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Contest Works

Members of the Green Aqua Team are regularly taking part in international aquascaping contests. Our presence helps promote the Nature Aquarium concept, it develops our creativity and drives us to come out with timeless scapes. This selection features our best results at these contests, with the top works first. We also listed the Hungarian IAPLC placements at the bottom of the page.


BEFORE THE CREATION OF ADAM

Balázs Farkas, EAPLC 2014: 3rd place, IAPLC 2014: Winning work, 50th place

Farkas Balázs: Before the Creation of Adam (2014)

● AQUARIUM 180x60x60 cm opti-white, 650 liters ● LIGHTING 3x ADA Solar I ● FILTRATION Eheim 2260 + 2073 external filters, ADA Bio Rio filter media ● CO2 Green Aqua pressurized system ● HARDSCAPE Handcrafted Basalt - by Gergő Ámmer sculptor (inspiration: sci-fi movie Riddick) ● FISH AND SHRIMP Crossocheilus siamensis, Otocinclus affinis, Caridina multidentata 'Amano' PLANTS Micranthemum Sp. Monte Carlo, Riccardia chamedryfolia, Hydrocotyle verticillata, Ranunculus inundatus, Staurogyne repens, Eleocharis Sp. montevidensis ● SUBSTRATE ADA Power Sand Special M, ADA Aqua Soil Amazonia ● BACKGROUND back-light LED - printed graphics designed by Ákos Nádaskuti. ● SETUP 12.24.2013

 

SAGUARO FOREST

Balázs Farkas, IAPLC 2013: Winning work, 46th place

Farkas Balázs: Saguaro Forest (2013)

● AQUARIUM 120x45x45 cm opti-white, 240 liters ● LIGHTING 2xADA Solar I ● FILTRATION 2 x Eheim 2080; Eheim Substrat Pro, Seachem Matrix, Seachem Purigen filter media ● CO2 Green Aqua pressurized system ● HARDSCAPE petrified wood stone (inspiration: Arizonai landscape with cacti) ● FISH AND SHRIMP Hyphessobrycon megalopterus (Black Phantom Tetra), Poecilia sphenops (Black Molly), Crossocheilus siamensis, Otocinclus affinisCaridina multidentata 'Amano' PLANTS Cladophora aegagrophila, Pogostemon helferi, Eleocharis parvula, Riccardia chamedryfolia, Vesicularia ferriei 'Weeping', Echinodorus tenellus, Cryptocoryne parva ● SUBSTRATE ADA Power Sand Special M; ADA Aqua Soil Malaya, ADA Colorado Sand ● BACKGROUND white paper.

 

REMOTEST POINT OF LAND

Balázs Farkas, IAPLC 2011: Winning work, 64th place

Farkas Balázs: Remotest Point of Land (2011)

● AQUARIUM - 120x45x45 cm opti-white, 240 liters ● LIGHTING 2xADA Solar I ● FILTRATION 2 x Eheim 2080 Substrat Pro; Seachem Matrix; Seachem Purigen filter media ● CO2 Green Aqua pressurized system ● HARDSCAPE petrified wood stone (North-Western China, Xinjiang Prefecture; this is the area which is the furthest from any ocean - hence the name of the Aquascape) ● FISH AND SHRIMP Popondetta furcataOtocinclus affinisCaridina multidentata 'Amano' PLANTS Lilaeopsis brasiliensis, Cryptocoryne wendtii 'Tropica' ● SUBSTRATE ADA Power Sand Special M; ADA Aqua Soil MalayaADA Colorado Sand ● BACKGROUND white paper.

 

ASIAN SPIRIT

Viktor Lantos, IAPLC 2012: Winning work, 67th place, CBAP 2012 International Nominations 1th place

Lantos Viktor: Asian Spirit (2012)

● AQUARIUM 120x45x45 cm opti-white, 240 liters ● LIGHTING ATI 4x54W T5 light ● FILTRATION 2 x Eheim Professional 2075 ● CO2 Green Aqua pressurized system ● FISH AND SHRIMP Sawbwa resplendens, Otocinclus affinis, Poecilocharax weitzmanni, Caridina multidentata 'Amano'  PLANTS Eleocharis parvula, Hemianthus Cuba, Echinodorus Tenellus, Hydrocotyle Tripartita, Staurogyne Sp, Fissidens Fontanus, Riccardia chamedryfolia, Vesicularia dubyana 'Christmas', Ranunculus Inundatus, Rotala Sp. Green, Rotala Indica, Hemianthus Micranthemoides ● SUBSTRATE ADA Power Sand Spec, ADA Aqua Soil Amazonia, ADA Mekong Sand ● BACKGROUND white paper.

 

FLY ABOVE THE GIANT CLIFF

Viktor Lantos, IAPLC 2011: Winning work, 80th place

Lantos Viktor: Fly Above the Giant Cliff (2011)

● AQUARIUM 120x45x45 cm opti-white, 240 liters ● LIGHTING ATI 4x54W T5 light ● FILTRATION 2 x Eheim 2075, Substrat Pro; Seachem Matrix; Seachem Purigen filter media ● CO2 Green Aqua pressurized system ● HARDSCAPE Seiryu stone ● FISH AND SHRIMP Trigonostigma hengeli, Crystal Red; Caridina Multidentata 'Amano' PLANTS Hemianthus callitrichoides 'Cuba' ● SUBSTRATE ADA Power Sand Special; ADA Aqua Soil Amazonia, ADA Aqua Soil Amazonia Powder ● BACKGROUND white paper.

 

MY PRIVATE ISLAND

Viktor Lantos, IAPLC 2010: Winning work, 96th place

Lantos Viktor: My Private Island (2010)

● AQUARIUM - 120x45x45 cm opti-white, 240 liters ● LIGHTING ATI 4x54W T5 light ● FILTRATION 2 x Eheim 2075, Substrat Pro; Seachem Matrix; Seachem Purigen filter media ● CO2 Green Aqua pressurized system ● FISH AND SHRIMP Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi, Caridina multidentata 'Amano' ● SUBSTRATE ADA Power Sand Special, ADA Aqua Soil Amazonia

 

ISLAND

Viktor Lantos, IAPLC 2012: 111th place

Lantos Viktor: Island (2012)

● AQUARIUM 120x45x45 cm opti-white, 240 liters ● LIGHTING ATI 4x54W T5 light ● FILTRATION 2 x Eheim 2075, Substrat Pro; Seachem Matrix; Seachem Purigen filter media ● CO2 Green Aqua pressurized system ● HARDSCAPE ADA iron wood  PLANTS Marsilea Hirsuta, Glossostigma elatinoides, Eleocharis parvula, Hygrophila sp. araguaia, Microsorum needle leaf, Rotala rotundifolia, Rotala Sp. green, Rotala wallichii, Cryptocoryne wendtii green, Cryptocoryne wendtii Tropica ● SUBSTRATE ADA Power Sand Special; ADA Aqua Soil Amazonia ● BACKGROUND white paper.

 

THE RUPTURE

László Tartó, Márton Mészáros, Ádám Lepnyák IAPLC 2014: 122th place

Tartó László, Mészáros Márton, Lepnyák Ádám: The Rupture (2014)

● AQUARIUM 60x30x36 cm opti-white, 63 liters ● LIGHTING ADA AquaSky 601 LED ● FILTRATION 1 x ADA SuperJet ES600-EX ● CO2 Green Aqua pressurized system ● HARDSCAPE Seiry stone ● FISH AND SHRIMP Paracheirodon simulans (Green neon tetra), Tiger shrimp PLANTS Eleocharis parvula, Eleocharis acicularis, Echinodorus tenellus, Riccardia moss, Flame moss, Fissidens fontanus ● SUBSTRATE ADA Power Sand Special M; ADA Aqua Soil AmazoniaADA La Plata Sand ● BACKGROUND white paper. ● SETUP 03.02.2013.

 

ROCKY SHORE

Balázs Farkas, IAPLC 2012: 155th place

Farkas Balázs: Rocky Shore (2012)

● AQUARIUM - 60x30x36 cm opti-white, 63 liters ● FILTRATION Eheim 2073, Eheim Substrat Pro, Seachem Purigen filter media ● CO2 Green Aqua pressurized system ● HARDSCAPE Seiryu stone ● PLANTS Hemianthus Callitrichoides "Cuba"; Flame moss; Fissidens Fontanus ● FISH AND SHRIMP Boraras Maculatus ● SUBSTRATE ADA decoration sand; ADA Aqua Soil Amazonia; ADA Power Sand Special ● BACKGROUND ● BACKGROUND white paper..

 

MOSS FOREST (FERN FOREST TRAILS)

Zsuzsanna Lantos, IAPLC 2011: 167th place

Lantos Zsuzsanna: Moss Forest (2012)

● AQUARIUM 90x45x45 cm opti-white, 182 liters ● LIGHTING 6x54W T5 ATI ● FILTRATION 2 x Eheim 2075 ● CO2 Green Aqua pressurized system ● PLANTS Weeping moss, Spiky moss, Riccardia chamedryfolia, Fissidens Fontanus, Flame moss, Hygrophila Pinnatifida, Rotala Sp. Vietnam, Ceratopteris thalictroides, Limnophila aquatica, Didiplis diandra, Micranthemum Sp. Monte Carlo ● FISH AND SHRIMP Sundadanio axelrodi, Crossocheilus siamensis, Sakura shrimp, Tiger shrimp, CRS shrimp, Caridina multidentata 'Amano' ● SUBSTRATE ADA Aqua Soil Amazonia, ADA La Plata decoration sand

 

SAVANNA

Tibor Szecsei, IAPLC 2014: 179th place

Szecsei Tibor: Savanna (2014)

● AQUARIUM 90x45x45 cm opti-white, 182 liters ● LIGHTING Giesemann Reflexx Nano 150W ● FILTRATION Eheim 2075 ● CO2 Green Aqua pressurized system ● PLANTS Riccardia chamedryfolia, Christmas moss, Micranthemum Sp. Monte Carlo, Fissidens fontanus, Eleocharis parvula, Marsiela crenata, Anubias petite ● FISH AND SHRIMP Sakura shrimp, Caridina Multidentata 'Amano', Red Cherry shrimp ● SUBSTRATE Tropica substrate, H.E.L.P soil, Ada Mekong Sand

 

EWENI

Attila Ádám - Piga Team, IAPLC 2014: 218th place

Piga team: Eweni (2014)

● AQUARIUM 60x30x45 cm opti-white, 81 liters ● LIGHTING ADA AquaSky 602 LED ● FILTRATION 1 x ADA SuperJet ES600-EX ● CO2 Green Aqua pressurized system ● HARDSCAPE Dragon stone ● FISH AND SHRIMP  Hyphessobrycon amandae  PLANTS Eleocharis parvula, Eleocharis acicularis, Micranthemum Sp. Monte Carlo ● SUBSTRATE ADA Power Sand Special M; ADA Aqua Soil AfricanaADA La Plata Sand ● BACKGROUND white paper.

 

DISTANCE

Viktor Lantos, IAPLC 2015: 226th place

Lantos Viktor: Distance (2015)

● AQUARIUM 120x45x45 cm opti-white, 240 liters ● LIGHTING ATI 4x54W T5 light ● FILTRATION 2xEheim 2075 ● CO2 Green Aqua pressurized system ● PLANTS Hemianthus callitrichoides Cuba, Micranthemum sp. Monte Carlo, Flame moss, Riccardia Chamedryfolia, Fissidens Fontanus, Ranunculus Inundatus, Christmas moss, Cryptocoryne Parva, Anubias Nana Petite, Marsilea Crenata, Staugoryne Repens ● FISH AND SHRIMP Microrasbora Kubotai, Sundadanio Axelrodi, Crossocheilus siamensis, Otocinclus affinis ● SUBSTRATE ADA Aqua Soil Amazonia, ADA Mekong Sand, ADA Power Sand

 

BLUE LAGOON

Zsolt Ágner - Ozzy Team, IAPLC 2014: 309th place

Piga team: Eweni (2014)

● AQUARIUM 60x30x45 cm opti-white, 81 liters ● LIGHTING ADA AquaSky 602 LED ● FILTRATION 1 x ADA SuperJet ES600-EX ● CO2 Green Aqua pressurized system ● HARDSCAPE Manten stone, Red Moor wood ● FISH AND SHRIMP Barbus Pentazona, Otocinclus affinis  PLANTS Anubias nana petite, ● SUBSTRATE ADA Power Sand Special M; ADA Aqua Soil MalayaADA La Plata Sand ● BACKGROUND white paper.

 

You will find additional images of our contest works here and here.


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Hungarian results at IAPLC in the previous years

IAPLC 2016
  • 42 Béla Molnár
  • 121 Viktor Lantos
  • 182 Attila Lovas
  • 253 Dániel Nagy
  • 265 András Péter
  • 268 Viktor Lang
  • 275 Attila Séra
  • 306 Mária Kovács
  • 388 Tamás Danyikó
  • 445 László Takarics
  • 469 Dániel Szente
  • 471 Gábor Veréb
  • 479 Norbert Hoffmann
  • 481 Attila Szabó
  • 507 Nikolette Nagy
  • 546 Tamás János Dancsika
  • 555 András Czesznak
  • 671 Béla Kató
  • 698 András Báder
  • 733 László Simon
  • 746 Gábor Marton
  • 947 Dávid Szabó
  • 966 Sándor Mátrai
  • 1062 Anna Lang
  • 1077 Gábor Csernák
  • 1109 Zoltán Pénzes
  • 1115 Attila Szántó
  • 1169 Krisztián Szabó
  • 1202 Krisztián Bükkösi
  • 1267 Gábor Bence
  • 1278 Dániel Iványi
  • 1285 Rajmund Katona
  • 1456 Lóránd Toma
  • 1499 Ádám Léder
  • 1504 Alajos Pekars
  • 1645 Balázs Farkas
  • 1700 Ádám Németh
IAPLC 2015
  • 86 Péter Báró
  • 141 Péter András
  • 170 Viktor Lang
  • 177 Márton Mészáros
  • 178 László Tartó
  • 210 Mária Kovács
  • 226 Viktor Lantos
  • 244 László Simon
  • 264 Zoltán Dávid
  • 307 Lajos Nincsics
  • 317 Dániel Nagy
  • 325 Tamás Stauth
  • 336 Attila Néder
  • 366 Gábor Márton
  • 400 Zoltán Szelei Kis
  • 401 Norbert Hoffmann
  • 410 Rauscher Zsuzsa
  • 437 Loiron Attila
  • 452 Ádám Attila
  • 455 J. Rácz Norbert
  • 475 Boda Imre
  • 481 Szever Sebastian
  • 641 Szelei Kis Mária Kovács
  • 650 Takarics László
  • 654 Béla Molnár
  • 796 Gyökér Máté
  • 843 Vajjon Péter
  • 869 Nicole Nagy
  • 905 Balázs Zoltán
  • 941 Sándor Mátrai
  • 967 Bence Fanta
  • 1051 Dávid Szabó
  • 1075 János Cseh
  • 1086 Dániel Iványi
  • 1331 Tamás Danyikó
  • 1362 Pál Bartos Attila
  • 1386 Katona Rajmund
  • 1393 Erik Kiss
  • 1524 András Czesznak
  • 1566 Gábor Sólyom
  • 1709 Dudás László Csaba
  • 1850 Selmeci Sándor
  • 1861 Lengyel Máté
IAPLC 2014
  • 50 Balázs Farkas
  • 122 László Tartó
  • 179 Tibor Szecsei
  • 207 Zoltán Szelei Kis
  • 217 Péter András
  • 218 Ádám Attila
  • 222 Viktor Lantos
  • 270 Gábor Márton
  • 272 Varga Dominik
  • 279 Nagy Bianka
  • 309 Ágner Zsolt
  • 389 Tiborné Göldner
  • 393 Mária Kovács
  • 408 Gábor Vincziczki
  • 410 Dániel Szente
  • 483 Béla Kató
  • 494 Kató Attila
  • 516 Gábor Veréb
  • 517 Roland Varga Kovács
  • 531 Mária Mester
  • 553 Viktor Juhász
  • 568 Gábor Mezei
  • 586 Varga Szabolcs
  • 590 János Kukk
  • 606 Béla Molnár
  • 614 Zoltán Turi
  • 690 Péter Báró
  • 741 Loiron Attila
  • 745 Norbert Hoffmann
  • 768 Ádám Lepnyák
  • 774 Bartos-Tardi Annamária
  • 805 Sándor László Kokas
  • 861 Bendly Emese
  • 918 Viktor Simkó
  • 1003 Horváth Zsolt
  • 1030 Márton Mészáros
  • 1057 Péter Ruprecht
  • 1157 Sándor Mátrai
  • 1279 Szalai Szilvia
  • 1293 Dániel Iványi
  • 1457 Mária Kovács
  • 1485 Sziládi László
  • 1496 Czesznák András
  • 1536 Gábor Sólyom
  • 1641 Selmeci Sándor
  • 1658 Simonfi Attila
  • 1704 Pál Bartos Attila
  • 1821 Kemeny Péter
  • 1830 Láng Viktor (keszalvo)
  • 2021 Kapalyag László
IAPLC 2013
  • 46 Balázs Farkas
  • 171 Viktor Lantos
  • 234 Tibor Szecsei
  • 300 László Tartó
  • 368 Varga Szabolcs
  • 400 Zoltán Szelei Kis
  • 452 Zsuzsanna Lantos
  • 526 Lánczi Erzsébet
  • 617 Márton Mészáros
  • 638 Zoltán Koczka
  • 680 János Kukk
  • 706 Péter Ruprecht
  • 721 Laci Csipler
  • 741 Roland Varga Kovács
  • 809 Gábor Vincziczki
  • 845 András Juhász
  • 862 Máté Molnár
  • 916 Nikolett Nagy
  • 957 Albert Seres
  • 969 Tamás Miklós
  • 1015 Béla Molnár
  • 1040 Halász Tamás
  • 1139 Nagy István
  • 1213 Péter Dobra
  • 1262 Roland Szóládi
  • 1269 Simkó Szilárd
  • 1353 Béla Kató
  • 1638 Tibor Bakai
  • 1765 János Hudák
  • 1808 Gábor Sólyom
  • 1890 László Kokas
IAPLC 2012
  • 67 Viktor Lantos
  • 111 Zsuzsanna Lantos
  • 155 Balázs Farkas
  • 223 Krisztián Böhler
  • 289 Tiborné Göldner
  • 336 Csilla Varanyecki
  • 382 Béla Kató
  • 404 Attila Néder
  • 444 Tibor Szecsei
  • 447 Zoltán Szelei Kis
  • 460 Melinda Koncsik
  • 485 László Erdős
  • 553 László Tartó
  • 555 Zsolt Bucsányi
  • 556 Gábor Veréb
  • 563 András Tündik
  • 582 Attila Varga
  • 719 Péter András
  • 723 István Fazekas
  • 804 Péter Báró
  • 819 Zoltán Hajdú
  • 919 Zoltán Dávid János
  • 1054 Gábor Buzás
  • 1079 Lóránd Toma
  • 1141 Viktor Simkó
  • 1238 Péter Vida L.
  • 1360 Milecz Róbert
  • 1415 Zsuzsanna Kovács
  • 1699 Gábor Sólyom
  • 1720 Zsolt H.
  • 1878 János Hudák
IAPLC 2011
  • 64 Balázs Farkas
  • 79 Hunor Orbán
  • 80 Viktor Lantos
  • 167 Zsuzsanna Lantos
  • 180 Dániel Szente
  • 227 Attila Néder
  • 294 László Tartó
  • 324 Gábor Szilágyi
  • 434 Zoltán Koczka
  • 530 Ákos Szárnyas
  • 627 Péter Báró
  • 661 Tamás Sipos
  • 675 István Fazekas
  • 737 Tibor Szecsei
  • 777 Attila Fekete
  • 950 Pénzes Zoltán
  • 1076 András Tündik
  • 1286 Zsuzsanna Kovács
  • 1466 János Hudák

IAPLC 2010
  • 96. Viktor Lantos
  • 241. Tibor Szecsei
  • 301. Gábor Szilágyi
  • 563. Péter Báró
  • 835. Attila Néder
  • 1169. Balázs Farkas
  • 1184. Tibor Szecsei
  • 1243. Zoltán Halmi
  • 1259. László Csipler
  • 1558. Gábor Buzás
  • 1664. Tamás Sipos
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