Posts Tagged ‘freshwater ecosystem’

Fishing the Amazon: Leticia’s Aquarium Trade Part III

Wrapping up his exploration of the aquarium trade in Leticia, Colombia, Mike Tuccinardi visits one of the biggest traders in the region and fishes the Amazon

12 Feb 1:04 PM 1

A Tonlé Sap Lake Aquarium

Following up on an overview of Cambodia’s Tonlé Sap lake, Mike Tuccinardi looks at replicating the lake’s unique habitats in a biotope aquarium

17 Apr 12:29 PM 1

Cambodia’s Amazon: the Tonle Sap

The Tonlé Sap Lake, considered to be “the beating heart of Cambodia”, is a remarkably unique body of water which happens to be home to dozens, if not hundreds, of popular aquarium fish species. I recently had the chance to visit this ecosystem for the first time and came away with a newfound respect for the lake and its inhabitants.

16 Mar 11:56 PM 1