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#5658 Creek in Coban Rondo Pujon Waterfall, Malang, Indonesia

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Indonesia, East Java, Pujon District

Coban Rondo Waterfall is a waterfall located in Pujon District, Malang Regency, East Java. This waterfall is easily accessible by public transportation. The easiest access is via the highway from Malang to Batu, from the east or from Kediri to Pare to Malang from the west.

Coban Rondo is located at an altitude of 1135 m above sea level. This waterfall has a height of 84 meters with water discharge ranging from 90 liters per second in the dry season, up to 150 liters per second in the rainy season. Coban Rondo is actually part of a group of tiered waterfalls – starting with the twin waterfalls named Coban Manten, which merge into one called Coban Dudo, and then flowing downwards as Coban Rondo.

In the river, there are many fish: Nemacheilus fasciatus, Rasbora argyrotaenia, Channa limbata, Barbodes binotatus but not found any aquatic plants, there is only algae attached to the rocks, roots and twigs of plants, usually used for fish storing eggs. From this study, the author made a biotope.

Submitted by
MAA Rafsanjani
GPS
-7.8812685, 112.4796143
Geographical region
Southeastern Asia
Drainage Basin
Coban Rondo Waterfall
River catchment
Water body type
Creek
Water body name
Coban Rondo Waterfall Creek
Water body part
Waterfall
Water body course
Middle course
Water body: tributary of
River
Tributary name
Creek Coban Rondo Waterfall

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
24 °C
Water flow/curent
Strong

Chemical parameters

pH
7.0
Conductivity
GH
100 mg/l
KH
90 mg/l
Dissolved Oxygen
90 %

Aquarium information

Aquarium description

Set-up date
February, 2022
Aquarium decoration

Round river rocks, river pebbles, and river sand are very similar to those in the natural habitat. Sedimentary rocks similar to a riverbank. The roots of the bush plants that are installed seem to be washed away.

Aquarium equipment
  • Spotlight Philips 25 watt used for the effect of sunlight
  • Gutter filter filled with sponge and synthetic cotton Pump engine: takari 1800, 1600 L/H, 30 Watt
  • Wave Maker Recent AA WM 24000, 24000 L/H, 25 Watt for use once a week once a day, fast water mode
  • Wave Maker Amara AA 8710, 3000 L/H, 6 Watt for daily use
  • Kandila S Series lamp, 10,000 K, Spotlight Krisbow 25 watt used for the effect of sunlight
Fish care

The fish are fed daily: in the morning 1 teaspoon of pellets sink ( not all pellets are liked, my fish prefer pellets for ornamental shrimp food), in the afternoon a cube of frozen blood worms.

Plant care
Water care

20% water change once a week.

Dimensions

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

Substrate in aquarium

Sand
Black
Pebble/Gravel
Mixed
Stone
Mixed
Stone form
Roundish
Silt/Mud
None
Leaves
No
Driftwood
Few
Submerged terrestrial vegetation
No