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02.02.2016
Description of the aquarium:
Category:
South America
Tank size:
150x50x50 = 375 liters ~ 99 gallons (us)
Specific features:
Cabinet and coverage have been completely customized self.

3D rear wall
Tag der Befüllung, 23.01.2016
Abendstimmung (02.02.2016)
Bau des Unterschrankes
Bau des Unterschrankes
Bau des Unterschrankes
Bau des Unterschrankes
Bau des Unterschrankes
Bau des Unterschrankes
3D Rückwand
3D Rückwand
Bau der Abdeckung
Bau der Abdeckung
Unterschrank, Rückwand und Abdeckung fertig
Aquarium decoration:
Gravel:
Approximately 70kg basalt chips from a hardware store, felt a thousand times washed.
Plants:
Floating plants:
- Limnobium laevigatum (South American frog bite)

Echinodorus 'Altlandsberg'
Height: 30 to 45 cm
Temperature: 22-28 ° C
Use: Medium and background
Light: the brighter the more intense the red color components

Cryptocoryne undulata (wavy water cup)
Height: up to 20cm
Temperature: 22-26 ° C
Use: front and middle distance
Light: Medium shade

Echinodorus ocelot Green (Green ocelot)
Height: 20-25cm
Temperature: 18-28 ° C
Use: ground
Light: The more light, the more vivid the Fleckung

Aponogeton henkelianus (Large grid plant)
Height: up to 70cm
Temperature: 20-26 ° C
Use: Background (little water flow and small peaceful fish)
Light: not too light and not kept to over 26 ° C

Cryptocoryne usteriana (pipped water cup)
Height: 70 cm
Temperature: 22 - 26 ° C
Use: Background
Light: medium - low

Cryptocoryne wendtii brown (brown water cup)
Height: 10-25cm
Temperature: 20-28 ° C
Use: foreground / middle ground
Light: sun to semi-shade

Aponogeton boivinianus (Large dimpled Wasserähre)
Height: 40-70cm
Temperature: 20-26 ° C
Use: Background
Light: normal

Aponogeton undulatus (Wavy Wasserähre)
Height: 40 cm
Temperature: 17-30 ° C
Use: background, middle ground
Light: normal

Cryptocoryne crispatula var. Balansae (pipped grasblättriger water cup)
Height: 50-70 cm
Temperature: 22-28 ° C
Use: ground and background
Light: little
Special features of the facility:
- 3 large mangrove roots
- Large and small stones
- Coconuts
-. Div-built caves
- Caves of clay (user-authored discs)
- 2 large oak branches
- 2 large cherry branches
Aquarium equipment:
Lighting:
2x LED Overtank (each 16 watts, 1620 lumens)
Filtration:
Filter1:

EHEIM professionel 2326/2328 (2226/2228)

* 3 chamber filter (3 inserts)
* Aquarium size up 600l
* Pumping capacity 1050l / h
* Circulation rate 750l / h
* Delivery head 2,00 m Ws
* Filter volume 7,3l
* Power 25 + 210W
* Dimensions in mm 415 x 210 x 210

Detachable hose adapter with integrated shut-off valves, hose safety and locking bracket as a complete unit.
Individually removable filter elements with retractable handles for easy handling and convenient partial cleaning.

Filter media:
- Ehfimech
- Zeolite
- Filter mat blue 3x
- Filter / batting white
(Structure from bottom to top)



Filter 2:

EHEIM professionel 2322/2324 (2222/2224)

* 2 chamber filter (2 missions)
* Aquarium size up 250l
* Pump capacity 700l / h
* Filter volume 3l
* Power consumption 8 W
* Dimensions in mm 340 x 178 x 178

Detachable hose adapter with integrated shut-off valves, hose safety and locking bracket as a complete unit.
Individually removable filter elements with retractable handles for easy handling and convenient partial cleaning.

Filter media:
- Ehfimech
- Filter mat blue 2x
- Filter / batting white
(Structure from bottom to top)
later peat
Other equipment:
Heater with thermostat regulated at 25 ° C

planned Bio Co2

possibly Oxydator
Stocking:
Planned after the running-in phase trim from other basins


Paracheirodon innesi (Neontetra / Neon tetras)
Origin: South America, Amazon, Peru (rivers in the Peruvian rainforest)
Order: Characins (Characiformes)
Family: characidae (Characidae)
Size: 4 cm
Attitude: schooling fish, minimum 10 animals !!!
Temperature: 20-26 ° C
pH: 5.0-7.5
Total Hardness: 2-25 ° dGH
Furnishings: loose planting, no Flash Lighting
Lining: fine flake food, food tablets, brine shrimp and live food
Propagation: free spawners
Age: 8 years
Water Region: Centre
Difficulty: Normal
Stud: Medium

One of the best known and most popular fish species, very nice to look at with the eye-catching fluorescent lateral colors turquoise blue and red.
They can be very good nachzüchten and no longer need to be so often caught wild.
Great schooling fish that get along very well with other peaceful schooling fish.



Boehlkea fredcochui (Blue Perusalmler)
Origin: South America, Upper Amazon, the Rio Maranon confluence in Peru
Order: Characins (Characiformes)
Family: characidae (Characidae)
Size: 4-5 cm
Attitude: schooling fish, minimum 10 animals
Temperature: 22-26 ° C
pH: 6.0 to 7.2
Total Hardness: 5-12 ° dGH
Means: strong currents, no Flash Lighting (floating plants)
Lining: flake food, mosquito larvae, water fleas
Propagation: free spawners
Older: ???
Water Region: middle / top
Difficulty: Normal
Stud: difficult

Perusalmler love strong currents and are very happy swimming, so they need a lot of free swimming space.
They should be socialized with fish that do not feel bothered by their hectic nature.
In muted aquarium light the beautiful shades of blue of the animals come to wonderful effect, so it is recommended the use of floating plants.



Corydoras paleatus (marbled catfish)
Origin: South America, Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay (streams and rivers)
Order: Catfish (Siluriformes)
Family: callichthyidae (Callichthyidae)
Size: 7 cm
Attitude: Minimum 5-6 animals
Temperature: 18 ° to 28 ° C
pH: 6 - 8
Total Hardness: 2-19 ° dGH
Furnishings: fine sand or very fine gravel
Lining: live food, brine shrimp, bloodworms, frozen food, dry food, food tablets
Propagation: adhesive spawners
Age: over 10 years
Water Region: bottom
Difficulty: Normal
Stud: Medium

Very peaceful group of animals that get along very well with other fish.
Need space for dabbling and also a few hiding places.



1x Ancistrus spec. (Brauner catfish)
retaining only the 2 females, they have become increasingly easy to rapidly .....
Origin: South America, Amazon
Procedure: catfish (Siluriformes)
Family: Loricariidae (Loricariidae)
Size: to 14 cm
Attitude: in pairs
Temperature: 22-28 ° C
pH: 6.0-7.8
Total Hardness: 5-25 ° dGH
Furnishings: Wood roots, caves
Lining: Forage, Fodder dry, algae eaters, scrape roots, cucumbers
Propagation: hiding breeder
Age: up to 19 years
Water Region: bottom
Difficulty: Normal
Stud: easy

Clearly distinguish Very robust catfish, males from the females, large "antenna" on the head.
Hanging very happy at the mangrove roots and scrape this off, they need for digestion.
Mushroom under good conditions very fast, too fast for me.
Very peaceful towards others fish species.



1x L 137 - cochliodon sp. (also called Red Bruno, Red Rusty)
Origin: South America, Brazil, Rio Tapajos, Paraguay
Procedure: catfish (Siluriformes)
Family: Loricariidae (Loricariidae)
Size: about 30 cm
Temperature: 23 - 26 ° C
pH: 6.5-7.5
Total Hardness: 5-15
Means: many roots and other hiding places
Lining: Algae face, Forage, cucumbers, courgettes
Water Region: bottom
Difficulty: difficult
Stud: difficult

A very nice catfish that depending on [...]
Water parameters:
- Temperature 25 ° C
- Nitrite: 0
- Nitrate: 10
- GH: 7
- PH: 7.0
- KH: 3
Feeding:
Flakes of Sera (Staple food for all ornamental fish)

Wels tablets
Tetra Pleco Multi wafer (staple food for all large, herbivorous bottom dwellers)

Food Tabs
4 different varieties of algae and green fodder mix, Artemia
(especially for breeders from the dealer I trust)

Frozen foods
bloodworms, daphnia (test), Cyclops (Test)

vegetables
Cucumber, zucchini, corn (is taken from the antenna catfish and the two big catfish very happy)


Is lined with no fixed plan, every 2nd day there is something else.