#613: 50L Biotope Aquascape Hawaiian Rainbow Reef

Petra Bašić Rakov Potok, Croatia

Awards and Comments

Top Ten
Nicely done marine macroalgae biotope!
— Bailin Shaw

Aquascape Details

Dimensions 45 × 36 × 31 cm
Title Hawaiian Rainbow Reef
Volume 50L
Lighting 24W T5 and 12x3W LED
Filtration Hang on canister filter with sponge and active carbon
Plants Dictyota ciliolata, Cladophora sp, Halimeda kanaloana, Halimeda sp., Ventricaria ventricosa, Caulerpa racemosa, Gracilaria sp., Halymenia spp., encrusting red and purple coralina
Animals Cirrhitops fasciatus, hermit crabs, snails, featherworms and sponges.
Materials Live reef rock
Additional Information There is more than 500 species of marine algae in Hawaii’s coral reef alone – not only provide fish with food, but also provide life-sustaining oxygen for all marine life.

Aquarium is set to show shallow algae covered reef. Because the size of aquarium, it inhabits only one fish.
Under sand there is dead macroalgae acting as fertilizer.

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