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== Origin ==
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:Found in riffles and runs of streams in North America.
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== Diet ==
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== Environment specifics ==
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:Found in clear fast moving streams, so a tank should mimic this, they prefer others of their species as tank mates.
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== Behaviour ==
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:Often sits on the bottom of the tank when housed alone.
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Latest revision as of 03:25, 13 December 2017

Banded Darter

Banded darter male closeup.jpg
Banded Darter male

Etheostoma zonale

57 Litres (15 US G.)

5.1-7.6cm (2-3 ")

sg

Freshwater

pH

6.5 - 7.5

15.6-23.3°C (60 -74 °F)

5-12 °d

1:2 M:F

Omnivore
Pellet Foods
Flake Foods
Live Foods

1-2 years

Family

Percidae





Additional names

Banded Darter

Additional scientific names

Poecilichthys zonalis


Origin[edit | edit source]

Found in riffles and runs of streams in North America.


Sexing[edit | edit source]

Males are much more colourful, and will have blue stripes instead of brown. Sexing is much easier when fish are in breeding form.


Diet[edit | edit source]

Since the majority of these specimens are wild caught is a good idea to feed them live food, as many will not learn to accept prepared food.


Environment specifics[edit | edit source]

Found in clear fast moving streams, so a tank should mimic this, they prefer others of their species as tank mates.


Behaviour[edit | edit source]

Often sits on the bottom of the tank when housed alone.

Pictures[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]