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Piece of a river...

Discussion in 'South American Biotope Aquariums' started by danbb, Apr 4, 2014.

  1. danbb

    danbb Member

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    Just a piece of a river…

    Eheim tank 240 l
    JBL Amazon decor
    Fine white sand
    JBL e901 Greenline external filter (full with seachem matrix, sera siporax, jbl micromec)
    Eheim internal filter, will be replaced in the next days with Eheim 2075 external filter (full with sera siporax, jbl micromec, …)
    One red moor root, 2 coconut caves, few little rocks

    Fish:
    - 3 agassizi double red (2f+1m)
    - 2 cacatuoides orange (1f+1m)
    - 4 altum angels
    (some others in the next future)

    Plants:
    - Echinodorus ozelot
    - Echinodorus schlueteri “leopard”
    - Echinodorus rubra
    - Echinodorus bleheri
    - Echinodorus ipica
    - Echinodorus cordifolius
    - Echinodorus parviflorus “tropica”
    - Echinodorus tenellus
    - Eichhornia crassipes
    - Hydrocotyle leucocephala
    - Pistia startiotes
    - Didiplis diandra
    - Ludwigia glandulosa
    - Ludwigia repens rubin
    - Ludwigia sedoides
    - Tonina fluviatilis
    - Vallisneria americana gigantea
    - Hydrophila angustifolia

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  2. Josh

    Josh Administrator Staff Member 5 Year Member

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    What a great looking tank. It truly does look like a little slice of a river. Nice work!
  3. danbb

    danbb Member

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    Thanks. Few more pictures
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    I love your autumn angel
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    Mike Wise Moderator Staff Member 5 Year Member

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    Err ... where are the altum angelfish? I only see domestic scalare forms.
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  6. jumpmaster

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    Lovely tank and those apistos are beautiful
  7. danbb

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    Thanks.
    Mike, this are for the moment my "altums". Maybe in the future some real ones. ;) First move is some dither fish, next week.
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    Some movement in the river...
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    Surprise: my "altums" has spawned last evening
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    Very nice, are you going to try and raise them?
  11. danbb

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    In the first place I will let the "nature" to follow the course, if there will be some survival fry I will try to help them grow up. This is the first spawn for the scalar pair and I don't want to interfere too much.
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    Some new arrivals: 5 C. Marthae and some sclare fry (only seen for 24 hours, then...?)
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    colouration on the bottom aggie - beautiful: ah! those little turquoise flecks. gotta love 'em.
  14. danbb

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    Some rearrangements, some Echinodorus vesuvius, 14 Nannostomus Beckfordi, 3 more C. Marthae, 4 Pterophyllum altum - peruensis

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