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#4872 Peat Swamp, Borneo, Indonesia

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The biotope represents the ecology of the Borneo’s peat swamp area.

Submitted by
Mainak Sen Gupta
Geographical region
Southeastern Asia
Drainage Basin
River catchment
Water body type
Lake
Water body name
Kapuas River
Water body part
Water body course
Water body: tributary of
Tributary name
Kapuas River

Videos above and below water

Water Chemistry

Water information

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

Chemical parameters

pH
5
Conductivity
GH
KH
Dissolved Oxygen

Aquarium information

Aquarium description

Set-up date
November, 2021
Aquarium decoration

The aquarium has been decorated with natural driftwoods, dry branches, leaf litter, dry roots and live plants. The tank has been decorated in such a way that it represents coastal area of Borneo’s Peat Swamp. ADA La Plata sand and dead leaf litters has been used as a substrate which makes the tank more natural looking. Live plants has been added in between to make the tank more biotope specific.

Aquarium equipment
  • Filtration – External Hang on Back Filter (JENECA XP08)
  • Lighting – AST X7 (15 Watt)
  • Cooling Fan – Two CPU Cooling fan
Fish care

The diet varies from live bloodworms to different micro pellets (e.g Hikari Micro Pellets).

Fishes:

  • Boraras brigittae (Danionidae)
  • Trigonostigma hengeli (Danionidae)
Plant care

Tropica root tabs has been used while setting up the tank.

Plants:

  • Cryptocoryne wendtii (Araceae)
Water care

AZOO PLUS TRIPLE BLACK WATER to stabilize the pH which protects water from a dangerous acidity drop.

Dimensions

Length
30 cm
Depth
30 cm
High
30 cm
Volume
27 L

Substrate in aquarium

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