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Diskusaquarium
Description of the aquarium:
Category:
South America
Tank size:
200x50x60 = 600 liters ~ 158 gallons (us)
Specific features:
Standard basin, stoßverklebt. In the bottom pane, a 1 cm thick polystyrene layer is glued with aquarium silicone from the inside. Also, the pool itself is at a 1 cm polystyrene layer.
Diskusbecken
Ansicht im Januar 2016
Ansicht im April 2015
Aquarium Lago Pampo (aufgelöst)
Aquarium Lago Pampo (aufgelöst)
Aquarium Lago Pampo (aufgelöst)
Aquarium Lago Pampo (aufgelöst)
Aquarium Lago Pampo (aufgelöst)
Aquarium Lago Pampo (aufgelöst)
Aquarium decoration:
Gravel:
75 kg of fine-grained, light play sand from the hardware store.
Plants:
Echinodorus grisebachii Parviflorus (Black Amazon Sword Plant, Small-sword plant)
Habitat: tropical South America, the Amazon region
Size: 15 to 30 cm
Temperature: 20-30 ° C
Light requirements: low to light
Propagation: Rhizomteilung, adventitious plants on the inflorescence

Echinodorus grisebachii "Tropica" (Samolus sword plant)
Habitat: tropical South America, the Amazon region
Size: 15 cm
Temperature: 20-30 ° C

Vallisneria spiralis
Distribution: cosmopolitan
Size: 30 to 50 cm
Temperature: 20-30 ° C
Light requirements: low to light
Special features of the facility:
Rear panel made ​​of plastic, and additionally also on the two side windows.

Stones 2 pieces, size 10-20 cm. The stones are located almost exclusively in the rear pelvic area and are mainly designed to fix the rear wall. They are hidden in the ground for the most part and covered by hardly noticeable.

Roots from the pet trade (different varieties). To get big roots, I have joined a number of individual roots with cable ties and stainless steel screws.
Dekoration im Aquarium Lago Pampo (aufgelöst)
Dekoration im Aquarium Lago Pampo (aufgelöst)
Rechte Beckenseite
Linke Beckenseite
Beckenmitte
Pflanzenteppich
Aquarium equipment:
Lighting:
1x 80 W, T 5 Aquaflora by Giesemann, with attached reflector.
Light time 9 h by timer, 15-24 clock.
Filtration:
1x JBL Cristal e1500
External filter, max. Pump capacity 1500 l / h, power consumption 35 Watt, filter volume 12 liters, filled with coarse foam Siporax and fine foam.

1x JBL Cristal Profi E900
External filter, max. Pump capacity 900 l / h, power consumption 15 Watt, filter volume 7.6 liters, filled with coarse foam, ceramic tubes and fine foam.

About the inlet section of a foam filter cartridge is pushed in each case, which is flushed weekly.
Other equipment:
1 hunter rod heaters 300 Watt
Technik im Aquarium Lago Pampo (aufgelöst)
LED-Beleuchtung
LED-Beleuchtung
Stocking:
8x discus (Symphysodon aequifasciatus) 1 Pigeon Blood, 6 Red Turquoise, 1 Santarem
Habitat: tropical South America, the Amazon and its tributaries. Adheres preferably near the shore of quiet coves and tributaries under tree roots or in the crowns of fallen trees.
Size: to 18 cm
Attitude: temperature 27-30 ° C, pH <7, device with branches, roots or bushy plants for shelter. Discus are soft water fish. Adult animals can become quite large and need therefore also a large pool. Discus fish should be kept in groups of at least 4-5 pieces, larger groups are better in any case.
Lining: In nature, insect larvae, zooplankton, bloodworms and detritus. In the aquarium, especially frozen and live food (mosquito larvae, Artemia, white worms) as well as flakes and granules.

15x Rummy (Hemigrammus bleheri)
Habitat: Tropical South America
Size: 5 cm
Attitude: temperature 25-28 ° C, pH <7, schooling fish, which really comes in a larger group to bear. The redheads show in the aquarium their swarming behavior.
Lining: flake, frozen and live foods.

12x metal armored catfish (Corydoras aeneus)
Habitat: Tropical South America
Size: 7 cm, the males stay a little smaller
Attitude: temperature 20-28 ° C, pH <7.5, fine sand for dabbling. Armored catfish are social animals and should be housed in groups.
Lining: Omnivorous, flake, frozen and live foods.

2x brown catfish (Ancistrus sp.)
Habitat: Tropical South America
Size: up to 15 cm
Attitude: Individually or in pairs, temperature to 30 ° C, pH <7.5. The animals need hiding places and some real wood (roots) on which they can herumraspeln.
Lining: algae, nursery and green stuff, but they also eat pretty much everything else falls into the pool.

2x L134 (Peckoltia compta)
Habitat: tropical South America, Rio Tapajós and Rio Jamanxim (Brazil)
Size: up to 12 cm
Attitude: temperature to 30 ° C, pH <7.5. Hide in the form of caves and roots should be present. Beautifully drawn Wels.
Lining: omnivorous, flakes and frozen foods
Besatz im Aquarium Lago Pampo (aufgelöst)
Diskus-Doppel
Besatz im Aquarium Lago Pampo (aufgelöst)
Diskus-Einzel
Diskus-Gruppe
Besatz im Aquarium Lago Pampo (aufgelöst)
Peckoltia compta L134
Ancistrus beim Saugen
Bodenpersonal (Corydoras aeneus)
Besatz im Aquarium Lago Pampo (aufgelöst)
Besatz im Aquarium Lago Pampo (aufgelöst)
Besatz im Aquarium Lago Pampo (aufgelöst)
Besatz im Aquarium Lago Pampo (aufgelöst)
Besatz im Aquarium Lago Pampo (aufgelöst)
Water parameters:
pH 6.8
KH 7
GH 12
NO2 0 mg / l
NO3 10 mg / l
Temp. 28-29 ° C


Water change about one third of the pelvic contents weekly. The exchange of water is blended with osmosis water. It does not use water conditioner.
Feeding:
Frozen food: Black and white mosquito larvae, Artemia, Mysis, Krill (fine), shrimp, rarely Discus Quick.
Live food: White bloodworms, brine shrimp or white worms (often 2-3 times per month)
Flake food (JBL Krill Flakes) and occasionally Spirulina Tabs for Ancistren.
The feeding is done 1-2 times a day, afternoon and evening. There is something different every day. The discus are sometimes a bit picky.
Further information:
In February 2014, the basin ("Rio Pampo") has been completely emptied for renovations and later refurbished. On this occasion, a new rear panel was used. Otherwise, everything was reused (ground, roots, plants, equipment and trim).