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the cichlid tank update

by chris luciano from staten island / USA


Description

  • Category: Lake Malawi
  • Tank size: 13x21x38 inches = 44 gallons
  • Tank size: 33x53x96 cm = 166 liters

    46 gallon bow front
    16 cichlids mixed

Decoration

  • Gravel: sand
  • Plants: Anubias nana plants

    19" 1 piece cave system decoration
    tall tree trunk ,2 cichlid caves
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Technics

  • Light: 10,000k LED ON A TIMMER
  • Light-Duration: 12 HOURS DAYLIGHT 1.5 HOURS MOONLIGHT
  • Filtration: 2 FLUVAL 306 CANISTER FILTERS
    CHEMIPURE 2-10 oz, 1-5 oz, FOAM PADS & BLOCKS
    4 WATER POLISHING PADS
    BIO BALLS, Purgen 100 ml pouch
    MATRIX 500 ml 9 Watt uv sterilizer

    BY WEEKLY WATER CHANGES
    FILTER MAINTNESS STAGGERED
    the water chemistry is perfect
    PH Around 8.2 Nitrites 0 Ammonia 0
    Nitrates around 10
    GH Around 250 KH Around 180

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Latest comments:
Devonta Smith
20:13

James I beg to differ, this is a true RT and not a Myan cichlid.if you look
Devonta Smith
20:01

James I beg to differ, this is a true RT and not a Myan cichlid.if you look
James Martin
12:09

That's not a festae. It's actually a uropthalmus. Called (incorrectly)
Devonta Smith
13:51

Thanks cichlid i-am. The females are very nice!
cichlid i-am
23:12

nyce, I have a young hopefully female growing out in a 20g long. great look
James Martin
08:39

A very nice specimen. Unusual for a Mylochromis. Most of them have a diag
James Martin
08:37

I'd say it is. It's a female so it won't get the bright colors.