Black Lampeye (Aplocheilichthys antinorii)

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Black Lampeye

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Black Lampeye

Aplocheilichthys antinorii

57 Litres (15 US G.)

3-5 cm (1.2-2")

sg

Freshwater

pH

7.5 - 8.5

18 -22 °C (64.4-71.6°F)

5-12 °d

1:2 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

3-5 years

Family

Poeciliidae





Additional names

Black Lampeye

Additional scientific names

Haplochilus antinorii, Fundulus antinorii, Haplochilichthys antinorii, Lacustricola antinorii, Micropanchax antinorii


Origin

This fish is endemic to Africa. Found in the shore weeds and shallow parks in lake Orsedi and the Suksuk river drainage near lake Zwai, in southern Ethiopia, Lake Naivasha and inflowing streams near Nairobi, southern Kenya.

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

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