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IAPLC 2016 Aquascaping Contest Top 27 Photos & Comments

The International Aquatic Plants Layout Contest (IAPLC) is the world’s largest aquascaping competition. For the contest, which is hosted by ADA (Aqua Design Amano) in Japan, aquascapers from right around the world submit photos of their aquatic layouts which undergo a thorough judging process which results in a world ranking of all the entrants. Now…

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Aquascape by James Findley – Pebbles “In the Footsteps of a Giant”

In this video you will see professional aquascaper and founder of The Green Machine; James Findley, creating a stunning planted tank in a huge 300x60x60cm aquarium. Whilst creating this video, we were all deeply saddened to hear of the loss of the photographer, designer and aquascaper ; Mr Takashi Amano, who was the pioneer that…

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IAPLC 2011 World Ranking 20 ‘Lost’

World Ranking No.20Aquascaper: Robert OeiCountry: SINGAPOREAquascape Title: LostSize: W90 x D45 x H45 (cm)Evaluation:This is a unique composition layout with nicely arranged stones and driftwood. Rock walls like a cut are designed in both sides of the foreground, and a space leads to the left side of the background. These arrangements emphasized the perspective. The…

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IAPLC 2011 World Ranking 22 ‘The Pillars of the Earth (How to disappear completely)’

World Ranking No.22Aquascaper: Pasquale BuonpaneCountry: ITALYAquascape Title: The Pillars of the Earth (How to disappear completely)Size: W160 x D52 x H60 (cm)Evaluation:Red and yellow color stemmed plants, Cryptocoryne sp. and rocks are well arranged in this layout. Warm color rocks matches well with the color of stemmed plants and Cryptocoryne sp. Although this is a…

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