Live Planted

An Open Top Aquascape View

An Open Top Aquascape View

Perhaps no other style of aquascaping shows expoits the beauty of a rimless, open top aquarium better than the live planted tank. Popularized by the legendary Japanese Nautre Aquarium founder and aquascaping master Takashi Amano, rimless aquariums have soared in popularity. Here we explore the beauty from above of a well composed live planted aquarium aquascape. Nauture's colors and the contrast of leaf shapes create a visual feast that takes on a dynamic new persepctive when viewed from the open top.

An Open Top Aquascape View
An Aquascape of Highlight and Shadow 
An Aquascape using Hakkai Stones 
An American-style Iwagumi Planted Aquarium 
A Planted Aquarium for Wild Rams
A Simple Iwagumi Scene
A Planted Aquarium with Featherfins 
An Aqua Design Amano 90cm System 
A Tranquil Aquascape in the ADA 90-P
Live Planted Aquarium and Interior 
An ADA 120-P Complete System 
A Refreshing Feeling from a Green Aquascape 
A Layout with Lush Stemmed Aquatic Plants 
A Planted Aquarium Expressing Fall Colors
An Open Top Aquarium View from Above
Simple Beauty of a Planted Discus Aquarium 
Simple Beauty of a Planted Discus Aquarium
An Angelfish Live Planted Aquarium and Interior
An Angelfish Live Planted Aquarium and Interior
A Green Iwagumi Aquascape 
Live Planted Aquarium in Good Harmony 
A Two-Sided Live Planted Aquarium Layout 
An Aquascape with Tall Aquatic Plants and Moss 
90cm ADA Aquascape