Tropical Fish Word of the Day: Biotope

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Biotope: (n.) These specialized aquarium setups try to re-create a freshwater, brackish or saltwater environmental niche by stocking fish, invertebrates and aquatic plants that occur together in the same niche in the wild. Water parameters, substrate types and aquarium decor also reflect the particular niche being re-created.

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