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Peat swamp forest, Borneo Island

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Borneo or Kalimantan, is the third largest island in the world and the largest in Southeast Asia, located north of Java, west of Sulawesi and east of Sumatra.

Politically, the island is divided between three countries: Malaysia and Brunei in the north, and Indonesia in the south. About 73% of the island of Borneo is in Indonesian territory. The Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak make up 26% of the island’s area. More than half of the island of Borneo is located in the Northern Hemisphere, including parts of Malaysia and Brunei.

Submitted by
Pham Quoc Khai
Approved by
Heok Hee Ng & Greg Martin

Videos above and below water

Water Chemistry

Water information

Water type
Fresh water
Water color
Mixed water
Water transparency
Medium
Concentration of sediments
Medium
Water temperature
25.0-27.8 °C
Water flow/curent
Slow

Chemical parameters

pH
6.0
Conductivity
GH
89 mg/l
KH
70 mg/l
Dissolved Oxygen

Aquarium information

Aquarium description

Set-up date
Aquarium decoration

Hollow rotten trunks collected with mud and some rocks.

Aquarium equipment

Suspension filter Xiaoli Sun Sun XBL 600, led spotlight CEBO COCO.

Fish care

The tiger barb fish’s tank recreates its natural environment, where they feed on any food they can find.

Plant care

Tiger barb fish is always looking for excess food in the tank, they are very active.

Water care

Change 20% per week to ensure that the water is always clean.

Dimensions

Length
100 cm
Depth
50 cm
High
50 cm
Volume
200 L

Substrate in aquarium

Sand
Black
Pebble/Gravel
Mixed
Stone
Mixed
Stone form
Silt/Mud
Grey
Leaves
Few
Driftwood
Many
Submerged terrestrial vegetation