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Rio Cardenas, Panama City, Panama

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Panama, Panama, Panama City

This aquarium recreates the Rio Cardenas during dry season, when the flow is low, water is clear or slightly yellow, and several stones and wood are visible.

Neoheterandria tridentiger and Poecilia gillii are two common Poeciliidae species swimming in these shallow areas.

Submitted by
Juan Medina
Approved by
Juan M. Artigas Azas & Jairo Arroyave
GPS
9.0020676, -79.5622635
Geographical region
Central America
Drainage Basin
Matasnillo basin (basin #142)
River catchment
Rio Cardenas
Water body type
Rio
Water body name
Rio Cardenas
Water body part
Water body course
Water body: tributary of
Tributary name

Videos above and below water

Water Chemistry

Water information

Water type
Fresh water
Water color
Mixed water
Water transparency
Medium
Concentration of sediments
Low
Water temperature
26-28 °C
Water flow/curent
None

Chemical parameters

pH
7.6
Conductivity
250
GH
KH
Dissolved Oxygen

Aquarium information

Aquarium description

Set-up date
Aquarium decoration

Decor material was collected from the natural habitat. The aquarium contains different types of wood and rocks of various sizes, covered with red clay sediments. The largest wood is covered with a non-identified moss and an unknown) tree seed germinated from it naturally.

Aquarium equipment
Fish care

Fishes:

  • Neoheterandria tridentiger (17)
  • Poecilia gillii (2)
Plant care

Aquatic vegetation:

  • Aquatic moss
Water care

Dimensions

Length
76 cm
Depth
29 cm
High
30 cm
Volume
66 L

Substrate in aquarium

Sand
None
Pebble/Gravel
Grey
Stone
Grey
Stone form
Irregular
Silt/Mud
Reddish
Leaves
Few
Driftwood
Many
Submerged terrestrial vegetation
Yes