Baby Whale (Petrocephalus bovei bovei)

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Baby Whale

Petrocephalus bovei bovei

95 Litres (25 US G.)

10-11 cm (3.9-4.3")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.5

23.9-27.8°C (75 -82 °F)

8-12 °d

1:1 M:F

Carnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

2-3 years

Family

Mormyridae






Origin

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

A carnivorous fish, will prefer live foods including earthworms and chopped beef heart. Sinking foods are best.

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

A nocturnal fish, hiding places for during the day are a must. PVC pipes make excellent caves for this fish. Prefers a sandy substrate and bogwood décor.

Identification

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