This Malawi biotope aquarium was set up with the idea of duplicating a natural habitat. An intermediate area (which accounts roughly for 30% of the lake) was created where the rocky coast meets the sandy zone. Lighting as well as rocks were positioned to create a sense of depth perception.
Eheim Professional II (2026)/Rena Filstar xP3/Aquaclear 300
Rena Air 300
Ebo-Jager TS Submersible 200W
(1) Coralife 48 Inch T12 Actinic 03 40W (1) Coralife 48 Inch 20K T12 Super Daylight 40W
60 Lbs. CaribSea Inc. Super Naturals Sand (Sunset Gold)