Clown Killifish - Pseudepiplatys annulatus
Species name: Pseudepiplatys annulatus
Synonym: Aplocheilus annulatus, Haplochilus annulatus, Panchax annulatus, Pseudepiplatys annulatus
Common Names: Clown Killifish. Clown Panchax, Rocket Killifish, Rocket Panchax
Max. size: 4 cm / 1,5 inches
Environment: Fresh water
Origin: Africa: Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone
Temperament: Peaceful, timid
Company: Other small peaceful fish.
Water parameters: pH 6.0-7.2, temperature 23 - 25°C / 73 - 77° F
Aquarium setup: Pseudepiplatys annulatus (Clown Killifish) can as most killies be kept in small aquariums. Best kept in groups in heavily planted aquariums. Clean and soft water are a requirement. Make sure that your aquarium is well shut since these fishes are excellent jumpers. Not an annual killi.
Feeding: Accepts most foods including flakes.
Breeding: Breed as other egg-scattering killies. The female lays a few eggs every day. Pseudepiplatys annulatus (Clown Killifish) will rarely eat their fry so they are very suitable for a permanent heavily planted breeding aquarium. The eggs will hatch in the aquarium. Feed fry hatched brine shrimp.
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Pseudepiplatys annulatus - Clown Panchax, Clown Killifish picture. Copyright www.jjphoto.dk
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