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Few people consider the possibility of natural aquascapes that are so beautiful
 

Summary: Few people consider the possibility of
natural aquascapes that are so beautiful
that even Takashi Amano has difficulties
mimicking it in his studio. But the under-
water landscapes of many lobelia lakes in
the northern hemisphere are exactly like
that--an aquascape that most people could
only dream about. This article describes the
fascinating flora and fauna of these lakes,
which are scattered all over Scandinavia.
And did you know that one of the plant
species has found its way into our planted
aquarium hobby?
Nutrient-poor lakes are found scat-
tered throughout Scandinavia. They
are either rain-fed or fed by seeping
groundwater or by a combination of
both. They rarely receive water from
inflowing streams and many have
even no runoff; instead, the water level

  

Source: Andersen, Frede . - Institute of Biology, University of Southern Denmark

 

Collections: Environmental Sciences and Ecology