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Mein kleines Malawi Biotop :-)
Description of the aquarium:
Category:
Lake Malawi
Tank size:
160/70/50-60 = 560 liters ~ 147 gallons (us)
Specific features:
The pelvis is made of 8mm glass and the bottom plate has 10 mm, it is glued bead with a safety seam. The cover is lined from stable Kuststoff and with glass tops. The basin stands on 3 pillars of Ytong stones preceded a 22 mm MDF board is and of course a safety pad.
Grundgestell
Endlich!! Das Becken ist da!
So sieht es schon ganz gut aus !
Aquarium decoration:
Gravel:
60 kg river sand beige
Special features of the facility:
70 Kg holestone
..... Steine und Sand werden eingebracht!
..... und zum schluß noch Wasser
Aquarium equipment:
Lighting:
120 cm x 36 Watt 2 lightbar T8
Fluorescent tubes from the hardware store (Daylight)
Light time 7 hrs / day 16 -. 23, clock
But it is only one of the two tubes, as Malawi is indeed rather have a bit darker and thus even a better get the colors slightly to bear!
Filtration:
Is filtered über3 chamber Bio filter including comb and two inlets on the bottom.
Blue filter sponge filter material and fine as well as clay pipes and Bactoballs
Other equipment:
For filtering a Eheim compact pump is 2000+ connected with controllable flow of 1500 -2000 L / h.
When heating a hunter heater is 300 W.
Heating currently not on because the temperature is so accomplished!
Stocking:
Pseudotropheus crabro 1
Pseudotropheus "Elongatus Mpanga" 2/5
Pseudotropheus "ACEI" 1/3
Melanochromis auratus 1/3
Labidochromis "Hongi" 1/4
Protomelas "fenestratus Taiwan" 1/3
Synodontis njassae 3
Water parameters:
Temperature 20-23
Carbonate hardness 7 ° dKH
Total Hardness 7 ° dGH
PH 8.0
Amonium / ammonia 0 mg / L
Nitrite 0 mg / L
Nitrate 10 mg / L

Water change 40% per week
Feeding:
Tetra Pro Colour
Tetra Pro Vegetable
from time to frozen food or live food