IAPLC 2010 World Ranking 24 ‘Profound’

Profound Lee Do Jae KOREA W100×D50×H50(cm) This layout was also meticulously created by combining stones and driftwood. The plants were carefully planted in details. However, the rock arrangement and the direction of driftwood were all disorganized, and the whole layout lost focus. The layout could be better if all these points were well organized.

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IAPLC 2010 World Ranking 25 ‘Green Breeze in May’

Green breeze in May Junichi Itakura JAPAN W120×D45×H45(cm) The natural look of stones and bright green color aquatic plants are well harmonized. Twiggy driftwood also became a good accent in the layout. Densely planted green stemmed plants around the stones match well with the rock arrangement, but the red stemmed plants gave impression of only…

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IAPLC 2010 World Ranking 26 ‘Tree Crown’

Tree Crown Takehiko Honoki JAPAN W120×D60×H45(cm) This layout is organized well with a clear concave composition. The selection of driftwood and fish is excellent, however the left side was relatively heavy as the thick driftwood tip was exposed. Slender driftwood was also used on the right side, lying horizontally. But the layout balance becomes good…

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IAPLC 2010 World Ranking 27 ‘Deep Green’

Deep Green Minako Hara JAPAN W180×D45×H45(cm) This panoramic layout was composed by dynamically arranged driftwood. The driftwood shape is good, and the plant arrangement looks natural. Composition seems well organized, but the weight of driftwood seems unbalanced between left and right side. Usually the left side should be heavier, so the big driftwood on the…

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IAPLC 2010 World Ranking 1 ‘Forest Scent’

Grand Prize (World Ranking No.1) Title: Forest Scent Name: Pavel Bautin Country: RUSSIA Aquarium Tank: W150×D50×H60(cm) Aquatic Plants: Eleocharis acicularis Fantinalis antipyretica Glossostigma elatinoides Hemiantus caritrichoides ”Cuba” Hemianthus micranthemoides Hydrocotile leucocephala Micranthemum umbrosum Microsorium pteropus Myriophillum elatinoides Myriophillum matogrossense(Green) Myriophillum pinnatum Rotala nanjean Rotala rotundifolia(Green) Fish & Invertebrates: Boraras maculata Caridina japonica Neocaridina denticulate Evaluation:…

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