Biotopes: Examples of Replicating Wild Habitats
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In this episode, the Water Colors team discuss a few biotope ideas! A biotope is an aquarium made to closely replicate a natural habitat, down to the plants and type of drift wood. It's a fun concept to completely geek out over! Tell us about your dream biotope in the Water Colors Aquarium Gallery Podcast Listeners Group. Corrections: - Lakes that have no outflow are referred to as "Endorheic lakes". Calling them a "terminal lake" would also be accurate. "Euhalitrophic" is not a term used in limnology. - The Rio Guaporé forms part of the border between Bolivia and Brazil, so it is not found in Peru. The name is Portuguese. Species Mentioned in this Episode: - Cryptocoryne parva - Gold-ring danio (Brachydanio tinwini) - Choprae danio (Celestichthys choprae) - Tiger badis (Badis kyar) - Scarlet badis (Dario dario) - Black tiger badis (Dario sp. "Myanmar") - Bucephalandra spp. - Cryptocoryne spp. - Java fern (Leptochilus pteropus) - Pelvicachromis kribensis "Moliwe" - Aphyosemion australe - Crinum calamistratum - Anubias barberti - Anubias hastifolia - Anubias barteri "coffeefolia" - Cardinal tetra (Paracheirodon axelrodi) - Hornwort (Ceratophyllum demersum) - Celestial Pearl danio (Celestichthys margaritatus) - Fire-line danio ("Inlecypris" maetaengensis) - Lake Inle danio (Devario auropurpureus) - Rotala rotundifolia - Hydrocotyle spp. - Najas grass (Najas guadalupensis) - Ambulia (Limnophila spp.) - Lake Inle loach (Petruichthys brevis) - Walking catfish (Clarias batrachus) - Asian rummynose (Sawbwa resplendens) - Eriocaulon cinereum - Eriocaulon sp. "Vietnam" - Limnophila aromatica - Ottelia mesenterium - Ruffle sword (Echinodorus martii) - Nymphoides hydrophylla "Taiwan" - Caridina lanceolata - Caridina dennerli - Rabbit snails (Tylomelania spp.) - Sailfin silversides (Subfamily: Telmatherininae) - Celebes rainbowfish (Marosatherina ladigesi) - Celebes halfbeak (Nomorhamphus liemi) - Corydoras sterbai - Black Neon tetra (Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi) - Apistogramma trifasciata - Checkerboard cichlid (Dicrossus spp.) - Clown killifish (Epiplatys annulatus) - Eleocharis parvula - Jellybean tetra (Ladigesia roloffi) - African fern (Bolbitis heudelotii) - Cyperus helferi - Nymphaea lotus - Fissidens spp. - Nanochromis nudiceps - Nanochromis transvestitus - Nanochromis splendens - Blue Diamond Congo tetra (Alestopetersius smykalai) - Orange Flash Congo tetra (Alestopetersius cf. nigropterus) - Red Congo tetra (Alestopetersius brichardi) - Congo tetra (Phenacogrammus interruptus) - Lamp-Eye Congo tetra (Phenacogrammus aurantiacus) - Red Tiger lotus (Nymphaea zenkeri) - Pearl danio (Brachydanio albolineata) - Betta imbellis "Kota Tinggi, Johor, Malaysia" - Kuhli loach (Pangio semicincta) - Cryptocoryne cordata - Red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) - Betta mahachaiensis - Betta splendens - Bumblebee goby (Brachygobius xanthozonus) - Dwarf Sagittaria (Sagittaria subulata) - Betta albimarginata - Betta unimaculata - Betta ocellata - Reticulated hillstream loach (Sewellia lineolata) - Snakehead (Channa spp.) - Betta channoides - Buffalo-Head cichlid (Steatocranus casuarius) - Pindu cichlid (Stomatepia pindu - Soda cichlid (Alcolapia alcalica) - Convict cichlid (Amatitlania nigrofasciata) - Altum angelfish (Pterophyllum altum) - Discus (Symphysodon spp.)
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