Cinnamon Killifish - Aphyosemion cinnamomeum Aphyosemion cinnamomeum
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Cinnamon Killifish - Aphyosemion cinnamomeum

Species name: Aphyosemion cinnamomeum

Synonym:

Common Names: Cinnamon Killifish

Family: Aplocheilidae (Killifishes)

Order: Cyprinodontiformes (rivulines, killifishes and live bearers)

Class: Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)

Max. size: 6 cm / 2.5 inches

Environment: freshwaterwater

Origin: Africa. Endemic to the upper reaches of the Mungo drainage.

Temperament: non aggressive.

Company: Can be kept with other non aggressive species of the same size.

Water parameters: pH 6.0 - 7.0 , temperature 22-24°C / 72 - 75° F

Aquarium setup: Best kept in planted tanks. Regular water changes important. Can be kept in very small tanks.

Feeding: Accepts all kinds of food. Their diet should if possible include small live food.

Breeding: the Cinnamon killifish lays adhesive eggs wich sticks to plants. The fry is preferable raised on Brine Shrimp. This species will spawn relatively easy if its kept under the right water conditions and is fed a varied diet.


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