#45: 472L Aquatic Garden

Jason Luebke Circle Pines, United States


This pretty tank makes good use of open space and I like the flow of the plants into the "valley" that is just off-center. The aquascape would benefit from more contrast in plant leaf texture and color.
— Karen Randall

Aquascape Details

Dimensions 183 × 46 × 61 cm
Volume 472L
Background Comercial black aquarium backround
Lighting 320 Watts VHO, 160 Watts Cool whites and GE plant/aquarium bulbs.
Filtration Eheim Professional 2228
Plants Java Fern (Microsorium pteropterus), Java Moss
(Vesicularia dubyana), Echinodorous tenellus,
Rotala Indica, Heterantha Zosterifolia, Euatralis
Stellata, Hygrophila Difformis, Echinodorus Ozelot,
Eichhornia diversifolia, Micranthemum micranthemoides,
Cryptocoryne wendtii, Hygrophila polysperma,
Glossostigma elantinoides
Animals Neon Tetras, Emerald-eye rasboras, Siamese Algae
Eaters, Ottocinclus, Black Angelfish, Amano shrimp
Materials 3 large rocks, 1 piece of driftwood
Additional Information This tank has a DIY substrate heater, but I have
not seen any benefit to having it yet.

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