Scientific Name: Aphyosemion gardneri P82
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Approximate purchase size : 4cm
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How easy are they to care for?
We would class these as an easy level of care.
How large can they grow?
They typically grow to be around 5.5cm
Where in the world are they from?
Found throughout central and western Nigeria and the Cameroon.
What is the ideal number to keep together?
This killifish is not suitable for a general community fish tank unless there is quite a lot of space and shelter. It is recommended to keep 2-3 females per male.
What water conditions do they require?
Ideal water conditions will be between 6.0pH - 7.5pH with temperatures ranging between 20-26¬∞C.
What should you feed them?
Gardneri killifish should be given live or frozen food such as bloodworm, Daphnia or Artemia; Dry foods will also be accepted.
How compatible are they with other fish?
Ideal tank mates are peaceful and slow moving.