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Description of the aquarium:
Community tanks
Tank size:
71x51x65 = 200 liters ~ 52 gallons (us)
Specific features:
It is a jewel in Lido 200 Complete Book, the aquarium has dimensions of 71x51x65 cm.
Aquarium decoration:
5 kg JBL ground
30 kg Dennerle fawn quartz gravel
Alternanthera reineckii
Ceratophyllum demersum
Ceratopteris cornuta
Cladophora Aegagropila (Moss Ball)
Cryptocoryne wendtii
Echinodorus grisebachii bleherae
Egeria densa
Eleocharis acicularis
Myriophyllum tuberculatum
Vallisneria spiralis
Special features of the facility:
1 large cave made of ceramic, visually it looks like a halved hollow, thin tree trunk
1 very large marsh roots that gives the pool structure.
Another Mopaniwurzel, lying on the ground, thus forming a small cave. In the caves especially the brass barbs like to keep on.

The Vallisnerien are located in the background and have there already spread neatly. Between Cabomba and waterweed are placed. On the right side Alternanthera disposed reineckii.
Centered in the background is a now very large Echinodorus grisebachii who recently also has several offshoots. The Cryptocoryne and the red milfoil are arranged in the middle ground, even if the milfoil unfortunately something disappears into the jungle.
Ceratophyllum and Ceratopteris be used as floating plants.
In the foreground Eleocharis is attached, the moss ball "rolls" around the foreground.
Aquarium equipment:
2x28 W T5 fluorescent lamps with reflectors
Lighting time is from 7:00 - 13:00 clock and from 16:00 until 21:00 clock. The lunch I had originally eingfügt as agents against algae, but as I do now as good as even have no more algae, I take the lunch break at the lighting time artificially to stretch so that I can enjoy the morning and evening the aquarium.
Bioflow 3.0 Juwel internal filter
The filter is equipped with the following filter media (from top to bottom):
Filter fabric / filter wool
Nitrax (now "depleted", now works as a normal, blue sponge)
2x coarse blue filter sponge
about 0.5l sera siporax
2x fine blue filter sponge
Other equipment:
Jewel 200W Regelheizstab.
Dennerle CO2 reusable system Space 300. The solenoid valve is connected in parallel to the light.
1x Pterophyllum scalare (the partner is unfortunately deceased)
2x Macropodus opercularis
8x Poecilia sphenops - I started with 3 w / 1 m which have multiplied rapidly, some young, I have already made
10x Puntius semifasciolatus (ruddy)
5x Garra flavatra

4x Faunus sp. (Cappuccino-screw)
many Melanoides tuberculata (Tower snail)
Bladder worm and Ramshorn snails
Faunus sp.
Faunus sp. und Garra flavatra
Pterophyllum scalare
Water parameters:
Temperature ~ 24 ° C
pH 7.0
GH 8
KH 5
NH4 <0.05 mg / l
NO2 0.1 mg / l
NO3 10 mg / l
PO4 0.05 mg / l
Fe 0.2 mg / l
CO2 ~ 24 mg / l
Is fed usually morning and evening, each very little food. Once a week (usually on Mondays) I put a fast one.
There are mostly dry food, occasionally there are live or frozen food. When live feeds I breed now Daphnia even in a approximately 12-liter aquarium.

On dry food I offer alternately (never all at the same time):
- Söll Organix Super Kelp tablets for the Garra flavatra and Puntius semifasciolatus (the Mollys the tablet also after swimming)
- Söll Organix Super Kelp Pellets (actually for Molly, but the scalar and the brass Barben take also)
- Söll Organix Super Kelp Flakes (actually for Molly, but the scalar is really into flake feed, also one of the Garra flavatra has figured out how to receive flake food from the water surface: he shoots out of the water and lets herself fall to a flake plan )
- Elos SV.2 (mainly for the scalar, but is also adopted by all other)
- Tetra FreshDelica (bloodworms or krill, is accepted by all)
- JBL plankton Pure S (is accepted by all)

At live food I offer uncommon:
- Black and red mosquito larvae (eaten especially by the scalar and Molly, but also of the other two species)
- Daphnia (like all but the Garra flavatra)
- Artemia grown, (like all)
- Cyclops (like all but the scalar)
- (Like especially the Garra flavatra) Tubifex

At frozen food there is usually a mix of daphnia, brine shrimp, white and red bloodworms.