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Peacock Mouthbrooder - Betta macrostoma

Species name: Betta macrostoma

Synonym:

Common Names: Peacock Mouthbrooder

Family: Belontiidae

Order: Perciformes

Class: Actinopterygii

Maximum size: 14 cm / 5.5 inches

Environment: freshwater

Origin: Brunei, Sarawak

Temperament: Peaceful

Company: Betta macrostoma (Peacock Mouthbrooder) can be kept with other not to aggressive species.

Water parameters: temperature Borneo: 24-26ºC / 75-79°; pH 6.5 - 7.5

Aquarium setup: Betta macrostoma (Peacock Mouthbrooder) needs a large aquarium with plenty of space to swim in. The aquarium should be decorated with a lot of plants creating hiding places for weaker fishe. Betta macrostoma (Peacock Mouthbrooder) a well covered aquarium because this fish likes to jump. The minimum length of the aquarium should be 100 cm / 40 inches. Betta macrostoma (Peacock Mouthbrooder) males are aggressive with each other. Females are very peaceful.

Feeding: Omnivorous. Prefers live and frozen food.

Breeding: Unknown.

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