Have you ever wondered what your freshwater tropical fish’s homes look like in the wild and how they all interact in their natural habitat?
Legendary filmmaker Ivan Mikolji takes you on an underwater journey to secret locations in tropical jungles exploring 33 rivers and 7 different habitats.
Swim with the author and discover the unknown secrets of the world’s natural aquariums… the rivers.
Get valuable ideas on how to decorate and convert your tank into a natural aquarium.
The music from the FRESHWATER NATURAL AQUARIUM DOCUMENTARY was created by musical genius Elias Castro (Taremuru). We strongly recommend the use of headphones or good speakers so you can enjoy the music.
This is the original version of this documentary. The more recently uploaded HD version can be watched here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD-PUuY-xIA
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Who is Mikolji?
“You cannot preserve something that you don’t know exists”
Ivan Mikolji is a river explorer. He has dedicated decades of work to assisting scientists capture never before accessed images and habitat information.
Those who have benefited from his decades of passionate, groundbreaking work call him much more: author, photographer, videographer, conservationist, artist, lecturer. These are not casual titles. To put the impact and scale of Mikolji’s work into perspective:
•His initial Wild Aquarium YouTube video has over six million views. Watch now at
•He has contributed to international conservation research projects in Venezuela, Colombia and Mexico.
•He has completed more than 100 expeditions visually documenting the Colombian-Venezuelan Amazon Basin
For the past couple decades, audiences—from scientists to conservationists to hobbyists—have valued his work and remained loyally submerged in the content he has produced.
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