12 dwarf armored catfish / C. habrosus
This dwarf cory has its natural range in tropical South America, where he lives in rivers and streams from Colombia to Venezuela. With a body length of 3 cm in the males and 4 cm in females, he is one of the smallest members of the genus Corydoras. The coloration of these fish can vary somewhat, ranging from silvery gloss on light beige to olive green. The most striking feature is the dark dot pattern on the flanks, the back and the tail fin.
These social animals feel most comfortable in small groups of about 6 animals.
Also shelters of plants or roots may not be missing in an aquarium with mailed catfishes. Like the other Corydoras species requires the C. habrosus as Darmatmer free access to the water surface to there - if necessary - to absorb atmospheric oxygen to the mouth can. In the socialization of this small and peaceful catfish no larger, aggressive species should be used. The best options are similar peaceful fish, like most types of tetras. [Roland Selzer]
Order: catfish (Siluriformes)
Family: calluses catfish (Callichthyidae)
Home: South America. Streams and rivers in Venezuela.
Characteristics: Length 3-4 cm, females larger and fuller.
Accounting: Small group (at least 5 animals.) In tanks with soft ground. Shelter to rest.
Lining: Varied fare with fine live, frozen and dry food.
Propagation: adhesive spawners
Age: 6 years
Aquarium size: 60 l
Water Region: bottom
Temperature: 23-26 ° C
Total Hardness: 2-15 ° dGH
12 ember tetra / Hyphessobrycon amandae
Its natural range has these tetras in the Araguaia river basins in the region of Mato Grosso (Brazil). A schooling fish that should keep with dark ground and dense planting in aquariums. Thus, the colors come to its best advantage and the animals receive a plant often used retreat. The intense red color of tetras comes only in torfgefiltertem soft and sour water to the fore. In hard, alkaline water care the fish and also not old. Between not adult males and females hardly Gender differences can be seen. The males are slimmer and smaller, while the coloring of the females somewhat paler fails. For socialization to smaller fish (dwarf species), which are also in the behavior of this type are quiet. Because of their small size, these tetras are however also suitable for small aquariums. [Roland Selzer]
Order: Characins (Characiformes)
Family: characidae (Characidae)
Home: South America. Araguaia river basins (Mato Grosso region) in Brazil.
Characteristics: Length 2-3 cm, males smaller and slimmer.
Attitude: schooling fish (min 6-10 animals.) For pools with dark ground and dense planting.
Lining: Small foods, such as Cyclops, Artemia or dry food (grated flake food).
Propagation: soil spawners
Age: - years
Aquarium size: 50 L
Water Region: Centre
Temperature: 24-28 ° C
Total Hardness: 2-12 ° dGH
10 Amano shrimps / Caridina multidentata
The name goes back to the Amanogarnele Japanese Takashi Amano, who introduced this type with its natural aquarium. The prawns come from the southern part of central Japan, where they inhabit rivers that flow into the Pacific. These rivers have a moderate to strong flow and one finds the animals there mostly in the dense undergrowth plants. The body of the shrimp is slightly translucent. Are linearly arranged points on the sides. Depending on the humic acid in water, they can also take on a slightly reddish brown appearance. They reach a length of about 5 cm, and the females are slightly larger. In addition, the females seem plumper and have larger bum bags under the abdomen. Amano shrimp along with small to medium sized, not predatory fish usually maintain easily in the aquarium. Their field of application is especially the destruction of the annoying thread algae, which can be a real nuisance. As Beck facility [...]
The water values are measured with a test Sera droplets.
On the day 25-26 degrees.
At night around 24 degrees
Water change is carried out every Sunday, 40 liters without water conditioner.
I feed only every 2nd day.
vipagran baby / Mikrosoft granules
viformo / food tablets
FD Artemia Shrimps
GVG mix / flakes food with tasty morsels
TabiMin / food tablets
TetraMin / flake food
TetraMin / minipellets
TetraFreshDelica in grades Blood Worms and Daphnia
Tetra Natura / Bloodworm Mix (Bloodworm and krill), gel lining
Krill / flake food
Organix Shrimp Sticks
Artemia, bloodworms, daphnia
Artemia, Cyclops, Daphnia