#191: 1L Paludarium: Lilliput Biotop
LAU, Sai Ho, Kwai Chung, N.T. Hong Kong | Aquascaper Website
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Aquascape Details

Tank Size
9 x 9 x 9 cm (3.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 in)
Volume
1L (0 gallons)
Background
pieces of wood and sphagnum moss
Lighting
T5 light tube; 16 hours per day
Filtration
no electrical filter; filtration is mainly done by manual removal of waste
Additional Information
- natural decomposition of waste by microbes and absorption by algae and plants are expected. - minimal waste is estimated with few living organisms in the tank. - surprisingly the shrimps find many spaces to hide in the small water pool. - title of the tank is inspired by the story of Gulliver's Travels.
Title
Lilliput Biotop
Plants
Sinningia pusilla Sinningia ‘white sprite’ Pilea microphylla Mazus pumilus Dendrobium nobile Aegagropila (green algae balls) Ferns Mosses and Liverwort
Fish/Animals
Crystal Red Shrimps x 2
Materials
The substrate is mainly composed of sand with pieces of rocks for decoration in the water part. It is covered and shaped with Aegagropila (the green algae balls). The left side wall and the back wall are decorated with pieces of wood and sphagnum moss, upon which the terrestrial plants are grown.