We’ve gathered globally renown aquascapers, studio/ gallery owners, hobbyists and domain experts, who have prepared exclusive programs just for NAF’ 2021. You’ll hear & learn from them, interact with these industry leaders about everything you need to know, to take your Aquascaping and Nature Aquarium set-up skills above and beyond.
Managing Director, Green Aqua LLC
Does this Gentleman need any introductions? “Your Friendly Neighbourhood Aquascaper” thanks to the internet and the wonderful team working at Green Aqua that brings the world of Nature Aquariums into our living rooms and on to our screens. Balazs is the most acclaimed Hungarian aquascaper with three top rankings in the IAPLC and a Bronze winning aquascape at the EAPLC 2014. Also a judge at numerous international aquascaping contests. Being a financial manager and responsible for the creative product development at Green Aqua, he sure has his hands full with all the videos that he dishes out for us regularly. As a matter of fact he will be setting-up an ADA Cube Garden 60P for his fans around the world at the NAF 2021.
Sao Paulo, Brazil
An architect originally, he also is a creator and presenter of a TV program for aquarists, a champion Aquasacaper, an aquascaping judge for numerous national and international aquascaping contests, has a love for orchids and bonsai’s too. Sharing with us, his expertise, the techniques- what it takes to get done and most importantly what makes the Brazilian style of Aquascaping so unique. Something that we will be exposed to in a workshop environment for the 1st time at NAF’ 2021 is what makes it all the more exciting.
One of the Judges at the South African Aquascaping Contest whose aim is to give the nature lovers and aquascapers of South Africa the opportunity to experience the World of Nature Aquariums and Aqua Design Amano. Hiten will be telling us what we need to know about the unusual yet breathtaking Waterfalls in aquascapes and aquascaping.
Aqua Forest Aquariums
San Francisco, USA
Steven alongwith his brother funded The Archaea International Corporation back-in 2004 following which they opened their store- Aqua Forest Aquarium in San Farancisco. He is an avid Aquascaper & Nature Aquarium lover, introducing the world of Nature Aquariums to North America. He is also associated with the Aquatic Gardeners association (AGA) and a regular at AGA’s conventions. He will be sharing his knowledge, experience and expertise with us and considering that he is also a regular contestant at the international contests for Aquascapers, this would be a session not to miss as he is covering the Terra Base.
Adip Sajjan Raj
Still Water AquaticsFounder & Managing Director
A protégé of the late Takashi Amano, Founder, ADA, Japan, Adip is a Bio-Medical Engineer, he possesses a passion for aquatic life and ecosystems with close to two decades of professional experience & knowledge in aquarium design, setup, filtration, life support system, aquascaping, disease management and much more. While he drives SWA from the front, for this years NAF he will be showcasing the latest DOOA Palluda system.