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Hi all,
1st post on this forum. Have prevously run a high tech planted tank, now setting up an mbuna community.

Spent the weekend setting up the tank ready for its cycle. Would be interested in any constructive beedback on my setup before its too late to change. Ignore the lack of a background. The back and left hand side will have a backgound, just awaiting delivery.

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Richard





 

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It's a Rena Aqualife 350 (121x70x50 =~380l). Great looking tank imo. Running with an Eheim 2028 Pro filter + UV - should give it more than enough filtration but I have an ecco 2234 kicking around as well from my old tank if needed.

Re specific species, unsure yet, that's to look forward to while cycling, but will be an mbuna community.

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I have read that before to be honest, but I really prefer the look of ocean / lava / tuffa to river rocks... Will also be a good buffer for my water which is not the hardest.
But for everyone who gives this feedback I read another report from someone who successfully keeps mbuna with rough rocks.
 

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But for everyone who gives this feedback I read another report from someone who successfully keeps mbuna with rough rocks.
For every comment someone gets, he/she'll find someone that does it like that succesfully. I was just pointing out what would be better for the fish. It's your choice what you do with the info.
 

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hmm i dont like the brown/dark rocks, they are just a too big of a contrast in little quantity to the sand and lightcolored rocks. it needs rearranging.
those kind of rocks look better when they are a whole huge cutout, so stack them up as they would look like a one complete piece.
 
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