#564: 45L Aquatic Garden Malayan Rainforest

Ashraff Bin Alias Klang, Malaysia


It is not a new idea but it is a very well executed project.
The "original one" was presented in 2010 by Pavel Bautin from Russia in a 150x50x60 cm tank that is 450 liters!
This amazing version was developed in a tank of only 45 liters that is 10 times smaller!!! WOW.
I'm not comparing both works in any way just using one reference to give valour to this job.
The rocks and the fallen trunk gives naturalness without being explicit. The bushes are very natural and the few shadows were surgically placed at the perfect point. Good reflections too!
The path could be positioned in any other place except in the center because in that way the path divide the scenery in half something that makes the layout become boring and mirrored.
Just two more observations: Please try to use smaller fishes next time more proportional and don't make the foreground so parallel with the front glass. At this way the foreground takes away from the sense of perspective of the layout okay!
Congratulations for this amazing forest.
— André Longarco

Aquascape Details

Dimensions 50 × 30 × 30 cm
Title Malayan Rainforest
Volume 45L
Background Frosted
Plain white paper
Lighting Chihiros WRGB 45
Filtration Sunsun HBL-803
Plants Hydrocotyle
Hemianthus micranthemoides
Mini Buceph
Flame Moss
Hemianthus callitrichoides
Animals Harlequin Rasbora
Yamato Shrimp
Materials Wooden stick
Seiryu Stone

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