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#5639 Rio Tapajos, Amazonas, Brazil

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My biotope is a small piece of the Tapajos River. The motivation for my biotope was the difficult to maintain plant Syngonanthus macrocaulon, running in the aquaristics under commercial name Tonina sp. Belem, which was first discovered in the Belem area.

Submitted by
Dmitry Shulyak

Videos above and below water

Water Chemistry

Water information

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

Chemical parameters

pH
6.5
Conductivity
GH
6 mg/l
KH
0
Dissolved Oxygen

Aquarium information

Aquarium description

Set-up date
Aquarium decoration

The composition is created from driftwood, river stones, river pebbles, light quartz sand and fallen leaves of various drying.

Aquarium equipment
  • DIY canister filter 9W
  • DIY Co2
  • Led light RST-Tech Sun MX
  • Heather Tetra HT
Fish care

Water change 1 time per week from reverse osmosis using Prodibio GH+ remineralizer. Control of parameters GH,pH, NO3, PO4. Oase Organix Daily Feeding.

Fishes:

  • Prionobrama filigera (Characidae)
Plant care

Prodac Nutrient Pad, Prodibio Liquid Fertilizers.

Plants:

  • Syngonanthus macrocaulon (Eriocaulaceae)
  • Staurogyne stolonifera (Acanthaceae)
  • Hedyotis salzmannii (Rubiaceae)
Water care

Here weekly 20-50% osmotic water change using a remineralizer.

Dimensions

Length
70 cm
Depth
30 cm
High
20 cm
Volume
42 L

Substrate in aquarium

Sand
Beige
Pebble/Gravel
Grey
Stone
Beige
Stone form
Roundish
Silt/Mud
Grey
Leaves
Few
Driftwood
Few
Submerged terrestrial vegetation
No

Bibliography

  • Aquarium Plants by Christel Kasselmann