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Stream in Masagua Escuintla, Guatemala

Sponsored by

Guatemala, Vertiente del Pacífico, Escuintla

This aquarium represents the bottom of the stream, contains elements such as gravel, sand, rocks, wood and roots collected directly on the site, the chosen fish coexist in harmony and the number of inhabitants maintains the balance of territories. It is a biotope prone to disappearing due to nearby populations.

Submitted by
David Rodriguez
Approved by
Juan Miguel Artigas Azas & Jairo Arroyave
GPS
14.2088747, -90.8801651
Geographical region
Central America
Drainage Basin
Cuenca del Achiguate
River catchment
Nacimiento del Arroyo
Water body type
Creek
Water body name
Nameless affluent
Water body part
Channel
Water body course
Lower course
Water body: tributary of
River
Tributary name

Videos above and below water

Water Chemistry

Water information

Water type
Fresh water
Water color
Clear water
Water transparency
High
Concentration of sediments
No
Water temperature
26 °C
Water flow/curent

Chemical parameters

pH
7.6
Conductivity
GH
10 mg/l
KH
Dissolved Oxygen

Aquarium information

Aquarium description

Set-up date
July, 2020
Aquarium decoration

Sand, gravel, rocks, wood and roots typical of the represented place of Masagua, Escuintla.

Aquarium equipment
  • Rear sump with double lowering
  • Sponge filtering material
  • Bioballs and volcanic rock
  • Atman 2500L/H power head
  • 300w Marina thermostat
  • 10w 6500k led lamp.
Fish care

F0 transported with special equipment, quarantined for 15 days, food Tetra color, Daphnia magna, Grindal and Artemia.

Fishes:

  • Cribroheros longimanus
  • Amatitlania nigrofasciata
Plant care

Absent.

Water care

30% partial change every 8 days, water treated with anti-chlorine and left for 48 hours.

Dimensions

Length
110 cm
Depth
65 cm
High
50 cm
Volume
290 L

Substrate in aquarium

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