#215: 45L Aquatic Garden: Nano triptych
Boško Jovanović, Belgrade Serbia | E-mail: mdb.natronfrost at eunet.rs | Aquascaper Website
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Awards and Judge Comments

Love the right two tanks. The middle and right tank really work well together. They are both well laid out and balanced. The choice of plants, color and space work so well. It is so amazing how the scape just continues on. The left nano just doesn't seem to go with the others. There is too much plant type distinction between it and the others. You don't see the leaf shape repeated enough in it and the others. The wood is totally and completely different. The scape isn't as well balanced as the other two. Had this tank been omitted the other two would have scored extremely well.

Drinda Jacobson

Interesting idea and a professional realization.

Oliver Knott

Interesting concept, and clearly a lot of time and effort has gone into it. Unfortunately, the left had tank doesn't flow into the other two. If this were all one tank, it would still look like two different aquascapes end to end. That is an easy problem to have in long, shallow tanks!

Karen Randall

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
115 x 22 x 21 cm (45 x 8.7 x 8.3 in)
Volume
45L (12 gallons)
Background
Backlighting
Lighting
36W T8 Philips 965 14 hours/day
Filtration
small internal filters
Additional Information
PPS-pro DIY makro fert + Easy carbo + Profito, no CO2. ---,Side aquariums are with hexagonal (front) glass (aproximately 20litar each) and middle one is a little bit smaller (15litar).Each of them is a separate aquascape but also an integrated part of whole triptych layout.
Title
Nano triptych
Plants
LEFT NANO: Pogostemon octopus, Ceratopteris silliquosa, Rotala sp. "Colorata" & “Green”, Hottonia palustris, Littorela uniflora, Lilaeopsis brasiliensis, Nymphaea spp, Hydrocotyle dissecta, Callitriche hamulata. MIDDLE NANO: Rotala sp. "Colorata" & “Green”, Hottonia palustris, , Hydrocotyle dissecta, Cryptocoryne parva & Cryptocoryne wendtii "brown" , Cryptocoryne nevillii, Cryptocoryne undulate, Marsilea hirsuta, Najas guadalupensis , Echinodorus tenellus, Anubias barteri “nana”, Hemianthus micranthemoides, Bolbitis heudelotii. RIGHT NANO: Cryptocoryne wendtii "brown" , Cryptocoryne nevillii, Anubias barteri “nana”, Marsilea hirsuta, Echinodorus tenellus, Hemianthus micranthemoides, Cladophora sp., Java moss, Flame moss, Riccia fluitans, Microsorum pteropus.
Fish/Animals
LEFT NANO: Tanichthys albonubes, Neocaridina denticulata, Theodoxus danubialis. MIDDLE NANO: Neocaridina denticulata. RIGHT NANO: Danio tinwini, Boraras urophthalmoides, otocinclus affinis, Neocaridina denticulata.
Materials
Local yellow rocks, mangrov and red moor wood.