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Tank 6: 72 gal Brackish Predators Tank

Picture of Silver Tigerfish

This tank houses Brackish Predators including Tigerfish, a moray eel and a toadfish.

Tank Size 36x24x24" (92x61x61cm)
Volume Nominal: 72 imp gallons/ 87 US gallons/ 327 litres
Filtration Built-in internal multi-compartment filter, powered by Pro 4 pump.
Heating Heated room.
Lighting Low - fluorescent room lighting only.
Substrate Thin layer of aquarium sand
Decor Bogwood, artificial plants.
Background 3-D effect artificial background.
Water parameters Temp=26oC ; salinity approx 1.010 s.g.
33% water change every 2 weeks.
Fish stock Silver tigerfish (Datnioides quadrifasciatus/polota) (5")
New Guinea tigerfish (Datnioides campbelli) (8")
Moray eel (Gymnothorax tile) (24")
Toadfish (Allenbatrachus grunniens) (8")

Moray EelToadfish
Picture of moray eel Picture of toadfish

This tank has a built-in internal filtration unit, which has a very large capacity relative to the tank size. Most of the capacity is biomedia, with two layers of sponge as a mechanical pre-screen.

 

 

Tank 1
(Leiarius pictus)
Tank 2
(Siamese Tigers)
Tank 3
(Polypterus)
Tank 4
(African)
Tank 5
(Wolf Cichlid)
Tank 6
(Brackish)
Tank 7
(Polypterus)
Tank 8
(Puffers)
Tank 9
(Mudskippers)
Tank 10
(Polypterus)
Tank 11
(Newts)
Tank 12
(Polypterus)
Tank 13
(Wolf Fish)
Tank 14
(Planted Tank)
Tank 15
(W. African)
Tank 16
(Turtle)
Tank 17
(Empty)
Tank 18
(Wolf Fish)
Tank 19
(Mudskippers)
Tank 20
(Nano Reef)
Tank 21
(Turtle)
Tank 22-26
(Shrimp)
Tank 27
(Nano Planted)
Fish House
(Setting up)
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