#26: 530L Biotope Aquascape: Tanganyikan rockwall
Jyrki Granath, Turtola Finland
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Awards and Judge Comments

First Place

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
160 x 55 x 60 cm (63 x 22 x 24 in)
Volume
530L (140 gallons)
Background
PPI 10 Filter Foam Mat (coloured black by bacteria)
Lighting
2x70W HQI, 12V LED-moonlight for nights
Filtration
Self made biological filter in backround, so called "Hamburger mattenfiltter" with three chambers, one Eheim Compact 1000 pump in each chamber.
Additional Information
If you are intrested in finding out how I make my stones, please look at my article (sorry, in Finnish): http://www.aqua-web.org/docs/Valukivet_akvaarioon.pdf
Title
Tanganyikan rockwall
Plants
Java Fern, Java moss, rock algae
Fish/Animals
Tropheus sp. "Red Moliro", Neolamprologus leleupi, Cyprichromis leptosoma, Julidochromis ornatus, Astatotilapia burtoni, Synodontis perticola.
Materials
Self made rockshells. Water conditions: pH 8,5; hardness 9 dGH; conductivity 650uS and temperature 25-26 C.