A world underwater: Aquascaping gains traction in Singapore

Aquascaping is gaining traction in Singapore, with a competition held as part of the SGF Horticulture Show

Mr Dennis Wong spends two hours a week tending to about 40 varieties of plants at home, trimming the leaves and adding fertiliser to the soil.

But there is no need to water the plants - they are already submerged underwater, in a fish tank filled with 15 types of plants including the bushy, bright green myriophyllum "guyana", as well as lava rock and coral red pencilfish.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 27, 2019, with the headline 'A world underwater'. Print Edition | Subscribe