#76: 530L Biotope Aquascape: "Rocky shore" of Lake Tanganjika
Jyrki Granath, Turtola Finland
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Awards and Judge Comments

Second Place

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
160 x 55 x 60 cm (63 x 22 x 24 in)
Volume
530L (140 gallons)
Background
Hamburger mattenfiltter (biological filter)
Lighting
2x58w fluorecent tubes, 8x 12V/20W halogen spots
Filtration
Three chamber "Hamburger mattenfiltter" in background, with Eheim Compact 1000 pump in each chamber. Also 1 extra pump behind the rocks, so water circulation is 4000 l/h total.
Additional Information
Rocks are not real, they are only empty shells. So fish have plenty of hiding places behind and between the rocks. The fish are fed twice a day with self made shrimpmix, recipe resembles "aufwuch" in nature.
Title
"Rocky shore" of Lake Tanganjika
Plants
Vallisneria, rock algae
Fish/Animals
Tropheus sp. "Red Moliro", Neolamprologus leleupi, Cyprichromis leptosoma, Julidochromis ornatus
Materials
Self made rockshells. Water conditions: pH 8,5; hardness 9 dGH; conductivity 650uS and temperature 25-26C.