9 dwarf armored catfish / C. habrosus
Checkerboard dwarf catfish
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 females, he is one of the smallest members of the genus Corydoras. The coloration of these fish can vary somewhat, ranging from silvery gloss on 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 to be
settle the base and avoid the other fish. To make the food varied, but they should also be fed deliberately. Dry food should alternate with fine live food such as Artemia or Tubifex, and vegetable food. These social animals feel most comfortable in small groups of about 6 animals. As they 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 to the mouth can. In the socialization of this small and peaceful catfish no larger, aggressive species should be used. The best options are similar peaceful fish, like most types of tetras. [Roland Selzer]
23-26 ° C
2-15 ° dGH
9 ember tetra / Hyphessobrycon amandae (be non-stocking)
Its natural range has these tetras in the Araguaia river basins in the region of Mato Grosso (Brazil). A schooling fish that should keep with dark ground and dense planting in aquariums. Thus, the colors come to its best advantage and the animals receive a plant often used retreat. The intense red color of tetras comes only in torfgefiltertem soft and sour water to the fore. In hard, alkaline water care the fish and also not old. Between no adult males u. Females hardly Gender differences can be seen. The males are slimmer and smaller, while the coloring of the females somewhat paler fails. For socialization to smaller fish (dwarf species), which are also in the behavior of this type are quiet. Because of their small size, these tetras are however also suitable for small aquariums. [Roland Selzer]
24-28 ° C
2-12 ° dGH
8 Black Neon / Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi
When Black Neon, which is also called Black Flaggensalmler, is an absolutely peaceful schooling fish. With the Neonsalmlern he is related distantly. The actual Neons the genus Paracheirodon possess iridescent, neon green or blue bars on the upper body. The 'Black Neon' distinguishes a bright shiny, blue-green longitudinal band that lights up when a suitable light. It runs from the eye to the tail. Using these flashing longitudinal band there is a swarm even in dark colored water together. The popular style comes from the Mato Grosso region in South America, where she lives in creeks and streams of the Rio Paraguay. Since individually held copies care quickly, should be at least 8 animals are kept. For well-being contributes to a slight flow of water and dark ground. Likewise, soft lighting, in which the pretty coloration better comes into its own. As protected areas shelters from large leaves and dense plantings are preferred. [Roland Selzer]
23-27 ° C
5-15 ° dGH
13 Amano shrimps / Caridina multidentata
The name goes back to the Amanogarnele Japanese Takashi Amano, who introduced this type with its natural aquarium. The prawns come from the southern part of central Japan, where they inhabit rivers that flow into the Pacific. These rivers have a regular [...]
Temperature 24-25 degrees
Water change is carried out 1x a week (60 liters).
After each water change Easy Life is "Liquid filter medium" used.
I feed only every 2nd day.
vipagran baby / Mikrosoft granulate
viformo / food tablets
FD Artemia Shrimps
GVG mix / flakes food with tasty morsels
TabiMin / food tablets
TetraMin / Flakes
TetraMin / minipellets
Krill / Flakes
Organix Shrimp Sticks
Artemia, Cyclops, Daphnia
My 125 liters puddle differs this basin: 0).
All residents are moving to. There will be in this basin only the species listed above.
If everything fits and the basin is going well, all types will be increased. Most of all I am looking forward to my habrosus "Horde" if they can finally put their heads in the sand: 0). This is also the main reason for this new pool. My Running pools migrate to sand was somehow too complicated?