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#5186 Forest stream of Singkep Island, Indonesia

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Indonesia, Riau Archipelago, Lingga Regency

The representative aquarium model of the forest stream in Singkep Island focusing not only what lives above but also beneath the surface, it is represented in a shallow tank format since terrestial plants also play an important big in the ecosystem of the natural water body.

Submitted by
Andre Chandra
GPS
-0.5094966, 104.4141617
Geographical region
Southeastern Asia
Drainage Basin
River catchment
Water body type
River
Water body name
Nameless
Water body part
Flood plain
Water body course
Middle course
Water body: tributary of
Tributary name

Videos above and below water

Water Chemistry

Water information

Water type
Fresh water
Water color
Clear water
Water transparency
High
Concentration of sediments
High
Water temperature
22-25 °C
Water flow/curent
Slow

Chemical parameters

pH
5-6
Conductivity
GH
KH
Dissolved Oxygen

Aquarium information

Aquarium description

Set-up date
May, 2022
Aquarium decoration
  • Sediments: Mud and gravels collected on spot
  • Dried leaves: Dyera polyphylla & Licuala sp. leaves
  • Hardscape: driftwood type from the spot
Aquarium equipment

Sakkai pro 5 watt aquarium pump.

Fish care

Fed only with brine shrimp or Daphnia, control water temperature at 22-25°C, prefer shady over exposed.

Fishes:

  • Boraras maculatus (Cyprinidae)
  • Sundadanio atomus (Cyprinidae)
  • Paedocypris sp. (Cyprinidae)
  • Trigonopoma gracile (Cyprinidae)
Plant care

Peat media and mud from the site, twice a day spray, prefer to be semi submerged.

Plants:

  • Cryptocoryne nurii (Araceae)
Water care

20-30% water change weekly.

Dimensions

Length
45 cm
Depth
27 cm
High
20 cm
Volume
24.3 L

Substrate in aquarium

Sand
Reddish
Pebble/Gravel
Mixed
Stone
None
Stone form
Irregular
Silt/Mud
Beige
Leaves
Adundant
Driftwood
Many
Submerged terrestrial vegetation
Yes