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75 liter A. baenschi biotope

Discussion in 'South American Biotope Aquariums' started by rasmusW, Aug 5, 2018.

  1. rasmusW

    rasmusW Member

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    hey all!

    i thought i show a few pics of my new 75 liter tank.
    it's the new home for my baenschi pair and the remaining 3 copella callolepis.

    specs:

    aquael turbo 500 sponge filter
    aquael leddy smart 6w, 8000k led.
    100w heater

    i used beech banches and a few redmoore roots.
    there is also a lot of coconut fibers, ketapang and other types of leafs.

    as for plants i used limnobium laevigatum, guppy grass (not sure of the latin name), foxtail/horntail (don't know what the english word is for that one).

    -i'm not sure if it qualifies as a biotope tank, probally don't because of the plants.

    well, looking forward to hear what you think.
    IMG_4869_2.jpg IMG_4870_2.jpg IMG_4871_2.jpg

    -r
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  2. Dean Castle

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    Looks lovely! Plenty of dark places to hide away!
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    dw1305 Well-Known Member 5 Year Member

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    Hi all,
    Looks good.

    Limnobium laevigatum is "Amazon Frogbit" in the UK, the scientific name of "Guppy grass" is Najas guadalupensis and "Fox-tail or Hornwort" is the name for Ceratophyllum demersum.

    cheers Darrel
  4. rasmusW

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    thanks a lot dean. ye! i have been thinking if it's enough light or if i should get another light, but so far i kinda like it. -just hope the plants will do okay.

    hey darrel!
    thanks for helping out with the plant names.
    it's a great forum.. there is always someone with a useful answer.

    and now on to fixing the 110 liters:)

    -r

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