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Gesamtansicht 24.03.2013
Description of the aquarium:
South America
Tank size:
80 x 35 x 40 = 112 liters ~ 29 gallons (us)
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08.02.2013 kurz nach der Einrichtung
01.03.2013 nach Rückschnitt und kleinerer Umpflanzaktion
17.03.2013 nach erneuter kleiner Umpflanzaktion
Aquarium decoration:
> 4.8 kg Sera floredepot
> 20kg aquarium Sand Natural 1-3mm grain
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Cuba dwarf pearl herb / Hemianthus callitrichoides "Cuba"
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Hemianthus callitrichoides "Cuba" is one of the smallest aquarium plants in the world that grows with their creeping round millimeter small leaves on the ground. The new decorative foreground plant has excellent growth characteristics. If they are planted in small bundles with a distance of a few centimeters, it spreads rapidly and forms a coherent tapestry at the bottom of the aquarium. The Cuba-dwarf pearl herb is an attractive foreground plant in small aquariums but this represents no major claims.

Country of origin: South America - Cuba
Height: 3 - 5 cm
Growth width: 3 - 10 cm, making lawn
Lighting conditions: low to very large
Temperature: 18 - 28 ° C
Water hardness: very soft to hard
pH: 5 - 7
Growth: medium

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Green Cabomba - Haarnixe / Cabomba caroliniana
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The Green Cabomba is a popular aquarium plant since very many years. In the aquarium, this type as an asset to the background. Under optimal conditions, the stems of the plant can be reached within one week, the surface of a large aquarium, even if it has been drastically curtailed. They then forms from oval to diamond-shaped floating leaves and white flowers. If the temperature in the tank is too high or there is insufficient light weakens the plant and tends to asparagus. A CO2 supply is not necessary but makes the plant grow even faster in this type. Of the Cabomba species it requires the least light, when there is insufficient light is present, an attempt is recommended with less light hungry Limnophila sessiliflora.

Country of origin: Central / South America
Height: 30 - 80 cm
Growth width: 5 - 8 cm
Lighting conditions: medium to very large
Temperature: 18 - 26 ° C
Water hardness: soft to hard
pH: 4 - 7
Growth: very fast

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Brazilian pennywort / Hydrocotyle leucocephala
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The Brazilian pennywort is a recommendable, durable and fast-growing plant. It adapts very well to low light intensity and can be very well looked after in only low-lit aquarium. The growth is of pH and water hardness virtually independent loves nutrient-rich water and uses these nutrients immediately into an unbridled growth. This you also introduced the nickname "Rocket Herb" - a real classic in biological algaecides. If you will not cut back quickly forms a dense floating vegetation. If the cut-back in the aquarium plants left a big magnificent bush forms. The cut plant parts can be used again for propagation as Kopfstecklinge.

Country of origin: southern Mexico to northern Argentina
Height: 60 cm
Growth width: 5 - 15 cm
Lighting conditions: low to very large
Temperature: 22 - 28 ° C
Water hardness: very soft to very hard
pH: 5-9
Growth: fast, 10 - 20 cm per week

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Seegrasblättriges heteranthera / Heteranthera zosterifolia
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Heteranthera zosterifolia with its bright green, lanceolate leaves a particularly beautiful plant that develops many side shoots and rapidly forms a bushy plant groups. With strong illumination and strong fertilization It grows intensively and should be trimmed regularly, so light reaches the lower leaves. On stalks are often formed water roots. The Seegrasblättrige heteranthera developed in open aquariums often small blue flowers if some shoots can spread on the water surface. An increase [...]
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Alternanthera reineckii `Pink` - roseafolia
Hydrocotyle leucocephala
Heteranthera zosterifolia
Echinodorus blaheri
Echinodorus osiris ruba
Cabomba caroliniana
Echinodorus tenellus
Echinodorus parivlorus - peruensis
Hemianthus callitrichoides - CUBA
Special features of the facility:
> Backsheet with stone motif
> A large and a small mangrove roots
> 2kg Rainbow slate for Outdoor
> Smaller branches for floor decoration
> Alder cones
> Beech foliage
Buchenlaub, Erlenzapfen und Zweige
Aquarium equipment:
Rear: Narva LT-T8 COLOURLUX de luxe, 18W / 950, 5,000 K
Front: Narva LT-T8 COLOURLUX de luxe, 18W / 965, 6,500 K

Reflectors for both tubes available.

Lighting from 06:30 - 12:00 clock (5.5 hrs.)
Break from 12:00 - (3 hrs.) 15:00 clock
Lighting from 15:00 - 20:30 clock (5.5 hrs.)

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> Eck-HMF made ​​of 3 cm blue filter sponge (~ 700 cm² filter surface)
> EHEIM Aquaball 130 as a pump behind
> About 2.5 revolutions per hour (200 l / h)

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Other equipment:
> Eheim Jäger Heitz rod 100W
> PH Permanent Test JBL
> Aquarium Thermometer
> JBL Floaty
> JBL feeding ring
> CO2 pressure gas system with Paffrathrinne
HMF vor EHEIM Aquaball 130
Verlegter Filterauslauf
Bio-CO2 Anlage mit Paffrathrinne
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9 hyphessobrycon bentosi (2M + 7W) / Hyphessobrycon rosaceus
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A very peaceful fish that is at home in the catchment area of ​​the middle and lower Amazon. Both sexes are about 4 cm long. In contrast to males, whose dorsal fin runs out pointedly, it is rounded in the female and small. These humpback tetra species is very similar to Sichelsalmler (Hyphessobrycon bentosi). However, the hyphessobrycon bentosi come to the abdominal and pectoral fins as opposed to Sichelsalmler about significant white fin edges. When Sichelsalmler the white drawing of fins is hardly pronounced until completely absent. The Rotzeichnung the caudal fin extends into each other, while it is divided into two parts when hyphessobrycon bentosi. It is very lively animals that are well suited for a community aquarium and should be cared for in a group of at least 6 copies. They love soft, slightly acidic, and especially low-nitrate water.

Country of origin: South America. In the catchment area of ​​the middle and lower Amazon.
Temperature: 25 - 29 ° C and
pH: 6.0 to 7.5
GH: 5 - 19
KH: ---

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2 butterfly cichlids (1M + 1W) / Mikrogeophagus ramirezi
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Butterfly cichlids can be seen on the dark transverse band that draws from the top of the head above the eye, and the dark spot under the dorsal fin. At sexual maturity lengthen the dorsal and anal fins of the male, especially striking here are the flag-like extended front rays of the dorsal fin. The females, which remain approximately 1 cm smaller, can be recognized by their red-colored tummy. A similar type is the Bolivian Butterfly Cichlid, which, however, not quite as farbenpächtig fails. Butterfly cichlids are gentle fish that usually live in pairs. A socialization with lively or aggressive species is not recommended. Suitable for example to the surface living tetras hiding and breeding dwarf cichlids are. In larger tanks several pairs of these butterfly cichlids can be kept. Both parents then occupy small territories which are defended against conspecifics and take care of the brood, but without division of roles. For a beautiful coloration of the animals, should be varied lined with plenty of live food.

Country of origin: Quiet plant-rich savannah waters in Venezuela and Colombia.
Temperature: 26 - 30 ° C
pH: 6.0 to 7.0
GH: <7
KH: <4

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6 Marbled dwarf armored catfish / Corydoras habrosus
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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 the females, he is one of the smallest members of the genus Corydoras. The coloration of these fish can vary somewhat, ranging from silvery shining over light beige to olive green. The most striking feature is the dark dot pattern on the flanks, the back and the tail fin. Armored catfish feed on all small food particles that settle on the ground and avoid the other fish. To make the food varied, but they should also be fed deliberately. Dried fodder should alternate with fine live food such as Artemia or Tubifex, and occasionally frozen food. These social animals feel most comfortable in small groups of about 6 animals. She should like to dig the ground of the aquarium to be sandy and without sharp edges. 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 with the mouth can. In the socialization of this small and peaceful catfish should not [...]
Schmucksalmler / Hyphessobrycon rosaceus
Schmetterlingsbuntbarsch (M) / Mikrogeophagus ramirezi
Schmetterlingsbuntbarsch (W) / Mikrogeophagus ramirezi
1. Gelege der Schmetterlingsbuntbarsche
Schachbrett Zwergpanzerwels / Corydoras habrosus
Zebra Rennschnecke / Neritina turrita
Water parameters:

Date: 06.04.2013
NO2: <0.01 mg / l
NO3: 10 mg / l
PO4: 0.3 mg / l
KH: 5
pH: 7.5
Fe: 0.02 mg / l

SETPOINTS (based on my pelvis)

NH4: <0.05 mg / l
NO2: <0.01 mg / l
NO3: 10 - 20 mg / l
PO4: 0.1 - 0.5 mg / l
KH: 4 - 5
pH: 6.6 to 6.8
CO2: 20 - 30 mg / l
Fe: 0.05 - 0.1 mg / l
Temp 24 - 26 ° C

(week 50% TWW)
Date: 14/03/2013
Time: 17.00 clock
WW: 0%
NH4: 0.075 mg / l
NO2: <0.01 mg / l
NO3: 15 mg / l
PO4: 1,5 mg / l
KH: 5
pH: 6.9
CO2: 20 mg / l
Fe: 0.075 mg / l
Temp: 25 ° C
Note: All values ​​from Evidently iO However spread increasingly in recent days algae (beard and thread algae). Therefore, I reject the current fertilizer concept and consider myself something new.

Date: 20/03/2013
Time: 17.00 clock
WW: 50%
NH4: <0.05 mg / l
NO2: 0.03 mg / l
NO3: 10 mg / l
PO4: 0.5 mg / l
KH: 4.5
pH: 7.1
CO2: 10 mg / l
Fe: 0.035 mg / l
Temp: 25 ° C
Note: values ​​before TWW measured. Algae have increased significantly. CO2 value too low.

Date: 24.03.2013
Time 14.00 clock
WW: 30% on the previous day
NH4: <0.05 mg / l
NO2: 0.05 mg / l
NO3: 20 mg / l
PO4: 0.4 mg / l
KH: 4.75
pH: 6.6
CO2: 34 mg / l
Fe: 0.03 mg / l
Temp: 25 ° C
Remark: nitrite possibly slightly increased since I have the filter behind the HMF mat ausgespühlt yesterday. PO4 sinks slowly. CO2 well new yeast starter.

Date: 30.03.2013
Time: 18.00 clock
WW: 50%
NH4: <0.05 mg / l
NO2: <0.01 mg / l
NO3: 10 mg / l
PO4: 0.1 mg / l
KH: 6.5
pH: 6.7
CO2: 37 mg / l
Fe: 0.03 mg / l
Temp: 24.5 ° C
Remark: nitrate, phosphate and iron were significantly consumed. KH rose. 2

Date: 06.04.2013
Time: 18.00 clock
WW: 50%
NH4: <0.05 mg / l
NO2: <0.01 mg / l
NO3: 30 mg / l
PO4: 0.4 mg / l
KH: 6
pH: 6.9
CO2: 21 mg / l
Fe: 0.02 mg / l
Temp: 24.5 ° C
Remark: nitrate increased by 10 mg / l. 0.3 mg / l phosphate and 0.12 mg / l of iron consumed.
Is lined on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays alternately following to select stagnant Lining:

> Flakes of Multifit
> FD Tubifex Sera
> Frozen Food from div. Manufacturers (bloodworms, Cyclops)

Planned are still black mosquito larvae frozen food for hyphessobrycon bentosi and living Artemia