Dimensions 50 × 40 × 25 cm
Title Chimera's nest
Lighting GUYU TL1 70W
Filtration Philgreen AT-301F (3.5W)
Plants Hemianthus callitrichoides "cuba", Micranthemum sp 'Monte Carlo', Microcarpaea minima, Eleocharis acicularis 'Mini', Riccardia chamedryfolia, Vesicularia sp, Fissidens joponicus, Microsorium pteropus 'Windelov', Microsorium pteropus 'Narrow leaf', Bucephalandra Sp. mini coin, Anubias nana Congensis
Animals Paracheirodon innesi, Caridina multidentata, Otocinclus, Neocaridina davidi
Materials driftwood, Neoplants soil, Nature sand yellow, rock
Additional Information A monster chimera from Greek mythology.
I tried to work with the feeling of exploring the habitat of a chimera.
Great sense of perspective and sense of depth.
Although the foreground is a little bit flat it develops well until the beginning of the background. Passing to the middle with some details and good shadows the layout is very strong and intense but suddenly it feels like there's no space no height in the display. That's when I noticed that the aquarium is just 25cm tall... too small for growing stem plants for example. The same ones that were missing in this layout to make it much stronger natural attractive and complete.
Another 10cm in height and more stem plants finishing the background would likely take this layout to higher positions in the rankings.