Aquascape is that life aquarium in which there is an artificial ecosystem is contrived so that we can enjoy the scenery like in the wild.

history aquascape

A contrasting approach is the nature or Japanese style, introduced in 1990 by Takashi Amano. Amano three volume series, Nature Aquarium World, sparked a wave of interest in aquarium lovers, and he has been regarded as the most influential aquascaper in the world. amano aquascapes composition seen in Japanese gardening techniques that attempt to mimic natural landscapes asymmetric arrangement of relatively few species of plants, and rocks or driftwood chosen carefully. This style is very interesting, especially from the Japanese aesthetic concepts of Wabi-sabi, which focuses on transience and minimalism, and Iwagumi, which regulates the placement of stones.