Monday, November 3, 2014

3ft - Hope FTS

IAPLC 2014 NA party was offer, below is my tank front tank shot rank #16 out of 2320 participants from 64 countries.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

3ft - Hope

This is my IAPLC 2014 submitted tank. I was shock when IAPLC committee decided to change the rule so late. Normally in any competition that I knew of, judging rule was finalize before the competition start, so that the participant can scape their tank according to the rule. Never the less, I considered my self lucky to be able to get rank #16.

Unfortunately I cannot post the FTS (Front Tank Shot) now, at least until 26 October 2014 after the IAPLC party. It is nothing new, something that ADA have been requested to all high ranker tank. Be patient and wait, in the meat time I post some snap shot of the tank.

Some mini fern.

US fissiden sticking on the rock with male cherry shrimp grassing on it.

Unknown plant from Borneo, in between Staurogyne and rock. Come together hitchhike on the Bucephalandra shipment. It has been with me for 2 years and its growing despite very slow.

edit: friend told me it is Aridarium caulescens var. angustifolium

Lone Trigonostigma espei lost in the jungle.

Closed up of one of the Trigonostigma espei

Water fall

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

2ft - Tranquillity

I was give some special rocks from Borneo, nice rocks but the color kind of yellow-orange bright make it difficult to scape. So I try to make Iwagumi scape using it, with bright color plants.

- Glossostigma elatinoides
- Staurogyne repens
- Ranunculus inundatus

- Sundadanio axelrodi
- Neocaridina heteropoda var. 'red'

This is what the rocks look before cover by algae which make it slightly greenish.

3ft - Jungle

My 3ft Jungle scape. I was experimenting with a mountain behind seeing trough the jungle canopy but it fail. Does not get the look what I want.

- Anubias nana petite,
- Bolbitis heudelotii,
- Eleocharis parvula,
- Fissidens fontanus,
- Fissidens sp. mini,
- Glossostigma elatinoides,
- Microsorium pteropus 'narrow'
- Myriophyllum mattogrossense,
- Rotala sp. goias,
- Sagitaria subulata,
- Staurogyne repens,
- Taxiphyllum sp. (spiky moss),
- Taxiphyllum sp. (flame moss)

- Caridina japonica,
- Hemigrammus rodwayi,
- Neocaridina heteropoda var. 'red',
- Sundadanio axelrodi

Some close snap shots