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Aquarium Hauptansicht von Becken 105
Description of the aquarium:
Lake Malawi
Tank size:
120x40x50 cm = 240 liters ~ 63 gallons (us)
Specific features:
The lighting was built themselves.
As a cabinet serves an Old-Rustic sideboard in solid wood.
The stones were placed to protect the glass, on Styrofoam plates.
Aquarium Becken 105
Aquarium decoration:
White sand
There is a strip, lined with gravel, for improved restraint of the Valisnerien Between the stone constructions.
- Are in the right part of the stone constructions
<Cryptocoryne> (water trumpet)
planted on stone

- Are in the left part of the stone constructions
<Cryptocoryne Tropica wendtii * *> (green-brown water cup)
planted on stone

- Runs through the stone constructions, a strip <valisneria gigantea> (Riesenvalisnerie)
To get a visual separation between the two subregions.
Furthermore, it serves as a guide for district formation.
Special features of the facility:
50 kg Jugoslavisches holestone
(for environmental reasons not rock from Malawi)
divided into 2 areas of the aquarium.
Dekoration im Aquarium Becken 105
Dekoration im Aquarium Becken 105
Dekoration im Aquarium Becken 105
Aquarium equipment:
2 x 30 Watt

1x Osram 25 cold light
1x Osram 77 Special Fluora

After I had an algae explosion of brown slime algae, I have the problem now, with these tubes under control.
I can only say: * * It works !!!

Originally Osram 31 should be used, but these tubes are not going to get in our corner.

Lighting hours:
from 08: 00h - 11:00 h, and from 13: 00h - 20: 00h
1x EHEIM Classic 2213 440 l / h
1x FLUVAL 103 390 l / h
Other equipment:
Jäger Heater 300 watts at a setting of 26 * C
<2/2 (juveniles) Pseudotropheus estherae red * red * Zebra>
<1/3 (juveniles) Pseudotropheus kingsizei * milomo *>
<1/3 (juveniles) pseudotropheus saulosi>
<1/4 (juveniles) labidochromis caeruleus * yellow *>
<1/3 (juveniles) aulonocara spec. stuartgrandi mbenjii * blue * reagel>

<2 Ancistrus dolichopterus (versus fish)>
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 105
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 105
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 105
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 105
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 105
Water parameters:
pH: 8.2 to 8.5 (depending on the water change)
KDH: 6 - 10 (depending on the water change)
NO2: <0.1
NO3: ok
Phosphate: almost 0
Currently flake food for Malawi cichlids of Bioplast.
Sera vipagran granules for later conversion to sticks.
Everything alternating with insect larvae of all kinds, up to bloodworms.
Further information:
----> Update from 29.12.2002 <----

>>> Original pictures of the pups are there <<<

The juveniles grow from splendidly.

The * red * Zebras I discovered that there are 2 males 2 females with.
When larger males the fins (Photo s.) Stain, contrary to Natürlichkeiten, bluish.
Probably an accidental crossing.

The * blue * Reagle male begins to form its main color (s. Photo).
One, already magnificent coloring, I think.

The * * saulosi male begins slowly me the recoloring, lighter bluish glow is becoming apparent.

As you can see, have the yellows * * her main coloring already taken (s. Photo).
Since not much is likely to change it.

The * * milomos the male is much more colored.
The peculiarity that females are blue, has not changed (s. Photo).