Mbuna tank at home

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Mbuna tank at home

Unread postby toomanyfish » Wed Jan 20, 2016 8:38 pm

Hi all
This is my own mbuna tank at home.Gave it a bit of a makeover with some new lights and a rescape when i had to move the tank because of some shifting in the fish room
I will be thinning the population in a couple of months and will probably limit the variety too.For now just growing out the fish
As always would love to know what you think of it.
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Re: Mbuna tank at home

Unread postby cichlids » Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:34 pm

Nice tank..I feel it might be a bit over crowded. But yes, you said it, regarding the thinning of population.
With this lighting a nice group of p.demasoni would look awesome just like your frontusa tank.
I just love pseudotropheus demasoni.

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Re: Mbuna tank at home

Unread postby KarthikC » Thu Jan 21, 2016 6:52 am

Lovely tank! Actually I feel that malawis look good when they're overcrowded. It may need extra water changes, but it makes sure aggression is controlled. Lot of activity too! :D

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Re: Mbuna tank at home

Unread postby parthapratim22 » Thu Jan 21, 2016 2:06 pm

lovely
How you keep the top sand clean?
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Re: Mbuna tank at home

Unread postby toomanyfish » Thu Jan 21, 2016 4:49 pm

Thank you for the kind words
Yes Karthik this tank never has a dull moment.
@Partha
Actually the credit goes to the fish.They keep churning the sand with constant digging!

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Re: Mbuna tank at home

Unread postby email2sharvil » Fri Jan 22, 2016 9:59 am

Looking nice, what rock & sand are you using and how are you maintains the high PH.


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Re: Mbuna tank at home

Unread postby toomanyfish » Mon Feb 01, 2016 1:03 pm

I dont alter the ph.
The rocks are bought from a landscape supplier and are called lace rocks
The sand is called quartz sand.