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Plant aquarium


 
 

Aquarium size

 

60x35x30cm (HxLxD), 60L

 

Aquarium type

 

Planted

 

Parameters

 

pH 7.5, Temp. 27ºC, Nitrates <10mg/L

 

Filters

 

 “Eheim” internal filter, “Aquarium Systems” power head 400L/h with sponge

 

Lighting

 

2 "Bio Sun" 15W lamps

Other equipment

 

Underwater heater, "DIY "CO2 injector

Maintenance

 

 

Partial water changes (15% per week), liquid plant fertilizer
Inhabitants

 

7 Paracheirodon innesi, 2 Microgeophagus ramirezi, 1 Baryancistrus “Golden nugett”, 10 unidentified wild shrimps.

 

Plants

 

Anubia barterii “Nana”, Anubia sp., Echinodorus sp., Nymphae sp.

 

Feeding

 

“Tetra“ flakes

 

Ornaments

 

Coarse river sand, sunken tree trunks, slate

Other comments

 

Melanoides tuberculata e Planorbella duryl  snails help the aquarium maintenance