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Aquarium Hauptansicht von Südamerika (nur noch als Beispiel)
Description of the aquarium:
Category:
South America
Tank size:
76 x 36 x 43,5 = 119 liters ~ 31 gallons (us)
Specific features:
The pool is being retracted


The Aquarium is a Askoll Pure XL in red, including the matching cabinet. Because of the built-in filter cover - and thus compared to Aquarium height low water level - gives way to the gross volume heavily on the net volume.
Added to this is the built-in rear wall. This is not hinterschwimmbar but missing due to a slight curvature here again about 3 cm in depth.
I have the back wall divided into 2 halves and covered with the smaller half of the filters inlet. Because again go from about 2 liters.
Remain effective so as "usable" volume approximately 88 liters left.
The net floor area is about 2500 cm².

In the gap between the 2 halves of the cover I installed a "mini-HMF".

Since the filter is integrated in the cover, I hope for a fast and particularly back-friendly access when working on AQ. Let's see what the practice brings ...
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Südamerika-Becken in Bau
Rückwand und Mini-HMF
Aquarium decoration:
Gravel:
80% fine-grained gravel with max. 2 mm - 3 mm grain - kept dark
20% sand with a grain size of about 0.5 mm to 1 mm - slightly brighter

Separately both substrates by a terrace.
Plants:
Echinodorus 'ocelot Green'
Egeria densa
Echinodorus osiris

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Special features of the facility:
small cave
Aquarium equipment:
Lighting:
Currently 12-21 clock

2x18W fluorescent tubes
Filtration:
Askoll Pure Pump 300 -> 300 l / h
Other equipment:
Heater 100 W
Stocking:
None

future:
3 Corydoras aeneus draw from a smaller pool to (54 l) +
10 Corydoras aeneus pups that I define precisely. You are now about 3.5 weeks old and almost 1 cm in size.

For this purpose, a group Inpaichthys comes Kerri (Royal Tetra) unless I get that. If I do not succeed, there is a group Hemigrammus erythrozonus (Glowlight). The requirements (in terms of water values) are almost equal and in harmony with the requirements of catfish.

There is both free swimming space and in particular on the edge and back, giving, dense planting. By floating plants that AQ is slightly darkened.
2 der zukünftige Bewohner
Water parameters:
The tap water with me is soft and is KH = 2 and GH = 5 ° dH.
pH is about 7.5 and is likely to settle without CO2 supply at about 7.1. Although this is quite high for South America but it's there so options ... Since these are no longer wild-caught, do you enable AQ safely operate even at pH. 7
Feeding:
None
Further information:
Notes / suggestions are always welcome ...