Valisneria gigantea, but unfortunately currently set growing
Update (17/04/2006): kümmernde plants removed, that is currently planting basin without.
Special features of the facility:
Rubble from the Odenwald; build I have ensured that
1. no unnatural built-up Cairn arises
2. two rather flat stone slabs to almost to the surface protrude (privacy and at the same territorial boundaries); the Paracyprichormis males are happy vertically with the head down in these flagstones;
3. incur some crevices and caves as hiding places
All the stones support each other, ie the structure is stable, without silicone adhesive must be used.
Snail shells (snails and Neothauma tanganicense)
2 * 36W, usually only turned on the front fluorescent tube.
Front: light color 77
Rear: light color 860
In the left part of the basin, the lighting is additionally abgeschächt that rests Dark flyscreen on the cover plates.
EHEIM professionel 2228;
hourly flow with Power Hear 802
28/01/2007: tentative new arrangement filter outlet: perforated Ausströmerrohr but senkecht attached to the water surface. Therefore less surface movement, but flow in entire pool depth.
20/03/2007: trying aborted with other filter outlet. Now again easily run on the water surface.
Heating: Jäger 125 Watt
Skimmers right rear
Paracyprichromis nigripinnis (4m / 5w)
Neolamprologus mulitfasciatus (2m / 3w), currently with offspring.
And some "leftover" widows and orphans:
Munich tap water without treatment.
Water values "measured" with JBL Easy Test 5in1 Test Strips:
OSI Spirulina Flakes (now replaced by "Flora" flakes of Dajana Pet, pretty solid flakes)
OSI Artemia Flakes (now: Artemia Flakes of MILT are very gladly taken)
Sera Granu Green (after a few minutes soaking) usually together with Cyclop-Eeze, which falls well after soaking
White and black mosquito larvae
Unfortunately repeatedly cyanobacteria.
For several months, no more blue-green algae - twice Dunkelkur (1 week each) and more frequent water changes seem to work.