Logo Top Aquariums


Get inspired to create your own beautiful tank(s)
Description of the aquarium:
Tank size:
60x30x30 = 54 liters ~ 14 gallons (us)
Specific features:
homemade backboard: Styrofoam, cement (fast curing), Abdeckfarbe (beige and darker brown) and epoxy resin (suitable for aquarium).
Glued with aquarium silicone. All edges have been sealed with silicone to prevent shrimp can swim behind.

Lids and outer rim of the aquarium itself built.
Cover is (transparent) made of rigid plastic, was covered with black foil. Back, left side completely covered with black foil from the outside. Between black foil and aquarium glass, a photo of the Indian Ocean was stuck.
Right side glued part.

Buy finished was only the glass basins.
Aquarium decoration:
Garnelenkies: Dennerle Nano Shrimps Gravel Bed, Sulawesi black
Hardness free
Water Neutral
CO2 resistant
Rounded grains
Size 0.7 - 1.2 mm
1x Pogostemon helferi (away)
1x Anubias lanceolata (away)
1x Amblystegium Serpens bound on branch
1x Hygrophila corymbosa 'siamensis "(removed)
1x Marsilea hirsuta (away)
1x moss ball
Silk March 2015 came to the following plants:
2x Echinodorus bleheri
2x Riccia (1x 1x afloat and bound on ledge)
2x Hemianthus callitrichoides "Cuba"
2x liverwort (Monosolenium tenerum)
2x Echinodorus Vesuvio
Special features of the facility:
2x sandstone (not water aufhärtend)
1x shrimp tree
Mangrove wood fragments
Aquarium equipment:
1x Power LED strip with dimmer 6500K, 980 lumen (away)
1x Power LED strip with dimmer 3000K, 980 lumen (away)
1x LED strip Polar, 7500k, 1421lumen; Efficiency 95lm / Watt
1x LED Strip Sunset, 3500k, 1237lumen; Efficiency 82lm / Watt
1x LED Strip Day 5500K, 1367lumen; Efficiency 91lm / Watt
with dimmer

Lighting Times, Daily:
09:00 clock - 12:00 clock
15:00 clock - 21:00 clock
JBL Cristal Profi GreenLine 410e (external filter)
Instead of original intake a filter Guard was glued 17mm to protect for baby shrimp to the hose with silicone.

Filter Material:
1x coarse filter sponge
1x fine filter sponge
1x Filter Flies
Other equipment:
Dennerle heater suitable to 50Liter water thermometer simply made of glass,
Glass bowl for food

1x UV lamp from JBL
15 Yellow Fire shrimp
Origin: China, Taiwan, Korea, Hawaii; Breeding form
Females 3cm
Male 3.5cm
Life span: about 2 years
Temperature: 18-26 degrees
Possible water values:
PH: 5.5-8
GH: 2-20
KH: 0-14
Color: yellow (males slightly lighter)

12 Corydoras pygmaeus
23-26 ° C
PH value:
Total hardness:
2-15 ° dGH
Calluses catfish
Tanks with soft ground, dense planting and plenty of swimming space.
Length 2-3 cm, females slightly larger and plumper.

Neocaridina heteropoda var. Red Rili (This patch was sold completely, only available as a suggestion here)
At present about 80 pieces
Is operated as a hobby breeding ponds.
Description this sweet Krabbler:
Originally from China, Taiwan, Korea, Hawaii
Females 3cm
Male 2-2.5cm
Life span: about 2 years
Possible water values:
PH: 5.5-8
GH: 4-25
KH: 0-16
Color: head and tail region mainly red. Centrally transparent gepunkted.
Water parameters:
Measured with JBL strips Test:
GH: 7-14
KH: 6-10
PH: 7.2
Chlorine: 0
NO2: 0 (nitrite)
NO3: 10 (nitrate) is with us in the tap water already at 10 degrees.
Temperature: 22-26 ° seasons and times of day depending
Water change 1x wöchtenlich 20 liters and 30 liters every 3 weeks.
Treat the water with Dennerle water purifier because it removes best copper, lead and chlorine from tap water. This is fatal to the crawlers.
CrustaGran Staple food (every 2 days)
Biozyme and Polytase daily change
Eikoso Sundays
occasionally fresh food like broccoli, peppers, zucchini, .....
Leaves even dried of: walnut, nettle, beech, ....

Is fed by means of a glass tube, so that the food ends up in the glass bowl.
Further information:
1x Söchting Oxydator, size A with a catalyst. Operates with 6% hydrogen peroxide solution. Filling every 3 weeks.

1x daily with EasyCarbo 1.5ml
2x per week with PlantaMin 2ml
1x annual renewal of the JBL clay beads