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Off topic post, recently a bit active in photo shooting more than aquascape. The reason why I do that is to understand the nature, like Mr Takashi Amano does. So is a helpful skill to develop our aquascaping and some nature behaviour. The place I am staying has such a limited stone scape, but worth for deep in study of the formation. If you like my photography, please drop a 'LIKE' on my link. Thank you very much.

Thursday, October 9, 2008

ADA International Aquatic Plants Layout Contest (IAPLC) 2008 winners' photo

Finally some of the ADA International Aquatic Plants Layout Contest (IAPLC) 2008 photo can be found online, here are the winners' photos. Ranking from #1~27, they have done an amazing job. Congrats to all of them!!



1 Cheng Siu Wai HONG KONG

2 Yutaka Kanno JAPAN

3 Hsu Yung Lin TAIWAN

4 Cliff Hui HONG KONG

5 Long Tran Hoang VIET NAM

6 Lee Do Jae KOREA

7 A.J. Judy Prajitno Putra INDONESIA

8 Lee Chun Ho KOREA

9 Yuji Yoshinaga JAPAN

10 Hiroyuki Yamabe JAPAN

11 Fumio Hara JAPAN

12 Weerayut Soemphornphoemsuk THAILAND

13 Toshiharu Ishiwata JAPAN

14 Masashi Ono JAPAN

15 Peter Kirwan IRELAND

16 Ichiro Hamano JAPAN

17 Wong Wai Hung HONG KONG

18 Huu Lan Nguyen VIET NAM

19 Su Kun Cheng TAIWAN

20 George Lo U.S.A.

21 Junichi Itakura JAPAN

22 Xuanthuy Nguyenthi VIET NAM

23 Koji Nakamura JAPAN

24 Takehiko Honoki JAPAN

25 Truong Thinh Ngo VIET NAM

26 Takeshi Kato JAPAN

27 Chen Tse Hsin TAIWAN

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Specification For 20" Tank

Tank size : L20" x D13" x H13"

Light system : Aqua Zonic Super Bright double tube 24W T5 lamp with 12000K brightness

Filter system : "DIA" 502 Canister filter with ADA Bio Rio, JBL Symec, JBL PhosEx plus and bamboo charcoal insides.

Substrate : JBL Floralpol, JBL AquaBasis plus
layer 2 - ADA Aqua Soil (Amazonia II)

C O 2 : DIY type, 2 x 1 litre bottle, 35~40 bubbles/min.

Airation : after lights off, approx. 11 hours.

Water : Changed 1/3 tank water Once a week, dosing Stress Zyme(benificial bacteria).

Fertilizer : ADA Brighty K, Seachem Flourish Trace & Excel


Old Tank Specification:

Tank size : L33" x D15" x H16" custom made clear glass tank (8mm thick)7425 cubic inch, 32.1 gallons, 121.6 litres (based on H15" water)

Light system : Normal light with electronic ballast
32W 8000K NEC circline light x 3nos.
22W 6200K Philips circline light x 2 nos.
9W Red Aqua PL double tube x 2nos.
a total of 158W = 1.3W/litre = 4.9W/gallon

Filter system : "DIA" 502 Canister filter with ADA Bio Rio, JBL Symec, JBL PhosEx plus and bamboo charcoal insides.

Substrate : JBL Floralpol, JBL AquaBasis plus
layer 2 - ADA Aqua Soil (Amazonia)
layer 3 - size of 5mm pebble stones (front)

C O 2 : DIY type, 2 x 1 litre bottle, 35~40 bubbles/min.

Airation : after lights off, approx. 11 hours.

Water : Changed 1/3 tank water twice a week, dosing Stress Zyme(benificial bacteria).

Fertilizer : JBL Ferropol, ADA Brighty K, JBL the 7+13 balls, PMDD - KNO3, KH2PO4, K2CO3, CaCl2 & MgSO4.