#228: 481L Biotope Aquascape: tanganyika Kalemie coast
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Awards and Judge Comments

Another attractive cichlid tank that falls just slightly short of being a biotope. When making a Rift Lake biotope one must consider the location where the fish are located in the lake, and what sort of habitat they prefer. It's equivalent to making an "Amazon Biotope" vs. a Rio Atrata backwater biotope. Also, the plants don't add anything to the feeling of this being accurate.

Phil Edwards

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
125 x 70 x 55 cm (49 x 28 x 22 in)
Volume
481L (127 gallons)
Background
Handmade backdrop and hand design with natural stones
Lighting
4*5=54 watt philips t5 6500k day light 150 watt halogen generator
Filtration
fluval fx 5
Title
tanganyika Kalemie coast
Plants
Elodea
Fish/Animals
frontosa mpimbwe 5 piece 4 cm fry neolamprologus leleupi 2 female 2 male altomprologus sp sumbu shell 1 male 1 female neolamprologus meleagrıs 2 female 1 male
Materials
My little tanganyika world I gathered stones from the nature and buried these stones in a beautiful way on small coral scabbard. It is a region where a few branches eledoa plant is planted snail shells. It was a nice setup from the standpoint of