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Aquarium Hauptansicht von Tomganjika
Description of the aquarium:
Lake Tanganyika
Tank size:
120 x 40 x 60 = 288 liters ~ 76 gallons (us)
Specific features:
Base with storage for firewood, white gloss lacquer, made by a carpenter.
In the background was made, as the gray Zeirputz on the wall fits perfectly with the rock establishment.
Aquarium Tomganjika
Aquarium Tomganjika
Aquarium decoration:
20 kg play sand, mixed in the front area with some aquarium gravel 1 to 3 mm
1 Valisneria Spiralis
1 Anubias barteri
3 Javafarn
1 unknown plant, taken over from predecessor Basin, possibly Cryptocoryne Crisperi
1 Aponogeton Crispus - should actually be very challenging, but adheres excellently without any Fertilisation!
Special features of the facility:
40 kg gabion stones, standing on 3 cm thick Styroproplatte and hide the internal filter (see below); about 12 kg heavier Rhein slate block, 46 snails housing
Dekoration im Aquarium Tomganjika
Dekoration im Aquarium Tomganjika
Aquarium equipment:
Lumlight LED strip, 29 W, with programmable daylight simulator.
LED strip with 1 row warm white and cool white and RGB series; Daily schedule: 6:30 no lighting, from 6:30 Moonlight, from 7:00 sunrise, at 9:00 daylight varying intensity, from 18:00 to 0:00 sunset and twilight; This section has been deliberately dragged out because the fish come in the very dim light beautifully.
Self-built indoor filter plexiglass, glued in the basin, 60 x 12 x 30 cm; 2 EHEIM-flow pumps with 600 l / h in the filter sump.
The water flows from the top of the filter with 5 juxtaposed chambers, each 11 x 11 x 16 cm in size, filled with EHEIM biofilter substrate and covered with 3 cm thick foam panel as a prefilter.
The filter is hidden behind the rock structures. On the sidewalls of the stones are glued with silicone. On the top panel of the filter (grid of black Plexiglas) are 5 pieces that need to be taken zru filter maintenance down.
Other equipment:
Hunter heater, 200 W
Technik im Aquarium Tomganjika
11 Zebra racing snails

3 Altolamprologuns compressiceps "Kigoma" (probably 1/2)

2 Lamprologus - were sold to me as Ocellatus site variant tatsächlicht but I think that there is a Ocellatus females and L. Speciosus man. The latter maintains, in any event mainly in the upper Rock area and shows little interest in the abundant snail shells.

2/2 Neolamprologus Mutifasciatus excl. Of a half-grown fish, sex unknown, who in one of mitgekauften Schneckenhäuser was the acquisition as a "stowaway" with it, and now many small juvenile fish.

6/6 Paracyprichromis nigripinnis "Blue Neon". I know most will say, you should have a significant surplus of women in these fish. I have nevertheless decided on a 50-50 group, and because I have no ambitions in breeding because of the appearance - after I read a very interesting thread on the subject in the network.
After 4 weeks, with the Paracyprichromis in the basin I can also say that the group is working well - was also spawned by now already.
Besatz im Aquarium Tomganjika
L. Ocellatus
Vermutlich L. Speciosus???
Besatz im Aquarium Tomganjika
Besatz im Aquarium Tomganjika
Water parameters:
pH 7.5
Nitrite undetectable
KH 15
GH 8
25 ° C
Water change: Weekly 30%; the much too soft Leverkusen water is cured with baking soda and Epsom salt (20 or 10 g per change).
Daily 1x flake food JBL Krill Flakes and 1x TK-feed (alternately div. Bloodworms, brine shrimp, Mysis, Daphnia)