Setting up an aquarium is very difficult without inspiration. As a template used more and more often the natural habitats of origin of our ornamental fish.
Among the African habitats include Lake Malawi, Lake Tanganyika, Lake Victoria and West and Central Africa, according to which more and more aquarists up their tanks.
The fish that are found in all of Africa, including among others the lilac beard catfish (Synodontis).
While in the lakes of the East African grave breach especially those ornamental fish are popular among us who live in near-shore rock biotope and the aquarium therefore with corresponding künstichen rear walls and stone constructions can be biotope set up very simple, can be found in the region West and Central Africa a very different and varied before river vegetation that provides the aquarium numerous design possibilities. That the aquarium from the East African habitats rather bare and stony come along, is also due to the water levels often go clearly in the alkaline range, which allows a limited vegetation.