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Country: Australia
Description: Tank details: Dimensions Size: 6 x 2 x 2 feet (182cm x 61cm x 61cm) Volume: Approx 640 litres (169 US Gallons) Filtering 1 x AquaOne CF2200 external canister – 2200 litres p/hour 1 x Fluval 305 external canister – 1000 litres p/hour 1 x Power head Aeration/Heating 1 x High volume air pump 1 x 300w Jager heater Lighting 1 x 6 foot reflector with 2 x 3 foot Hagen Sun-Glo tubes 1 x 3 foot reflector with 1 x 3 foot Hagen Aqua-Glo tube Gravel 2mm midnight gravel Water Parameters Temp: 26c Ph 8 GH 16 KH 13 NO2 0mg/l NO3 0mg/l Water changes: Approx 20% every 6-9 day depending on days off of work.
Advice: Good research is a must before jumping in the deep end.
Fish Kept: Cichlids 1 x Sciaenochromis fryeri (Electric blue hap) Male 16 cm, 1 x Sciaenochromis fryeri (Electric blue hap) Female 12 cm, 1 x Pseudotropheus acei Male 14 cm, 1 x Maylandia lombardoi Female 8 cm, 1 x Copadichromis borleyi "Kadango" Male 8 cm, 1 x Pseudotropheus crabro Male 12 cm, 2 x Cyrtocara moorii we think 1M / 1F 4 cm, 1 x Otopharynx lithobates Male 4 cm, 1 x Melanochromis johanni Male 5 cm, 1 x Aulonocara jacobfreibergi Male 9 cm, 1 x Labidochromis hongi Male 5 cm, 1 x Nimbochromis venustus Male 5 cm, 5 x Labidochromis caeruleus 1M / 4F 6 cm, 2 x Bristlenose catfish 1M / 1F 8 cm / 6 cm, 1 x Sailfin Gibbiceps Pleco Male 9 cm, 1 x Synodontis eupterus M/F??? 12 cm,
Corals/Plants: Java Fern, Vallisneria.
Tank Size: 169 gallons
Quote: Check out that beautiful Cichlid


Thanks Jesterspub. My Africans don;t touch the Vallisneria, although the Bristlnose and Pleco have a bit of a go at it. It still seems to do pretty well i my tank. I'm also looking for some Anubia plants to try as I've read some African Cichlid keepers have success with this as well. fish avatar
Nice selection of rock and setup. Do the africans bother the Vallisneria plant? Looking for more options but have the java fern. fish avatar


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