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Lago Grande de Manacapuru, Brazil

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Brazil, Amazonas, Manacapuru

The aquarium recreates the flooded area near the Lago Grande de Manacapuru. It is a blackwater area, due to all the surrouding vegetation. The water is very acidic and soft.

Submitted by
Ignacio Fernandez Contreras
Approved by
Roberto Reis, Francesco Denitto & Donald C. Taphorn
GPS
-3.0773740, -61.5096169
Geographical region
South America
Drainage Basin
Lago
River catchment
Rio Manacapuru
Water body type
River
Water body name
Rio Manacapuru
Water body part
Pool
Water body course
Middle course
Water body: tributary of
River
Tributary name
Rio Manacapuru

Videos above and below water

Water Chemistry

Water information

Water type
Fresh water
Water color
Black water
Water transparency
Medium
Concentration of sediments
Low
Water temperature
28 °C
Water flow/curent
Slow

Chemical parameters

pH
6
Conductivity
200
GH
8 mg/l
KH
1 mg/l
Dissolved Oxygen

Aquarium information

Aquarium description

Set-up date
July 2020
Aquarium decoration

Loquat wood, silica sand.

Aquarium equipment

sump pump, 12000 l/h rise pump, 30 l pomice, titanium heater.

Fish care

10 % water changed weekly; weekly supply of multivitamins and probiotics.

Fish: 8 Pterophyllum scalare Manacapuru, 16 Hyphessobrycon megalopterus, 10 Corydoras sterbai, 5 Ancistrus sp., 8 Symphysodon discus.

Plant care
Water care

Osmosis water

Dimensions

Length
120 cm
Depth
60 cm
High
70 cm
Volume
500 L

Substrate in aquarium

Sand
White
Pebble/Gravel
None
Stone
White
Stone form
Silt/Mud
Leaves
Few
Driftwood
Few
Submerged terrestrial vegetation
Yes

Sitography

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