#212: 225L Biotope Aquascape: Habitat of the Sava River flooding area
Boško Jovanović, Belgrade Serbia | E-mail: mdb.natronfrost at eunet.rs | Aquascaper Website
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Aquascape Details

Tank Size
121 x 41 x 45 cm (48 x 16 x 18 in)
Volume
225L (60 gallons)
Background
Backlighting
Lighting
2x54w T5 High light (Juwel day + nature)+reflector 14 hours/day
Filtration
inner integrated Juwel Bioflow + Atman EF3 canister filter
Additional Information
This cold water tank shows the current reality of local habitats in Southeastern Europe: migration and dominance of invasive and introduced species (such as: Lepomis gibbosus, Neogobius sp, Egeria densa, etc.) in relation to native species (some of them have ended up on the red list - such as Hottonia palustris). All plants and fishes were sampled at same place from local ponds and the Sava River (coordinates: +44° 46' 35.60", +20° 21' 23.34" - see Google map). Only local plants from the red list were obtained from aquatic cultivation and were not sampled in the nature.
Title
Habitat of the Sava River flooding area
Plants
Ceratophyllum demersum, Menta aquatica, Alisma spp plantago-aquatica, Egeria densa, Teucrium scordium, Hottonia palustris, Lysimachia nummularia, Cardamine hirsuta, Eleocharis acicularis, Sagitaria sagitifolia, Carex pseudocyperus, Carex vulpina, Scripus lacustris, Myosotis palustris, Fontinalis antipiretica
Fish/Animals
Rhodeus amarus x 8, Lepomis gibbosus x 2, Neogobius Melanostomus x 2, Neogobius Fluvialis x 1,---, Theodoxus danubialis x 15
Materials
lokal wood, stones and gravel