Cichlid Room Companion

TERM: Description of glossary term.

Kontext: Aquaristik


Wood pieces from freshwater peat wetlands (bogs). Due to anaerobic conditions they do not decompose and release tannins if placed in an aquarium. Therefore, they are eagerly used in freshwater aquaria that need dark, acidic water


Coad, Brian & D.E. McAllister. 2007. "Dictionary of Ichtyology". Brian W. Coad. Retrieved on June 21, 2014, from: (crc06223)