#118: 62L Biotope Aquascape In the elephants footprint

Jesper Taustrup Ryomgård, Denmark


I love you creativity in this tank. What a wonderful idea! My concern is wheether it is really a ciable way to maintain these fish to daulthood. The fish we can see look pretty skinny.
— Karen Randall
This is a very clever biotope. I think it's the first time I've seen someone put such effort into creating what amounts to a truly ephemeral habitat. With such a shallow water column and lack of filtration I wonder how this system will stand up over time.
— Phil Edwards

Aquascape Details

Dimensions 80 × 65 × 12 cm
Title In the elephants footprint
Volume 62L
Lighting Non
Filtration Non
Animals Pseudoepiplatys annulatus
Materials The aquarium should imagine two elephant footprints in the Okavango Delta in Africa.There has been a real image of an elephant's foot, however, from an Indian elephant. The stuffed feet that is used is borrowed from a zoo in Denmark.
The halved footprint can be watch through the frontglass in an underwater wiew.
Additional Information I made ​​an impression of elephant foot in a mud bath. After this has dried for 1.5 months,I used plaster model for the printed. This plaster cast is sent to Joel Malmström (owner of Back to Nature). Here has Joel built the whole shape up with the soil I used to the mud bath and then foaming in polyatan.

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