#132: 250L Aquatic Garden Black Sea Coast

Kemal Saka Ankara, Turkey


Attractive community tank. It would be nice if your foreground plants weren't quite so much of a jumble particularly in the middle front.
— Karen Randall

Aquascape Details

Dimensions 100 × 50 × 50 cm
Title Black Sea Coast
Volume 250L
Background Black filmstrip background
Lighting MH1 + MH2 combination applied. Lighting Consumption: 0.5 Watt/Liter. Lighting Fixture: Handled as a “DIY“ project. Fotoperiod: 8 Hours/Day= MH1; 6 Hours/Day= MH2
Filtration Biological Filter: Not used Mechanical Filter: External Filter (Eheim Echo Canister 2236)
Plants Eleocharis acicularis, Blyxa japonica, Vesicularia dubyana, Sagittaria subulata, Lilaeopsis carolinensis, Microsorum pteropus, Monosolenium tenerum
Animals 100 Trigonostigma heteromorpha, 10 Xiphophorus maculatus, 10 Chery shrimp, 6 sae
Materials Black sand and driftwood applied.
Additional Information Date of Establishment: Oct. 2006, Aeration Pump: Not used, Heater: Not used, Circulation Pump: 2 x 300Lt/Hour (Eheim Compact 1000), Co2 enrichment: Handled as a “DIY“ project (Active reactor), Macro Fertilization: Handled with “DIY” mixtures, Micro Fertilization: “Easy Life Pro” (commercial), Co2 Source: Computerized, pressurized CO2 system, Water change: Weekly %20, PH: 6.50 – 6.62 (digital reading), KH: 3-7 dH (by Tetra), GH: 5-10 dH (by Tetra), Co2: 25-35ppm (by JBL) + KH/pH table, O2: Day: 8ppm, Night: 6ppm (by JBL), NO3: 10-20ppm (by Sera), Fe: 0.1-0.6 ppm (by JBL), Water temperature: 20-27C.

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