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Vol. 10, Special Issue 6 (2021)

Art and science of aquascaping

Author(s):
Kammara Meena Kumari, Nangunuri Varun Kumar, Thaneshwari and Chandresh Kumari
Abstract:
Aquascaping is an ancient art of creating aquatic environments with modern trend by including living aquatic plants and ornamental fish in glass jar. Three-dimensional sculptures submerged in water in an artificial biological environment are aquatic environments that are continually evolving. Passionate people have created aquariums with plants and fish since the Victorian era. It is a technique for aesthetically placing floating rocks, stones, driftwood and aquatic plants in an aquarium. Purpose is to create waterfalls, discoveries, jungles and other ambiguities within indoor facility inside the aquarium. In simple term, Aquascaping is gardening in fish tank. It need little bit of patience and skill, but if you keep it up, it can be one of the most rewarding hobbies. Involvement in care and maintenance of aquascape is known to have a significant impact on mental health and well-being. Aquascapes come in a variety of styles, including Dutch, Japanese, natural, rock formation, jungle, biotope, and pardalium. The main goal of aquascaping is to create an artistic aquatic landscape, but the technical aspects must also be taken into consideration. These include substrates, water quality, plants, fish, aquacaping ornaments and proper aquacaping maintenance. Aquarium closures require many factors that need to be weighed to ensure successful aquacaping. In this review paper, different type of aquascape, creation and maintenance of aquascape as well as aquatic plants and ornamental fishes has been discussed in detail.
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How to cite this article:
Kammara Meena Kumari, Nangunuri Varun Kumar, Thaneshwari and Chandresh Kumari. Art and science of aquascaping. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(6S): 240-245.
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