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Photo Caption: A first attempt at Malawi cichlids with a dozen fish added today.The tank is an Aquaone 980 with a 950lph powerhead,300w heater.Lighting is a 10k natural bulb,an 8k UV bulb and a 15k blue attinic bulb adding a very attractive moonlit setting.The substrate is bottomed with coral sand,a layer of natural sand and topped with more coral sand.Tuffa rock placed to create nice wee hideouts and a few pieces of artificial coral and a couple of used white coral.An instant fan of these beautiful fish and love their marine like colouration.
50 gallons freshwater fish tank (mostly fish and non-living decorations) - A first attempt at Malawi cichlids with a dozen fish added today.The tank is an Aquaone 980 with a 950lph powerhead,300w heater.Lighting is a 10k natural bulb,an 8k UV bulb and a 15k blue attinic bulb adding a very attractive moonlit setting.The substrate is bottomed with coral sand,a layer of natural sand and topped with more coral sand.Tuffa rock placed to create nice wee hideouts and a few pieces of artificial coral and a couple of used white coral.An instant fan of these beautiful fish and love their marine like colouration.

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Country: United Kingdom
Description: A first attempt at Malawi cichlids with a dozen fish added today.The tank is an Aquaone 980 with a 950lph powerhead,300w heater.Lighting is a 10k natural bulb,an 8k UV bulb and a 15k blue attinic bulb adding a very attractive moonlit setting.The substrate is bottomed with coral sand,a layer of natural sand and topped with more coral sand.Tuffa rock placed to create nice wee hideouts and a few pieces of artificial coral and a couple of used white coral.An instant fan of these beautiful fish and love their marine like colouration.
Advice: Change water as often as possible and do not overfeed.Be very careful when moving dense,sharp slate or rock as it is so so easy to bump or scratch your beloved glass.When moving slate/rock in and out go very very slow to prevent this.Oh yeah and dont worry about anything and chill!!
Fish Kept: Yet to research and find out more about the Malawis i purchased today.
Corals/Plants: Artificial
Tank Size: 50 gallons
Quote: It's not about the size of the man in the fight but more the size of the fight in the man.
About Yourself: I am a 34 year old singer/songwriter from Central Scotland with a wife and 12 year old son who also adores anything to do with fish and fishing.I enjoy my dogs,a 9 year old black Labrador and a 2 year old Springer spaniel.

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