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#6119 Swamp in Pasuruan, East Java, Indonesia

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Indonesia, East Java, East Java

Pasuruan is a district in East Java Province, Indonesia. The government center is located in Bangil. Pasuruan is a regency with the most complete tourism attractions which include mountains, plains, and the sea, as well as the second oldest city in East Java.

This regency is bordered by Sidoarjo Regency and the Java Sea in the north, Probolinggo Regency in the east, Malang Regency in the south, Batu City in the southwest, and Mojokerto Regency in the west.

The district is known as an industrial, tourist and agricultural destination. It is known the farmers here build in this area a lot of swamps, which were originally created to irrigate the rice fields in the area. This made the author conduct research there and make a biotope of one of the local swamps.

The swamp that the author visited was one of the habitats of Channa limbata, Trichogaster sp., Anabas testudineus, Channa striata, and Trichopsis vittata. And in the swamp there are many logs, tree branches and leaves.

Submitted by
MAA Rafsanjani
GPS
-7.7056537, 113.0199814
Geographical region
Southeastern Asia
Drainage Basin
East Java
River catchment
Swamp Pasuruan
Water body type
Creek
Water body name
Swamp Pasuruan
Water body part
Delta
Water body course
Middle course
Water body: tributary of
Creek
Tributary name
Swamp Pasuruan

Videos above and below water

Water Chemistry

Water information

Water type
Fresh water
Water color
White water
Water transparency
Low
Concentration of sediments
Medium
Water temperature
27 °C
Water flow/curent
Slow

Chemical parameters

pH
7
Conductivity
664
GH
KH
Dissolved Oxygen
50 %

Aquarium information

Aquarium description

Set-up date
February,2022
Aquarium decoration

In the aquarium, the wetland part of the stream is reproduced with lots of driftwood and slow flow, these are the preferred carachetistics of Channa limbata, Trichogaster sp., Anabas testudineus, Channa striata, and Trichopsis vittata. And in the swamp there are many logs, tree branches and leaves, in the swamp is overgrown with Ceratophyllum submersum and on the surface of Lemna minor, Pistia stratiotes and Ipomoea aquatica.

Aquarium equipment
  • Spotlight Philips 25 watt used for the effect of sunlight
  • Gutter filter filled with sponge and synthetic cotton Pump engine: takari 1800, 1600 L/H, 30 Watt
  • Wave Maker Recent AA WM 24000, 24000 L/H, 25 Watt for use once a week once a day, fast water mode
  • Wave Maker Amara AA 8710, 3000 L/H, 6 Watt for daily use
  • Kandila S Series lamp, 10,000 K, Spotlight Krisbow 25 watt used for the effect of sunlight
Fish care

The fish are fed daily: in the morning 1 teaspoon of pellets sink ( not all pellets are liked, my fish prefer pellets for ornamental shrimp food), in the afternoon a cube of frozen blood worms.

Fishes:

  • Channa limbata (Channidae) – 2
  • Anabas testudineus (Anabantidae) – 2
  • Trichogaster sp.(Osphronemidae) – 2
Plant care

Liquid fertilizer every three days.

Aquatic plants:

  • Ceratophyllum submersum (Ceratophyllaceae) – 20
  • Lemna minor (Araceae) – 100
  • Pistia stratiotes (Araceae) – 10

Wetland plants:

  • Ipomoea aquatica (Convolvulaceae) – 10
Water care

20% of water change once week.

Dimensions

Length
100 cm
Depth
40 cm
High
50 cm
Volume
150 L

Substrate in aquarium

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