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Description of the aquarium:
Lake Tanganyika
Tank size:
100x40x40 = 160 liters ~ 42 gallons (us)
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Röhrenareal der kungweensis
Aquarium decoration:
approx 20kg beige sand from the hardware store, grain 0.1 to 0.4 mm
Vallisneria gigantea
Anubias barteri
Special features of the facility:
Home-made rock back wall of Portland cement consisting of 5 modules that I have darkened with black tinting something. Behind the Plexiglas inner filter hides the entire technology!
When hiding and breeding facilities serve about 6 vineyard snail shells and 10, ca.10-15cm long, plastic tubes. N. kungweensis - in the natural habitat tube breeders - can thus choose their "home" ...
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Aquarium equipment:
1 Dennerle African-Lake 30 Watt
Self-made 3 chamber internal filter of Plexiglas, 30cm long, 10cm wide and 48cm high. Filter volume 10 liters. Farms with Eheim "Compact 300" Compact pump with about 300l / h. As filter material I use coarse blue filter pads, filter wadding, Siporax and zeolite.
Other equipment:
125Watt hunters heating rod in a chamber of Plexiglas inner filter.
2/2 Neolamprologus kungweensis
1/1 Altolamprologus compressiceps
N. kungweensis Pärchen
N. kungweensis Pärchen
Altolamprologus compressiceps
N. kungweensis Weibchen
N. kungweensis Weibchen
N. kungweensis Männchen
Water parameters:
Temperature 25 ° C
PH 8.1
KH 10 ° dH
GH 14 ° dH
Nitrite 0 mg / l
Nitrate 15 mg / l
Tetra Rubin, Tetra Phyll, Sera Granu Meat, Aquatic Nature African Cichlid Food Basic, Live and Frozen Food (Artemia, Cyclops, Daphnia, bloodworms, ...)
Further information:
(Pool is no longer in operation)