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Description of the aquarium:
Category:
West / Central Africa
Tank size:
150 x 50 x 60 = 450 liters ~ 118 gallons (us)
Specific features:
Standard aquarium, float glass, Sicherheitsverklebung butt and center bar.
Glass thickness 8mm
Styrofoam plate to compensate for uneven under the Aquarium
Cover plates
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Cabinet in beech, cover also in beech decor.
Technology cabinet walnut next to the Aquarium
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All cables in cable ducts so misplaced it looks clean and tidy and no spaghetti wires.
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Aquarium African Symphonie/ Nur noch Beispiel
Aquarium African Symphonie/ Nur noch Beispiel
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Aquarium African Symphonie/ Nur noch Beispiel
Aquarium African Symphonie/ Nur noch Beispiel
Aquarium African Symphonie/ Nur noch Beispiel
Aquarium African Symphonie/ Nur noch Beispiel
Aquarium African Symphonie/ Nur noch Beispiel
Aquarium African Symphonie/ Nur noch Beispiel
Aquarium decoration:
Gravel:
Sand Beige size 0.7 - 1.2
Black sand size 0.7 - 1.2
Sandy brown grain from 0.4 to 0.8
Gravel
Flat gravel
Plants:
Crinum natans
Trade name: Broad Crinum
Origin: Region: West Africa
Family: Amaryllidaceae
Height: 50-150 cm
Location: Central - Rear
Light requirements: low-very high
Temperature: 20-28 ° C
Hardness tolerance: very soft-hard
pH tolerance: 5,5-8
Growth: slowly
Simplicity: easy

Crinum natans is a very attractive and graceful bulbous plant with dark green leaves. When planting must remain visible 2/3 of the onion. In the aquarium older, well-grown plants often form side onions and develop a long stalk with a pretty, fragrant lilies bloom above the water surface.
The blade width and roughness of blade edge are highly variable. Suitable for rooms ponds and is not eaten by herbivorous fish.


Nympheae lotus
Product name: Green Tiger Lotus
Origin: Cameroon
Plant type: Nymphaeaceae, Water Lily Family
Location: Central - Rear
Height: 10-50 cm
Water parameters: pH 5.5 - 7.5; Temp. 22-28 ° C, hard water
Light requirements: a lot - medium
Growth: quickly
Reproduction: daughter tubers
Description:
Magnificent, the aquarium dominant water lily. Leaves bright light green tinged with brownish spots. It is not as light as the need of Red Tiger Lotus. To limit the growth using nutrient-poor sand, loves water movement and no permanent high temperatures. The attitude in the green species is not difficult. The plant has a tuber from which grow underwater leaves a real nice bush. You can easily and flourishes in almost every basin, where it blooms only at night. Their habitat is at clearings small jungle rivers in soft, acidic Milieu.Erwerb: Occasionally commercially, not cheap.
Important: Knolle not quite dig, otherwise fault the whole plant.
(Source): www.buntbarschfreunde.de

Hydrocleys nymphoides
Trade name: Water poppy
Water level: 15 - 50 cm
Flower: yellow
Water demand: shallow water
Light requirement: full sun
Planting distance: 40 - 50 cm
Height: floats
Flowering time: July-August

Description
The water Mohn was named after the shape of its flower, not by their color. His small round leaves float on the water surface and appear everywhere in the basin, while its rhizome travels through the ground. In the summer, the pale yellow poppy flowers appear above the water surface. The water poppy can be held in the summer in the garden pond when the water temperature exceeds 18 °. Below this temperature, the plant enters a resting phase. They can be overwintered at temperatures just above freezing.

Nymphoides indica
Trade name: Indian floating heart

Description
Nymphoides indica, the Indian floating heart with very decorative white flowers This Seekannenart brings very decorative white flowers with fringed petals strongly in contrary of the native species. The way is very floriferous and blooms from summer until fall. The best location is the full sun garden pond, planted here in shallow water, the plant develops until the summer to a magnificent floating leaf plant with attractive flowers that are above the water. The plant is not hardy but can be overwintered indoors in an aquarium or on a window sill at a window facing south.

Nymphoides geminata
Trade name: spotted floating heart

Description
Nymphoides geminata, the yellow floating heart blooming with very decorative, mottled leaves and heavily fringed, yellow flowers This Seekannenart brings very decorative yellow flowers with strongly fringed petals. The special feature of this type are its strong leaked floating leaves (photo). The way is very floriferous and blooms from summer until fall. The best location is the full sun garden pond, planted here in shallow water, the plant develops until the summer to a magnificent floating leaf plant with attractive flowers that are above the water. [...]
Crinum natans
Pflanzen im Aquarium African Symphonie/ Nur noch Beispiel
Special features of the facility:
On the left side I put Styrodur in a sort of stairs to the glass bottom, on the highest point of the largest stone, then smaller and smaller so that a flat slope is similar to a bank there. The whole then covered with sand and distributed small to medium sized boulders.
Maybe I stray even finer gravel between the larger stones.
Between the stones I have put small pieces of root.
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Rear panel made ​​of styrofoam painted with gray latex paint, sealed with epoxy resin and sanded. Side windows are also provided with a wall. Made from Julien Preuss
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more collected from local forests thick branches (pine)
some thinner branches (beech) this should give an impression of hanging in the water riparian vegetation.
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Fieldstones of various sizes
Aquarium equipment:
Lighting:
2 x LED strip DIY with 2 rows CW & 1x RGB and a bar with 2x CW & WW 1x, length of rails 150 cm.

1x RGB Amplifier
Technical Specifications:
Input voltage: 12V DC
Output voltage: 12V DC
Maximum weight: 3x4A = 12A, 144 Watt
Common Anode (+ pole)
Channels: RGB +
Easy assembly with screw terminals
Dimensions: 105 x 65 x 25 mm
Weight: 95g
low heat development
Material: Aluminum housing

1x GHL LED Control 4 V2
allows it to ProfiLux aquarium computers homemade LED lights and LED luminaires third party (including Lumlight and Pacific Sun) and LED driver to drive with PWM input. LEDControl4 V2 has 4 separate channels, each with a 1 - 10 V - input and a PWM output (max 5 A / 48 V.).
Lighting time: 10:00 clock - 22:00 clock

Controlled aquarium computer - with a GHL ProfiLux II.
Tropical rain days
Sunrise
Sunset
Moon rising
Moonset
Clouds
Different phases of the moon ...
Here are programmable through the control electronics of the ProfiLux II, the naturalness of the light spectrum under water can thus be adjusted individually.
Filtration:
Eck HMF
Black boot
Outer radius of the mat in cm: 27
Dimensions of the mat (B * H) in cm: 43 x 60
Total mat area in cm² 2580
Permeable surface in cm²: 2040
Revolutions per / hour: 2.4
Flow speed. in cm / min: 7.5
Hydor pump 900l / h with diffuser
Other equipment:
Heating rod of Trixie, Aqua pro, power 300 Watt
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Flow pump, Aqua Medic Nano Prop 5000,
The propeller pump NanoProp 5000 generates strong currents at low Ernergieverbrauch.
The shape of the propeller is computer optimized for high performance and quiet operation. 6 -. 12 Volt low voltage, including adjustable safety transformer.
Pump capacity adjustable 2000-5000 l / h. 3-8 watts power consumption, adjustable. Smooth running performance-optimized propeller.
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Thermal control is done by Marina Digital Thermometer with thermocouple.
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Central power supply with 8 outlets in wet room equipment cabinet
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Technology cabinet lit with ESL and door contact, light goes on when you open the door.
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LED Leiste in Aktion
Netzteil
LED Leiste
Stocking:
1/1 Chromidotilapia guntheri guntheri

German Name: Gunter's splendor cichlid
Group: Cichlids
Distribution: Sierra Leone to Rio Muni
Temperature: 23 - 25 degrees
pH: 6 to 7.8
Size: 12 - 15 cm
Aquarium size: 200 l
° GH: 5-20
Propagation: mouthbrooders
Synonym (s): Hemichromis guentheri, Pelmatochromis guentheri, Chromidotilapia guentheri guentheri,
Water Region: bottom
Diet: omnivorous
Breeding: Medium
Difficulty: Suitable for experienced aquarists

Description and further information

Chromidotilapia guntheri guntheri was formerly traded as Pelmatochromis. The species occurs in small streams and temporarily flooded savannah regions between the Ivory Coast to Cameroon.
Surprisingly, the animals are larger than other populations in the West.
In the aquarium, an attitude in society with other peaceful fish and West African dwarf cichlids of the genus Pelvicachromis is possible. The pool is furnished with not too dark ground and a decoration of Moorkien Wood and stones. Soft, over peat filtered water with a pH value at pH 6.5 should be used for entertainment, since at higher pH tend the animals to disease. Since plants are not bothered, dense edge planting should be possible.
Breeding with a harmonizing pair is not difficult. Females are much smaller than the males and can be connected to the shiny metallic coloration in the dorsal fin differ. After cleaning a flat stone the whole nest is first filed. Then an animal begins to take the eggs into his mouth. After 10 days, then the fully developed young fish are released. The up to 50 young fish can be fed immediately with Artemia after free-swimming.
Author: Jessica Lindner
Source: Aquanet

1/1 Benitochromis nigrodorsalis "Moliwe" WF

German Name: Blackfin splendor perch
Group: Cichlids
Distribution: Africa: Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea, on the island of Bioko
Temperature: 21 - 26 degrees
pH: 6 - 7
Size: 14 cm
Aquarium size: 200 l
° GH: 3 - 10
Propagation: mouthbrooders (biparental)
Water Region: Centre
Diet: omnivorous
Breeding: Medium
Difficulty: Suitable for experienced aquarists

Description and further information

This cichlid native to West Africa and is about 14cm long.
Unlike many other cichlids, the females are much more colorful than the males. They have, in contrast to the male fish, a strong pink / red colored tummy. In addition, the female iridescent spots has in the tail and dorsal fin.
It is bi-parental mouthbrooders. This means that both parents actively participate in brood care. In the case of Benitochromis nigrodorsalis eggs, between the animals are passed back and forth and later the larvae of both parents, for protection against enemies, put into the mouth.
B. nigrodorsalis live in a father-mother-family, they can thus as a couple halten.Während the spawning period, the animals are very aggressive and can not be socialized well. One should therefore treat yourself right from the beginning a species tank them.
The aquarium can be planted, but should allow sufficient space to swim. Shelters and caves can also contribute to the welfare of the animals. The substrate should consist of fine-grained, dark sand. A golden sand can fade the animals and they can be easily startled.
The feed can consist of commercial feed.
To the animals should animate to spawn but to resort to varied frozen and live foods.
Author: Jessica Lindner
Source: Aquanet


2 Barbus holotaenia

Taxonomically full red mullet belongs to the family Cyprinidae (carp fish). It occurs in Africa. It reaches a size of 12 cm and can be kept in aquariums which should have at least 200 liters. The temperature should be between 24 ° C and 30 ° C. The pH range in which the whole red mullet can be held, is 6.0 to 6.4. The carbonate hardness should have a value of [...]
Brycinus longipinnis
Barbus holotaenia
Barbus camptacanthus
Benitochromis nigrodorsalis
Microsynodontis batesii
Besatz im Aquarium African Symphonie/ Nur noch Beispiel
Barbus holotaenia
Barbus camptacanthus
Brycinus longipinnis
Chromidotilapia g.guntheri
Besatz im Aquarium African Symphonie/ Nur noch Beispiel
Besatz im Aquarium African Symphonie/ Nur noch Beispiel
Water parameters:
All water values ​​with Sera and Tetra drop tests determined:

PH: 7.5
Temp .:
PH:
NO²:
NO³:
KH:
GH:
NH4:

50% water change every two weeks
Feeding:
Diverse varieties Nature Food: Supreme Diskus, Premium Cichlid medium Cichlid Plant Medium Premium ColorPlus medium premium crystal medium Panta Rhei granules.
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Frozen Food: Mysis, black mosquito larvae, white mosquito larvae, bloodworms, brine shrimp, daphnia.
Further information:
All images with a Nikon D 5100 was added.
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I am also the last year in co Malawi-Guru.de.
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Description of the structure of the cabinet, cabinet and filter water level panel can be found on Malawi-Guru.de.
There you will also find some articles for West African cichlids and other fish from West Africa in the category Africa AZ.
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Habitat that is to be replicated in the aquarium is the riparian zone of West African creek or river.
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West Africa Aquarium Video
Microsynodontis sp. Video
Microsynodontis sp. Video