Description: Juwel Rio 180 with Juwel filter
External Fluval 304 filter
NO CARBON (Causes excessive algae)
4 x 36w T8 standard tubes; Interpet Daylight, Life Glo2, Aqua Relle and JBL Natur
Water is RO with DI using Seachem powder to set correct hardness.
Substarte is Tetra plant and Flourite mixture.
Advice: Watch the small problems.... if you leave them they grow very fast into unmanagable ones. Make water changes and cleaning an enjoyable exercise not a chore, and get into a routine.
Fish Kept: 4 x baby Sajica Cichlids, 2 x clown loaches, 1 x garra garra, 4 Pristella tetras and three algae eating shrimps.
Corals/Plants: Java moss, anubias nana, crypts, echinodorus bleheri, java fern normal + windelov, rotala and african lotus.
2 x Hagen yeast CO2 units used.
About Yourself: Just bought a 5ft tank 400litres for some serious cichlid keeping, Severums, Sajicas and Keyholes. A few plants such as anubias nana but more rugged and lots of rock work. Breeding is the aim.