There are many aquascapers but there are few aquascapers that influence the planted aquarium hobby on a global scale. This is my humble attempt to honor their work by curating an up-to-date list for all to see. So, here it is. The definitive list of the 10 most influential aquascapers in the world. 1. Takashi Amano – Japan This is … Read More
Our friends at Practical Fishkeeping Magazine have posted a fantastic article on an aquascape set up by the experts at Dennerle in the PFK offices. I find it’s stunning and I’m incredibly envious. The article is also definitely worth a read as it goes into a lot of tips and pro aquascaper secrets. I particularly appreciated the mention of visual … Read More
Oliver Knott proves again that he is one of the most creative and innovative aquascapers out there. Here’s his latest product: Can we get this in the States? I need a can of inspiration… Oh, and by the way, yes, it’s a real product.
listen to ‘Sometimes less is more’ on Audioboo
listen to ‘First rule of aquascaping’ on Audioboo
Here’s a great video of Plantedbox’s 120cm aquarium. Enjoy and subscribe to his YouTube channel. He’s got a lot of great stuff there.
A video capture of one of Aqua Design Amano’s relatively new aquascapes (Sept 22, 2011). As you can see, Amano uses the Rule of Thirds instinctively. What’s interesting about this aquascape is that, to me, the focal point is negative space. Sometimes, what’s not there is more important than what is.
Aqua Design Amano has released a new video in their series. This one shows the hardscape building and it’s very educational. Some of the points you should catch: Never, ever, lay stone like this directly on the glass bottom. One tip and the tank is gone. Please use a plastic bottom to absorb the shock of any accidents. Notice that … Read More
I can’t believe I missed this one. I like their take on the aquascapes. More to come from me. My take on IAPLC 2011 | chasing Linnaeus