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August 2015
Description of the aquarium:
Category:
Lake Tanganyika
Tank size:
120x40x50 = 240 liters ~ 63 gallons (us)
Specific features:
Eheim MP scubaline 240 complete combination. The lighting has been converted to LED.
Since this should be a plant basin without it was the same a good opportunity in the lighting to energy-saving LED technology to upgrade and test.
The choice was for me as a "turnkey solution" Econlux, Lumlight, SunaECO and sensolight.
I've then chosen Lumlight. I see here but all mentioned manufacturers of equivalent quality to.
Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Aquarium decoration:
Gravel:
-hellbrauner Aquarium quartz sand 0,2-0,6mm
-black Gravel 0,5-1,0mm
-Hellbrauner Gravel 0,7-1,2mm
a total of about 25 kg well mixed
Plants:
no
Special features of the facility:
Rock Zolid backplane Borneo with modules C, D, F, G and Stone modules D and F in part as a hanging rock. Two hanging rocks and Stone modules are durchschwimmbar through holes with a 360 ° saw in the back.
In addition still various genuine stones and several plates rainbow shale, where there's some real stones will be added.
Approximately 30 snail shells.
Dekoration im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Dekoration im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Dekoration im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Dekoration im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Dekoration im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Dekoration im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Dekoration im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Dekoration im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Dekoration im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Dekoration im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Dekoration im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Dekoration im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Dekoration im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Dekoration im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Dekoration im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Aquarium equipment:
Lighting:
LED lighting with Lumlight Aqua Styl Light RGB + 2x Cool white, 675 mm, 16W.
Controlled by a GHL Profilux 2

The approximate course of illumination:

Morning natural sunrise with red light. Green is Delayed highly dimmed, which gives a very nice "daylight yellow". Red dims down, some green later - white and blue dim high. By 15 clock is the strongest lighting, white 40%, 100% blue.
White and Blue dimming down within several hours. Evening - "daylight yellow" to red.

Lighting including sunrise and sunset of 9 - 21.45Uhr.
Filtration:
JBL Cristal Profi E900
Other equipment:
Heater Eheim Jäger 150W

Eheim compact 300 installed for water movement behind the rear wall.
Runs 11-15 clock and 19-21 clock,

Flow pump Tunze Nano Stream 6045
Also runs 11 to 15 clock and 19 clock up, both controlled via a timer

Heating and filter inlet located behind the rear wall
Plexiglas mit hängenden Felsen. Zu sehen ist auch noch eine Neonröhre die nicht
Hängender Felsen mit Höhleneingang (hinten)
Technik im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
LED Lumlight
Strömungspumpe und Filterauslass
Technik im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Filtereinlass und Heizung
Technik im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Stocking:
6x Altolamprologus Sumbu shell
2/4 Neolamprologus multifasciatus

In the small Altos I want to wait for the pairing. If the "Sumbu" with each other to some extent tolerated stay all in the basin. The multinationals will remain as a group
Besatz im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Besatz im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
A. calvus `black pectoral`, Jungtiere
A. calvus `black pectoral`, Jungtiere
Besatz im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Besatz im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Besatz im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Besatz im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Besatz im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Besatz im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Besatz im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Besatz im Aquarium 240er Tanganjika
Water parameters:
25 ° C
PH 8.5
GH 12
KH 14
NO2 0
NO3 0-12,5mg / l
NH4 0-0,25mg / l

The output values ​​are
PH 7
GH10
KH 6

The water is cured with baking soda and Epsom salt.

Weekly water changes of 40-50%.
Feeding:
-gefrostete Cyclops, Artemia,
-Tropical Krill Flake
-Tropical Excel S
-TetraFreshDelica Brine Shrimps
-Lebendfutter W. bloodworms
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