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    Default What is the ideal water temperature for killies?

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    What is the ideal water temperature for killies? I heard that they can endure hot water. Someone told me that he heard of one surviving I think he said 116 degree hot water. I told him he was lying. He said I should ask around.

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    This depend on what pecies you kept.
    Some killi fish are coldwater fish, some tropical fish, and some tropical fish that prevails in very warm water.

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    I agree with wlliam, here, yet i'd like to add, that due to killis short life span (one or two years most species), the lower range for the species temperature assures a longer healthy life for your killis. This is a tendency, that most killi fans follow and is based on the fact that fish metbolism is higher at hotter water, thus shorter life span at higher temps also.

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    Thanks for pointing out the heat and cold differences that plays on the killies lifespan. I really need to keep that in mind. So i guess the guy was just pulling my leg than.

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