#41: 540L Biotope Aquascape Malawi Mbuna Realm

Robert Liviu Gherasim Bucharest, Romania


Pretty, but very stylized. The Fish would use more of the tank if the rockwork went higher.
— Karen Randall
Nice and colorful tank. I liked to see how the stones became more atractive and natural with the action of algae and time ... Congratulations!
— Luca Galarraga
Spectacular Malawi tank
— Oliver Knott

Aquascape Details

Dimensions 180 × 60 × 50 cm
Title Malawi Mbuna Realm
Volume 540L
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.
Plants Green and brown algae.
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.
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.

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