"BioDome" - SOUTH AMERICAN CICHLIDS TANK

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Hi, after my previous project with some South American Ciclids and wild Discus: www.oscarfishlover.com/forum/13-the-oscar-fish/299061-amazonland-185gal here´s my new project mainly about South American Cichlids.

Startup: 1MAR14

Tank: 165x50x50 = 412lts (108Gal). 10mm glass with french bars.

Stand: 165x50x80

Lights: 2 x 35w T5 HE (2 x 6.500k)

Filters:
- Fluval Fx6 (41w) filled with 6lts Sera Siporax + Sponges Fluval
- JBL 401 (4w) filled with 1lts JBL Tormec + Sponges JBL

Heater: 300w Hydor

Hardscape: 40kg white sand, woods and rocks

Water analysis:
- pH = 7.2
- KH = 4
- GH = 5
- TDS = 140
- NH3 = 0
- NO2 = 0
- NO3 = 10

Fish:
- 1 Heros sp. Inirida (8FEV13)
- 6 Biotodoma cupido (16MAR13)
- 6 Pterophyllum Leopoldi (22DEZ13)
- 5 Geophagus Abalios (28ABR14)

Plants: None

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PHOTOS:

General looking (still waiting for some more woods)




Heros "wild" (sp. Inirida):


Biotodoma Cupid:




Geophagus Abalios:




Pterophyllum Leopoldi:




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VIDEO from the first days:
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tehmole replied the topic: "BioDome" - SOUTH AMERICAN CICHLIDS TANK

beautiful tank ~ where do you have the space to hold these great tanks?

planning to add plants? or just driftwood?
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Hi tehmole,

Space??? well there´s plenty on my garage where this and 2 other smaller ones for backup are.



The Planted Discus Tank is on my living room.

About plants or just driftwood, well I had floating plants (limnobium laevigatum) but my heros eat it all :) I´m thinking on selling the heros to let the other species more comfortable, he doesn´t harm them but sure gives them some runs showing ho's the boss. Without the heros I’ll try again floating and some other easy plants but off course more diftwood is also a must do.
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Some more recente pictures:

Geophagus Abalios growing fast...














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Looking at this:



What about putting this wood?

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daddadoo7 replied the topic: "BioDome" - SOUTH AMERICAN CICHLIDS TANK

beautiful pics great man
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ernie replied the topic: Re:"BioDome" - SOUTH AMERICAN CICHLIDS TANK

Your photography is excellent
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daddadoo7 wrote: beautiful pics great man

ernie wrote: Your photography is excellent


Thanks, i've been working on my skills :)
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Just to put an end on this topic. No more Biodome. Another project replaced this on this tank.

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