#773: 275L Aquatic Garden Wild Secrets

Heri Amir Malang, Indonesia

Awards and Comments

Top Ten
Wow there is a lot going on in this aquascape. The path underneath and the arch above with the Rotala trimmed into the line of moss/wood is intriguing. This seems like something that could not remain viably maintained for a very long time at all though.
— Kris Weinhold
Very impactful and detailed work. Its colors captivate the eyes and the countless textures hold the viewer's attention.
Perspective is well worked despite not using traditional methods of vectors or lines that refer to the background. It is easy to see that the right side is closer to the observer than the left side.
The shadows were very well used and placed as they take attention away from the sides of the layout giving even more importance to the middle of the layout and highlighting the path and the most lit areas.
However despite being an excellent job I believe that some details should be mentioned. The frontal plane is very aligned and straight which gives monotony and a feeling of flatness. The profusion of details in certain areas gets to be too much confusing the observer. And lastly I missed more empty spaces on the horizon.
Congratulations on the beautiful and impressive work. Aquariums like this that inspire us and keep us connected with nature!
— Andre Longarco
This aquarium certainly captivated my eyes. The precise and successful use of planting is the key to the success of this setup.
— Juan Puchades

Aquascape Details

Dimensions 110 × 50 × 50 cm
Title Wild Secrets
Volume 275L
Lighting DIY high power led 150 x 1watt
Filtration eheim 2217 + atman DF1300
Plants Fissidens sp, Flame moss, weeping moss, Hygrophila pinnatifida, Buchepalandra, Rotala Walichi, Tennelus, Nubias petite, Eleocharis sp mini, Bolbitis, Rotala sp, Myriophyllum red, Myriophyllum green
Animals Red nose fish
Materials santigi wood

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