Aquascaping is the term used to describe the artistic arrangement of plants, rocks, wood and other materials to create thriving underwater layouts. When you landscape a garden, you choose a visually appealing design and create the right conditions for flora to flourish. Aquascaping is the same thing – but underwater.
Nature Style aesthetic concepts inspired by Japanese aquarist Takashi Amano, today influences the entire future of aquascape design; Characterized by alignment of rocks, driftwood and aquatic plants to create an underwater miniature representation of a particular terrestrial landscape, depicting scaled down versions of amazon rainforests, mountains, hillsides or valleys. Intricate design – Stones and driftwood are arranged carefully alongside asymmetrical arrangements to create an ambience of nature and flow.
The Nature Aquarium layout style is distinctive. The idea is to recreate a scene from nature, to capture the “grandeur of nature within in a contained environment ”. The arrangements of plants and hardscape look unforced, natural and organic. It takes time and knowledge to master this art form.
Nature Aquariums function as pieces of art. They enhance any space, from small desktops to open galleries.
Working with a Nature Aquarium is a combination of caretaking and artistry.
Multiple studies highlight the health benefits of keeping aquariums. The mere presence of a fish tank filled with life has positive effects on a range of mental and physical ailments, including :
- Anxiety and stress