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Description of the aquarium:
Lake Tanganyika
Tank size:
200 x 130 x 60 = 1560 liters ~ 411 gallons (us)
Specific features:
The aquarium is only one quarter in the "parlor". This creates an unbelievable depth to the viewer who knows nothing of the rest of the aquarium.
In the basin, there is a two in one downcomer to drain the water holes, and.
The basin consists of 15 mm glass. The thickness of the floor plate is 19 mm.
The cabinet is custom made of sturdy chipboard with a top plate of about 60 mm thickness.
So fühlt man sich als Fisch...
Eine Computergrafik des gesamten Becken
Das Aquarium von hinten in einem Nebenraum
Der Unterschrank im Nebenraum mit Filtern usw.
Hier kann man die Verkleidung des Aquariums gut erkennen.
Das Becken von hinten im Nebenraum. Rechts ein 200 l Quarantänebecken.
Das Aquarium von oben, ohne Deckscheiben, im Nebenraum.
Das Aquarium von hinten mit Rückwand.
Aquarium decoration:
Approximately 100 kg lighter quartz gravel, 1-2 mm grain size.
Microsorum pteropus (Java fern)
Microsorum pteropus "Windelov" (Windelov's Javafarn)
Anubias barteri var. Nana (dwarf Peer Journal)
Crinum calamistratum (Krause, narrow-Crinum / Hakenlilie)
Microsorum pteropus `Windelov` (Windelov’s Javafarn)
Anubias barteri var. nana (Zwergspeerblatt)
Crinum calamistratum (Krause, schmalblättrige Crinum/Hakenlilie)
Echinodorus ‚Red Flame’ (Red Flame Schwertpflanze)
Special features of the facility:
Approximately 250 kg African rock hole,
Stone and wood with aufgebundenem Javafarn and Anubias.
Rechts im Vordergrund eine Echinodorus ‚Red Flame’
Hinter dem rechten Steinstapel verbirgt sich der Ablaufschacht
Die blaue Rückwand gibt einen guten Kontrast zu den Pflanzen.
In der Mitte einige Schieferplatten und  Schneckenhäuser.
Blick von hinten durchs Aquarium
Das Aquarium in seiner gesamten Breite.
So sah das Aquarium vor der Neueinrichtung aus.
Noch ein Blick von hinten durchs Aquarium.
Aquarium equipment:
Front: 2x 18 watts (Daylight by Phillips)
Rear: 2x 70 Watt HCI (4000 Kelvin from Osram)
Rear additionally for a few hours: 1x 58 Watt (African-Lake from Dennerle)
Lighting duration of 11 hours.
Night: 6 Watt energy saving lamp as moonlight
Downcomer as bio- and prefilter
Filter Material: Filter balls plastic and filter mats

Filter tank under Aquarium: 140 liters,
Pump capacity: 3500 liters per hour,
Filter material: filter mats, Tonröllchen

In addition, a 60 liter tank filter as a slow filter (max. 100 l / h), among others filled with special filter materials to reduce nitrate and phosphate and with Alpha Marin to increase the pH value and the carbonate hardness.
Other equipment:
Ozonator The ozone is introduced into an old Meerwasserabschäumer. The water comes directly from the clear water chamber of the main filter, and runs from the skimmer into the first chamber of the filter back. The result is only one filter Internal circulation, the ozone never comes directly into the aquarium. The ozonizer is controlled by a redox potential measuring device. The value I hold between 270-330 mV.

Regelheizstäbe (300Watt / 150Watt). When connected to a temperature control device by Dennerle.

To find out more on my website:
Die Beleuchtund des vorderen Teils besteht aus zwei 18 Watt African-Lake.
Im hinteren Teil leuchten 2x 70 Watt HQI.
Der Ablaufschacht.
Das Hauptfilterbecken im Unterschrank.
Zusatzfilterbecken gefüllt mit speziellen Filtermaterialen zum Abbau von Nitrat
Oben der Ozonisator von Sander, unten das Redox Mess- und Regelgerät.
Ein Schema der gesamten Filteranlage.
Ein alter Abschäumer dient als Ozonreaktor.
Tropheus spec. aff. moorii "Bemba" 12x
Tropheus moorii "Kalambo" 10x
Tropheus moorii "Chipimbi" 11x
Julidochromis marlieri (julidochromis marlieri) 4x
Cyprichromis leptosoma (Kärpflingscichlide) 20x
Neolamprologus leleupi (Tanganyika Goldcichlide) 4x
Crossocheilus siamensis (Siamese algae eater) 3x
Tropheus spec. aff. moorii “Bemba”
Tropheus spec. aff. moorii “Bemba” mit Jungtieren
Cyprichromis leptosoma
Julidochromis marlieri
Cyprichromis leptosoma mit Jungtiere im Maul
Julidochromis marlieri in seinem Versteck
Tropheus spec. aff. moorii “Bemba” Baby
Tropheus spec. aff. moorii “Bemba” bei der Paarung
Einige ``Jugendliche`` Cyprichromis leptosoma
Julidochromis marlieri zwischen Anubias
Mein ``mit Sicherheit nicht schlecht ernährtes`` Neolamprologus leleupi Paar
Tropheus moorii “Kalambo”
Neolamprologus leleupi in seiner Höhle
Tropheus moorii “Kalambo”
Meine ``Putzerkollone`` (Crossocheilus siamensis)
Water parameters:
Temperature: 25.5 ° C
pH: 8
Carbonate hardness: 8 ° dKH
Total hardness: 17 ° dGH
Ammonium / ammonia: 0 mg / l
Nitrite: 0 mg / l
Nitrates: 20 mg / l (before water changes)
Phosphate: 0.5 mg / l (by contaminated tap water)
Iron: 0.1 mg / l (after fertilization)
Oxygen: 5 mg / l
Carbon dioxide: 2.5 mg / l
Silicate (SiO2): 1 mg / l
Redox-value: ~ 250 mV

Water change every two weeks about 1/3 of the water content.
Dry food:
JBL NovoRift (food sticks) / Sera Granumeat (granured) granugreen, Flora / brand flake food
Frozen Food:
Cyclops, Daphnia, Krill, Mysis, Malawi mix
Further information:
The aquarium is in this form no longer, now that I fully take care of my shrimp farming. Infos check on www.garneleo.de
If you are interested I stand for questions about Tanganjikaseeaquarium or shrimp farming, please e-mail.

A complete review for this aquarium and everything about art, fish, decoration, etc. there are on my website:

For socialization of animals I would like to say that there were no problems between the different animals. The feed was chosen as the clear come the meat and herbivorous fish with it. The food selection was matched to the Tropheus, but by the frozen food and sufficient flesh food for Carnivorous fish was available. The basin covers an area of ​​approximately 2.5 square meters, the Neolamprologus felt in no way threatened by the lively Tropheus, and also the Cyprichromis had more than enough room for swimming.
The Crossocheilus siamensis rid the aquarium in advance of algae they eat even brush and thread algae. They serve as a kind of "cleaning crew" and are good for "waste recycling".
Even with the water quality, the animals come out well, they can tolerate (loud Aquarium Atlas band 1/418) a pH value to 8 and a hardness to 20 ° dGH.