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240L Amaz˘nia vs Discus

Here my new discus tank step-by-step, with more space for them

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Tank: 120x40x50
Lightning: 2x38W ( Osram Skywhite )
Filtering: EHEIM Classic 2217
Heating: EHEIM Jager 2x150W
Substrate: Akadama + Humus Plus

Flora: Anubias barteri var. barteri, Anubias barteri var. nana, Microsorium pteropus

Fauna: Discus Red Alenquer, Papiliochromis ramirezi, Tetra Neon Cardinal, Parotocinclus jumbo LDA25, Corydora Paleatus, Corydoras hastatus, Crossocheilus siamensis, Otocinclus affinis

Invertebrates: Caridina Multidentata

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Beautiful setup for discus.


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super super nice! How many gallons is 240l? I wanna set up something similar soon.


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Anubias and Java Fern...doesn't get much more low tech than that. Red Alenquers are beautiful! I think that they'll compliment the dark greens of the plants really well

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Here a clean shot and my discus













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beautiful, very nice build
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Thanks, this is probably the most fitting lowtech that ever did

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im not a huge discus fan but i love this tank!!


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Nice tank man.
Is that red turquoise discus?
Couse they are very similar to mine.
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When i bought them, they came like Red Alenquer, but 2 of them turn blue and i dont now why :\

An expert told me that they are Red Turquoise LOL

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very nice looking low tech. your scape showcases the discus well.

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Hi oldpunk78 thanks man ;D

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Were some shots of my Discus









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