#41: 540L Biotope Aquascape: Malawi Mbuna Realm
Robert Liviu Gherasim, Bucharest Bucharest Romania | Aquascaper Website
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Aquascape Details

Tank Size
180 x 60 x 50 cm (71 x 24 x 20 in)
Volume
540L (143 gallons)
Background
Black sticker
Lighting
2 x T5 Aquamedic Aqualine Reef 10000K and 15000K. External waterproof decorative LED tubes, turquoise-white color used as moonlight just for 1 hour after lights are off.
Filtration
External canisters: Eheim 2080, Eheim Wet&Dry 2227. Ferplast Bluemodular 3 internal filter.
Additional Information
SunSun 6000 lph Wavemaker, Electronic controllers for lights and moonlight, UPS CyberPower for power failures prevention. Water parameters: temperature 27°C, pH 8.2, gH 10, kH 14, NO3 5-15.
Title
Malawi Mbuna Realm
Plants
Green and brown algae.
Fish/Animals
3 Pseudotropheus Elongatus Mpanga, 4 Iodotropheus Sprengerae, 6 Labidochromis Caeruleus, 17 Pseudotropheus Acei Msuli, 4 Labeotropheus Trewavasae Chilumba Red, 11 Cyrtocara Moorii.
Materials
Substrate: fine 1mm beige sand. Rocks: around 200Kg of rounded mountain rocks gathered from the same area to mimic the bottom of Lake Malawi.