryptocoryne becketti; 6 Fissidens fontanus; 7 Vesicularia dubyana; 8 Anubias barteri var. nana; 9 Anubias barteri var 'coffeefolia'; 10 Microsorum pteropus 'narrow'; 11 Bolbitis heudelotii; 12 Rotala sp. 'green'; 13 Ludwigia arcuata; 14 Lindernia rotundifolia
15 Neon tetras (Paracheirodon innesi); 1 female Apistogramma agassizii; Amano shrimp (Caridina multidentata); Red Cherry shrimp (Neocaridina Heteropoda var. 'Red'); various species of Neritina snails
Red Moor branches; Seiryu stones (not visible)