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75 gallons freshwater fish tank (mostly fish and non-living decorations) - My 5ft African Cichlid tank.
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Country: Australia
Description: 5ft tank: 152.5cm long x 40.5cm wide x 50cm high. 300W Aqua One Heater, Ehiem Classic 2217 external filter, Otto internal filter, single globe 5ft flourescent lighting.
Advice: Filtration is the key to winning the battle!
Fish Kept: Venustus, Blue Dolphin, Dragonblood, Mbumba, Demasoni, Frontosa, Livingstoni, Red Forest Jewell, Electric Yellow, Electric Blue x 2, Clown Loach, Bristlenose Catfish, Red Zebra, Cobalt Blue, Red Top Zebra, Eureka Red Peacock, Red Empress, Marble Peacock, Hajomaylandi, Acei, Latafasciata, Firebird Peacock.
Corals/Plants: Plastic plants with lots of Womera rocks (Australian) as caves for my fishies.
Tank Size: 75 gallons
Quote: Fish are friends not food!!
About Yourself: Have been into the hobbie all my life as my father had fish. Got my own fish tank when I was around 14 so I've been in the game now for over 15 years.

COMMENTS

very very nice !!! fish avatar
Even though that aquascape would never happen anywhere naturally, especially Lake Malawi, it looks great! Very appealing to the eye. Good job. fish avatar
Killer tank and fish. very nice fish avatar
Hi wilco fantastic tank mate, i'm looking to start a new one and was wondering where you got your womera rocks from? also those killer plants you have, great colour in them. cheers mate fish avatar

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