#55: 300L Biotope Aquascape Darkness falls on Malawi Lake

Darijo Horvat Prelog, Croatia


Attractive representation of a Lake Malawi littoral zone. From a design perspective a larger group or groups of Val moved toward one or both ends might be more effective than the scattered plants.
— Karen Randall

Aquascape Details

Dimensions 120 × 50 × 50 cm
Title Darkness falls on Malawi Lake
Volume 300L
Lighting 2x30 W T8, one is 15000 K and one 6500 K
10 hours per day
Filtration Inside bulkhead filter, 800 liters per hour
Plants Valisneria sp.
Animals Copadichromis borleyi
Materials Gravel 0,3-0,6 mm, and 1-3 mm.
Additional Information This aqurium is old about 1,5 months, for now there is a 14 fishes inside, but i will make a selection and stay on 4-6 fishes. Water changes are weekly about 50% (150 liters). There is no fertilization.

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