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Amazon River blackwater biotope, Brazil

Sponsored by

Brazil, Amazonas, Barceloa

Blackwater biotope from the Amazon River.

Submitted by
Thanh Trung Dinh
Approved by
Roberto Reis, Francesco Denitto & Donald C. Taphorn
GPS
-2.1631060, -55.1266479
Geographical region
South America
Drainage Basin
Amazon basin
River catchment
Rio Negro
Water body type
River
Water body name
Rio Jufaris
Water body part
River mouth
Water body course
Source
Water body: tributary of
River
Tributary name
Amazon

Water Chemistry

Water information

Water type
Fresh water
Water color
Black water
Water transparency
Medium
Concentration of sediments
Medium
Water temperature
°C
Water flow/curent
Strong

Chemical parameters

pH
7
Conductivity
GH
KH
Dissolved Oxygen

Aquarium information

Aquarium description

Set-up date
2021
Aquarium decoration

Blackwater Amazon River biotope aquarium.

Aquarium equipment
Fish care

Fishes:

  • Geophagus sp. Alto Sinu
  • Satanoperca leucosticta
  • Satanoperca daemon
  • Geophagus steindachneri
  • Geophagus sp. Tapajos
  • Geophagus sp. Caqueta
  • Geophagus ellioti
  • Biotodoma cupido
  • Geophagus barzanii
  • Rocio octofasciata
  • Corydoras arcuatus
  • Corydoras agassizii
  • Corydoras melanistius
  • Royal pleco L190, L191, L239
  • Pleco L128, L091
Plant care
Water care

Dimensions

Length
161 cm
Depth
61 cm
High
81 cm
Volume
795 L

Substrate in aquarium

Sand
Orange
Pebble/Gravel
Orange
Stone
Orange
Stone form
Flat
Silt/Mud
Orange
Leaves
Few
Driftwood
Few
Submerged terrestrial vegetation
Yes