My other Tanganyika tank...

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  1. francoisve

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    So after losing the battle with algae I turned my previous planted setup into another Tanganyika tank with a few species that I would either not have space for in my office tank or that would not be compatible...

    Used Aragonite as substrate as with the big tank and decided on a Dragon Rock scape for some artistic effect. (yeah yeah I know it is not exactly what occurs in the lake but it is not too far off.... :))

    Added some Neothauma shells that I stole form the big tank.

    Filtration is the standard Juwel system with a few added goodies - (batting, zeolite etc...)

    The Juwel lights are a bit too much illumination for a Tang tank I think so I am only using a 1 meter LED strip attached to the middle support of the cover. It gives a nice soft glow.

    Stocking:

    Neolamprologus brevis

    Cyprichromis Leptosoma Mpulungu

    Neolamprologus caudopunctatus

    Neolamprologus compriceps Goldhead Kasanga and

    Julidochromis regani


    So here it is: (White balance is a bit off, pic taken with cell phone...)
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    Duuuuuuude that scape is epic!!!!!
     
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    .......:nuts:
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    +1 very epic scape,man.Did you get the dragon rock locally?,it looks awesome.
     
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    Thanks man...!

    Got the Dragon Rock from Dorry Pets. They ordered 3 bags for me and I took most of it but could not use the really big pieces. A bit scared for when the fish start shifting sand around w.r.t. stability of it all... but will cross that bridge when we get to it. :)
     
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    Wow!
     
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    I think we have a new Tank of the month winner automatically:laugh:
     
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    tank looks awesome bro.. well done
     
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    :congrats:Awesome Scape.
     
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    Looks amazing! Well done!
     
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    Thanks all!!

    Herewith some new pics:

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    and some more...
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    Rock sca.jpg
    Juli.jpg

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    Great photography!
     
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    he he 1 out of 20 makes it...
     
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    Man I need to come around and take a look at your tanks close-up..thats crazy gooood! Maybe I can check them out when you have some more killis to sell as the ones i placed dibs on last time never made it to me...was really looking forward to keeping them..oh well keep up the good work!
     
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    Why did they not make it to you? I remember giving them to another member in Centurion for you to pick up???
     
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    Very very nice Mr VE
     
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    Thanks dude! When is yours coming???:blink1:
     
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    Wrong thread sorry...

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