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  • Epiplatys annulatus

    • Clown Killie


      Origin: Africa – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.


      Size: 4 cm

      Tank:  80 litre Well planted aquarium with a lot of hiding places, the more densely planted the better. Good for a planted aquarium due to peaceful temperament.

      Compatibility: Perfect for the community fish tank although species only nano aquarium would be good.

      Temperature: 23 – 25 Deg. C

      Water chemistry: pH 6.0 – 7.2

      Feeding: Killifish will accept most live foods such as brine shrimp, white worms, tubifex, and some dry flake and frozen foods.

      Sexing: The males of this species are more brightly coloured than the females.

      Breeding: They lay a few eggs each day during the breeding period. They then rest for a while before entering a new breeding cycle. Coconut fibre makes for good breeding substrate. The eggs will hatch after around 5 weeks. The fry grows very fast and is recommended to feed them on brine shrimp.

      Additional Information: Excellent fish where the focus of the aquarium may be plants due to their peaceful nature and interesting behaviour. Exceptionally colourful variant of the Killifish although slightly smaller than others.

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