#65: 159L Biotope Aquascape: Rainforest pond
Shany Menard, Sherbrooke Quebec Canada | E-mail: sherb25 at live.ca | Aquascaper Website
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Aquascape Details

Tank Size
91 x 46 x 38 cm (36 x 18 x 15 in)
Volume
159L (42 gallons)
Background
Black fabric
Lighting
4 Sylvania Daylight fluocompact 13 Watts
Filtration
AquaClear 20 Power Filter - 110 V AquaClear 70 Power Filter - 110 V
Additional Information
Sera Florena (once a week) (plant fertilizer)
Title
Rainforest pond
Plants
Limnobium laevigatum
Fish/Animals
Corydoras Paleatus (10); Farlowella acus (Common Twig Catfish) (1); Paracheirodon axelrodi (Cardinal Tetra) (12); Black Tetra (Gymnocorymbus ternetzi) (9).
Materials
Substrate: river sand; Driftwood; Oak branches and leaves; In the depths of the Amazonian forests, there is thousands of ponds of acid water. These biotopes are unique and their existence depends on big floods which take place twice a year. These waters are rich in wet acids, they turn the water black. Trees, fragments and floating plants hide the light.