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Aquarium Hauptansicht von Two forests
Description of the aquarium:
Category:
Asia / Australia
Tank size:
130x50x50 = 325 liters ~ 85 gallons (us)
Specific features:
Tank Sirocco
Glass of 8 mm,
Front Optical Glass
Lower frame: black aluminum
Cover with transparent methacrylate
Rear and side walls covered with brown cardboard

28 cm Water Column
Effective volume 125 liters

Objective: The wood has a major role in the chemistry of this aquarium. The wood is harvested from a continental Mediterranean climax forest of holm oaks. Lichens and Mosses Of These forests were used to plant the emerged part. The tannins were diluted in the aquarium water to recreate the atmosphere of Ecosystems of blackwater streams and rivers associated with ancient peat swamps forest of Asia.
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
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Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium decoration:
Gravel:
Substrates: 75 liters of substrates

Layer 1: Arlite 20 l
Layer 2: blond peat 15 l 15 l Aqualit
Layer 3: 20 l Akadama volcanic gravel 5 l

The Arlite in the lower layer has the function of providing good water circulation, with a good oxygenation to prevent the creation of anaerobic areas. Its high porosity Should allow the settling of good bacterial colony. This first layer has Practically no cation exchange capacity, its pH is close to neutral, and has no influence on the kH. The peat, Which has a pH of 4-4.5 furnish humic acid into the water and acidify the aquarium, mixing with aqualid Allows us to incorporate trace elements, and therefore Increases the aeration of the peat. Finally Akadama The Third Layer, is a slightly acidic pH 6.7 to 7 clay, has a high cation exchange capacity and to prevent caking we will add a small proportion of inert volcanic rock.

Decoration organics material:

- Quercus ilex ssp ballota wood: Strains and roots (aprox 40 kg). It is a high density wood, 0.87 t / m3 of anhydrous density. Its wood and bark is rich in soluble tannin, it has been the main source of tannin for leather industry in the Mediterranean area for centuries. In the submerged parts The Outermost crust which eliminated to prevent fungal Contaminations. HOWEVER in the areas it emerged what Partially Burned bark. Burnt bark of this species is a very good substrates for the growth of lichens.
- Ficus carica wood (floating)
- Leaves: Viburnum Tinus, Magnolia Kobus, Acer palmatum, Terminalia CATAPA ...

Inorganic: rocks 20 kg
Plants:
In the submerged part, acidophilic Asiatic plants resistant to High Temperatures and Low Light Intensity

Bucephalandra sp
Cryptocoryne sp
Vesicularia dubyana
Microsorum pteropus
Limnophila sessiliflora

Floating: Salvinia natans and Lemna minor

Emerged part: Lichens and mosses epiphytes from forests of oaks
Xanthoria parietina
Parmelia caperata
Hypnum cupressiforme
Dicranum scoparium
Cladinia Mediterranea
Pflanzen im Aquarium Two forests
Pflanzen im Aquarium Two forests
Pflanzen im Aquarium Two forests
Pflanzen im Aquarium Two forests
Pflanzen im Aquarium Two forests
Pflanzen im Aquarium Two forests
Pflanzen im Aquarium Two forests
Special features of the facility:
Compact RO unit
To grow brine shrimp: a glass tube with a diffuse Connected to an air compressor and dilution of common salt in water
Test: pH, KH, gH, O2, Fe, NO2, NO3, PO4 and K
Salts: potassium nitrate, potassium sulfate and potassium monophosphate
Fertilizers: Ferropol, Touromin
Medicación: Bacter stop (API), mycosis stop (API), Exit 2000 eritromicina, metrodinazol
Oxidants: Hydrogen peroxide, methylene blue, malachite green and potassium permanganate
We start with the collection of materials and their treatment, in a beautiful oak forest in the Sierra
Oak wood (Quercus ilex)
Roots collected in the forest
Elimination of wood bark
Elimination of wood bark
Clean roots 1
Clean roots 2
The wood shows lots of tannins, the image after 12 hours of immersion
Dekoration im Aquarium Two forests
Substrate
Dekoration im Aquarium Two forests
Substrate clays 1
Detail of the grain size of the substrate
Leaves: (Viburnum, Acer, Magnolia...)
Dekoration im Aquarium Two forests
Dekoration im Aquarium Two forests
Dekoration im Aquarium Two forests
Dekoration im Aquarium Two forests
Dekoration im Aquarium Two forests
Dekoration im Aquarium Two forests
Dekoration im Aquarium Two forests
Aquarium equipment:
Lighting:
We will have a water with a high tannin content. It Is Intended to be illuminate with a hot spectrum, we use a combination of 6900 LM in warm white and 1375 LM white in cool.

- 100 x (DC 12V, Module 4 LEDS SMD 5050 TRIXIP IP65, 0.72 W, 3000 K, 69 ch)
- 50 x (DC 12V, Module 4 LEDS SMD 3528 IP65, 00:32 W, 6000 K, 27.5 Lm)
- 2 Tranformers LPV 100-12 IP67: input 220V output 12V
- 2 timers

With this spectrum we expect to get a well-lit surface of the aquarium, Which is the most planted, and a deeper part with very low light intensity, considering indeed a hot spectrum is less able to penetrate the water column.

Photoperiod:

13 to 24: 3450 Lm at 3000K
14 to 23: 6900 Lm at 3000K and 1375 LM at 6000 K
Filtration:
- 1 filter EHEIM 2215, 620 l / h: filter material, JBL Cermec + Arlite, + phospguard Seachem and 2 sponges
- Filter 2 EHEIM 2215, 620 l / h: filter material, Zeolite + Arlite peat, (1 l), 1 sponge
- Eheim 500 UV Lamp
- Rena powerhead 580 l / h
- Eheim Surface skim 350
- 1 compressor Hailea Air Pump

Other filter material for Occasional Use: Carbon Active,

Due to the high content of non cured wood, the tank have a Considerable biological oxygen demand. The oxygen is consumed by the decomposition processes of wood through heterotrophic bacterial. This motivates the need for high aeration tank.

The use of two filters allow more versatility to use different filter material, and can be cleaned alternatively, Avoiding sudden changes in water chemistry. The Xocolates gouramis are very sensitive to changes ..
Other equipment:
Heater: Eheim 319. 300 W
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Technik im Aquarium Two forests
Stocking:
12 Sphaerichthys osphromenoides
10 Brevibora dorsiocellata / b]
12 Parosphromenus sp
n ^ n Planorbarius corneus
n ^ n Melanoides tuberculata
6 Anentome Helena
Melanoides tuberculata
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Brevibora dorsiocellata
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Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Sphaerichthys osphromenoides
Planorbarius corneus[
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Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Parosphromenus sp
Trigonopoma pauciperforatum
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Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
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Besatz im Aquarium Two forests
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I do not like the black spots on the skin of guramis
Water parameters:
T 25 C
kH 2-3
pH 6
gH 5
Fe 0.25-0.30 ppm
NO2 0
NO3 <5 ppm
PO4 <0.1 ppm
K <25 ppm
O2 7 ppm

Water changes and cleaning suction tubes filter 10 liters day during the first 3 months (RO mixture watter and home network .According reading KH)

Currently two changes per week of 10 liters of water. I am currently making changes with 100% water RO. I use as an additive or touromin alternatively, a tea of ​​alder cones, plus I add a small amount of oil of Melaleuca, Ferropol, potassium nitrate and potassium sulfate at very low doses.Lately I do not fertilized with phosphate
Feeding:
Basic Dehydrated:
Dupla Rhin S
JBL Novo Bel
Spirulina
Occinium basilicum


It is alternatively complemented by the addition of:

- FD: Artemia, Tubifex and mosquito larvae

- Frost:
Lobster eggs, mysis, brine shrimp, mosquito larvae

- Live: Brine shrimp, besides the infusoria did grow on wood and moss aquarium and snails Planorbis
Videos:
Video
Further information:
Sources Consulted:
http://www.seriouslyfish.com/species/sphaerichthys-osp
http://www.aquariofilabcn.org/boletines/butlleti05.pdf
http://www.aquarticles.com/articles/breeding/Xema_Chocolate_Gourami.html
https://taxo4254.wikispaces.com/Trigonostigma+heteromorpha
http://www.seriouslyfish.com/species/trigonostigma-heteromorpha/
http://www.fishbase.org/summary/10881
http://eol.org/pages/2927244/details
http://www.ukm.my/jsm/pdf_files/SM-PDF-42-11-2013/01%20Kim%20Irvine.pdf
http://www.academia.edu/758248/Recent_Checklist_of_Freshwater_Ichthyofauna_of_the_Paya_Beriah_Freshwater_Peat_Swamp_Forest