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State: California
Country: United States
Description: 60g malawi tank... filtered by two penguin 350 biowheel filters, and a 660gph under gravel jet system with fine sponge on the intake tube... lighting is a home depot light fixture with two phillips 40w bulbs... one large piece of egg crate cut to accomodate the undergravel jet system... substrate is target play sand from home depot... rock background is three tiles of slate made to fit... aeration via 48" marineland flexible bubble wand powered by a whisper 100 pump... heated by a 300w ebo-jager...
Advice: be carefull with sand... i had to cut the tube so that the main strainer touches the midwater skimmer, then i made the skimmer itself higher by cutting the bent intake tube... also, don't let the sponge for the powerhead be close to the sand... i had to raise it with an elbow...
Fish Kept: healthy young colony of Labidochromis caeruleus, a new colony of Labidochromis sp. "Hongi", a couple of OB peacocks for color, and 6 killing fish that are growing out...
Corals/Plants: a thick layer of green and purple algae that the mbuna LOVE to eat... i only get purple algae in this tank... maybe for the high PH... coraline algae maybe...???
Tank Size: 60 gallons
Quote: fayt...
About Yourself: this is my one of my 7 tanks... i probably put more thought into this one than all of my other tanks... sorry for the horrible pic... will update soon...

COMMENTS

Great pic!!!! fish avatar Fred
that peacock is sweet! they dont have any that look likehat in virginia is there a site i can order off? fish avatar sean
This is a great picture... fish avatar Zambize

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