#223: 216L Aquatic Garden Untamed Nature

Flavio Henard Jorge de Freitas Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


The dense planting approach does give a strong sense of wilderness to the aquascape. The aquascape can use some open space for contrast and space for the eyes to rest - here the aquascape almost seems same texture left to right.
— Dennis Wong

Aquascape Details

Dimensions 120 × 45 × 40 cm
Title Untamed Nature
Volume 216L
Background White paper
Lighting LED - 216 W
Filtration 2 canisters with 2.000 liters per hour
Plants Eleocharis mínima, Anubia barteri nana, glossostigma elatinoides, Rotala sp. “Gia lai”, Callitriche sp, Ludwigia arcuata, Marsilea hirsuta, Staurogyne repens, Bolbitis heudelotii, Microsorum pteropus var. "Windelov", Microsorum pteropus var. "mini", Echinodorus Tenellus, Myriophyllum aquaticum, Juncus Repens, Lomariopsis lineata, Hygrophila pinnatifida, Vesicularia ferriei 'Weeping”, Vesicularia Montagnei, Taxiphyllum sp., Cryptocoryne beckettii.
Animals Paracheirodon axelrodi, Hyphessobrycon amandae, Caridina paraparensis parvidentata, Poecilia sphenops, Xiphophorus maculatus, Physas, Planorbis
Materials Woods, rocks and white sand.
Additional Information Maintenance: 35 PPM CO2, weekly clean and water change of 50%.
Fertilization: Estimative Index by RCFlora

Tourmaline BC, Clear Super, Power Sand M, Pó ativador MBREDA, Amazônia MBREDA.

The intention was to look like an unexplored forest, where the person who comes across it asks: Will I be able to clear this forest?
Many trunks, branches, wild nature complete their almost hazy look.

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