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Kalchik river, Mariupol, Ukraine

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Ukraine, Donetsk region, Mariupol

A biotope of the middle reaches of the Kalchik River has been created. This time I tried to show one of the sections of the river with a fast flow.

Submitted by
Artem Bereznev
Approved by
Alexey Malyshev & Gireg Allain
GPS
47.1412086, 37.5120773
Geographical region
Eastern Europe
Drainage Basin
River catchment
Kalchik river
Water body type
River
Water body name
Kalchik
Water body part
River mouth
Water body course
Middle course
Water body: tributary of
Tributary name

Videos above and below water

Water Chemistry

Water information

Water type
Fresh water
Water color
Clear water
Water transparency
Low
Concentration of sediments
Low
Water temperature
18 °C
Water flow/curent
Slow

Chemical parameters

pH
7.8
Conductivity
1200
GH
30 mg/l
KH
17 mg/l
Dissolved Oxygen
5 %

Aquarium information

Aquarium description

Set-up date
16/05/2020
Aquarium decoration

Oak driftwood of akvakamni.com company resembling those flooded in the river. Hagen primer 1-2mm.

Aquarium equipment
  • External filter, Eheim Experience 350, 1050 l / h.
  • Circulating flow pump, Aqua Nova NWM-2000, 2000 l / h.
  • Backlight – Lamp Ptero Ray Mini 25, 9 W.
  • Upper (main) – Lamp Ptero Ray 5950 / 90-100, 63 W
Fish care

Fishes:

  • Neogobius melanostomus
  • Pseudorasbora parva
  • Rhodeus amarus
  • Gobio gobio
  • Squalius cephalus

Crustacean:

  • Astacus astacus
Plant care

No aquatic plants.

Water care

Weekly change of 30% water.

Dimensions

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

Substrate in aquarium

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