Bluespotted Sunfish (Enneacanthus gloriosus)

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Bluespotted Sunfish

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Bluespotted Sunfish

Enneacanthus gloriosus

Moderate

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.0 - 7.5

[[Minimum temperature::10 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::22 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

5-8 years

Family

Centrarchidae



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Additional names

Bluespotted Sunfish

Additional scientific names

Bryttus gloriosus, Enneacanthus simulans, Hemioplites simulans


Origin

Sexing

Males more colourful, females plumper.

Tank compatibility

Will get along with most fish and other tank inhabitants that won't fit in the Sunfishes' mouths. Males get defensive and territorial during breeding but usually just chase other creatures away rather than maul them apart like their bigger cousins.

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Behaviour

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