#59: 200L Aquatic Garden: Green Reef
Harald Schneider, Muelhausen 3 Germany | E-mail: haraldschneider1 at gmx.net
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Awards and Judge Comments

Honorable Mention

I think your tank might be one better appreciated in person. It is in vibrnt good health and carefully executed. Unfortunately, in your photographs the variations in leaf texture and color are just too subtle to have a srong visual impact.

Karen Randall

Your plant selection is very unique as much as your technique is! I can only say that the composition is rather busy and the use of space it could be better.

Luis Navarro

This is indeed a "Green Reef". I am particularly impressed by the green cushions of Hemianthus. The freshwater seaweed seems like a Monosolenium to me?...

Ole Pedersen

What a creative work! Top notch planting skill and water condition. This work just goes and shows the limitless possiblilities of planted aquarium.

George Lo

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
90 x 60 x 40 cm (35 x 24 x 16 in)
200L (53 gallons)
blue Paper
70 Watt HQI, 5500Kelvin
no Filtration, no Filtermasses, only a Powerhead for Streaming
Additional Information
most of Plants growing on Lava rocks, daily Fertilization: 3 ml Easy-Life ProFito Plant fertilizer, 2x 0,25 mg/L (NH4) Ammonium, 0,05 mg/L (PO4) Phosphate, 0,5 mg/L (K) Potassium
Green Reef
1.Monosolenium tenerum, 2.Utricularia graminifolia, 3.Glossostigma elatinoides, 4.Vesicularia spec., 5.Hemianthus callitrichoides "cuba", 6.Pogostemon helferi, 7.Microsorum pteropus "Windeløv", 8.Freshwater Seaweed (Süßwassertang in German), 9.Cladophora aegagrophila,
20 Tanichthys albonubes, 5 Otocinclus affinis, many Redfire Shrimps (Neocaridina denticulata sinensis var. red)
red Lava rocks and 2 small Branches of Wood