#265: 25L Aquatic Garden: Garden under the stars
Anne Feige, Berlin Berlin Germany | Aquascaper Website
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Awards and Judge Comments

Healthy growth, but this scape is lacking in flow from the focal point forward.

Kris Weinhold

The driftwood is very thin so much more could be used to create a more natural look; only two long branches reach out and the first drops right in front of the tank.

Luis Navarro

Very unique piece of wood. The Juncus would have been better used on the left to blend the background into the wood. Some of the plants, i.e. Hemianthus could use with some trimming and pruning.

Bailin Shaw

This is quite a nice layout, but to me, the Juncus repens on the right stops thelovely flow that you have developed coming down from the left. Without this one group of plants I think it would be a stronger design.

Karen Randall

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
40 x 25 x 25 cm (16 x 9.8 x 9.8 in)
25L (7 gallons)
black paper
Dennerle 11 W light 10-13hours per day
peat and filter pad
Additional Information
Nothing works better for planting than chopsticks
Garden under the stars
Hemianthus sp. "Amano Pearl Grass" Fissidens fontanus Staurogyn repens Juncus repens Eleocharis acicularis Marsilea spp. Hydrocotyle cf. tripartita Glossostigma elatinoides javamoss stringy moss Nymphaea lotus blyxa japonica Helanthium bolivianum 'Vesuvius'
Red and Black Bees
Salix matsudana / Chinese Willow