10l aquarium example

10l aquarium example

Tank for the 10l aquarium example

The aquarium used in this example is the Dennerle Nano Cube 10l. Due to the modern cube design, this fits perfectly on any desk. This tank is also ideal as an eye-catcher in other places. In addition, this aquarium has rounded corners in the front. Thus, no silicone interferes with watching the animals.

Aquarium equipment


The Dennerle Nano corner filter provides filtration and surface movement. Due to the practically small design, it is hardly noticeable in the tank. If necessary, you can also make it completely invisible with stones or roots. In addition, the filter is extremely quiet. This makes it possible to operate it in the bedroom or at the workplace without any problems.


In order for plants to grow in the aquarium, lighting is needed. This is provided by the Chihiros LED A series (A201). This light convinces especially in the area of price / performance. But in addition, it has a simple flat design, which fits perfectly with the overall concept.


A heater is not needed for this 10l aquarium example. Because both dwarf shrimp and post horn snails cope excellently with somewhat colder water. Therefore, the room temperature is quite sufficient to warm the water.

Animals for the 10l aquarium example

Dwarf shrimp

With dwarf shrimp can really breathe life into this 10l aquarium. Due to the fact that these animals come in a variety of colors, everyone can find a suitable species for themselves. In addition, dwarf shrimp play an important role in the aquarium. They keep it clean and process waste in the tank. It is enough to put 10 animals in the beginning, because they will multiply anyway.

Ramshorn snails

Ramshorn snails are a useful addition. They also help to keep the aquarium clean. In the process, they help to remove any algae in the tank. These animals also come in several different colors. With these snails it is enough to use 2-3 specimens.

Water parameters

  • PH level: 6,5 – 8
  • GH (total hardness): 6° – 20° dGH
  • KH (carbonate hardness): 3° – 20° dKH
  • Temperature: 18° – 26°C
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