#364: 212L Biotope Aquascape: Lake Tanganyika
Pinaki Pal, Alpharetta Ga Usa | Aquascaper Website
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Awards and Judge Comments

It is a little stylized for a biotope, but not incorrect.

Karen Randall

This is a pretty tank and looks like a good home for the fish. The contrived looking hardscape and presence of filter hardware takes away from the feeling of being a biotope.

Phil Edwards

Nice biotope for the brichardi and Julidochromis. In studying the biotope of this fish, the stone used is not a true representation of the round stones found in the lake.

Bailin Shaw

Aquascape Details

Tank Size
48 x 18 x 15 cm (19 x 7.1 x 5.9 in)
Volume
212L (56 gallons)
Background
Black background
Lighting
T5HO 50 watt ( 6500 K )
Filtration
Eheim canister filter 2217 ,wave maker for internal flow
Additional Information
I uses a DYI coil denitrator to keep nitrate level v low. I had several batches of Julidochromis and Brichardi bred in tank.
Title
Lake Tanganyika
Plants
None
Fish/Animals
1 Breeding pair of Julidochromis transcripts 5 Breeding colony of Neolamprologus brichardi
Materials
Granite rocks , aragonite substrate