Dimensions 150 × 50 × 30 cm
Title The bank of the Solinka river, near Cisna town. Bieszczady mountains. Poland
Background "deep shadow" technique.
Lighting 200W LED fullspectrum
Filtration filtration: unimax 700. Water circulator 5000l / h. water circulator 2000l/h (movement of the water surface)
Animals Gobio gobio, Astacus astacus
Materials stones, gravel, sand, driftwood and roots
Additional Information The river has a rocky bottom. In the studied biotope, the river is shallow (max. 1 m) and has clear water. It is inhabited by many fish. The shores are covered with vegetation and tree roots. Water is transparent, pH 7,57, ppm 84, temp. in summer 14-17 ° C, uS – 160.
List of Fishes and Invertebrates Occurring in the Nature Biotope: Salmo trutta fario, Thymallus thymallus, Gobio gobio, Perca fluviatilis, Squalius cephalus, Phoxinus phoxinus, Barbus barbus, Barbatula barbatula, Astacus astacus.
List of Plants Found in the Nature Biotope: Fontinalis antipyretica
I personally study biotopes my local river for several years, I have been observing changes every year and I am getting to know it again.
Inspiration and biotope example:
The author skillfully entered simple outwardly nondescript fish into his landscape. It is quite difficult to create such a lively and harmonious picture using the fauna of temperate latitudes. I think this is one of the best biotope aquariums I have ever seen.