#484: 324L Aquatic Garden: Ways of the Heart
Fernando Boturao Francischelli, Sao Paulo Sao Paulo Brazil | E-mail: ffrancischelli at terra.com.br
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Awards and Judge Comments

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Nature aquarium rules!! What a dynamic and natural layout. Very good work with reflections and well detailed. I loved the central tunnel which takes our view to the background of the layout. It is a pity that the two sides of the layout are too symmetrical. If the ratio 3:2 would be used, the layout probably will gain much more impact and strength. But personally, this is the kind of layout that feeds my soul. Congratulations.

André Longarco

Another great example of using color to create a vibrant and interesting aquascape. The wooden "bridge" and broader sand path is a nice variation on this popular style.

Shawn McBride

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
120 x 60 x 45 cm (47 x 24 x 18 in)
Volume
324L (86 gallons)
Background
not used
Lighting
2x Hoppar - 10 lamps T5 JBL 54W 4 Tropic 3 Color 3 Natur
Filtration
2x Eheim profissionais 3 2073 1x Eheim Ecco 2236
Additional Information
Aqua Soil Amazonia Power Sand M Penac P Penac W Bacter 100 Kit CO2 Aquamazon AS-3000 Pollen Glass Beetle 40mm CO2 Beetle Counter 03 bubbles per second Maintenance 25% TPA 2x per week / Fertilization Seachen 6x per week / Prime / Stability / ECA / Green Gain / Phyton-Git
Title
Ways of the Heart
Plants
Cryptocoryne Beckettii Blyxa Vietti Ludwigia Glandulosa Marsilea Hirsuta Marsilea Angustifolia Glossostigma Elatinoides Callitriche Sp Eleocharis Sp Japan Hygrophilia Pinnatifida Echinodorus Tenellus Amano Eleocharis Minima Rotala Sp Nanjenshan Rotala Mexicana Rotala Rotundifolia Rotala Sp H'RA Bucephalandra Sp Myriophyllum Matogrossense Amano Anubias Barteri Var Nana Staurogyne Sp Microsorum Pteropus Windelov Microsorum Pteropus Hydrocotyle Sibthorpioides Taxiphyllum Sp Ludwigia Sp Red Hydrocotyle Tripartita Mini Myriophyllum Sp Guinea Bolbitis Heudelotii Phyllanthus fluitans
Fish/Animals
130 Cardinal Tetra Neon Paracheirodon Simulans 20 Cardinal Tetra Neon Paracheirodon Axelrodi 80 Tetra Kaiser Hyphessobrycon Elachys 04 Ramirezi Electric Blue Microgeophagus Ramirezi
Materials
Rocks - Seyriu stone / Drifwood - Red Moor wood