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Exploring Flora Biotope of East Kalimantan Indonesia

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Here’s some photos from an excursion by Hendri Salsa from East Kalamantan Indonesia.  This general region holds some of the most amazing plant life on earth for hobbyists.  Lots of suitable terrarium and aquarium plants.  These kinds of photos can bring inspiration for biotope builds or general aquarium builds by looking at …

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Grinding Your Own Fish Food

Grinding ingredients for frozen fish food.

Small fish rooms with a lot of fish to feed can get costly.  With several large South and Central American cichlids to feed daily buying prepared food from the fish store can get expensive.  As the fish get bigger they eat more, sometimes it’s hard to keep up with prepackaged …

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Lake Rukwa Tanzania

Hans van Heusden netting fish in Lake Rukwa, Tanzania.

Lake Rukwa Valley lies at an elevation of 2,600 feet between Lake Nyasa and Lake Tanganyika. Its low southeastern edge includes the shallow, alkaline Lake Rukwa, which is fringed by the North and Central Rukwa plains.   The lake is home to around 60 fish species with nearly one-third endemic. Lake …

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Kuribrong River Guyana Aquarium Biotope

by Jeroen Vanhooren Biotope: Near the river banks of a small tributary of the Kuribrong river (Guyana) Dimensions: 70*50*35 (l*d*h) Technical description: Lightning: 1 x Aquatlantis Easy Led 6800 K (28 W) – time controlled. Filter: internal sump with 2 sizes mechanical filtration media and a biological filtration medium. Pump …

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Nilwala Basin Sri Lanka Biotope Tank

Sri Lanka Aquarium

Nilwala Basin Sri Lanka Biotope Tank by Jeroen Vanhooren Biotope: Near the riverbank of a small stream in the Nilwala basin (Sri Lanka) Dimensions: 70*50*35 (l*d*h) Technical description: Lightning: An Aquatlantis Easy Led 6800 K (28 W) – on timer control. Filter: An internal sump with two sizes of filtration media and …

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Koyna and Krishna River Confluence Biotope

Koyna and Krishna River Confluence Biotope Fish

Koyna and Krishna River Confluence Biotope by Jeroen Vanhooren Biotope: Small tributary of the Koyna river near the confluence with Krishna river (India) Dimensions: 70*50*35 (l*d*h) Technical description Lightning: 1 x Aquatlantis Easy Led 6800 K (28 W) – time controlled. Filter: Internal sump with 2 sizes mechanical filtration media and …

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