IAPLC 2011 World Ranking 2 ‘Song of Forest’

World Ranking No.2
Aquascaper: Xue Hai
Country: TAIWAN
Aquascape Title: Song of Forest
Size: W150 x D60 x H50 (cm)

The Gold Prize winner is from Taiwan, and it gives an impression the layout look like 2010 grand prize winner layout. But what makes this layout attractive is creator’s fussing over details. The ferns and mosses on gloves of each and every tree are used to express epiphyte, and cosmetic sand and pebbles a stream running through forest floor. Various plants are arranged in details, and this point was highly evaluated.

Aquatic Plants
Cryptocoryne yuzii Bastmeijier
Cryptocoryne wendtii de wit
Rotala pushilla
Microsorium pteropus ching
Microsorium pteropus Windelov
Pellia endiviifolia Dum.
Hypnum plumaeforme Wils
Blyxa alternifolia Den Hartog
Anubias barteri Schott var. nana
Eleocharis minima kunth
Bolbitis heudelotii Astom.
Hygrophila sp.
Glossostigma elatinoides Benth
Ranunculus papulentus Mell Ville
Ranalisma humile Hutchinson

Fish & Invertebrates
Paracheirodon Simulans
Nematobrycon Palmeri var.

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