EFFECT OF TREATMENT IN FRESHWATER BEAUTY AQUASCAPE
Prastino Balian Ahmaddin (09930019)
Raising Water / Faculty Of Agriculture Farms
Ahmaddin, Prastino Balian. 2010. Effect of Treatment In the Beauty of Fresh Water aquascape.
Faculty of Agriculture farm Muhammadiyah University of Malang.
Keywords: Beauty Care Freshwater aquascape
Aquarium originally was identical to the hobby, it later became part of the accentuation of a
dwelling to feel more 'alive'. In fact, not a few who actually make this thing as a point of interest,
the room in a dwelling. One of the aquarium's development is the aquascape. In aquascape there
are many styles that have beauty inside each one of nature style aquascape. To maintain the beauty
of these will require a fundamental perwatan, while perwatan it is to avoid lighting more than 12
hours, provision of fertilizer and water change once a week. Aquascape is a new hobby in the
ornamental fish enthusiasts. in this aquascape not make the fish as the main subject, and precisely
ikanlah the auxiliary display. Aquascape is the real meaning of "plant". Aquascape itself are
legion, but in general in divided into two: aquascape aquascape freshwater and seawater.
Some styles are freshwater aquascape aquascape nature style, biotopes, paludariums.
nature style aquascape is a contrasting approach to the nature or Japanese style, composition seen
in Japanese gardening techniques that try to mimic the natural landscape with an asymmetrical
arrangement of relatively few species of plants, and stones or driftwood is carefully selected.
This style is very interesting, especially from the Japanese aesthetic concept of Wabi-Sabi, which
focused on mortality, and minimalist, and Iwagumi, which regulates the placement of stones
(Anonymous, 2010: 2)
Biotopes are combining plant and animal species that are based on the desired visual
impact, regardless of geographic origin. Biotope aquascapes designed not to replicate exactly
certain aquatic habitats in a particular geographic location, and no need to provide a park-like
screen. Plants and fish do not need to attend, but must be in accordance with the exemplary
nature of habitats (Permana, 2003: 1)
In paludarium, part of the aquarium plant is located in the water, and partly on the water.
This allows plants to grow, with the roots under water, but their peak in the air.
In Treatment aquascape is very important, some are to note the aquascape care:
1. Change water once a week
Given the quality of water, sometimes containing chlorine, water replacement should also
be given additional anti-chlorine. If the replacement of water aquarium containing fish usually
recommended plus coarse salt (not table salt), it does not apply to aquascape. Therefore, the
addition of salt water can actually kill the plants in it.
2. Avoid Lighting More than 12 Hours
Lighting is an important factor to be presented in the aquascape. In addition to a role for
plant growth processes that replaces sunlight, the presence of light is also important to beautify
the look aquascape. However, if the presence of light is not managed properly, can also lead to
unfavorable effects on the growth of aquatic plants in the aquascape. Begin to decay until the
death of the plant stem.
3. Provision of fertilizer
Fertilizing regularly twice a month using a liquid fertilizer. For, although at the beginning
of creation aquascape already given fertilizer, but still need a supply of plant nutrients for growth
through a liquid fertilizer. In addition to fertilizer, plants also need CO2 for photosynthesis
process. However, when plant growth is good, no need to provide an additional tool CO2 gas
supplier. Because, although beneficial for plant growth, but on the other hand, these gases
harmful to fish (Dedi, 2008: 1)
The conclusions in this article that the aquascape is a hobby among enthusiasts who
prioritize the main tank located on the beauty of the aquarium so that in maintaining the beauty
care needs to be done, such as fertilizer, avoiding more than 12-hour lighting and replacement of
water once a week.
With the creation of this article the author realized that in making this article there is a
good mistake made intentionally or unintentionally, then it is necessary to constructive
suggestions in writing this so that it can be better.
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