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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:
Alexander Langer
02:59

This is also a Pseudotropheus, my guess is Pseudotropheus estherae.
Alexander Langer
02:58

It's a Pseudotropheus, but I'm not sure which one.
Alexander Langer
15:44

looks good :)
Alexander Langer
12:45

nice!
Michael Grossman
16:37

John, It looks great. What brand/model?
Alexander Langer
10:46

beautiful
Nic Chen
04:26

Thx!!