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Aquarium Hauptansicht von Mbuna Becken (nur noch als Beispiel)
Description of the aquarium:
Category:
Lake Malawi
Tank size:
120x50x60 = 330 liters ~ 87 gallons (us)
Specific features:
Aquarium with additional bracing with cabinet in maple and cover in maple

10 mm float glass

Stoßverklebt certainly seam
von links
von rechts
von vorn
Aquarium Mbuna Becken (nur noch als Beispiel)
Aquarium decoration:
Gravel:
35 Kg beige quartz + 5 kg black sand on a 5mm Plexiglas plate
Plants:
1 x mother plant Cryptocoryne aponogetifolia
Diatoms
Cryptocoryne aponogetifolia
Cryptocoryne aponogetifolia
Special features of the facility:
3-D rear wall Rocky Stone hinterschwimmbar, so much volume of water is obtained

about 90 Kg Grauer basaltic

3 artificial modules fit to the rear wall

Module SH-28
Module SH-27
Module SH 20

Whereby the small modules was glued to the glass center strut and thus projects into the pool from above.

An approximately 110 cm long dry Buchenast goes from top left into the pool clean and stretches all the way to the right!
neue Rückwand und neue Steine sind fertig
beim Aufbau der neuen Steine grauer Basalt
Dekoration im Aquarium Mbuna Becken (nur noch als Beispiel)
Modul SH-27 mit zwei Eingängen
Modul SH-20 mit einen Eingang ragt von oben ins Becken
vorn Modul SH-27 und hinten Modul SH-28
Modul SH-20 ragt von oben ins Becken
Steine noch über die Mitte gezogen und rechts bis unter die Wasseroberfläche
Mitbringsel von der Insel Rügen
Buchenast von links oben nach rechts
Dekoration im Aquarium Mbuna Becken (nur noch als Beispiel)
Buchenast im Detail
Buchenast im Detail
Buchenast im Detail
Buchenast im Detail von links oben ins Becken
Aquarium equipment:
Lighting:
1 x Suna Eco 500 Reef White

controlled via SunaECO Control


Lighting time 11.00 - 23.30 Clock

Dimmungszeit: 11:00 to 12:00 from 0 to 16%
22:30 to 23:30 from 16 to 0%
Filtration:
1 times JBL Cristal Profi e 900 Eheim Power diffuser
Circulating: 900 liters / H
15 W power consumption
Filter volume: 7.6 l
Filter material filter e 900: 2 pre-filter, coarse filter 1, 1 fine filter, 1 JBL Cermec and in addition will
in this filter with JBL ClearMec Plus filtered (mixture of fired clay pellets and special resins for the reduction of phosphate, nitrate and nitrite)



1 times JBL Cristal Profi e 1501 greenline with Eheim Power diffuser
Circulating: 1400 liters / H
20 W power consumption
Filter volume: 12 l
Filter material filter e 1501 greenline: 2 pre-filter, coarse filter 2, 1 fine filter, 1 JBL Cermec and additionally is filtered in this filter with crushed coral.
Other equipment:
Automatic heater: JBL ProTemp 300

Flow pump: Sicce Voyager 4 with 6000 l / h


Brennenstuhl Aqua pilot whereby the heater and controlled Stömungspumpe

Sera Aqua Test Box
Sicce Voyager 4 mit max. 6000 l/h
Oberflächenströmung durch die Voyager 4
Suna Eco 500 Reef White
Wasserauslauf und JBL Heizer 300 Watt
Wassereinlauf mit Power Diffusor
JBL e 1501 greenline
JBL e 900
mein Wasserlabor
Brennenstuhl Aquapilot
Suna Eco 500 Reef White + Controller
Futtersortiment
neuer Korallenbruch für den Außenfilter 10-12 mm
Stocking:
3/8 Labidochromis sp. Hongi
Habitat
Labidochromis sp. "Hongi" lives in the rock as well as in the transition zone - wherever he finds Felseinbuchtungen, crevices and caves.
However, the species has a clearly recognizable preference for shallow and sediment-rich habitats.
The males are territorial and strictly keep on getting in, or nearer their Revieres (columns / Caves), while the females and juvenile bucks often attract and feed in groups through the habitat.

Nutrition
L. sp. "Hongi" is not a typical nursery eaters.
While the territorial goats graze in the immediate vicinity of their breeding coalfield, looking for females and non-territorial bucks usually in loose groups or often also individually from the entire biotope. It is interesting that this type always one and the same body must assess the substrate, which actually suggests rather an insect as a nursery-eaters.
Examinations of stomach contents have however proved that the animals eat not only the nursery, but also living in micro-organisms (invertebrates).

Behavior
In contrast to most other Labidochromis species, the L. sp. "Hongi"
intraspecific also be quite ugly.
Goats have absolutely no effort to prevail against larger more aggressive species. The females are remarkably shy and hide at the slightest sign of danger immediately in the smallest gaps and cracks. Territorial males are mostly with the defense of your brood coalfield (column, small cave) or engaged in the grazing of Aufwuchs nearby.
Once a female swims in the appropriate breeding ground, it is angebalzt immediately.
Spawned is exclusively in the described gaps or cavities.


1/4 Labidochromis caeruleus
Habitat
Labidochromis caeruleus lives in the sediment rich deep rock zone on both sides of the northern half of Malawi. He wanders because the species is not territorial and accordingly no grounds defended constantly searching for food by the biotope. A single population has been detected in shallow water, where it lives mainly in Valisnerien fields and worm hunts.

Nutrition
The genus Labidochromis among the insectivores and thus the carnivorous cichlids of Lake Malawi, which she. An exception in the large group of Mbunas darstellen.L caeruleus seeks its prey in the sediment of its biotope, in the nursery on the rocks and with fondness on the ceilings of large caves.
A single population of this species appears to be nutritionally haben.Sie differently developed lives in shallow water mainly in Valisnerien fields and eats snails, which live in these beds.
Nevertheless, this Mbuna needs some high-fiber and carotene-containing food (fe. Spirulina), which is why the Caeruleus also like hermacht times over the nursery.

Behavior
Like most species of the genus Labidochromis lives L. caeruleus rather solitary and is absolutely not territorial.Sie wander constantly through their habitat and never stay long in one place. Interestingly, they are tolerated by most other species in their districts.
There is a great fondness for large dark caves whose ceilings werden.Wie searched meticulously for possible prey for all non-territorial species, the females are angebalzt immediately encounter by the males. The mating ritual takes place in their habitat directly above the sandy-muddy sediment.



1/5 pseudotropheus saulosi WFNZ
Habitat
Pseudotropheus saulosi lives in sediment-free rocky habitat and preferred because the upper areas of strong flow around rocky reefs.
This species lives absolutely endemic at Taiwan Reef northeast of Chizumulu Iceland.

Nutrition

The type described belongs to the limnivoren cichlids of Lake Malawi.
It feeds from the nursery, respectively. diatoms (diatoms) and micro-organisms which they picked from the nursery out. Females and non-territorial males are busy almost all day looking for food.


Behavior

Females and juvenile males loose ground form large schools [...]
Besatz im Aquarium Mbuna Becken (nur noch als Beispiel)
Labidochromis sp. Hongi
Labidochromis sp. Hongi
Labidochromis sp. Hongi (Schuppenstruktur)
Labidochromis sp. Hongi
Labidochromis sp. Hongi Männchen mit Weibchen
Labidochromis sp. Hongi auch das kleine Männchen lässt sich nichts gefallen
Labidochromis sp. Hongi  tragendes Weibchen was auch eine schöne Färbung hat
Labidochromis sp. Hongi
Labidochromis sp. Hongi  ca. 6cm
zeig mal die Zähne!
die Hongi Männchen haben etwas zu klären!
dominanter Hongi Bock
Besatz im Aquarium Mbuna Becken (nur noch als Beispiel)
Labidochromis caeruleus Weibchen
Labidochromis caeruleus Weibchen
die Yellows mögen den Buchenast sehr  (das große Männchen mit 2 Weibchen)
Yellow Männchen ca. 13 cm
Yellow in einer der vielen Spalten
Labidochromis caeruleus Weibchen
Labidochromis caeruleus Weibchen
Besatz im Aquarium Mbuna Becken (nur noch als Beispiel)
Saulosi Männchen am umfärben!
Saulosi Männchen am umfärben!
Saulosi Männchen am umfärben!
Besatz im Aquarium Mbuna Becken (nur noch als Beispiel)
Pseudotropheus Saulosi Weibchen
Pseudotropheus Saulosi Weibchen
Pseudotropheus Saulosi Weibchen
Pseudotropheus Saulosi Weibchen
Synodontis petricola (lucipinnis) WFNZ
Synodontis petricola (lucipinnis) WFNZ
Synodontis petricola (lucipinnis) WFNZ
Synodontis petricola (lucipinnis) WFNZ lieben auch Gurke
Water parameters:
Water temperature: 26 °

Ph - 8.1
Kh - 7
Gh - 15
NH4 - 0 mg / l
NH3 - 0 mg / l
No2 - 0.0 mg / l
No3 - 10 mg / l
Po4 - 0.10 mg / l


Determined with Sera Aqua Test Box

Water change weekly about 50% and then treated with JBL Aquadur
Feeding:
Tropical Malawi with crude protein: 40%

JBL Spirulina 40% Super Forte flakes with crude protein: 37%

JBL Novo Malawi with crude protein: 36%

Söll Organix Super Kelp Tabs with crude protein: 35%

Sera Spirulina Tabs

2-3 times a week there are cucumber, peppers or zucchini

Live food Artemia 2 times per month
Further information:
Bin a long time aquarists but this is my first Malawi basin!

Have a nice day to all!