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Aquarium Hauptansicht von Becken 31136
Description of the aquarium:
Lake Tanganyika
Tank size:
130x60x50 = 390 liters ~ 102 gallons (us)
Specific features:
The basin with the dimensions mentioned above is custom made by Voigt aquariums from Werneuchen. The slices of stoßverklebten basin consist of 10 mm float glass.

It stands on a self built cabinet, which was appropriately dressed for the rooms.

The cover consists of two 4 mm thick float glass
slices. One of the discs has a hole,
what the food is served.
Aquarium Becken 31136
Aquarium Becken 31136
Aquarium Becken 31136
Aquarium decoration:
It consists of a mixture of fine and coarse
Gravel (approximately 25 kg). I have experimented a bit and
it has become a mixture of three different gravel types.
This compilation is very natural for me.

Because almost no plants are in the living room of my animals, I decided for a plant basin without.
Special features of the facility:

The rear panel and the left side of the basin are with black foil (matt) taped from the outside.

For decoration is 1x the Riverstone module N, each 1x the Stone modules E and G, 2x times the Riverstone module T and 2x the puzzle module J the company Rockzolid and some small granite stones. The module E was 12 cm cut, so the technology behind them to hide (to / drain and heater).
The modules E and G are fitted with suction cups on the rear wall. Thus, they are hinterschwimmbar and removed at any time. The remaining piece of module E was also provided with suction cups and placed under the crossbar as small rocky slope. The two modules T and J modules serve as a decoration on the floor. The module N was cut and also mounted on the floor.

div. empty snail shells (Neothauma)
Aquarium equipment:
Beamswork LED 800 Power

Consumption: 12 V, 20 Watt
Luminaire for aquariums of 120-130 cm long.
It is controlled by a "Aquatlantis Easy LED Control".
The lamp is throttled to about 30%, and illuminates the aquarium 8 hours a day.
EHEIM professionel 3600

For aquariums of 240- 600 liters.
Pump power (50 Hz) of about 1250 liters per hour
Power (50 Hz) 16 Watt
Other equipment:
Tunze Nano Stream 6045

For aquariums up to 500 liters
Flow capacity: 1,500 to 4,500 l / h
Energy consumption: 5 - 7 Watt

It is mounted and centered under the crossbar and is so
of the truncated e module piece obscured.

Control rod heater of Tetra
Model: HT 300
Temperature display

Digital thermometer MARINA
Cyprichromis microlepidotus Kasai 5/6 (WFNZ)

Cyprichromis microlepidotus are schooling fish and should be kept in a group of 10 animals. You need a lot of free swimming space that should be broken down by individual high-rise blocks that serve as territorial boundaries. They reach a size up to 12 cm and should be kept in aquaria of 300 liters. High quality dry, Live and Frozen Food should be served. Because of the high vulnerability to poor water quality regular water changes should be carried out.

Xenotilapia (Enantiopus) spec. kilesa half (NZ)

This Cichlieden are residents of free sand zone. They reach a size up to 14 cm and should be kept in aquaria of 300 liters and a minimum side length of 120 cm. A sufficiently large expanse of sand should be the floating joyful animals. The pool can be divided by some stones that serve males as territorial boundaries. They chew the sand constantly for something to eat and build on it spawning crater to up to 8 small towers are piled. Dry food, pellets and white mosquito larvae are eagerly eaten.
Water parameters:
PH: 7.8
KH: 10
GH: 16
NO2: 0
NO3: 10
Temperature 25- 26 C °

Water exchange

He will be held weekly, with more than 1/3 is replaced.
Moreover EASYLIFE water conditioner.

The fresh water is processed through a filter Reiser.
He removes any dirt and limescale, floating particles, sand, mud,
Germs, bacteria, copper, lead and much more ..
Because of the copper load in my tap water it is un-
Floken / granulate

Tropical Spirulina Flakes
Tropical Tanganyika Flakes
Aquatic Nature Tropical Excel Color

White mosquito larvae
Live feed

occasionally freshly prepared Artemia

The feeding is done 1-3 times a day in small quantities.
Further information:
The basin is since April of 2013 and was rebuilt in March this year. The stocking has remained the same. Due to the failure of some animals after reconstruction has shrunk to 14 of the stocking 20 originally animals.