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Blackwater Rio Atabapo Aquarium Biotope

Rio Atabapo Blackwater Biotope

Technical Description: Blackwater Rio Atabapo aquarium biotope. Dimensions of tank: 110 x 55 x 60 cm Lighting: Spot spotlights LED 10W 2 pcs and T8 fluorescent tubes 2x18W Filtration:  Eheim Classic 2217 and Tetra ex 800 plus. Hardscape: Due to the fact that the river passes through the jungle there is a lot …

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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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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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A Fishroom Filled With Biotopes

Fishroom Filed With Biotopes

A Fishroom Filled With Biotopes Photos and article by Jeroen Vanhooren I am Jeroen from Belgium. I have been infected with the aquarium-virus since I was an 8-year old kid. After almost 30 years I felt like I was needing a new challenge.  I started to plan my fully automated …

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Suriname Biotope

A Suriname Biotope Biotope 3: A small blackwater creek near Jodensavanne in Suriname Dimensions: 70*50*35 (l*d*h) 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. Peat substrate is added to the filter. Pump …

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Small Window Sill Biotop Jar

I wanted to make something that was simple to do and had aquarium plants.  This method is called many things, wabi sabi, insularium, wabi kusa, emersed, among others.  To begin with I found a suitable jar that I could use.  This one came from IKEA and I claimed it for …

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Tanzania’s Nyamba Ya Mungu Reservoir Cichlids

Photos and article courtesy Hans van Heusden. I was on my way to Nyamba Ya Mungu reservoir. This big man-made lake is located in the North of Tanzania. The reservoir is situated in the Pangani River Valley of the Masai Steppe. It was constructed for the purposes of irrigation, hydro-electric …

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