A very small dark water fish which prefers to be kept in swamp like condidtions. Peat of almond leaves are essenial to the happiness of these lovely little fish. They are tolerate extremely low pH so dont be scared to take them as low as 3. A small heavily vegitated tank is ideal with plenty of cover and very low lighting.
Species – Parosphromenus sp. Anjunganensis
Current Size – 1-2cm
Adult Length – 3.5cm
Temperature Range – 22 - 28°C
pH Range – 3.5- 6.5
Special Requirements - pH of between 3.5 and 6.5 is important. Dim lighting and black water is required
Feeding – Omnivorous in nature, feeding mostly on plant matter, algae and other phytoplankton. It also preys on both terrestrial and aquatic invertebrates including insect larvae, slugs and spiders.
Please note – Some images used are library photos and will show the colour potential at a fully mature size, as our fish are juveniles they may vary.
We always aim to supply the fish as close to the purchase size as possible. On rare occasions if this is not possible we will contact you.
The fish are selected at random however you are welcome to make a note on the order and the fish manager will do his best for you, requests are dependent on stock at the time of your order.