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Iwagumi Aquascaping Style Explained

The Iwagumi aquascaping style is one of the most beautiful and most difficult. It was created by the legendary Takashi Amano and it means stone work. In ScapeFu Podcast 37, we dive into the details and explain the style in all its many versions. Enjoy!

Topics we covered:

  • History of Iwagumi
  • Japanese names of stones
  • Amano defines six iwagumi sub-styles
© Takashi Amano

1985 Iwagumi by Takashi Amano © Takashi Amano

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Image credit: The iwagumi in the featured image is courtesy of professional aquascaper George Farmer and is entitled Project Scree. George holds the image copyright.

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