Art of Nature Aquarium

岩組 Iwagumi

岩組 Iwagumi


A term coined by the Nature Aquarium creator ‘Takashi Amano’, used to express the arrangement of Natural stones in an aquarium. The Iwagumi layout is strongly based on the golden ratio or fibonacci series. Always makes a strong impression in the mind of the viewer

梁木 Ryoboku

梁木 Ryoboku


Another term coined by Takashi Amano for the arrangement of drift wood in the aquarium. Any type of driftwood can be used to create a wonderful layout which showcases the passage of time

水 Mizu

水 Mizu


Water is the most important element in the Nature Aquarium. Water is very powerful and has to be used sensibly

感嘆 Kantan

感嘆 Kantan


Astonishment at the beauty of Nature. A nature aquarium leaves a viewer spell bound!

礎材 Soza

礎材 Soza


Hardscapes such as stones and wood are very much essential for creating a beautiful aquascape. The thirst for good hardscape material is never fulfilled for an aquascaper.

ネイチャー Neicha

ネイチャー Neicha


The Nature Aquarium came into existence after studying nature in details for many years. And to be a good aquascaper you should also study Untouched/undisturbed nature very closely by observing intricate detail

Nature Aquarium has been focusing on recreating a natural ecosystem within an aquarium.Aquarium Plants can only grow healthy with fish and microorganisms in the aquarium and this is how a beautiful aquascape is created

Tank W90 x D45 x H45(cm)
Lighting System NAG-150W Green Lamp (Grand Solar I) Lighting for 10 hours a day
Filter System Super Jet Filter ES-600, Bio Rio and NA Carbon
Substrate Aqua Soil Amazonia, Power Sand Special M, Bacter 100, Clear Super, Tourmaline BC, PENAC W & PENAC P
CO2 Pollen Glass Beetle 30D, 3 bubbles per second with CO2 Beetle Counter
AIR Aeration with Lily Pipe P-4 for 14 hours while lighting is OFF at night
Additives Brighty K & Green Brighty STEP2
Water Change 1/3 water change once a week
Water Quality Water Temparature 25c pH 6.8 TH:10mq/l