Pink Tailed Chalceus - Chalceus macrolepidotus
Species name: Chalceus macrolepidotus
Synonym: Chalceus ararapeera
Common name: Pink-Tailed Chalceus
Maximum size: 25 cm / 10 inches
Origin: The Amazon, Guianas and Surinam
Company: Chalceus macrolepidotus (Pink-Tailed Chalceus) should not be kept with to small or to timid fishes.
Water parameters: Temperature 22-28°C / 72-82°F; pH 6.0 – 7.5
Aquarium setup: Chalceus macrolepidotus (Pink-Tailed Chalceus) is best kept in a large well circulated aquarium with a few hiding places. Plants are not necessary however floating plants that can dim the light is recommendable. A dark bottom substrate is also favorable. Make sure to cover the aquarium well since these fish are excellent jumpers.
Feeding: Chalceus macrolepidotus (Pink-Tailed Chalceus) can be trained to accept pellets..
Breeding: We have no breeding information about Chalceus macrolepidotus (Pink-Tailed Chalceus)
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