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Ausschnit meines Kongobeckens
Description of the aquarium:
West / Central Africa
Tank size:
150x70x60 = 630 liters ~ 166 gallons (us)
Specific features:
Panoramic pool with curved tempered front glass
Aquarium decoration:
As substrate I used fine wise sand with a granulation size of .... I think that this ground in a biotope aquarium works best. In addition, the white sand is a very nice contrast to the dark slate stones. Another advantage of the sandy soil is all waste arising in the aquarium, to lie on the sandy bottom and ceiling not penetrate particularly deep ind the ground.
As my aquarium is modeled a flowing section of the Congo, I have rather saved the Bepflanyung. In contrast to the lush overgrown parts of the Amazon, a few plant species are found in the sometimes very strong currents of the Congo. However, three important plant species of the Congo are the Crinum- and Anubias- species and the to be named as abloute flow plant Congo water fern (Bolbitis heuteloii).

In my pelvis, I have confined myself to the dwarf peer journal, the Broad Crinum and Kongowasserfarn.

Miniature sheet Peer 2 pcs.
(Anubias barteri var. Nana)

Home: the Congo Basin
Height: 5-15 cm
Growth: slowly
Temperature: 20-28 ° C
Water hardness: soft-hard
Light: Medium
Color: deep green
Care claims: low
Special features: The type is excellent for
Foreground design, if you like everyone else
Anubias species and varieties also, on small roots or
Set bind stones, leathery leaves firm

Congo water fern 1 pc.
(Bolbitis heudelotii)

Home: the Congo Basin
Height: 40 cm
Growth: slowly
Temperature: 24-26 ° C
Water hardness: soft-hard
Light: Medium
Color: dark green
Care claims: Medium
Special features: The species occurs in the strong flowing parts of Africa.
Similar to the Anubias species of these plants grow on
Stones and Wurteln ect. fixed. One should in this plant
near the Auströmers position to the high
Oxygen demand to be this plant justice

Broad Crinum 1 pc.
(Crinum natans)

Home: the Congo Basin
Height: 50 cm
Growth: slowly
Temperature: 22-28 ° C
Water hardness: soft-medium hard
Light: Medium
Color: deep green
Care claims: Medium
Special features: This quite rare in trade Received plant has
a very nice waved leaf shape. The leathery leaves
taste perch not usually. Like the
Kongofarn this plant requires a certain flow
the aquarium, where it forms a very beautiful way fragrant bloom with good care, after some time.
Crinum natans
Bolbitis heudelotii
Special features of the facility:
2 cork bark pieces of wood

3D aquarium back wall

several kilograms slate
Aquarium equipment:
Eheim External Filter Professionel 3 XL
Other equipment:
Also located in the pool yet

2 Strömungspunpen Hydor Koralia 2

2 oxygen pump

Heating rod from JBL
Leopard bush fish 1 pcs.
(Ctenopoma acutirostre)

Congo Wels 2 pcs.
(Synodontis nigriventris)

Synodontis Angelicus 1 pc.
(Synodontis Angelicus)

Congo Tetra 10 pcs.
(Phenacogrammus interruptus)

Yellow Congo Tetra 7 pcs.
(Alestopetersius caudalis)

Campylomormyrus Rhynchophorus 1 pc.

stocking for this pool will move sometime in a 800 liter Paludarium.
Synodontis nigriventris
Schwarm Blaue- und Gelbe Kongosalmler
mein Campylomormyrus rhynchophorus namens Campi
Besatz im Aquarium Kongo-Wildwasser
Phenacogrammus interruptus
Water parameters:
PH: 6.9

KH 5

Nitrite 0 mg / l

Water change every week 80L
2x per week and as bloodworms (frozen)

1x per week Tubifex (frozen)

2x per week living food