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500l Malawi Becken
Description of the aquarium:
Category:
Lake Malawi
Tank size:
200x50x50 = 500 liters ~ 132 gallons (us)
Specific features:
Wulstverklebtes glass basins 10 mm with glued overflow shaft and two bottom holes for inlet and outlet of the filter tank. Inlet pipe 25 mm, 40 mm drain pipe.
Substructure made of square tubing, powder-coated. Dressed with white furniture panels
Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Aquarium im Esszimmer
Mondlicht
Sonnenuntergang
Sonnenuntergang
Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Aquarium decoration:
Gravel:
50 kg quartz sand 0.4-0.8 mm, height approx 7 cm.

160 kg Rhine gravel (boulders)

As a backing to protect the bottom disk is a 10 mm thick Styrofoam plate. The boulders were aufgeschichet collapse safely at the plate.
Plants:
no
Special features of the facility:
Home-made aquarium back wall, four-piece, thick of 10 cm Syroporplatten that were repeatedly pasted above the other part. The polystyrene was among other things worked with soldering iron and hot air gun and then coated with two layers of flexible tile adhesive.

The viewing area was designed with Acryfarben and subsequently coated with epoxy resin.
In the back wall there are numerous caves. The maximum depth is about 25 cm. The technique is thus not visible.
Tunze Strömungspumpe
Blick unter die Abdeckung
Versteckter Überlaufschacht hinter dem Felsen.
Aquarium equipment:
Lighting:
LED lighting with 2 m RGB LED Stripe 18 watts, 60 LED / m, IP68
Stripe is controlled by RGB Controller Conrad MS-35 for LED strip
7 Fixed effects and 2 sequences are freely programmable, 16.7 million colors can be generated
Control optional via remote control
Setting possibilities via the software: Start the sequences choice of speed and brightness, program their own sequences (Color Preview, shares R, G, B, retention time of the color and fade time to the next color).

Lighting from 08:00 clock to 24:00 clock

08:00 to 11:00 Sunrise
11:00 to 19:00 daylight
19:00 to 22:00 Sunset
22:00 - 24:00 Blue Moonlight
24:00 - 06:00 Lighting of

Thanks for programming assistance to Member Oliver H.!
Filtration:
Main pool with overflow shaft on the right side, with the end Durso 40 mm.

120 liter sump with 5 chambers in the undercarriage.

Filter tank is equipped with:

1. Chamber coarse filter sponge
2. Chamber coarse filter sponge
3. Chamber fine filter sponge
Floor area of ​​chamber 1 and 2 with 10 liters Siporax 16mm
4. Chamber charcoal
5. Chamber Tunze Silence recirculating pump 2400l / h max. 30 Watt;
Heater Jäger 250W, for 400-600 liters, L: 45.2 cm
Other equipment:
Tunze Nano Stream flow pump 4500L / h max 7 Watt, left hidden behind the side wall.
Restocking intergrated drain for the water change with Gardena connector.
The water changes (50%) take so max. 30 Minutes.

Cover made of 1.5 mm V2A with two cleaning / feed openings
Filterbecken
Verrohrung mit Gardena Anschluss zum Wasserwechseln.
Bestücktes Filterbecken
Stocking:
Aulonocara jacobfreibergi half
Aulonocara firefish 1/2
Labidochromis caeruleus 1/3, 5 juveniles
Melanochromis Maingano 1/1
Otopharynx lithobates 1
Pseudotropheus saulosi 0/2
Pseudodropheus ACEI Msuli 2/6
Synodontis lucipinnis 5
L144 1/4 and 2 juveniles
Besatz im Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Besatz im Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Besatz im Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Besatz im Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Besatz im Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Besatz im Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Besatz im Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Besatz im Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Besatz im Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Besatz im Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Besatz im Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Besatz im Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Besatz im Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Besatz im Aquarium Mario`s Malawibecken
Water parameters:
PH: 8
GH: 10
KH: 6
NO²: 0.0

Water temperature 26.3 degrees
Water change weekly 40 - 50% of tap water without treatment products.

Water levels of public utilities:
PH: 7.73
GH: 7.2
KH: 5.2
Nitrite: 0.1 mg / l
Nitrate: 50 mg / l
Feeding:
Sera vipan
JBL Novo Malawi
sporadically cucumber