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Aquarium Hauptansicht von Becken 223
Description of the aquarium:
Lake Tanganyika
Tank size:
150x107x60 = 450 liters ~ 118 gallons (us)
Specific features:
The basin has a leg length of 107cm and a height of 60cm. The windscreen is slightly arched. In the far corner a Rieselschacht 15x15x55cm is glued with outlet and inlet.
Aquarium Becken 223
Aquarium Becken 223
Aquarium decoration:
25 kg match box sand, very fine grain size and grain size distribution curve. Grain 0,1-0,3mm. This prevents dirt from entering organic (manure + parts of plants) in the deeper layers and there begin to be fashioned by the bacteria to toxic sulfur compounds.
Anubias afzelii (Narrow, small Anubias)
Anubias barteri var. Nana (dwarf Peer Journal)
Cryptocoryne aponogetifolia (Giant Cryptocoryne)
Special features of the facility:
80 kg natural hole rock, this was not blasted with sand and looks thus from herlich pied, of brown, beige over until reddish. The stone building is in large thick marble slabs, which serve as the foundation, on the bare bottom disk.
Aquarium equipment:
2x39 Watt T5 daylight 9000Kelvin
and night lights a small blue moonlight
The filtering is performed by the Rieselschacht and the 5 chamber biofilter in the cabinet. Whole Filtervolumen124 liters, of which 92 liters are used effectively.
Other equipment:
Heater 250Watt - Hunter
Aquabee 2000/1 38Watt
nothing else
about 20 Tropheus moorii (Ikola)
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 223
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 223
Water parameters:
PH to 7.5
the remaining water values ​​I have long gone gemessen..warum well?
OSI. Spirulina flakes (dried fodder)
Cyclops (frozen food)
Further information:
This pool is operated with minimal equipment (a filter, a pump, a heater) and a minimum of maintenance. I change weekly 50% water and clean while the windscreen with filter wool (thanks Marc for the tip). The pool cleans itself virtually by itself, because the set double flow can not come to rest the feces. He is long and ground moves by the fish and the sandy soil, until it disappears over the weir into the biofilter. He can then be rapidly degraded. With such a system, almost all problems are solved and needs no further equipment, such as additional nitrate filters, ozonizers, PO4 absorber or UVC clarifier. My fish are healthy for many years, have never had to deal with a disease, algae, I have only very, very few, almost keine.Dadurch that the feces in the filter ends up entsehen little germs and water changes really make sense. The filter has a very long service life, thus stabilizing my little pond.

Thank you Thomas for the good review. The black background you ... I've been thinking long what color should I use, but the problem with a triangular basin is as follows. It no longer comes to the side windows to clean and green algae in front of a blue background does not look really nice.

Topic sand .... which could be a problem, but so far everything is still in order. My theory is as follows .... close Sieblinie-> tightly compacted sand> No recording of org. Substances. I'm watching the time, and if he did not so behaves in how I imagine that, then he flies back out and I'll give you the modest here. OK?