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2017 UKASC postponed

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in Latest News | 0 comments

2017 UKASC postponed

The 2017 UK Aquascaping has been postponed until Spring 2018 as this is a more suitable time for the event to take place on this occasion. Details of the championship will be posted on the website later this year.  

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The different styles of aquascaping

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in Latest News | 0 comments

The different styles of aquascaping

Quite often we hear about terms like “Iwagumi”, “Dutch” or “Nature”, words used to identify aquascapes, but…what do they really mean? They are just different ways to understand the art of aquascaping. This passion brings many artistic sensitivities, and with them, various styles have merged from the crowd. Here you can find a quick summary of them.   Nature aquarium The Nature Aquarium was a style conceived by the late Takashi Amano. Its basic characteristics are the dominance of plants as the main element of the aquascape, the...

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Live Scape Off Champion crowned!

Posted by on Oct 18, 2016 in Latest News | 0 comments

Live Scape Off Champion crowned!

Stephen Rhodes won the live scape off on Saturday 15 October to be crowned the UKASC champion 2016. Dan Harris came second and Alexea Tonge & Hayley Sloman were joint third. The live scape off started after scapers had selected their hardscape materials. They scaped throughout the day until the scape off closed at 3.45pm. The UK Aquascaping was decided by a judging panel and public vote. Stephen Rhodes, who was in the live scape off final last year, created a scape called ‘Snake Pass’ to win the contest. Stephen won a bespoke...

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Live Scape Off finalists announced

Posted by on Sep 22, 2016 in Latest News | 0 comments

Live Scape Off finalists announced

Round 1 entrants who have made it through to Round 2, the live scape off, have been announced. The 10 wonderful scapes which have gained a place in the final can be viewed in the gallery below. Round 2, the live scape off is on Saturday 15th October, at J&K Aquatics in North Petherton, Somerset. This day full of aquascaping will include seminars from aquascaping experts and sponsor stands. You are welcome to join us for the day. Please register your attendance by clicking here. If you join us, you will be able to vote for you favourite...

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Round 1 of this year’s UK Aquascaping Championship has closed!

Posted by on Aug 15, 2016 in Latest News | 0 comments

Round 1 of this year’s UK Aquascaping Championship has closed!

Round 1 of the UKASC 2016 closed yesterday. The quality of the entries in this year’s competition is very high and there is a wide variety of attractive scapes. The competition has grown since its inception last year and Round 2, the live scape off on Saturday 15th October, at J&K Aquatics in North Petherton, Somerset, will have 10 scapers, is open to the general public and there are more sponsors. This year’s sponsors are Eheim, Tetra, Dennerle, Ciano, Clear-Seal, Reeflowers, AquaDeco & Arcadia. There are some great prizes to be won,...

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Round 1 entries close on Sunday 14 August

Posted by on Jul 20, 2016 in Latest News | 0 comments

Round 1 entries close on Sunday 14 August

Entries for Round 1 of the UK Aquascaping Championship 2016 close on Sunday 14 August.  Sponsors of the contest are Tetra, Eheim, Arcadia, Dennerle, Aquadeco, Ciano, Clear-Seal & Reeflowers. To enter Round 1, entrants are required to submit a photograph of their aquascape on the Enter Now page of this website by Sunday 14 August. The top ten entries from Round 1 will go forward to Round 2, the live scape off, to decide the UK Aquascaping Champion 2016. The live scape off will take place on Saturday 15th October, 10am-5pm at J&K...

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Entries for Round 1 are coming in

Posted by on May 12, 2016 in Latest News | 0 comments

Entries for Round 1 are coming in

Entries for Round 1 are already coming in. The UK Aquascaping Championship, now in it’s second year, is set to be bigger and better than last year. Round 1, which is free to enter, closes on Sunday 14th August. Entries will be judged by an international judging panel and the top 10 scapes from Round 1 will go through to Round 2, the final, on Saturday 15th October. The format of Round 2 is a scape off which will take place all day at J&K Aquatics. Scapers will have access to the large range of Aquadeco rocks & Dennerle plants...

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Plant it, in vitro plants by Dennerle

Posted by on Feb 24, 2016 in Latest News | 0 comments

Plant it, in vitro plants by Dennerle

2016 UKASC sponsor, Dennerle, lets us know about their in vitro plants, a range of plants which is due to expand soon. Plant it, in vitro plants by Dennerle At Dennerle, we grow hundreds of plant species in our greenhouses. We also produce 34 species of in vitro plants (with 10 more to come soon), under the label Plant it. At the shoot tips, all plants have what is called the meristem, made up of undifferentiated cells that contain the entire “blueprint” of the species. This part of the plant is removed in the laboratory under sterile...

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Round 1 is open!

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in Latest News | 0 comments

Round 1 is open!

Round 1 of the 2016 Aquascaping Championship is open! Following the success of last year’s competition, J&K Aquatics is staging the UKASC again this year with the generosity of sponsors Dennerle, Tetra, Eheim, Arcadia, Aquadeco, Reeflowers, Ciano and Clear-Seal and the support of UK Aquascaper, Alastair Treymaine. Round 1 closes on Sunday 14th August. Please click here to find out how to enter. Round 2, the live scape off, takes place on Saturday 15th October at J&K Aquatics, North Petherton, Somerset. The top ten scapers from...

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An interview with Manuel Arias…

Posted by on Oct 27, 2015 in Latest News | 0 comments

An interview with Manuel Arias…

An interview with Manuel Arias

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