A riverbank near Villagarzon putumayo in Colombia

_th place in Biotope Aquarium Design Contest 2020

Volume: 135 L
Dimensions: 50x60x45 cm
List of fishes: Laetacara Flavilabris f1
List of plants: Star grass, Hydrocotyle Leucocephala
Description of decorations: The wood used is hazelnut which I left for several months in the aquarium.To constitute the decor I put volcanic rock on top of it I added as a substrate some blond peat I added grass
Description of equipment:

double filtration on enhancer foam 2x 400L / h

Pump. ATMAN HP 4000 35L/min

 Lighting  Ramp chihiros 5800 Lumens 8000k
Water parameters: Temperature 27°c  ph 6,7


Description of the area surrounding the biotope:

 about 4.5km from Villagarzon
 There was a small stream that runs along the rio caqueta

The Río Caquetá originates in the Andes Cordillera.  When he arrived in Brazil he took the name of Japurá.  At 2,420 km long, it is an important tributary of the Amazon.  It is difficult to navigate, only between rapids.

Description of the underwater landscape of the biotope:

this biotope was a very small stream that ran through the grass, with a hole at the exit of a passage pipe under the road

  the fish evolved in the banks made of grass
  1 ° 00’02.0 “N 76 ° 34’08.8” W

1.000554, -76.569123

Description of the parameters of the habitat: Ph 6 temperature 26

List of fishes and invertebrates occurring in the nature biotope:

Moenkhausia santaefilomenae ,Poptella compressant Lesbiasina,A. Alacrina ,Laetacara flavilabris,Bujurquina mariae Crenicichla anthurus,characidés astyanax, fish couteau ,A. Tetramerus.

List of plants found in the nature biotope: Grass

Threats to the ecology: –

Sources of information:

Comments of the members of the jury of Biotope Aquarium Design Contest 2020