EAPLC 2020 Top 10 Gallery

Top10 EAPLC 2020 Gallery We are happy to introduce today the Top 10 EAPLC 2020 entries. Enjoy the Gallery and click on the images to find…

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EAPLC 2020 Results

Congratulations to all participants! Dear EAPLC 2020 participants, thank you for submitting your work and patience for the evaluation process. On behalf of our international Judges…

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What’s New EAPLC 2020

What’s New EAPLC 2020 Submission period 01.12.2019 -31.01.2020 – 2020 Categories: Nano, Medium, Large, Paludarium & Wabikusa – Awarding ceremony 18.04.2020 will take place again during…

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EAPLC 2018

EAPLC 2018 Results

EAPLC 2018 Thank you everyone who participated in the EAPLC 2018 contest! We have received a total number of 292 entries from 21 different European countries!…

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Goals of the EAPLC Contest

  • Fostering the trend of Nature Aquariums and Aquascaping within Europe and Inspiring more young people to take on the hobby of a Aquaristics
  • Promotion of the partnership and exchange between European Aquascapers

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Awarding Ceremony

  • 2020 Awarding Ceremony canceled because of Corona Covid-19, we are looking forward to celebrate again in 2021!

Application Guidelines

EAPLC stands for European Aquatic Plants Layout Contest. For this reason only entries from geographical Europe are allowed. To foster the trend of Nature Aquariums and Aquascaping the EAPLC contest has evolved since its first launch in 2013. Every year we receive a variety of skillful layouts from all over Europe. Starting from 2018 EAPLC offers a wider selection of categories for better classification and fair judging process. We are looking very much forward receiving your best works.

Application guidelines

Judging criteria

Judging criteria is split in 2 categories. Total Impression on one and Extra Points on the other side. Total Impression allows collecting up to 95 Points (90%) based on Plants, Hardscape, Longevity, Photo and Invertebrates. Extra Points are given by dedicated members of the jury, specialized in: Plants – 2 Points (5%), Photography – 2 Points (3%) and Creativity – 1 Point (2%).

Judging criteria


EAPLC Jury members are selected from all over the world. They are not only active aquascapers, but also well known experts in the area of aquatic plants and aquarium hobby, best suited for a fair and impartial evaluation.

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