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#4966 Bucephalandra biotope in Sekadau, West Kalimantan

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Indonesia, Sekadau, West Kalimantan

The aquarium is decorated with wood, sand, plants, and leaves collected in the Simerah Putih Waterfall, Sekadau, West Kalimantan, and then assembled into the river artificial ecosystem.

Submitted by
Husni Pramudita
GPS
-0.1817995, 110.9306335
Geographical region
Southeastern Asia
Drainage Basin
Semerah Putih
River catchment
Semerah Putih
Water body type
Stream
Water body name
Semerah Putih
Water body part
Waterfall
Water body course
Lower course
Water body: tributary of
Stream
Tributary name
Semerah Putih

Videos above and below water

Water Chemistry

Water information

Water type
Fresh water
Water color
Clear water
Water transparency
Medium
Concentration of sediments
Medium
Water temperature
20-28 °C
Water flow/curent
Strong

Chemical parameters

pH
7
Conductivity
3
GH
1 mg/l
KH
2 mg/l
Dissolved Oxygen
2.98 %

Aquarium information

Aquarium description

Set-up date
October, 2021
Aquarium decoration

Wood, sand, plants, and leaves have been collected in Simerah Putih Waterfall, Sekadau, West Borneo, and then assembled into the river artificial ecosystem.

Aquarium equipment
  • Aquarium uses two internal filters 1200L/H with biological filter media.
  • Use the Kandila 60cm 10000k & led lights.
Fish care

The water aquarium is replaced 50% every week to keep the ecosystem healthy and reduces ammonia.

List of fishes:

  • Rasbora argyrotaenia
  • Puntigrus tetrazona
  • Barbodes binotatus
  • Gastromyzon psiloetron

Mollusks:

  • Lymnaea stagnalis
Plant care

Cleaning, Trimming and dosing macro+micro fertilizer.

List of plants:

  • Bucephalandra motleyana var. Sekadau
  • Riccardia Weeping moss
  • Cryptocoryne striolata
  • Leptochilus pteropus
Water care

The water aquarium is replaced 50% every week to keep the ecosystem healthy and to reduce ammonia.

Dimensions

Length
100 cm
Depth
50 cm
High
29 cm
Volume
150 L

Substrate in aquarium

Sand
Beige
Pebble/Gravel
Mixed
Stone
Black
Stone form
Irregular
Silt/Mud
Beige
Leaves
Many
Driftwood
Many
Submerged terrestrial vegetation
Yes