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360 Liter Mittelamerika
Description of the aquarium:
Category:
Central America
Tank size:
120x50x60 = 360 liters ~ 95 gallons (us)
Aquarium Becken 31653
Aquarium Becken 31653
Aquarium Becken 31653
Gesamtansicht
Aquarium decoration:
Gravel:
Commercially available play sand (0.1 to 1 mm) from the previous aquarium (approximately 30 - 40 kg) with a top layer of JBL Sansibar Black (0,2 - 0,5 mm).

Logically, both merge sooner or later, the black sand was just so taken should the ground is darker overall. The mixed sand pile at the redds see but promising.
Plants:
Anubias barteri var. Barteri
Anubias barteri var. Nana
Aponogeton crispus
Ceratophyllum demersum
Cryptocoryne wendtii
Echinodorus bleheri
Echinodorus osiris rubra
Echinodorus parviflorus - peruensis
Echinodorus quadricostatus - magdalenensis
Hydro morsus-ranae
Microsorum pteropus
Nymphaea lotus
Nymphaea lotus rubra
Nymphaea lotus zenkeri
Vallisneria americana (gigantea)
Vallisneria americana Mini Twister


as tubers in the ground:
two other types Aponogeton

Fertilization:
FertilizerBalls (Nano laterite)
Dennerle E15 FerAktiv tablets
Special features of the facility:
Mangrove roots (the main component)
two Morkien- and Mopaniwurzel
Coconut shells
Stones from surrounding streams (eg sandstone)
Dekoration im Aquarium Becken 31653
Größere Steine liegen auf Styropor und die Wurzel wurde mit Silikon gegen Umfallen
Aquarium equipment:
Lighting:
LED ocs.tec AB5 (12000K) + AB5WW (3000K)

Lighting hours:
5:00 to 6:59: 2% (sunrise)
7:00 to 10:00: becoming lighter 10-30%
11:00 to 14:59: lighting break (effective algae prophylaxis)
15:00 to 16:00: becoming lighter from 70 to 100%
17:00 to 10:35 p.m.: dark are 70-10%
23:25: 3% (moonlight)
0:30: 1%
2:00: Lighting break

The lighting times are generated in addition to the needs of the residents also to my working hours.
Filtration:
Rear panel filter behind backtonature Slimline
- About 4.5 cm wide Plexiglas pursuit offset mounted as spacers between the rear wall and glass)
- By the displacement of the struts caused various filter chambers through which the water flow MUST (if there are no leaks)
- Filter chambers at the inlet and outlet filter fitted with balls, at the bottom of the outlet chamber accumulates so the sludge and can be easily removed if necessary
- The filter chambers are equipped with between 2 - 4 cm large cubes verschiedenporiger filter mats
- Thus, the filter has a total volume of about 30 liters, ie proper care of the pool, he is very low-maintenance
Pump to about 1400 l / h
Other equipment:
Tetra Tec heater HT300 behind the rear wall

Bio-CO2-yourself
Rückwand mit Plexiglasstreben. Normalerweise werden die Slimline-Rückwände von
Beleuchtungsbeispiel: ocs.tec AB5(12000K)
Beleuchtungsbeispiel: ocs.tec AB5WW(3000K)
Beleuchtung kombiniert: AB5 (12000K) + AB5WW (3000K)
Stocking:
1.1 cryptoheros sajica (Cryptoheros Sajica)
1.1 firemouth cichlid (Thorichthys meeki)

4.3 Gefleckter calluses Wels (Megalechis thoracata)
3 Yellow Phantom catfish "L200 Low-Fin" (Hemiancistrus subviridis)

1.5 Green swordtail (Xiphophorus helleri) "Hamburg swordtail / Black" (both parents Wild colored green)
1.4 Green swordtail (Xiphophorus helleri) "Orange" (hybrids of wild colors and Orange)
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Sajica-Mann
Meeki-Mann
Schwielenwels und sein (Übungs-)Schaumnest
L200 Low-Fin
Sajica-Weibchen über dem Gelege
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Besatz im Aquarium Becken 31653
Water parameters:
T 25 - 26 ° C (winter 23 - 24 ° C, summer: 27 - 28 ° C)
pH: 6.8
KH: 3
GH: 7

Water change weekly 50% or two times per week 25 - 30% with cold water directly from the tap

The water values ​​appear at first sight for Central Americans to be very soft but also in Central America - especially in Costa Rica - there is water with a soft, slightly acidic water. Throrichthys meeki also inhabited diverse waters, including those with low hardness.

From 08 May 2015:
- Gradual hardening of total hardness with Epsom salts to approximately 8 - 10 ° dGH
Feeding:
Frozen Food: Artemia, white mosquito larvae, Mysis, shrimp, amphipods, mix of herbivores or sometimes frozen spinach (without Blubb ;-)!)

Live food availability, either

bought (White bloodworms, brine shrimp and rarely even a few mealworms or wax worms),

getümpelt / collected (large daphnia, isopods, black mosquito larvae, fungus maggots, small slugs, various aquatic insects and insect larvae - of course, no protected species) or

bred (Enchytraeen Mexican amphipods, isopods, daphnia)

For frozen and live foods: do not bloodworms or tubifex and live feeds from fish ponds!

Tetra Fresh Delica (Jelly feed) krill or Brine Shrimp

rarely dry food: Tetra Cichlid XL Flakes, Tetra Cichlid Sticks, Tropical Cichlid Gran, TetraWafer Mix

Vegetables (cucumber, zucchini, peppers, frozen peas) for the L200