|Tank Size ||Approx 5x2x2' (60x24x26"/152x61x66cm)|
|Volume ||Nominal: 130 imp gallons/155 US gallons/585 litres|
Actual: 111 imp gallons/132 US gallons/500 litres
|Filtration ||Eheim Pro-II 2028 external canister filter (rated for 132 imp gal),
and Eheim 2010 internal filter, plus two large airstones.|
|Heating ||Heated room|
|Lighting ||Medium - fluorescent room lighting only.|
|Substrate ||Thin layer of aquarium sand.|
|Decor ||Rounded boulders, bogwood and a large Beech branch.|
|Background ||3-D effect artificial background roll.|
|Water parameters ||Temp=26oC ; pH=7.4 ; |
35% water change every week.
A male Wolf Cichlid Parachromis dovii, currently about 35cm (14") in length.
There aren't many fish that I would devote a whole large tank to, but this very large and robust cichlid from Central America is a character that more than earns his place.