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#5642 Creek in Coban Rondo Pujon Waterfall, East Java, Indonesia

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Indonesia, East Java, Pujon District

Coban Rondo Waterfall is located in Pujon District, Malang Regency, East Java. This waterfall is easily accessible by public transportation. The easiest access is via the highway from Malang to Batu, from the east or from Kediri to Pare to Malang from the west.

Coban Rondo is located at an altitude of 1135 m above sea level. This waterfall has a height of 84 meters with water discharge ranging from 90 liters per second in the dry season, up to 150 liters per second in the rainy season. Coban Rondo is actually part of a group of tiered waterfalls (starting with the twin waterfalls named Coban Manten which merge into one called Coban Dudo, and then flowing downwards as Coban Rondo).

In the river, there are many fish like Nemacheilus fasciatus, Rasbora argyrotaenia, Channa limbata, Barbodes binotatus but not found any aquatic plants, there is only algae attached to the rocks, roots and twigs of plants, usually used for fish storing eggs.

Submitted by
MAA Rafsanjani
GPS
-7.8812685, 112.4796143
Geographical region
Southeastern Asia
Drainage Basin
Coban Rondo Waterfall
River catchment
Water body type
Creek
Water body name
Coban Rondo Waterfall Creek
Water body part
Waterfall
Water body course
Middle course
Water body: tributary of
River
Tributary name
Creek Coban Rondo Waterfall

Videos above and below water

Water Chemistry

Water information

Water type
Fresh water
Water color
Clear water
Water transparency
Medium
Concentration of sediments
Medium
Water temperature
22-23 °C
Water flow/curent
Strong

Chemical parameters

pH
7
Conductivity
GH
100 mg/l
KH
90 mg/l
Dissolved Oxygen
90 %

Substrate in nature

Sand
Black
Pebble/Gravel
Mixed
Stone
Mixed
Stone form
Roundish
Silt/Mud
None
Leaves
Few
Driftwood
Many
Submerged terrestrial vegetation
No

Aquatic Biotope

Date of collecting
01/01/2022
Collecting area
Below waterfall
Water depth
0,5m
Air temperature
20 °C
Sunlight
Full sun

Environment

Environment
Untouched
Surrounding area

Coban Rondo Waterfall is located in Pujon District, Malang Regency, East Java and is easily accessible by public transportation: the easiest access is via the highway from Malang to Batu, from the east or from Kediri to Pare to Malang from the west.

Coban Rondo is located at an altitude of 1135 m above sea level. This waterfall has a height of 84 meters with water discharge ranging from 90 liters per second in the dry season, up to 150 liters per second in the rainy season. Coban Rondo is actually part of a group of tiered waterfalls – starting with the twin waterfalls named Coban Manten which merge into one called Coban Dudo, and then flowing downwards as Coban Rondo.

There are many trees in the river which makes the river a lot of tree branches and tree roots. so it is widely used as a nest by fish.

Underwater landscape

In the river there are a lot of rocks, tree roots and tree branches fell. Because of the direct exposition to sunlight, there are a lot of algae and is a place for fish to breed.

Fishes:

  • Barbodes binotatus
  • Escualosa thoracata
  • Nemacheilus chrysolaimos
  • Channa limbata
Threats to ecology

The natural beauty that inspired the author to make biotope as close as possible to its natural habitat.

Riparian zone

Trees near the aquatic habitat
Many -

Bibliography

  • Pertumbuhan ikan wader pari (Rasbora lateristriata) pada masa pemijahan di Sungai Ngrancah, Kabupaten Kulon Progo by Agus Arifin Sentosa
  • Djumanto & Setyawan F. 2009. Food Habits of the Yellow Rasbora, Rasbora lateristriata, Broodfish during Moving to Spawning Ground. Journal of Fisheries Sciences 11 (1): 133-145 by Djumanto & Setyawan F