Plants were in amazing form. Just like the rockwork, it's better to stick with a single sort of plant. Ten good high quality plastic plants of the exact same type may look very good, but ten distinct species just resembles a jumble.
The Waterscape Aquarium Exhibit held at the Misawa Design Institute features a series of small architectural and artsy fish tanks designed by Hakura Misawa. See 50 amazing photos of the aquariums and exhibit at www.
Surface aquarium plants are particularly useful: They leach nitrates (fish waste) directly from the water column via their beautiful trailing root systems, and they provide a sense of safety and shelter for your fish. But beware placing them in aquariums