Mountain river


This is aquascape from my "Water under the water" collection. Tank is 600 liter + 200 liter sump.

I’ve made this aquascape in December 2008.



Size of tank is 200 cm x 50 cm x 60 cm

Plant list:

Amblystegium serpens, Blyxa japonica, Cryptocoryne parva, Hemianthus micranthemoides, Echinodorus tenellus, Fissidens sp. Lilaeopsis brasiliensis, Micranthemum umbrosum, Microsorum pteropus, Monosolenium tenerum, Pogostemon helferi, Riccia fluitans, Taxiphyllum barbieri, Vesicularia dubyana, Vesicularia reticulata

Proserpinaca palustris


Water parameters KH=4; GH= 6; NO3=5; PO4= 0,25; pH= 6,5

 


Light:

Arcadia 3 series with 3 x 150 W Iwasaki 6500 K lamp + 2 x T8 60 W 8000 K fluorescent lamp



 

On this pictures scape is six months old. All used materials are natural. All rocks are from one volcanic mountain in Serbia.For water illusion I’ve used natural crystal in my country named “Gorski kristal” (mountain crystal). This is pure quartz, sometimes called clear quartz. With this mineral I’ve achieved that water looks like very natural and has characteristic reflection if you put the light in right way.

 

Fauna:

Paracheirodon axelrodi 90 pcs, Puntius denisonii 15 pcs., Otocinclus vittatus 10 pcs, Epalzeorhynchos siamensis 8 pcs,Invertebrate - Caridina multidentata 30 pcs.

 



CO2:
Tunze CO2 cylinder - 2.0 kg, Tunze Pressure regulator, Tunze CO2 controller 7074/2, Dupla CO2 Reactor S and my self-made chemical compound which I’ve made used for many years. This compound is quite similar to Flourish Excel

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