The basin should be my first Aquascape originally.
As you can see I do not yet quite managed:
1 x Echinodorus `Red Flame`
10 x Eleocharis parvula
8 x Hemianthus callitrichoides `Cuba`
2 x Vallisneria americana Mini Twister
5 x Cryptocoryne wendtii Green
1 x Anubias barteri v. Nana
1 x Taxiphyllum Barbieri (Vesicularia dubyana), Java moss
5 x Hygrophila polysperma
1 x Asian Vallis (Vallisneria asiatica)
7 x Eleocharis acicularis, needle ledges
And on the lava rocks:
1 x Riccia
3 x Utricularia graminifolia
1 x Pogostemon helferi
3 x Cardamine lyrata, Japanese Cress
These floating plants provide on the right side for dim light:
Salvinia natans and Limnobium laevigatum.
Special features of the facility:
In the left corner a little "reef" of lava was piled up.
A large mangrove root was easily positioned to the right and almost in the center are a small root and a piece of driftwood.
A slate covers the filter inlet.
I light the whole with 2 x 80 Watt dimmable Giesemann Powerchrome Midday.
For touching the sun and the LED module Mondlimulation "GHL Simu spot" ensures. A special feature of this is to simulate the situation with glaring white LEDs flashes when the lighting was dimmed down.
Is filtered through the Back to Nature system which operates invisibly behind the rear wall. There are also all the technology is hidden.
The water for the water change is filtered only through a Reiser block filter and then passes through a 2 column demineralizer.
For the CO2 fertilization a JBL 2kg CO2 bottle is in use. About the JBL Taifun the gas is washed into the water.
For the control of the basin I use the Profilux 3 of GHL.
48 x hyphessobrycon sweglesi
100 x Red Fire Shrimp
10 x Red Nashorngarnele
10 x Red Bee K2
25 x Red Bee "normal"
120 x Amanogarnele
Chill: 26 ° C (at night to 25 ° C)
GH: 8 GdH
KH: 4 GdH
PO4: 0.2 mg / l
NO3: 6 mg / l
Fe: almost undetectable
CO2: This value is held by the pH probe in the optimum range
JBL Novo Grano mini mix for tetras
JBL Nano Prawn for shrimp
JBL Seemandelbaumblätter also for small
Weekly with 50ml Kramer Dark
As required with phosphate and nitrate (+ Amonium)
The demineralized water is hardened with Tropic Marin Re-Mineral Tropic.