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

Posted on Aug 15, 2016

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, with all 10 scapers in the live scape off...

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Round 1 entries close on Sunday 14 August

Posted on Jul 20, 2016

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 Aquatics’ distribution centre, North Petherton,...

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Entries for Round 1 are coming in

Posted on May 12, 2016

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 that J&K stocks. Each scape who goes through...

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Plant it, in vitro plants by Dennerle

Posted on Feb 24, 2016

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 conditions, and the harvested clumps of cells are put...

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Round 1 is open!

Posted on Feb 1, 2016

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 Round 1, as decided by the international judging...

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