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September '05 - Andreas Dall's 530 Liter Amazon Aquarium. (Denmark)

Owner:Andreas Ubbe Dall, 15, from Copenhagen (Denmark), 4 years of fishkeeping.
Setup:August 2003.
Dimensions:160x55x60 cm.
Volume: 530 liters (nominal).
Filtration:Lac 809 1200 L/h, Jebo 325 1000 L/h.
Lighting:2x54 Watts fluorescent.
Heating:200 Watts Resun.
Substrate:About 5 cm fine sand and a few larger grains here and there.
Decoration:A large piece of wood (about 130 cm) and some lavarock.
Others:CO2 injector.
Water:Temp. 28C; pH 6.8
Maintenance:25% water change each week, with water that has been conditioned (pH and temp) so it is perfect to put in the aquarium.
Fauna:12 Symphysodon discus, 20 Corydoras metae, 50 Neon Tetras.
Flora:Anubias barteri "nana", Anubias sp., Amazon Swordplants, Vallisneria.
Comments:I'm 15 and have now had aquariums for about 4 years, so you can say I got an early start at the hobby. I've kept quite a lot of fish to the day. But my interest has become caught by the South and Central American cichlids.

If you'd like to submit an aquarium for Tank of the Month, just contact me.

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Photos taken by Andreas Dall and displayed here with his permission.
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