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Aquarium Hauptansicht von Becken 101
Description of the aquarium:
Lake Tanganyika
Tank size:
180x50x50 = 450 liters ~ 118 gallons (us)
Specific features:
Substructure sebstgebaut, brick base of calcareous sandstone. No cover, this creates the impression of a natural lake. you can see from above for example reflections of the water. So far, no fish losses, very da
much hiding place for oppressed animals.
Increasing the humidity, not dry heated air.
It was used not require expensive technology.
Aquarium decoration:
Aquarium gravel, medium grain
Floating plants (little)
Special features of the facility:
Coarse river pebbles (from garden centers). Decoration of rubble Underwater landscape with many hiding places. Laying of the pelvic floor with Styrofoam. Old Moorkienwurzeln emit hardly humic acids. Some limestones, thereby the water is always calcareous, alkaline and hard.
Some snail shells.
Dekoration im Aquarium Becken 101
Aquarium equipment:
Light strip with 4 spotlights, each 50 watts.
This creates bright and dark areas in the basin, which is very like (hiding place) and what looks the cichlids very natural.
Self-made simple trickle, 60 liters, expandable to 120 liters (for large cichlids) with overflow into the aquarium. (Inexpensive) .A Eheim external pump. A submersible pump.
(Double pumping cycle)
Other equipment:
Regelheizstab to match the number of liters of the pelvis.
Pressure Air Pump Elite. Strömerstein.
1/2/8 Julidochromis transcriptus
7 Neolamprologus leleupi
5 Neolamprologus brichardi
3/2 Neolamprologus brevis
5 Lamprologus caudopunctatus
4 Lamprologus ocellatus
4 Ancistrus
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 101
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 101
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 101
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 101
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 101
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 101
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 101
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 101
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 101
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 101
Water parameters:
Calcareous about pH 8,
Compensate for the evaporated amount of water a week.
Water change fortnightly 30%.
No water treatment necessary as calcareous, hard tap water available.
Tetra Cichlidensticks, flake food,
(defrosted bloodworms - once a week)
Further information:
After 2 weeks Lamprologus ocellatus and Neolamprologus brevis were placed in separate pools. (A result of strong repression by N.leleupi and J. transcriptus).
Interesting subversive activity of N.brichardi (3 animals participate), digging a deep depression in the gravel, undercutting by stones, cleaning of stone surfaces in the region in possession of a snail shell and joint territorial defense. Area division in the Grand Basin at the time:
Left pelvic area - Julidochromis transcriptus
Middle pelvic --- N.Leleupi and N.brichardi
Right pelvic --- Lamprologus
caudopunctatus and suppressed animals of all genres
Midwater L.caudopunctatus and N.brichardi