Aquarium

Oase “Living Waters” biOrb LIFE (45 L)

The Fireplace Aquarium’s smaller low-tech sibling is the Shrimphaus.

Residents

We run a ‘peaceful community tank’ with a blend of plants and animals that (are supposed to and mostly do) live harmoniously together.

Animals

Fish

Shrimp

Snails

Plants

Background

Midground

Foreground

Carpet

Epiphyte

Aquarium as of 24-July-2022

Notes: new Alternanthera reineckii ‘Rosanervig’ – red plant midground left

Accessories

Things that keep things going, or make them nice.

Food for critters

  • Various flakes, pellets and wafers

Temperature control

Lighting

Water movement

  • VorTech MP10w ‘quiet drive’
  • NEXBERG aquarium mini piezo air pump

Decorations / hardscape

  • biOrb Amazonas Root Aquarium Ornament (41cm)

Water quality

Carbon dioxide (gas) delivery

Plant substrate

  • Aquasoil
  • Biohome biogravel
  • BiOrb ceramic media

 

 

Vendors

Where it all comes from.  No kickbacks, just honest impressions.

Online Resources

UK Aquatic Plants Society – lots of great information here

Dennerle plant database – very helpful

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