Big Geiseri Gambusia (Gambusia geiseri)

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Big Geiseri Gambusia

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Big Geiseri Gambusia

Gambusia geiseri

Easy

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Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.5

[[Minimum temperature::65 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::75 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

4-20 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

2-3 years

Family

Poeciliidae

This animal is available captive bred



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Additional names

Largespring Gambusia, Big Geiseri Gambusia


Origin

Comal spring, Texas. Introduced to McAuley spring in northern New Mexico. Also found in the rest of the San Marcos, and Guadalupe river systems.

Sexing

Males have a gonopodium.

Tank compatibility

A generally peaceful fish. Do not keep with fish large enough to eat it.

Diet

An insectivore, feed small meaty foods like brine shrimp and daphnia. May also accept pellet foods.

Feeding regime

Feed once or twice a day.

Environment Specifics

Does best in a well maintained planted tank.

Behaviour

A generally peaceful fish.

Identification

Often confused with Gambusia affinis.

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