#207: 300L Aquatic Garden MOONLIGHT

Rennier Recio Katigbak Batangas, Philippines

Awards and Comments

Top Ten
I do like this work!
I have to point out my admiration here because I also have some criticism.
On closer inspection I noticed that this layout feels very static to me. The design is direct and immediate and some aspects are not very pronounced.
I don't want to be disrespectful but the semicircles that run from front to back are shaped so straight they're a bit reminiscent of a water slide.
I think a slight shift in the vanishing point to the right and a more varied course of the curves would have resulted in a little more dynamic. The depth effect would still have been preserved.
Please forgive me if I could not be just to your work.
It still is among my top ten choices from this year and I congratulate you!
— Frederic Fuss
Use of perspective and depth is amazing. I can imagine this tank is only 50cms wide. Just a bit of symmetry and monotony made me place this work out of the top 3.
— Juan Puchades Rufino
Impressive work and very full of details which because they are very well positioned give an incredible natural atmosphere.
The use of driftwood is balanced without exaggeration.
The proportion of the work in general is excellent but sinning only in the very direct and straight line between the void of the golden proportion and the eye of the observer. If it was turned a little to the side it would look much more natural.
Another detail that could be improved is the issue of too much rounded pruning which breaks the natural and wild esthetic and gives a more artificial look of flowerbed or garden.
The front despite being dynamic could have a better detail work.
Be careful using Rotala tips so small and low... we know they were only positioned for photography.
Well anyway it's an excellent forest-style work and deserves our attention and respect!
Congratulations master work.
— Andre Longarço

Aquascape Details

Dimensions 120 × 50 × 50 cm
Volume 300L
Background Lightscreen
Lighting Vivid2 x 1, Ledstar AQ-WS60 x 1
Filtration Eheim 2073 x 1, DoPhin 1200 & 1600, Seachem Purigen, Ceramic Rings
Plants Bolbitis heudelotii
Eleocharis parvula
Fissidens fontanus
Glossostigma elatinoides
Helanthium tenellum
Rotala rotundifolia 'Red'
Hemianthus callitrichoides
Micranthemum tweediei 'Monte Carlo'
Hygrophila pinnatifida
Mayaca fluviatilis
Bucephalandra sp 'Sintang'
Bucephalandra sp 'mini Catherinea'
Microsorum pteropus 'Trident'
Riccardia chamedryfolia
Riccia fluitans
Potamogeton gayi
Anubias barteri 'Petite'
Microsorum pteropus 'Trident'
Animals Hemigrammus bleheri
Hyphessobrycon amandae
Materials Tweety Wood, Volcanic Rocks
Additional Information APT Complete Seachem Excel

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