BAM of the Week – Nicaragua Lake


Xiphophorus helleri, Nicaragua. ©BAP, photo N. Khardina

All species in this biotope tank live in Nature in similar habitats. Here, with the correct décor, the fishes laid eggs right away, before the water had even cleared. Such a biotope setup, where every species is taking its niche, stimulates the natural reproductive behaviour

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  • list and photos of aquatic inhabitants documented during the collecting event
  • list and photos of aquatic plants collected in this location
  • water chemistry
  • habitat description
  • substrate description
  • underwater landscape
  • surrounding area

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