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Aquarium Hauptansicht von Rocks for Variabilichromis
Description of the aquarium:
Category:
Lake Tanganyika
Tank size:
76 x 66 x 60 = 301 liters ~ 79 gallons (us)
Specific features:
- Special dimensions
- 12mm glass
Aquarium Rocks for Variabilichromis
Aquarium Rocks for Variabilichromis
Aquarium Rocks for Variabilichromis
Aquarium Rocks for Variabilichromis
Aquarium Rocks for Variabilichromis
Aquarium Rocks for Variabilichromis
Aquarium Rocks for Variabilichromis
Aquarium Rocks for Variabilichromis
Aquarium Rocks for Variabilichromis
Aquarium Rocks for Variabilichromis
Aquarium Rocks for Variabilichromis
Aquarium Rocks for Variabilichromis
Aquarium Rocks for Variabilichromis
Aquarium Rocks for Variabilichromis
Aquarium Rocks for Variabilichromis
Aquarium Rocks for Variabilichromis
Aquarium Rocks for Variabilichromis
Aquarium Rocks for Variabilichromis
Aquarium Rocks for Variabilichromis
Aquarium Rocks for Variabilichromis
Aquarium decoration:
Gravel:
- Fine sand
- Pebbles
- Black sand
Plants:
- No
Special features of the facility:
- 180Kg diabase quarry stones
- 1x module Rock Solid (top right)
- 1x blending the rear wall of Sebastian (Koehler)
Aquarium equipment:
Lighting:
- 1x 4Watt LED clip light in cool white
Filtration:
Hamburg mat filter with a radius of 22cm and a height of 60cm.

Establishments, the HMF by a ∅32mm / 55cm airlifts through my central supply.

Takatsuki HIBLOW HP-100:
Diaphragm pump

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:
Noise level dB: 38
Power Watt: 95
Air Specific Output L / min .: 120
Other equipment:
Heater Jäger:

- 200 W
- 300-400 liters
- L: 40.6 cm
Stocking:
Variabiliochromis moorii 'Kasisi' WF (2m / 5w):
(The sex ratio is reduced to 1/1 or 1/2!)

Habitat:

Variabilichromis Moorii lives endemic in the south of Lake Tanganyika, more precisely between the drain of the Lukuga in Kalemie (Congo) and Cape Mpimbwe (Tanzania). This type, belonging to the group of Lamprologini, is in their area of ​​distribution of a cichlid most frequently occurring at all. The up to 12cm tall expectant cavity nesters, preferably the Felslitorial the upper water-regions of between 5 and 15 m water depth.

Nutrition:

The species feeds as carnivorous cichlid from small crustaceans, insect larvae, shrimp and other bite-sized prey. This should be guaranteed by appropriate antifreeze and life forage addition in the aquarium. Therefore, for example, mosquito larvae, Mysis, krill, brine shrimp, water fleas are etc.

Behavior:

The couple occupied a territory in Felslitorial the riparian zone, usually in close proximity to their own kind. The breeding ground of the couple is actually two overlapping districts of individual animals and defended together. Observations of parental care in the aquarium show, walking the hatchlings from different Situated within the different breeding territories. Thus it can happen that cubs from A nest are raised together in nest C along with pups from B clutch. This nesting behavior can also be observed in nature.

Attitude in the aquarium:

For the successful care of a couple in a species tank, the aquarium should not be less than an edge length of 80cm and a depth of 40cm. If you want to keep several pairs in an aquarium, or sought the socialization with other Lamprologini of Lake Tanganyika, so the aquarium should have an edge length of 150cm and a depth of 50cm. Due to strong intraspecific aggression, the remaining animals should immediately leave the pool after finding a mate. The facility should conform to the natural habitat of the animals. This is best ensured by generous and well-structured stone constructions.

Propagation:

If the pairing complete, the area will be transformed adopted by the animals according to their wishes. Strong digging and Wühlaktivitäten make the previous backup of stone constructions indispensable. The clutch of Variabilichromis Moorii can contain up to 100 eggs, which are either even tacked on a cave wall, the cave ceiling or freely on the substrate. The breeding ground is fiercely defended against other pelvic residents. As a cub Variabilichromis Moorii is light yellow, the adult animals dark brown to black. When this color change is taking place not occupied. The elegant steel blue colored fin edgings can be found both in young, as well aldulten animals.

Water levels:

The water parameters should be adjusted to the level of Lake Tanganyika.
Tolerance values ​​in '()' ':
pH: 8,5 - 9,5 (7.5 to 9.5)
GH: 7-11 ° (5-20 °)
KH: 16-19 ° (10-20 °)
Temperature: 23 - 26 ° C
Water parameters:
Temperature: 24 ° C

Water change: 40% 1x weekly

pH: 8.5

KH: 19

GH: 11

NO2: 0

NO3: 8

PO4: 0.3
Feeding:
Frozen Food:

- Cyclops
- Artemia
- Fine / coarse Krill
- Daphnia
- White mosquito larvae
- Mysis

Live food:

- Daphnia
- White mosquito larvae
- Artemia

Dried fodder:

- Tropical Tanganyika Flake