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Description of the aquarium:
South America
Tank size:
100x40x50 = 200 liters ~ 52 gallons (us)
Specific features:
Panoramic pool with curved windscreen

The basin has been completely redesigned on 26/01/2012.
It was since 2004 a community tank, which was really not nice to look at.
After much consideration, it was now a South Basin.

The left and right corners were equipped with large roots, to create something dark room for the catfish.
The center of the basin is slightly lighter and kept as free as possible from plants to provide enough fish swimming space.

The cover itself was made of wood, find these plastic covers just plain ugly.

The cabinet is an heirloom, it was originally dark with white plywood, was ground and screwed a thick wooden board.
mit  Unterschrank
Ausschnitt Rückwand unter Wasser
Aquarium decoration:
As a substrate of the aquarium sand is from the "old" pool.

Then 20 KG aquarium gravel grit 1-2mm, mixed light and dark (about 5 cm layer)
Anubias barteri var. Barteri (Broad Speerblatt)
Family: Araceae (Araceae)
Continent: Africa
Height: 25-45 cm
Width: 15+ cm
Light requirements: very low-medium
Temperature: 20-30 ° C
pH: 5.5-9.0
Water hardness: very soft-very hard
Reproduction: side shoots
Special feature: many different sized species, difficult to distinguish
Growth: very slow
Difficulty: Easy

Limnobium laevigatum (South American frog bite)
Family: hydrocharitaceae (Hydrocharitaceae)
Continent: South America
Height: 1-5 cm
Width: 5-10 + cm
Light: medium-very high
Temperature: 18-28 ° C
pH: 5.0-8.0
Water hardness: very soft-hard
Propagation: foothills
Special feature: rapid multiplication
Growth: medium
Difficulty: Easy

Riccia (pond liverwort)
Floating plant
Teichlebermoos und Moos das sich selbst gebildet hat
Anubias barteri  auf einer Wurzel festgewachsen
Anubia 05.02.2015
Pflanzen im Aquarium Amazing Amazonas
Pflanzen im Aquarium Amazing Amazonas
Special features of the facility:
- 3D rear wall with root 100x50cm
- 2 large mangrove roots
- Mehere small mangrove roots
- 2 half coconuts
die Wurzel auf der rechten Seite wurde umgedreht
05.02.2015 auf der Wurzel hat sich Moos gebildet
Aquarium equipment:
- 1x 30W T8 Tube Light Flora (90cm)
- 1x 30W T8 tube Daylight (90cm)

Tubes are connected via a timer.
The Flora Light runs from 10.00-0.00 clock,
Daylight from 12.00-22.00 clock
LED moonlight from 23.55-02.00 clock
EHEIM professionel 2328 thermo external filter (defective heater)

* 3 chamber filter (3 inserts)
* Aquarium size up to 600l
* Pumping capacity 1050l / h
* Circulation capacity 750l / h
* Delivery head 2,00 m Ws
* Filter volume 7,3l
* Power 25 + 210W
* Dimensions in mm 415 x 210 x 210

Detachable hose adapter with integrated shut-off valves, hose safety and locking bracket as a complete unit.
Individually removable filter elements with retractable handles for easy handling and convenient partial cleaning.

Filter media:
- Ehfimech
- Filter mat blue
- 2x Ehfisubstrat
- Peat
- Filter mat blue
- Filter / batting white
(Structure from bottom to top)
Other equipment:
Heater with thermostat regulated at 25 ° C
Eheim Aussenfilter im Unterschrank
8x Paracheirodon innesi (Neontetra / Neon tetras)
Origin: South America, Amazon, Peru (rivers in the Peruvian rainforest)
Order: Characins (Characiformes)
Family: characidae (Characidae)
Size: up to 4 cm
Attitude: schooling fish, minimum 10 animals !!!
Temperature: 20-26 ° C
pH: 5.0-7.5
Total Hardness: 2-25 ° dGH
Furnishings: loose planting, no glaring lights
Lining: fine flake food, food tablets, brine shrimp and live food
Propagation: free spawners
Age: 8 years
Water Region: Centre
Difficulty: Normal
Breeding: Medium

One of the best known and most popular fish species, very nice to look at with the eye-catching fluorescent colors lateral turquoise blue and red.
They can be very good nachzüchten and no longer have to be so often caught wild.
Great schooling fish that get along very well with other peaceful schooling fish.

18x Boehlkea fredcochui (Blue Perusalmler)
Origin: South America, Upper Amazon, confluence of Rio Maranon in Peru
Order: Characins (Characiformes)
Family: characidae (Characidae)
Size: 4-5 cm
Attitude: schooling fish, minimum 10 animals
Temperature: 22-26 ° C
pH: 6.0 to 7.2
Total Hardness: 5-12 ° dGH
Furnishings: strong currents, no flash illumination (floating plants)
Lining: flake food, mosquito larvae, water fleas
Propagation: free spawners
Age: ???
Water Region: middle / top
Difficulty: Normal
Breed: difficult

Perusalmler love strong currents and are floating off, so they need a lot of free swimming space.
They should be associated with fish that do not feel bothered by their hectic nature.
In muted aquarium light the beautiful shades of blue of the animals come to wonderful effect, so it is recommended the use of floating plants.

3x Corydoras paleatus (marbled catfish)
Origin: South America, Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay (streams and rivers)
Order: Catfish (Siluriformes)
Family: callichthyidae (Callichthyidae)
Size: 7 cm
Attitude: Minimum 5-6 animals
Temperature: 18 ° to 28 ° C
pH: 6 - 8
Total Hardness: 2-19 ° dGH
Furnishings: fine sand or very fine gravel
Lining: live food, brine shrimp, bloodworms, frozen food, dry food, food tablets
Propagation: adhesive spawners
Age: over 10 years
Water Region: bottom
Difficulty: Normal
Breeding: Medium

Very peaceful group of animals that get along very well with other fish.
Need space for dabbling and also a few hiding places.

1x Ancistrus spec. (Brown catfish)
retaining only the 2 females, they have become increasingly easy to rapidly .....
Origin: South America, Amazon
Order: catfish (Siluriformes)
Family: Loricariidae (Loricariidae)
Size: to 14 cm
Attitude: in pairs
Temperature: 22-28 ° C
pH: 6.0-7.8
Total Hardness: 5-25 ° dGH
Furniture: Wood roots, caves
Lining: green food, dry food, algae eaters, scrape roots, cucumbers
Propagation: hiding breeder
Age: up to 19 years
Water Region: bottom
Difficulty: Normal
Breeding: easy

Clearly distinguish Very robust catfish, males from the females, large "antenna" on the head.
Hanging very happy at the mangrove roots and scrape this off, they need for digestion.
Multiply under good conditions very quickly, too quickly for me.
Very peaceful to others species.

1x L 137 - cochliodon sp. (Also called Red Bruno, Red Rusty)
Origin: South America, Brazil, Rio Tapajos, Paraguay
Order: catfish (Siluriformes)
Family: Loricariidae (Loricariidae)
Size: about 30 cm
Temperature: 23 - 26 ° C
pH: 6.5-7.5
Total Hardness: 5-15
Furnishings: many roots and other hiding places
Lining: Algae face, green fodder, cucumbers, courgettes
Water Region: bottom
Difficulty: difficult
Breed: difficult

A very nice catfish, which changes color depending on the soil surface.
Red [...]
05.02.2015 Neons
05.02.2015 Perusalmler
Corydoras paleatus (marmorierter Panzerwels)
mmhh lecker
Red Bruno
Water parameters:
- Temperature 25 ° C
- Nitrite: 0
- Nitrate: 10
- GH: 7
- PH: 7.0
- KH: 3

Water changes to a third week

Tap water is treated with water conditioner
Flakes of Sera (Staple food for all ornamental fish)

Wels tablets
Tetra Pleco Multi wafer (staple food for all large, herbivorous bottom dwellers)

Food Tabs
4 different varieties of algae and green fodder mix, Artemia
(Especially for breeders from the dealer I trust)

bloodworms, daphnia (test), Cyclops (Test)

Cucumber, zucchini, corn (is taken from the antenna catfish and the two big catfish very happy)

Is lined with no fixed plan, every 2nd day there is something else.
Further information:
Aquarium was to 27.01.2012 redesigned during the night of 26.01.012 and put back into operation (fish have all survived)