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1906 Liter Gesellschaftsbecken
Description of the aquarium:
Community tanks
Tank size:
340x80x70 = 1906 liters ~ 503 gallons (us)
Specific features:
The pool does not have a hole. It's bulge-glued with black silicone. The back and the left side are covered with structural back walls of jewel.
Aquarium Südamerika
Aquarium Südamerika
Aquarium Südamerika
Aquarium Südamerika
Erstbesatz 2004
Aquarium decoration:
The ground consists of fine to medium gravel (2-4mm)
Vallisneria gigantea
Hygrophila polysperma
Echinodorus bleheri
Hydrocotyle vulgaris
Cryptocoryne lutea
Cryptocoryne wendtii ("green tall" - shape)
Cryptocoryne aponogetifolia
Elodea canadensis

The plants are fertilized weekly with 300ml Sera Florena fertilizer.
The Amazon Sword plants and the Crypts obtain additional root fertilizer (Dennerle Echinodorus Tabs / laterite balls).
Special features of the facility:
Three mangrove roots of approximately 80cm length line the sides of the aquarium.
Aquarium equipment:
4 x 58 Watt JBL Solar Tropic 4000 K
All tubes are fitted with JBL-reflectors.
Lighting Time: 10.00 - 22.00 Clock
(glued) internal filter with a volume of 100 liters
Filter Material: zeolite, sponges
Pump for the internal filters: Aqua Clear Powerhead pump 1200 l / h
Quick Filter: Eheim Powerline Internal Filter with 4 filter units (throttled)
Other equipment:
Ocean Runner 6500l / h flow conditioning
2 x 300 watt heaters
Dennerle CO2 Cyclo Turbo XL (extended by one element and operated by Power Head MP400, 400 l / h)
JBL PH / CO2 permanent test
Eingeklebter Innenfilter
10 Pterophyllum scalare (Rufous)
6 Geophagus altifrons Rio Curuá
2 Geophagus?
40 Gymnocorymbus ternetzi
1.1 Cichlasoma Sajica

7 Trichogaster trichopterus
6 Pterphyllum scalare (color variations)
1 Balantiocheilos (taken out of pity) melanopterus
Besatz im Aquarium Südamerika
Besatz im Aquarium Südamerika
Geophagus altifrons Rio Curua
Water parameters:
PH: 7.0 to 7.5
KH: 12.5 degrees dH
Carbon dioxide: about 23 mg / l
Nitrite: less than 0.01 mg / l
Temperature: 26 degrees Celsius
Water change: 1/3 per week
Water treatment with Astra VivAqua 100ml week
Live food: mosquito larvae and water fleas
Frozen Food: bloodworms and mysis (vitamin addition)
Dried fodder: discus granules, flakes Forage
Further information:
The basin has been in operation since April of 2004. First it Headquartered larger cichlids, snakeheads and also temporarily a young Australian Arowana, until I finally came to myself to smaller, quieter fish and finally was able to successfully colonize plants again.