Company: Corynopoma riisei (Swordtail Characin) can be kept in community aquariums.
Water parameters: Temperature 22-25°C / 72-77°F; pH 6.0 – 8.0
Aquarium setup: Corynopoma riisei (Swordtail Characin) should be kept in a well planted aquarium that is densely planted along the sides and back and has open an open area in the center. They prefer a dark bottom substrate. This species should always be kept in schools.
Feeding: Corynopoma riisei (Swordtail Characin) will accept dry food.
Breeding: Corynopoma riisei (Swordtail Characin) has an interesting breeding behavior. The fertilization of the eggs takes place while the eggs are still inside the female. The eggs hatch in 1-2 days.
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