Igarapé Xinane, Acre, Brazil

129th place in Biotope Aquarium Design Contest 2019

Portugal. Tiago Rocha

Volume: 37 L
Dimensions: 50x30x25 cm
List of fishes: Paracheirodon axelrodi
List of plants: Salvinia natans
Description of decorations: Wood
Tannin Aquatics
Description of equipment: Wood
Tannin Aquatics
Water parameters: Temperature: 27º
PH: 6
Additional info: Water change: 1x week


Description of the area surrounding the biotope: The Xinande Igarape is part of the Envira river complex.
The reason for the assembly of this biotope is a tribute to the threatened isolated Indians that inhabit these areas.
They are threatened by deforestation and drug trafficking.

Description of the underwater landscape of the biotope: This river have a tipical black water, and tannins

Description of the parameters of the habitat: Temperature: 27º
PH: 5.5-6.0

List of fishes and invertebrates occurring in the nature biotope: Paracheirodon axelrodi and other Tetra fish

List of plants found in the nature biotope: Salvinia natans

Threats to the ecology:

Sources of information:

Comments of the members of the jury of Biotope Aquarium Design Contest 2019