#128: 273L Aquatic Garden A Splash of Color

John Feuerhelm Morgan Hill, United States


Good attempt with healthy plants. However the tank looks a bit new and unsettled. Also the single piece of driftwood on the right leads the eye out of the tank.
— Karen Randall

Aquascape Details

Dimensions 119 × 41 × 51 cm
Title A Splash of Color
Volume 273L
Background Black Posterboard
Lighting Current USA Satellite (2x 65w Power Compacts) and Satellite Dual (4x 65w Power Compacts)
Filtration 2x Fluval 303
Plants 1:Anubias barteri, 2:Microsorium pteropus, 3:Cryptocoryne parva, 4:Blyxa japonica, 5:Echinodorus parviflorus “tropica”, 6:Hygrophila sp "Porto Vehlo", 7:Alternathea reineckii, 8:Cryptocoryne sp. "Green Gecko", 9:Hygrophila sp "Araguaya"
Animals A variety of small schooling tetras, Japanese Blue Swordtail Guppies, and a variety of cleanup crew fish
Materials ADA Aquasoil Amazonia, African Root Wood
Additional Information Pressurized CO2 into a power-head for "mist type" diffusion. EI fertilization (Potassium Nitrate, Potassium Sulfate, Fleet, Flourish, Equilibrium), Half tap Half RO/DI

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