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Freshwater from Minneapolis

East African Lake Malawi Mbuna Cichlids

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Active within 2691 Days

Name: Mbuna Guy

Size/Category 55-Gallon Freshwater

Type: Glass

Shape: Standard

List of Fish:
13 - 3 Yellow Labs, 2 Cobalt Blues, 2 Powder Blues, 2 Yellowtail Acei, 2 Golden Cichlids and lastly, 2 Red Zebras

Lighting: Soft stock lighting for Mbunas. They like that best as it imitates their environment as close as possible without being dark.

Filtration: 3 filters: Eheim 60 gallon 4 stage canister filter, Marineland 20 gallon Bio-wheel power filter and a 40 gallon Hagen sponge filter powered by a powerhead pushing on medium oxygenation. A little over 400+ gallons of water is turned over every hour by the filters. 0 ppm ammonia, 0 ppm nitrite, 0.8 ppm nitrate, 8.0 Ph, high concentration of O2, higher level of hardness, 0 ppm phosphate. The fish are fed twice a day a diet of vegetable and protein mixed with garlic extract to protect from internal parasites.


Other Accessories: 50+ pounds of Lace rock and 8 pounds of Lava rock and the substrate is Silica sand.

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11/04/2009 08:58.59 AM Report This Comment
Beautiful tank
Here's a vote.

Come visit me, waterworld.

10/23/2009 10:51.02 AM Report This Comment
08/09/2009 09:08.17 AM Report This Comment
your tank looks great, would love to see more pics, here's a vote and happy fish keeping.

Come visit me, Great White's Cichlid Tank, Great Whites GoldFish Pond, Patio Pond & Great White's AngelFish Tank.

06/21/2009 01:21.57 PM Report This Comment
thanks for stopping by
your tank looks great, would love to see more pics. Happy fish keeping

Come visit me, Great White's Cichlid Tank, Great Whites GoldFish Pond, Patio Pond & Great White's AngelFish Tank.

06/13/2009 12:03.33 AM Report This Comment
nice looking tank.

Come visit me, HenryG115.

05/29/2009 12:09.11 AM Report This Comment
05/19/2009 09:09.53 PM Report This Comment
like your tank, cichlids are interesting fish, leaving a vote.

Come visit me, fishkeeper.

05/16/2009 06:29.25 PM Report This Comment
that is a nice looking setup you have there! here is my vote.

Come visit me, Arman.

05/15/2009 06:10.59 PM Report This Comment
05/15/2009 05:42.08 PM Report This Comment
Nice tank
Your setup is beautiful. Thanks for the kind words.

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05/14/2009 11:11.53 AM Report This Comment
Welcome to the channel! Here is a vote.

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05/14/2009 09:22.27 AM Report This Comment
Nice tank! If I ever have a cichlid tank, I want the yellow and blue ones like yours!

Come visit me, Fish Friend (Fresh 40), Fish Friend (Salt 55), Fish Friend (Fresh 29) & Fish Friend (Fresh 35).

05/14/2009 06:05.14 AM Report This Comment

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